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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Open Storytime

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room B room 119b

The Library invites children ages 6 and younger and their families to attend these 30-minute sessions featuring stories and songs. An adult must accompany children younger than the age of 3. No regist...

Coffee, Books and More

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room B room 152

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
Marooned in a small farm town in Iowa, Sara starts a bookstore to honor her friend’s memory. As she shares the books she loves and...

From Bibs to Books

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers.
A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love ...

Meet With the Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Meet privately with a representative from the office of Ninth District Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky each Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. Ask your questions about immigration, visas, Medicare, Social Security,...

Rock & Read

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

For kids
Don’t let the fun stop when school lets out! Children of all ages are invited to rock and read in this interactive story hour. Join us as we jump around, read, and craft! An adult must...

Night Off? Game On!

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Spend your night off meeting new people or with your friends playing tabletop games! Adults (18+) are invited to join in on the fun as we play a variety of tabletop games, including Tsuro, Ticket to R...

Friends of the Library Book Discussion

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room B room 152

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
When Charleston debutante Sarah is given ownership of ten-year-old handmaid Handful on her eleventh birthday, it marks the beginning of a thirty-fiv...

From Bibs to Books

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers.
A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love ...

Story Tots

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room B room 119b

For children 2-3 years old and their parents or caregivers.
These 45-minute sessions are designed for parent/child interaction. The parent acts as a role model, leading the child through fingerp...

From Bibs to Books

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers.
A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love ...

Polish Storytime/Polskie Bajki

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

For all ages.
Listen to stories, sing songs, and have fun! These storytimes will be presented in Polish and are best suited for children ages 3-7 and their parents, but all are welcome. All child...

Regular Library Board Meeting

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room B room 152

The Mount Prospect Public Library is governed by a board of seven publicly elected officials who set policy, obtain adequate funding of Library Services, and hire and evaluate the Executive Director f...

A Good Yarn: Knitting and Crocheting Guild

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library 2A Adult LARGE Study room

Join us in the Second Floor Study Room 2A. All experience levels welcome! Bring your latest projects and share your enthusiasm with other needle crafters. No registration necessary.