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By Carol on March 25, 2014 Categories: Library News

Read the March / April issue of our Preview newsletter and the 2014 Spring Your Guide, or browse previous editions.

Read the March / April issue of our Preview newsletter and the 2014 Spring Your Guide, or browse previous editions.

By Linda G on February 25, 2014 Categories: Uncategorized

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

Zinio Now Features Back Issues

You can now view back issues of all magazines that the Library subscribes to as part of our Zinio e-magazine service. Zinio features full-color, cover-to-cover issues that you can read anytime on your computer, tablet, or mobile device with your MPPL card. Select as many titles and issues in the MPPL collection as you want and keep them as long as you like.  Click Here to learn more.

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By MPPL on December 1, 2013 Categories: Library News

Find Information on the Affordable Health Care Act

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.

By Carol on September 26, 2013 Categories: Library News

Take a Visual Tour of 70 Years of Library History

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.

By Carol on March 25, 2013 Categories: Library News

Sign Up for Our E-Mail Newsletter

Get information on the Library’s programs and services delivered to your e-mail box twice each month.  E-news also features links to the online catalog and calendar of events as well as weekly happenings in and around Mount Prospect.

By Carol on January 13, 2013 Categories: Library News

Mobile Website and BookMyne Catalog App

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.

By MPPL on January 9, 2013 Categories: Library News

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

Reaching Across the Ocean With Book Crossing 2012

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.

By Carol on November 29, 2012 Categories: Library News