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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Gift of Reading

When: Sunday, December 11, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

Monday, November 14-Sunday, December 11
Give the Gift of Reading this holiday season by bringing new unwrapped books for local children in need, ages 6 and younger. Donations of books in English ...

Winter Storytime Lottery Begins

When: Monday, December 12, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

From December 12-January 5, 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 Januar...

Story Tots

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 9:30 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...

On My Own

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children 3-5 years old.
These 30-minute sessions may include stories, fingerplays, songs, action rhymes, flannel stories, and a literature-based media presentation. Your child must be 3 befo...

Story Tots

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 11:00 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...

Full STEAM Ahead

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 3:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

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!

Teen Knitting and Crocheting Meetup

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 4:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library 2A Adult LARGE Study room

For teens in 6th-12th grades
Do you love to knit or crochet? Are you interested in learning? Then join our monthly knitting and crocheting meetup! We’ll have yarn, needles, and the know-how to ...

Polish Holiday Storytime / Polski Program Świąteczny

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

For all ages.
The Library invites children and their families to a special holiday storytime in Polish. This program is best suited for children ages 3-7 and their parents, but all are welcome. <...

Buying a New Computer: Alternatives to Windows

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

You have been using Windows for years, but, as you think about purchasing a new computer, you might wonder about alternatives to Microsoft products. This program is designed to help you find the best ...

From Bibs to Books

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 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 ...

On My Own

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room B room 119b

For children 3-5 years old.
These 30-minute sessions may include stories, fingerplays, songs, action rhymes, flannel stories, and a literature-based media presentation. Your child must be 3 befo...

From Bibs to Books

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 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 ...

Open Storytime

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:30 PM
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...

Create a Holiday Centerpiece

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Create your own festive holiday centerpiece complete with fragrant greenery, red berries, and a candle. Peggy Garvin will show you how and provide supplies, including a container. Bring your own garde...