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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 - All Day
Where: All Branches

Get in tune with the Summer Reading program at the Main Library and the South Branch! There are programs for all ages. Stop by a service desk and sign up to earn prizes for what you read. Looking for ideas to help you keep the tempo? Ask a librarian to chime in with suggestions! [...]
When: Monday, August 03, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library at Meeting Room B room 152

A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
On a dairy farm in the Midwest, Alice is watching her neighbor's daughter when the child drowns in the pond. This marks the beginning of a series of events that turns Alice into a scapegoat and brings about her fa [...]
When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library at Youth Program Room Combined room 119

Children ages 6 and younger and their caregivers are invited to interact and explore with a variety of materials and hands-on activities. Come join the learning and fun! All children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is necessary; [...]
When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Community Connections Center at Library Space

Parents and their 3- and 4-year-old children are invited to enjoy arts, crafts, exercise, stories, and music. This program is available to Mount Prospect residents only. Child care may be available for younger children. Call (847) 506-4930 to register.

Martes [...]
When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library at Meeting Room A room 154

If you’re single, claiming Social Security is clear-cut. But what if you’re divorced, widowed, a married couple, or retiring early? Many people are losing thousands by not understanding all the different strategies for getting the highest benefits from Socia [...]