Library Life: June 2018
This episode of Library Life includes:
- Ready Player One Extravaganza.
- An interview with historian Leslie Goddard, about her June 12 program, Ten People From Illinois Who Changed History (Other Than Abraham Lincoln).
- Global Art Explorers.
- Youth Services Staff Recommendations include books about women who inspire: Before She Was Harriet, by Lesa Cline-Ransome; Miss Mary Reporting, by Sue Macy; Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist, by Jess Keating; I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark, by Debbie Levy; and Malala’s Magic Pencil, by Malala Yousafzai. Best book pick within this theme: Dangerous Jane, by Suzanne Slade.
- Adult Services Best Book Recommendation: Wonderful Tonight, by Pattie Boyd. Other autobiographies of popular musicians: Chronicles, by Bob Dylan; Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen; Life, by Keith Richards; Boys in the Trees, by Carly Simon; and How Music Works, by David Byrne.
- Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros.
- Patron Interview: Who is your favorite celebrity or statesman from Illinois history and why?
The Mount Prospect Public Library is a mid-size, independent public library, located in the Village of Mount Prospect, Illinois, located about 20 miles northwest of Chicago.