Highlights from the January 21 Scrapbooking With Tina program, where Paper Crafting Instructor, Tina Gary presented a Scrapbooking 101 session to patrons.
An interview with Danielle Schultz, Certified Financial Planner, about the April 8 program, Money Smart Week: Travel For Free (or Almost) with advice on how to best maximize your credit card Loyalty Programs and Mileage Points when planning your travels.
Crafting With Perler Beads at the Mount Prospect Public Library South Branch.
Staff Best Book Recommendation: One Goal II and DVD 17 Seconds.
Youth Book Recommendations of Novels in Verse: Odette’s Secrets, by Maryann Macdonald, The Lightening Dreamer, by Margarita Engle, Salt: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War, by Helen Frost, Brains For Lunch, by K.A. Holt, Love That Dog, by Sharon Creech and Zorgamazoo, by Robert Paul Weston.
A conversation with Circus Boy Bobby Hunt where he describes his unique show using a blend of circus stunts, acrobats and stand-up comedy.
Patron Interview: What is your favorite winter pastime and Why?
An interview with Marianne Rowe, Communications Expert, about the program, Dating at 40, 50 and Beyond on Tuesday, February 18.
A visit from Transportation Planning Engineer, turned author, John Billheimer, where he sheds light on what it takes to be a successful mystery writer.
Staff Best Book Recommendation: Stella Bain by Anita Shreve, and other works by the author.
Youth Book Recommendations of Classic Adventure Stories: Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren, James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl, Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh, The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame,The Borrowers, by Mary Norton and The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster.
• MPPL Foundation Concert: The Best of Encore! Singers
• An interview with Hy Speck, historian and presenter of Afternoon Encore
Frank Sinatra: The Life and Loves of America’s Greatest Entertainer, Thursday, July 25 at 1 p.m.
• Experience Yoga
• Adult Book Recommendation: Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family by Ezekiel J. Emanuel
• Youth Book Recommendation: I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson
• Celebrate Polish Children’s Day/Swietujmy Polski Dzien Dziecka!
• Who is your favorite singer of all time? Why? Visitors share their top choices.