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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

From Bibs to Books

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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 [...]

On My Own

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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 befor[...]

From Bibs to Books

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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 [...]

Play and Learn/ Jugar y Aprender

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:30 AM
Where: Community Room

Parents and their 2- to 5-year-old children are invited to enjoy arts, crafts, exercise, stories, and music. Call (847) 506-4930 to register.

martes 3, 10, 17, y 24 de abril, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Centro de Conexión con la Comunidad Se invita a los padres y a sus hijos de 2-5 años de edad para disfrutar de manualidades, actividades, cuentos y música. Llame (847) 506-4930[...]

Money Smart Week: Retirement Planning

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room A room 154

Nancy Reiser from Edward Jones discusses tips and strategies to help you prepare for and get the most out of your retirement.

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Cookies & More With the Library Board

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:30 PM
Where: Lobby

Drop by for refreshments and an informal chat with a Mount Prospect Public Library Board member. No registration is required.[...]

Open Storytime

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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!

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Money Smart Week: Hack-proof Your Financial Life

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room A room 154

Hacking, or the unauthorized access to information, is in the news every day. Are you concerned about the security of your e-mail, computers, and especially your financial information and bank and credit card accounts? Danielle L. Schultz, a certified financial planner and investment manager, will show you [...]

Open Storytime

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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!

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Money Smart Week: Planning for Long-term Care

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 1:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room A room 154

Experts from United Capital Financial Life Management will discuss strategies and factors involved in planning for long-term care.

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Meet With the Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Where: 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, Veterans' benefits, and other federal services and benefits. Drop in to Room 130 anytime between 2 and 5 p.m.[...]

Using Google Drive

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Where: Training Room room 153

Google Drive is an online service that lets you create and store text and image files, spreadsheets, and more. Learn how to use this product to create, edit, upload, share, and store documents and pictures.[...]

Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros/ Children's Day, Book Day

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Where: Community Room

For kids ages 3-9
Join us for Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros (Children's Day, Book Day)! Together we'll read We're All Wonders by R.J. Palacio, in English and Spanish, and then we'll play group games that celebrate our differences. All children will take home a free book! Parents and siblings are welcome to participate. Register today to save your spot: 847-590-409[...]

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Where: 2A Adult LARGE Study room

You can help decide what the Library offers teens! Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB, for short). Work with our teen librarians to help plan and volunteer at teen events, discuss books, movies, music, and even video games.[...]