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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 lgajda on June 23, 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Find Out About Our Second-Floor Renovation

During the latter half of 2015, the Second Floor of the library will be undergoing an extensive renovation. Find about the improvements we have planned for you by clicking here!

By lgajda on June 22, 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Library Life: Summer Reading, Echoes of Earth, Recycled Crafts, and Juggling

The latest episode of Library Life features the Summer Reading Program: Read to the Rhythm, detailing how readers of all ages can get in tune and earn prizes for reading from the Adult, Teen, and Youth Services departments, an interview with author, Sue Baugh, who describes her journey to remote areas of the earth, rediscovering the conversations between us and nature, featured in the June 4 program, Echoes of Earth, imaginative crafts created with recycled and repurposed pieces during Create-a-Craft: Earth Day Fun, staff book recommendations, and scenes from Super Saturday: Andy Head’s Wonderfully Wacky Juggling Show, the exhilarating performance featuring dramatic tricks designed for sophisticated kids and silly adults, alike. Click here to watch!

By Carol on June 16, 2015 Categories: Library Life

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 lgajda on April 27, 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Follow Us on Twitter

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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 January 20, 2015 Categories: Library News

Sign Up for the Library’s eNewsletter

Get e-news you can use when you 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 December 14, 2014 Categories: Library News

The Discovery Zone is Here!


Kids in 1st – 5th grades can explore science all around them In the Discovery Zone.

Check out the STEAM kits, in-house toys, and much more.


By Carol on November 15, 2014 Categories: Library News

Library Life: Library Art Tour; The Chinese Healing Art of Acupuncture; An Evening With Leslie Stella; and Super Saturday: The Fabulous Fable Factory.

Take a tour of the Library’s  Public Art Collection. Sit down with a Chiropractic Acupuncturist who discusses techniques and benefits of the Chinese Healing Art of Acupuncture.  Listen in to An Evening With Leslie Stella. Then watch as children delight in the musical presentation Super Saturday: The Fabulous Fable Factory.   Click here to watch.

By Carol on November 10, 2014 Categories: Library Life

Read the November / December Preview Newsletter

The new November / December 2014 issue of our Preview newsletter is now available. You can browse previous editions as well.

By lgajda on October 30, 2014 Categories: Uncategorized

Library Life: Sister Cities French Festival; MPPL Foundation; Drawing 101 for Teens; and Puppet Making

Discover the fun of all things French within the Sister Cities French Festival. Sit down with the President of the Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation.  Observe the creative minds of teen participants in Drawing 101 For Teens. Then watch more creativity bloom at the South Branch with Puppet MakingClick here to watch.

By Carol on October 28, 2014 Categories: Library Life