Library Staff Favorites of 2014

With 2015 just around the corner bringing a whole new crop of to-be-read lists to tackle, shows to watch, and music to experience, Staff at Mount Prospect Public Library took time to pause and look at what brought us joy in 2014. Check out staff members’ favorite books, CDs, or DVDs they read, watched and/or listened to in 2014. Feel free to share what is on your list of favorites for the year!

Picture of AllisonAllison
South Branch:
-The Magician’s Land
-The Melancholy of Mechagirl

Amy
Community
Services:

-Tell the Wolves I’m Home
-The Fall

Picture of AmyAmy
Youth Services:
Never Say Die
-Clink

Cover of Barb B.Barb
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-Enough Said
-I Must Say

Barbara
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-Orphan Black S. 2
-Ready Player One

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture of CarlaCarla
Administration:
-The Round House
-Omar

Picture of Carmel ShaneCarmel Shane
Circulation:
-Once Upon a Time
-18 Months

Picture of CarolCarol
Community
Services:

-Little Failure
-Hotel Florida

Picture of CathleenCathleen
Fiction/AV/Teen
:
-Station Eleven
-Bron/Broen

Picture of ColleenColleen
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-Steelheart
-The 100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture of CynthiaCynthia
Research
Services:
-Ready Player One
-The Returned

Picture of DaleDale
Research
Services:
-Hysterical
-Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Picture of DianeDiane
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-Among Others
-Guardians of the Galaxy

Picture of DonnaDonna
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-Winter Street
-Duets II

Picture of ErinErin
Youth Services:
-The Screaming Staircase
-Hilda and the Bird Parade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture of EvaEva
Research
Services:
-Secret Life of Walter Mitty
-Tell the Wolves I’m Home

Picture of JanineJanine
Circulation:
-True Detective
-Ready Player One

Picture of JoeJoe
Research
Services:
-Lowball
-Rick and Morty

Picture of KarenKaren
Registration:
-Ancillary Justice
-Neptune’s Inferno

Larry Staff picks photoLarry
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-The Martian
-Redshirts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture of LindaLinda
IT Services:
-The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
-The Martian

Picture of MartaMarta
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
-The Awakening of Miss Prim

Picture of Mary JaneMary Jane
Research
Services:
-Controlled Descent
-How Dogs Love Us

photo of meganMegan
South Branch
:
-Red Rising
-Saga

Picture of NancyNancy
Fiction/AV/Teen:
-My Salinger Year
-American Hustle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture of NicoleNicole
Circulation:
-The Paying Guests
-Life in Motion

Picture of PaulaPaula
Registration:
-Rush
-Dad is Fat

Picture of PennyPenny
Research
Services:

-The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
-Leaving Time

photo of Rosemary GroenwaldRosemary
Technical
Services:

-Natchez Burning
-How the Light Gets In

Picture of StevenSteve
Research
Services:
-Death on the Nile
-Cosmos