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 listen to. 

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.

March 2021 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.

  1. Press 1 to listen to the poem, A Was Once An Apple Pie by Edward Lear. 
  2. Press 2 to listen to the story, The Peacock Butterflies by Abbie Phillips Walker. 
  3. Press 3 to listen to the story, The Tale of Jeremy Fisher by Beatrix Potter.  
  4. Press 4 to listen to the story, The Snail and the Rose Tree by Hans Christian Anderson. 
  5. Press 5 to listen to the story, Puss in Boots by Charles Perrault. This story is in Spanish.   
  6. Press 6 to listen to interesting facts in honor of Women’s History Month read by Mrs. Capra.  
  7. Press 7 to listen to jokes read by Miss Anne. 
  8. Press 8 to listen to more jokes read by Miss Darice.  
  9. Press 9 to listen to the book review, Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly, read by Miss Becca. This booktalk is in honor of Women’s History Month.  
  10. Press 10 to listen to the book review, Patricia’s Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight by Michelle Lord, illustrated by Alleanna Harris, read by Miss Becca. This booktalk is in honor of Women’s History Month.