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When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library at Meeting Room A room 154

Spend your night off meeting new people or with your friends playing games! Adults (18+) regardless of skill are invited to join in on the fun as we play a variety of tabletop games, including Tsuro, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan and more. You don't need a [...]

Notes from Storytime

Read and Repeat!

Choosing excitingBark, George books or songs that repeat words is an easy way to keep a child’s interest. In a favorite story with repeating words, your child will know to expect them and look forward to saying (or shouting) them with you!

–Tip by Amy M., Youth Programming Assistant

Staff Picks 4 Kids

The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower or John Howland’s Good Fortune by P.J. Lynch

Cover image for The boy who fell off the Mayflower or John Howland's good fortuneThis longer non-fiction picture book immerses the reader in the early life of John Howland, an indentured servant who, in the year 1620, sailed across the ocean on the Mayflower with his master to become one of the first settlers in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The incredibly rich illustrations and  first-person narrative detailing the unbelievable challenges he faced will easily capture your attention.  Who doesn’t enjoy a true tale of survival?

Book reviewed by Amy M., Youth Services Assistant