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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

A2A Roundtable

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Join a panel of local small business owners as they relate their stories of success and failure, and offer advice to newbies and entrepreneurs.

Hotter Summers, Stronger Storms: Connecting the Dots on Climate Change

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

All across America, communities continue to grapple with the disastrous effects of extreme weather. From superstorms to droughts to wildfires, this type of weather is becoming the norm. Lisa Albrecht ...

iCan Use My iPad

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

A is for Apple, but it’s also for the amazing things you can do with your iPad. Learn how to set up and navigate around your device, what you can download and purchase to use on it, and what the Libr...

Play and Learn / Jugar y Aprender

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

Parents and their 3- to 5-year-old children are invited to enjoy arts, crafts, exercise, stories, and music. This program is available to Mount Prospect residents only. Call (847) 506-4930 to register...

Click & Create Junior: Lego WeDo

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 4:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

For 1st-2nd graders.
Calling all young inventors and creative minds! Want to create simple robots or almost anything else you can imagine? You can do this and more with LEGO WeDo, a robotics cons...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 5:15 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 5:45 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 6:15 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

Fighting Fake News in the Post-Truth Era

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Do you know how to spot fake news? Studies have shown that most students and adults have at some point had trouble distinguishing between verifiable news stories and fake news stories with inaccurate ...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 6:45 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 7:15 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

Spotlight on Success Film Series: Art & Copy

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room B room 152

Join us for a screening of Art & Copy, a PBS documentary that reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time.

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 7:45 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 8:15 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 8:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

All New Individual Coin Collection Appraisals

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 8:45 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will meet with you privately to appraise your old coins and gold items based on their scrap metal value for free. Register here for your fifteen-minute appraisal s...

MPEI Small Business Resource Workshop

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

At this half-day event, representatives will be on hand to discuss a variety of local resources available that can strengthen and encourage entrepreneurship and small business owners. These 30-45 minu...

Playtime @ the Library

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

Children ages 6 and younger and their caregivers are invited to stop in to interact with and explore a variety of materials and hands-on activities. Come join the learning and fun! All children must b...

Food for Thought-Session 1

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room B room 152

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off lonel...

Meet With the Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Wednesday, May 03, 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,...

Food for Thought-Session 2

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room B room 152

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off lonel...

LEGOmania

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

For children in 2nd-6th grades.
Use LEGO pieces to build almost anything. Make a favorite character or place or even a never-before-seen creation. Register today to save your spot!

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Movies @MPPL: La La Land

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

(2016; PG-13; 128 minutes; Comedy/Drama/Music)
Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt
Directed by Damien Chazelle
A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angele...