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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Open Storytime

When: Wednesday, January 24, 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![...]

Meet With the Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Wednesday, January 24, 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.[...]

Taking Photos With Your Android Device

When: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Where: Training Room room 153

You may never need your digital camera again. Taking photos on your Android camera or tablet is easy, and you can edit, organize, and share them on one device. Learn camera and photo basics, where your photos go once you've taken them, how to organize albums, how to share with Google Photos, and more.[...]

Mad Science: SLIME

When: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 5:30 PM
Where: Community Room

For tweens and teens. 
What is it about SLIME that we love so much? Indulge that ick-factor as we measure, mix, and mush to make your favorite slippery, slimy, silky.SLIME. Of course, you will take home the slime that you create. The library will provide all supplies. Register today to save your spot!  

miércoles, 24 de enero, 5:30-7 p.m. 
Cen[...]

Story Tots

When: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Where: 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 fingerplays, action rhymes, and sitting/listening behavior. The last 15 minutes will be spent playing with toys and interacting with other children. Your child must be 2 before the first day of the session. Pleas[...]

From Bibs to Books

When: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Where: 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 of reading will be presented during these 45-minute sessions. The last 15 minutes will be spent playing with toys and interacting with other children. Because this program emphasizes parent-child interacti[...]

Cookies & More With the Library Board

When: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM
Where: Lobby

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

Open Tech Lab

When: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Where: Training Room room 153

Stop in anytime between 7 and 9 p.m. and bring your questions about Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, e-mail, or e-books. Our trained staff will help you troubleshoot problems, practice your skills, or work on a project. This is also a great time to find out about Library services, including how to download e-magazines from RBdigital and music and movies from Hoopla. No registration required - just d[...]

From Bibs to Books

When: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 9:30 AM
Where: 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 of reading will be presented during these 45-minute sessions. The last 15 minutes will be spent playing with toys and interacting with other children. Because this program emphasizes parent-child interacti[...]

Open Storytime

When: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:30 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![...]

Family Gaming

When: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Where: Youth Program Room Combined room 119

For all ages. Drop in for racing, sports, and mini-games, and challenge your family to some competition. We'll have multiple players set up on Wii, Xbox 360 with Kinect, PlayStation 3, and iPads. All games are rated E or E 10+. Children younger than age 9 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary; just stop in![...]

Family Movie Night / Noche de Cine Para la Familia

When: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Where: Community Room

For the whole family Relax and enjoy movie night at the Library! No need to register, just drop by for popcorn and a feature film. This evening we'll be watching My Neighbor Totoro. 

 viernes, 26 de enero, 5-7 p.m. 
Centro de Conexión con la Comunidad 
 Para toda la familia 
¡Relájate y diviértete en una noch[...]