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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Winter Storytime Lottery Begins

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 12:00 AM
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Winter Storytime Lottery

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Where:

Monday, December 11-Thursday, January 4 Mount Prospect Public Library From Monday, December 11-Thursday, January 4, parents can register their children - birth through age 5 - for the Library's Winter storytime session. This session, with a variety of times and age groups, will run January 15- February 23. Due to the popularity of these storytimes, registration is determined by lottery and is rese[...]

Story Tots

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Where: Youth Program Room B room 119b

For children 2-3 years old and their parents or caregivers. Please register for this six-week series at the Youth Services Desk. These 45-minute sessions are designed for parent/child interaction. The parent acts as a role model, leading the child through fingerplays, action rhymes, and sitting/listening behavior. The last 15 minutes will be spent playing with toys and interacting with other chil[...]

Story Tots

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Youth Program Room B room 119b

For children 2-3 years old and their parents or caregivers. Please register for this six-week series at the Youth Services Desk. These 45-minute sessions are designed for parent/child interaction. The parent acts as a role model, leading the child through fingerplays, action rhymes, and sitting/listening behavior. The last 15 minutes will be spent playing with toys and interacting with other chil[...]

On My Own

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children 3-5 years old. Please register for this six-week series at the Youth Services Desk. These 30-minute sessions may include stories, fingerplays, songs, action rhymes, flannel stories, and a literature-based media presentation. Your child must be 3 before the first day of the session. Children must attend this storytime "on their own" without their parents.[...]

Full STEAM Ahead

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 3:30 PM
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For 1st-5th graders. Fuel your imagination and drop by the Discovery Zone for hands-on STEAM exploration. A variety of activities will be on rotation. No registration necessary; just drop in![...]

Crafternoon: DIY Holiday Gifts / Haz regalos artesanales para la Navidad

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Where: Community Room

Still looking for that meaningful gift to share this holiday season? We'll help you out! Come to the South Branch and learn how to make your own fabric wreath, hand-warmers, and decorated glass ornaments. Take home whatever you make and share with the ones you love! lunes, 11 de diciembre, 5:30-7 p.m. Centro de Conexión con la Comunidad ¿Todavía estás buscando el regalo perfecto para los día[...]

Polish Holiday Storytime

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: Youth Program Room Combined room 119

For all ages. The Library invites children and their families to a special holiday storytime in Polish and English. This program is best suited for children ages 3-7 and their parents, but all are welcome. Polski program swiateczny Dla wszystkich dzieci. Zapraszamy dzieci w wieku 3-7 lat I ich rodziny na specjalny program swiateczny po polsku i angielsku. Poniedzialek, 11 grudnia, 6:30-7:30 p[...]

Book Chat Book Discussion

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room B room 152

The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point as Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb gather to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, freshly released from rehab after a drunken driving incident. The resulting accident has endangered the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives.[...]

Winter Storytime Lottery

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Where:

Monday, December 11-Thursday, January 4 Mount Prospect Public Library From Monday, December 11-Thursday, January 4, parents can register their children - birth through age 5 - for the Library's Winter storytime session. This session, with a variety of times and age groups, will run January 15- February 23. Due to the popularity of these storytimes, registration is determined by lottery and is rese[...]

From Bibs to Books

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Where: Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers. Please register for this six-week series at the Youth Services Desk. A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love of reading will be presented during these 45-minute sessions. The last 15 minutes will be spent playing with toys and interacting with o[...]

From Bibs to Books

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers. Please register for this six-week series at the Youth Services Desk. A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love of reading will be presented during these 45-minute sessions. The last 15 minutes will be spent playing with toys and interacting with o[...]

On My Own

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Youth Program Room B room 119b

For children 3-5 years old. Please register for this six-week series at the Youth Services Desk. These 30-minute sessions may include stories, fingerplays, songs, action rhymes, flannel stories, and a literature-based media presentation. Your child must be 3 before the first day of the session. Children must attend this storytime "on their own" without their parents. [...]

Open Storytime

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: 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 registration required; just come on in![...]