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Library Life Episode 111

  • Celebrate the Season With Whole Foods Market – Gather round for the table for some fabulous holiday recipes.
  • Creative Paper Crafts for the Holidays
  • Youth Book Recommendation: The Magic Half  by Annie Barrows
  • Adult Book Recommendation: The Mom & Pop Store by Robert Spector
  • Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America
  • The Mount Prospect High School Madrigals: A Holiday Concert
By MPPL on November 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 110

  • Storytime Favorites@ the Farmers’ Market
  • Interview with Melissa Tanner, a paranormal investigator and presenter at the October 26 program, Paranormal 101: An Introduction for the Novice Ghost Hunter.
  • Mad Scientists Club
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Moving Day  by Ralph Fletcher
  • Adult  Book Recommendation: Sophia Tolstoy by Alexandra Papoff
  • Sing Yourself Silly
By MPPL on October 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 109

  • The Four Bettys
  • Interview with Linda Kerr, District 214 Community Education Travel Manager, and presenter during October’s Cultural Series: A South American Carnival.
  • Computer Animation for Kids
  • Youth Book Recommendation: The Seer of Shadows by Avi
  • Adult  Book Recommendation: House Rules by Jodi Picoult
  • Earthkeepers
  • If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be?  Library visitors share their dream destinations
By MPPL on September 20, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 108

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • 4th Annual Sister Cities Celebration
  • Interview with Julie Collins, reference librarian, and Brian Winters, an interpretative naturalist at the River Trail Nature Center, promoting the Green Fair being hosted by the Library on September 25.
  • How to Draw Mythical Creatures
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Scarlett by Cathy Cassidy
  • Adult  Book Recommendation: My So-Called Digital Life: 2,000 Teenagers, 300 Cameras, and 30 Days to Document Their World by Bob Pletka, EdD
  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
  • What is Your Library Card Worth to You? Visitors to the Library
By MPPL on August 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 107

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • 15 And A Published Author – Meet author Kieryn Nicolas
  • Interview with Tell Us Your Story participants Norbert Barszczewski, president of JP NetQuest, Inc., and Evann Balmes, a retired teacher and longtime Library supporter.
  • America in 1832: The Black Hawk War
  • Adult Book Recommendation: How the Pigeons Took Manhatten… and the World  by Courtney Humphries
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Poor Little Witch Girl by Marie Desplechin
  • Salad Dressings for Success –  Program presented by Whole Foods Market
  • How has the Library enriched your life? Visitors to the Library share their stories!
By MPPL on July 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 106

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Community Flavors: An International Cooking Class
  •  Interview with Joelle Brunemer and Jean-Christophe Nicolas of the

Bibliotheque – Mediatheque de Sevres, France.

  • Book Crossing: An Intercontinental Book Discussion
  • Young Yogis
  • Youth Book Recommendation: The Red Blazer Girls by Michael D. Beil
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brien
  • Still Acting Up!
  • What “green” steps do you take daily and why?

Visitors to the Library have some answers!

By MPPL on June 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 105

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • One Green World – Summer Reading Program
  • Interview with Aggie Nehmzow, aka The Tomato Lady, and presenter at

the April 27 program, The Tomato Lady Returns.

  • America During Revolutionary Times
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Vanishing Act: A Jane Whitefield Novel by Thomas Perry
  • Youth Book Recommendation: My Life in Pink & Green by Lisa Greenwald
  • Juggling With a Side of Laughs
By MPPL on May 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 104

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • MPPL South Branch Storytime
  • Interview with Leslie Goddard, Ph.D.,  historian and presenter at the April 6 program, Remembering Marshall Field & Company.
  • Your Body’s Wisdom: Self-healing Movement
  • Adult Book Recommendation: In the President’s Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agent in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protectby Ronald Kessler
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Adventures in Cartooning by James Sturm
  • MPPL Foundation Presents: An Irish Concert
  • What do you remember most about Marshall Field and Company? Visitors to the Library share their favorite memories.
By MPPL on April 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 103

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • In Praise of Gospel Music
  • Interview with Jan Alberts, professional wardrobe consultant and presenter at

the March 2 program, Wake Up Your Wardrobe.

  • Movie Discussion & Movies @MPPL
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Brainfit by Corinne Gediman and Dr. Francis Michael Crinella, Ph.D
  • Youth Book Recommendation: The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
  • Chocolatepalooza: A Teen Tasting Fest
  • What is your favorite type of chocolate and why? Visitors to the Library have some sweet responses.
By MPPL on March 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life

Library Life Episode 102

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Learn to Knit
  • Interview with Clare O’Shea, Village of Mount Prospect senior planner, on the importance and logistics of the 2010 United States Census.
  • Midway Ramblers: A Taste of Cajun Music
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box by Madeleine Albright
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Rule of Three by Megan McDonald
  • Get Reel @ the Library: Teen Film Fest
  • What is your favorite type of movie and why? Visitors to the Library have some answers!
By MPPL on February 1, 2010 Categories: Library Life