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Take Your Library Card on Vacation – and Share Its Travels With Us!

scotscardcropWhere are you going this summer? Camping in the mountains? Reading at the beach? Visiting a famous historic site or just strolling through a small town fair? Take your Library card with you and snap a photo of it with your vacation spot in the background. You can post it on our Facebook page, tag it with #MPPLCard or #LibraryCardVacation on Instagram or Twitter, or email it to cmorency@mppl.org. Share your travels with us, and show us what our patrons do during summer vacation. Be sure to tell us if you chose or researched your destination with the help of Library resources.

By Carol on July 14, 2014 Categories: Library News

We’re on Twitter!

twitter-logoFind us on Twitter @MPPLib.  We’ll bring you updates, photos, events, and more.

Tweet us a photo of you or your family enjoying the library, ask us a question, or just tell us how we helped you today.

By Carol on July 6, 2014 Categories: Library News

Discover Book Crossing 2014…C’est très bon!

BookCrossing LOGOBook Crossing is an international, intergenerational reading  program for all ages. We work with our  Sister City, Sèvres, France, to select books by both American and French authors translated into English.

Stop by the book displays on each floor to discover the books chosen this year and pick up one of the selections—there’s something for everyone!

Watch the Library’s Facebook page for Book Crossing updates or to join the discussion. Visit the Book Crossing web page to get details on the books and to read about related programs.

By Carol on June 30, 2014 Categories: Events

Library Life: Discover the Magic Summer Reading Program; Trash to Treasure; Teen Open Creation Session; Staff Book Picks; & The Rope Warrior

Learn about the Discover the Magic Summer Reading Program on the latest episode of Library Life.  Sit down with an interior decorator to discover ways to turn Trash to Treasure. Witness creativity in bloom during Teen Open Creation. Then experience the amazing jump rope skills of The Rope WarriorClick here to watch.

By Carol on June 24, 2014 Categories: Library Life

Read the July / August Issue of our Preview Newsletter

The July / August issue of our Preview newsletter is now available. You can also browse previous editions of the Preview and Your Guide.

By Linda G on June 23, 2014 Categories: Uncategorized

Discover the Magic Summer Reading Program

07_31WEB_GEN_SRPMagicMagic is always in the air when you surround yourself with good stories. This summer, we invite you to discover the magic in books and movies during our Summer Reading program. All ages are invited to the Library and the South Branch to pick up a reading log and keep reading through July to earn prizes. Looking for an enchanting read? Let our knowledgeable staff conjure up a good fit for your reading and watching tastes.

By Carol on June 2, 2014 Categories: Events

Library Life: Homebound Delivery Service, Barbra Streisand: The Soul of Stardom; Coin Collecting and Appraisal; Staff Book Recommendations; and Classical Piano Magic

Learn about the Homebound Delivery Service and the volunteers who help patrons of the Library.  Sit down with a Musical Biographer to discover Barbra Streisand: The Soul of Stardom. Explore the fascinating and oftentimes surprising actualities of Coin Collecting and Appraisal. Then experience the romantic allure of classical piano music during an Afternoon Encore performance.  Click here to watch.

By Carol on May 20, 2014 Categories: Library Life

Sign Up for the Library’s eNewsletter

Get e-news you can use! Click on the e-Library tab on our website and scroll down to sign up for our e-newsletter. Library news will be delivered to your inbox twice per month. Hear about events and programs, discover new services, and find out what’s happening in Mount Prospect. You also have one-click access to program registration, the catalog, your account, and the Library calendar.

By Carol on May 14, 2014 Categories: Library News

Read the May / June issue of our Preview newsletter

The May / June issue of our Preview newsletter is now available. You can also browse previous editions of the Preview and Your Guide.

By Linda G on April 22, 2014 Categories: Uncategorized

Find Us on Facebook

catbookWe know you like us, but do you “Like” us? Visit us on Facebook and get the latest Library news, updates on your favorite books and authors, and links to local happenings. Find a link to share with your friends or leave us a message about what you’re reading.

(While we know cats seem to rule the Internet, we reserve the right to post cute photos of dogs, birds, lemurs, baby pandas, Komodo dragons, or any other animal we deem adorable).

 

Photo: ©2008 Don Lowe

By Carol on March 25, 2014 Categories: Library News