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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Winter Reading: Connect With Your Library

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 12:00 AM
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Celebrate the Library's 75 years as a center for literacy, learning, and community during Winter Reading. [...]

Spring Storytime Lottery Begins

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM
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From February 19- March 8, parents can register their children -- birth through age 5 -- for the Library's Spring storytime session. This session, with a variety of times and age groups, will run March 19-April 27. Due to the popularity of these storytimes, registration is determined by lottery and is reserved for Mount Prospect Public Library cardholders. To participate in the lottery, please sig[...]

South Branch Closed

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM
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The South Branch will be closed all day.[...]

Winter Reading: Connect With Your Library

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM
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Celebrate the Library's 75 years as a center for literacy, learning, and community during Winter Reading. [...]

Story Tots

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 9:30 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[...]

Story Tots

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11:00 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[...]

On My Own

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Where: 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 before the first day of the session. Children must attend this storytime "on their own" without their parents. [...]

Chat & Chew: Chinese New Year Celebration

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room A room 154

For 3rd-5th graders. Gong xi-gong xi! Happy Lunar New Year! Chew on some good food while chatting about Chinese New Year traditions and the Year of the Dog, which begins on February 16, 2018. In the book The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin, Grace is an American of Taiwanese heritage who is struggling to balance her two cultures and also find herself. Thankfully, the Year of the Dog is supposed[...]

Cutting the Cord: How to Stream Everything

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room A room 154

Today you have many choices beyond cable and DVDs for movies and music. Learn about streaming devices and services, including how they work, what you can find to watch or listen to, and which ones might be best for you.[...]