The Mount Prospect Public Library hosted an open house on June 2 to celebrate the achievements and upcoming retirement of Executive Director Marilyn Genther. More than 150 guests gathered to congratulate Genther and offer their best wishes. After 33 years at MPPL and 27 years as executive director, Genther will retire at the end of June.
During the event, Library staff, friends, and community members were delighted to have the first showing of “A Tribute to Marilyn” with host Cathy Cushing that highlights Genther’s career at MPPL. This feature is part of “Library Life,” which airs daily at 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. on MPDC Channel 17, Comcast and WOW as well as Channel 99 on AT&T U-Verse.