Be amazed at the sights and sounds of Bollywood dance styles as part of Cultural Month’s Festival Night. More talent can be found at Prospect High School, where the school’s best singers get ready for The Prospect Madrigals: A Holiday Concert. Then, learn how tasty Healthy Holiday Food can be. We’ll also peek in on the Books and Bites Family Book Club. Click here to watch.
Library Life: Bollywood Festival Night, Rehearsing With the Prospect Madrigals, Healthy Holiday Food, and Books and Bites Family Reading
The Affordable Health Care Act Computer Labs scheduled for Dec. 3 (1-3 p.m.) and Dec. 9 (7-9 p.m) have been cancelled. However, you are welcome to use the computers on the second floor anytime to research or sign up for health insurance. Librarians can offer limited assistance on navigating the website but cannot offer advice on health care plans.
Our librarians have compiled a comprehensive list of information on the Affordable Health Care Act, featuring dates, links, marketplace information, and programs to help you make decisions about your health care.
The librarians of Mount Prospect and its Sister City, Sèvres, France, work cooperatively to create Book Crossing, an international, intergenerational reading program. The books selected for discussion include American authors and French authors translated into English. There are many ways to participate—with no need to speak French!
Book Crossing includes titles selected for children ages 7 and younger, 4th-6th graders, teens, and adults. Ask about Book Crossing at the Youth and Fiction/AV/Teen service desks.
Click here to learn more about Book Crossing. Allons-y!
The current building at Emerson Street and Central Road is not the first home of the Mount Prospect Public Library. Click here to see how the Library has evolved over the past 70 years.
Watch for more events as part of the Library’s year-long 70th Anniversary Celebration.
Find our mobile website at mppl.org/mobile and search the catalog, browse events, or contact us. You can also download the BookMyne app for iPhone and Android and get more catalog capability, including the ability to place holds, renew materials, and manage your account.
Library Life: MPPL Foundation Presents Denny Diamond and the Family Jewels; Mary Todd Lincoln and Her Famous Husband, and Click & Create: Computer Animation for Kids
Hello New Year! Good-bye clutter! Get organized once and for all. Learn how on this episode of Library Life. Then, there’s something about Mary. Hear a fascinating tale of the other Lincoln. Plus meet computer whiz kids and revel in a Diamond-studded musical tribute. Click here to watch.
The librarians of Mount Prospect and its Sister City, Sèvres, France, work cooperatively each year to create Book Crossing, an international, intergenerational reading program. The books selected for discussion seek to spark a dialogue among different age groups, and to offer many ways to participate—with no need to speak French! Click here to view photos from and read a summary of this year’s Book Crossing events.
Science Online is an information-packed, easy-to-use web resource that can help you find a great experiment for a school project or give you more insight into that topic you’ve always wondered about. The database offers science news and features and even suggests searches when you choose a subject. Science Online contains more than one-thousand science experiments and activities categorized by subject, grade range, and time required. Diagrams, illustrations, images, videos, and animations help you visualize concepts and one simple click allows you to save your research. There’s even a conversion calculator to help you solve those area, pressure, or velocity and speed equations.