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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.

May 2024 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, Goodnight Veggies by Diana Murray, read by Miss Sydney. 
  • Press 4 to listen to the story, Here we go Digging for Dinosaur Bones by Susan Lendroth, read by Miss Becca.  
  • Press 5 to listen to the story, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter. 
  • Press 6 to listen to the poem, How Butterflies Came by Hans Christian Andersen. 
  • Press 7 to listen to story, Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony, read by Miss Esli. This story is in Spanish and English.  
  • Press 8 to listen to the book review, The Iguanadon’s Horn by Sean Rubin, read by Miss Becca. 
  • Press 9 to listen to the book review, Everything You Know About Dinosaurs is Wrong by Dr. Nick Crumpton and Gavin Scott, read by Miss Becca. 

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