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Library Life: Scrapbooking With Tina, Travel For Free (or Almost), Crafting With Perler Beads, Staff Best Book Recommendations; and Circus Boy Bobby Hunt

Watch Tina Gary educate patrons on how to best preserve memories with scrapbooking. Sit down with a Certified Financial Planner for advice and tips on how to Travel For Free (or Almost) as part of  Money Smart Week. See creativity bloom at the South Branch. Then visit with energetic performer Circus Boy Bobby Hunt.  Click here to watch.

By Carol on April 1, 2014 Categories: Library Life

Library Life: Celebrating Mount Prospect Public Library’s 70th Anniversary; Choosing Your Calories Wisely; The Lore and Lure of Spices From South Asia; and Exploring Indian Cooking

Take a walk through history and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Mount Prospect Library. Sit down with an Endocrinology and Metabolic expert to identify how to Choose Your Calories Wisely. Then take part in two Cultural Series Events: The Lore and Lure of Spices From South Asia and Exploring Indian Cooking With Anupy Singla where the spice of life is made evident by using quality spices and exploring the art of ethnic cooking. Click here to watch.

By MPPL on January 3, 2014 Categories: Library Life

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.

By Carol on January 7, 2013 Categories: Library Life

Library Life: Defamation: The Play; Homeschool Connection; Training to Be Top Dog; Going “Veg;” Autumn Traditions

Click here to watch the latest episode of Library Life,  featuring an interview with Richard Shavzin, an actor and director of Defamation: The Play, book recommendations from Library staff, tips on training your dog and on living a vegetarian life, and library visitors sharing their favorite fall activities.

By Carol on November 13, 2012 Categories: Library Life

Library Life: Antiques, Job Advice, and World Celebrations (Episode 131)

What’s It Worth? Library Life explores the fascinating world of antique appraisals. Then, discover your “return on hire.” Listen and learn how to impress your employer. Plus international experiences abound including the ancient art of henna designs and the festive music and dance of Polish Children’s Day. Click here to watch.

By Carol on July 30, 2012 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 122 – October, 2011

Green is good! Discover earth-friendly design ideas with renowned architect and author of The Not So Big House on this episode of Library Life. Then we’re off to Green Fair 2011 before wrapping up with an encore of love songs. Click here to watch.

By MPPL on October 25, 2011 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 121 – September, 2011

Catch the beat! Percussion is king on this episode of Library Life. Then it’s to Russia with love followed by a game of chess, both supersized and super easy.

By MPPL on October 5, 2011 Categories: Library Life