Revisit Disney’s 1940 animated film Fantasia featuring music performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra. Enjoy Mickey Mouse in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and other classic animated shorts set to pieces of classical music including those of Bach and Stravinsky. Included in this 2 disc set is Fantasia 2000, which includes music of Gershwin and Beethoven.
This collection of short stories is not for the faint-hearted! While hearkening back to the macabre roots of the original Grimm’s Fairy Tales, each of these stories features a plucky or clever heroine to cheer on–forget about pining princesses or damsels-in-distress. The stories are briskly written and acutely psychological, with the whole collection brought together by the atmospheric illustrations of Jane Laurie. There are the token popular tales of British and German origin, but mixed with several lesser-known tales, such as “The Red Shoes,” and “Molly Whupple, ”as well as some treasures from other cultures, like “Vasilisa’s Fire,” and “The Island of Skeletons”. Get into the Halloween spirit with this book today!
By Allison S.
Welcome to the Mount Prospect Public Library South Branch
We are located in the Crystal Court Plaza at Busse and Algonquin roads. There is a full range of library services in a location that's more easily accessible to residents on the south side of Mount Prospect. Come visit us to
- Use computers to access the Internet and other programs, such as Microsoft Word
- Check out books, movies, and music
- Attend programs for children, teens, and adults
Monday-Friday - 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday before the 2nd Saturday - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2nd Saturday of the month - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m
Address & Phone
1711 W. Algonquin Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
At the intersection of Busse and Algonquin Roads, Crystal Court Shopping Center