Library Life: December 2015
This episode of Library Life includes:
- A behind the scenes look at Mount Prospect Public Library’s Technical Services Department, providing insight as to how the Library preserves the integrity of the online catalog.
- An interview with Peter Garino, Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, describing the staged reading performances of Shakespeare’s works – the new Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation-sponsored signature series for 2016.
- A front row seat of the beautiful sounds of O Solo Piano!, featuring the Italian piano masterworks performed by Chick Billington.
- Adult Services Staff Recommendation includes works featuring The White House: First Families, by Bonnie Angelo; To Serve the President, by Bradley H. Patterson; Inside the White House, by Noel Grove; and featured DVDs; Lee Daniels’ The Butler, and Inside The White House. Best Book Pick within this theme: The Residence, by Kate Anderson Brower.
- Youth Services Best Book Recommendation: The Great Green Heist, by Varian Johnson. Other pranks, cons and heist stories include: The Terrible Two, by Mac Barnett and Jory John; The Taper Twins Go To War, by Geoff Rodkey; How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy, by Crystal Allen; Tricky Vic, by Greg Pizzoli; and The Fairy Ring, by Mary Losure.
- Highlights from Professor Marvel’s Amazing Flea Circus, a performance called “the greatest show on earth in miniature.”
- Patron Interview: What is your New Year’s Resolution and why?