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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.

December 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 the Winter Jokes, read by Miss Anne. 
  • Press 3 to listen to the song, Up On The House Top by Benjamin Handy, sung by Miss Julie 
  • Press 4 to listen to song, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, sung by Miss Julie.  
  • Press 5 to listen to the song, Blow the Balloon and Sticky Bubblegum, sung by Miss Julie. 
  • Press 6 to listen to the story, One Snowy Day by Diana Murray, read by Miss Sydney. 
  • Press 7 to listen to the retelling of the story, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, read by Miss Julie.  
  • Press 8 to listen to the story, New Year’s Day in the Woods by Laura E. Howe Richards. 
  • Press 9 to listen to the story, The Three Bears
  • Press 10 to listen to the story, It’s Navidad, El Cucuy by Donna Barba Higuera, read by Miss Esli. This story is read in Spanish and English.  
  • Press 11 to listen to the story, The Little Red Riding Hood by Charles Perrault. This story is in Spanish. 

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