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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. 

Dial-a-Story: Stories, songs, jokes, and more! Call 847-232-8600.

September 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 jokes about school, read by Miss Anne. 
  • Press 3 to listen to the story, The Baddies by Julia Donaldson, read by Miss Sydney. 
  • Press 4 to listen to an excerpt from the story, The Wild Robot by Peter Brown, read by Miss Julie. 
  • Press 5 to listen to the story, The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear, read by Miss Laura. 
  • Press 6 to listen to the story, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter. 
  • Press 7 to listen to the poems, When We Were Very Young, Poems 6-10 by A.A. Milne. 
  • Press 8 to listen to the story, The Bald Parrot (El Loro Pelado) by Horacio Quiroga. This story is in Spanish. 
  • Press 9 to listen to the story, Mi Perro Solo Habla Español by Andrea Cáceres, read by Miss Maria. This story is in Spanish. 
  • Press 10 to listen to the book review, Selena: Queen of Tejano Music by Siliva Lopez and illustrated by Paola Escobar, read by Miss Becca.  
  • Press 11 to listen to the book review, Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez, read by Miss Becca. 

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