Dial-a-Story: 847-232-8600 

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. 

January 2023 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 Dinosaur Jokes, read by Miss Anne. 

Press 3 to listen to the story, Say Hello! By Rachel Isadora, read by Miss Katie. 

Press 4 to listen to folk tale, Pancake Party, retold by Miss Julie. 

Press 5 to listen to the poems 1-5 from When We Were Very Young by A.A. Milne. 

Press 6 to listen to story, The Turtle by Leo Tolstoy. 

Press 7 to listen to the poem, Good Night and Good Morning by James Hiram Fassett. 

Press 8 to listen to section 1 of the story, Alice in Wonderland by Louis Carroll. This story is abridged and in Spanish.  

Press 9 to listen to the story, Oso y Lobo / Bear and Wolf by Daniel Salmieri read by Miss Maria. This story is in Spanish. 

Press 10 to listen to the book review, Monster and Boy by Hannah Barnaby, read by Miss Becca.  

Press 11 to listen to the book review, Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech, read by Miss Becca.