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Library Life Episode 128

April 2012 Library Life

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • The Triumph of Artemisia
  • An interview with and performance by Jose Sandoval, a professional pianist and presenter of A Piano Tribute to Miles Davis on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. This program is cosponsored by the Mount Prospect Historical Society.
  • Spring Floral Design Class With Busse Flowers
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Between Heaven and Mirth by James Martin
  • Youth Services Book Recommendation: Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
  • Dennehy Irish Dancers
  • Where do your artistic talents lie? Visitors to the Library reveal their creative sides.
By MPPL on May 4, 2012 Categories: Library Life

Library Life 127

 

March 2012 Library Life

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Reflections on a Referendum
  • Interview with Nancy Reiser, a licensed financial advisor and presenter of A Woman’s Guide to Money Matters on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m. This program is part of Money Smart Week, a series of free areawide workshops and activities designed to help people of all ages save, spend, and borrow wisely.
  • Chocolate Truffles a la Morkes
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen
  • Youth Services Book Recommendation: The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
  • A Musical Adventure Wiggleworm Style
  • What aspect of the Library do you utilize most? Visitors to the Library weigh in.
By MPPL on April 2, 2012 Categories: Library Life

Library Life 126

February 2012 Library Life

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Bringing Family History to Life
  • Interview with Greg Peerbolte, executive director of the Mount Prospect Historical Society, and presenter of Mount Prospect Stories: Chicago Cougars: Professional Hockey in Mount Prospect Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
  • Teen Advisory Board
  • Adult Book Recommendation: All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew
  • Youth Services Book Recommendation: Guys Read: Thriller edited by Jon Scieszka
  • The Magic Storyteller
By MPPL on February 21, 2012 Categories: Library Life

Library Life 125

January 2012 Library Life

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • What Are You Reading? Winter Reading Program
  • Interview with Norbert Barszczewski of JP NetQuest Inc. and presenter of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, Thursday, February 23 at 8:30 a.m. This presentation is part of the Jump Start Your Business series.
  • Three Illinois Women of the Civil War
  • Adult Book Recommendation: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
  • Youth Services Book Recommendation: Emily’s Fortune by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • Super Saturday: Jim Gill’s Family Room Concert
By MPPL on February 2, 2012 Categories: Library Life

Library Life 124

December 2011 Library Life

This episode of Library Life includes:
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By MPPL on December 16, 2011 Categories: Library Life

Library Life 123

November 2011 Library Life

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Crowd-pleasing Holiday Cooking
  • Crafting Handmade Gift Tags and Bags
  • Interview with professional horticulturist Peggy Garvin, owner of Garvin Gardens and presenter of Create a Holiday Centerpiece, Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Adult Book Recommendation: The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor  
  • Youth Services Book Recommendation: Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief by Wendelin Van Draanen
  • The Prospect High School Madrigals: A Holiday Concert
  • What’s your favorite holiday tradition? Visitors share the best of the season!
By MPPL on December 9, 2011 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 122

By MPPL on October 20, 2011 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 121

  • MPPL Foundation Presents: Amazing Music With the Kontomble Ensemble
  • Interview with world traveler Bill Helmuth, presenter of Russia’s Great Cities: Moscow and St. Petersburg on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Family Chess for Novices
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Trouble-Maker  by Andrew Clements
  • Adult Book Recommendation: 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelman
  • Super Saturday: Scales and Tails With the Frog Lady
By MPPL on September 1, 2011 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 120

  • Music of the Civil War Era
  • Interview with Mary Smith, head of Youth Services at MPPL, and Denise Henderson, founder of Square One Organics, with a preview of the New Parent Expo on Saturday, September 10 from 1-3 p.m.
  • Exercise for Life
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste  by Carl Wilson
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Nuts by Kacy Cook
  • The Brothers Grimm, Bookworm Adventures
  • What is your library card worth to you?  Visitors to the Library weigh in.
By MPPL on August 1, 2011 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 119

  • Cheese Tasting 101
  • Interview with Marsha Heuberger, professional chef and presenter of Waste Not, Want Not…Preserving Summer’s Bounty on Tuesday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Chinese Folk and Classical Dance
  • Adult Book recommendation: Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • Youth book Recommendation: Toby alone by Timothee de Fombelle
  • Boogie Oogie Baby Bop
  • What is your favorite summer cuisine? Visitors to the Library share their tasty tastes for summer.
By MPPL on July 1, 2011 Categories: Library Life