Kids at Home with MPPL Category: Technology
3-D Printing is available again at the Mount Prospect Public Library and kids can submit print files to be printed. For kids to print, permission is required by a parent or guardian.
How Does 3-D Printing Work at MPPL (Condensed Version):
- Design your 3-D print and save it as an .stl file.
- Go to the website: https://mppl.org/services/3d-printing/
- Fill out the submission form at the bottom of the page and attch your print file.
- Once it is submitted, someone from the Library will contact you about your print.
- Once everything is approved, the Library will add your print to the queue to print.
For more information on printing rules, helpful tips, and the submission, go to: https://mppl.org/services/3d-printing/
Look at all those badges! Monty the Mount Prospect Duck has been busy reading and doing activities for Winter Reading. You have until February 28 to try to earn as many (or more) badges than Monty!
Which ones are your favorites?
Attend a virtual event
Chill out & read
Listen to a story
Warm up with reading
Let’s get moving
Reading takes you places
Find a good book
During these winter days, stay cozy and learn a new language with the Library’s web resource, Little Pim. This language learning database uses fun short videos and covers Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, English, German, Arabic, and Russian.
Also, enjoy coloring the Little Pim Panda in New York City in this coloring sheet.
Animals are amazing and you can learn so much by watching them at zoos, in their natural habitats, reading books, and looking up information about them with our web resources: https://mppl.org/kids/got-homework/.
Live Web Cams and livestreams are a great way to see animals while staying home this winter. These cameras are mounted in animal enclosures and near animals’ habitats in the wild. By watching them you can get a glimpse of what these animals do daily. Here are some of our favorites:
Finally, if you are more a fan of dogs and cats, check out these web cams: