Welcome to MPPL’s Dial-a-Story! We’re here to read to you, wherever and whenever with Dial-a-Story. Call 847-232-8600 to listen to stories, jokes, songs, and more. Some items are read by your librarians, and some by other great narrators, but all have been carefully selected by library staff. Play a free pre-recorded story right from your phone, 24/7. Just call 847-232-8600 and follow the prompts to select the number of what you’d like to hear.
Our menu selections vary and change monthly, so we have created this go-to Web page for you to see what is playing during a specific month.
At the end of each selection, you will automatically be redirected to the main menu. However, if you don’t want to wait, you can press # to go to the main menu.
September 2022 Selections:
Links in this list show print, audiovisual, and electronic materials in the Mount Prospect Public Library’s collection with the same title that are available for check-out.
Press 1 to listen to this menu in Spanish.
Press 2 to listen to Back-to-School Jokes read by Miss Anne.
Press 3 to listen to the story, Prudence Wants a Pet by Cathleen Daly, read by Miss Rachel. This book is read with permission from Roaring Brook Press.
Press 4 to listen to the story, Frederick by Leo Lionni, read by Miss Megan. This book is read with permission from Scholastic, Inc.
Press 5 to listen to the story, Love You Always by Frances Stickley, read by Miss Darice. This book is read with permission from Random House Books for Young Readers.
Press 6 to listen to the story, Te Amo te Abrazo leo contigo! / Love you, Hug You, Read to You! by Tish Rabe, read by Miss Claire. This story is in Spanish, and is read with permission from Random House Books for Young Readers.
Press 7 to listen to the poem, When We Were Very Young, Poems 6-10 by A.A. Milne. This is a Librivox recording.
Press 8 to listen to the poem, At the Pond by Emilie Poulsson. This is a Librivox recording.
Press 9 to listen to the story, The Leap-Frog by Hans Christian Anderson. This is a Librivox recording.
Press 10 listen to the book review, This Is a School by John Schu and illustrated by Veronica Miller Jamison, read by Miss Becca.
Press 11 to listen to the book review, Puppy Bus by Drew Brockington, read by Miss Becca.