May brings a bouquet of spring reading options, especially if you adore spending time with fellow book lovers, being immersed in tense thrills, or dreaming of summer romance.
Collections of poetry, free form, or novels-in-verse: we've got all your tastes covered! Celebrate National Poetry Month this April by reading lyrical, beautiful poetry from our Young Adult collection. Browse our curated lists below or pick up a staff favorite.
This week we had an amazing time learning about gardening, harvesting, recipes, and history from award-winning Ojibwa author and speaker Kim Sigafus. Missed the program? Watch the recorded version anytime through April 27th. If you are interested in reading about Native American experiences or about gardening, check out our staff recommendations!
Curious as to what books your fellow Mount Prospect readers have been devouring? Eager to share your own discoveries? Come join us for an hour-long bookish chat with your neighbors to share everyone’s current reads! Our ongoing program Let’s Talk Books happens every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Registration is required; upcoming April dates will meet via Zoom.
Did you successfully crack the codes of our recent Teen Escape Rooms? Do you have a talent for guessing the culprit in any mystery you are reading or watching? If so, we have the reads for you! Experience a puzzle or locked-room mystery between the pages of our favorite keep-you-on-the-edge-of-your-seat whodunits.