A step back in time for It’s A Wonderful Life Radio Play, a radio theater performance of the 1946 film.
An interview with Mount Prospect Public Library Business Reference Librarian Joe Collier, discussing his Job Seekers Skills Series and Mount Prospect EntrepreneursInitiative partnership.
A peek inside Crafternoon: Design-a-Dish, the ongoing advanced craft series featuring creative DIY projects.
Adult Services Staff Recommendations include Shakespeare inspired works: Caliban’s Hour, by Tad Williams; Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel; The Gap of Time, by Jeanette Winterson; The Dead Fathers Club, by Matt Haig; and the DVD Slings and Arrows. Best Book Pick within this theme: Hag-Seed, by Margaret Atwood.
Youth Services Best Book Recommendations: Tuesdays at the Castle, by Jessica Day George. Other books featuring castle capers include: Igraine the Brave, by Cornelia Funke; Pure Dead Magic, by Debi Gliori; The Beasts of Clawstone Castle, by Eva Ibbotson; 100% Wolf, by Jane Lyons; and The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless, by Ahmet Zappa.
An energetic performance during Super Saturday: Popeye and Sailor, presenting fascinating tricks and educational pointers about interacting with dogs.
Patron Interview: What is your favorite type of pet and why?
A step back in time for The Story of Smoky The War Dog, the little dog with a big heart who became the #1 mascot of the South Pacific and was regarded as the first therapy dog in the world.
An interview with North West Housing Partnership Executive Director Robyn Sandys and North West Housing Partnership Housing Specialist Brina August, previewing their upcoming November 30th programs: Need Help with Home Repairs and Flood Damage?
A peek inside Click & Create: Pico Boards, the ongoing technology program for students in second through fifth grades, where patrons learn how to work with sensor boards and coding software.
Adult Services Staff Recommendations include books dealing with Personal Growth: An Ocean Apart, by Robin Pilcher; Britt-Marie Was Here, by Fredrik Backman; Stiltsville, by Susanna Daniel; After You, by Jojo Moyes; and Iris and Ruby, by Rosie Thomas. Best Book Pick within this theme: One-in a-Million Boy, by Monica Wood.
Youth Services Best Book Recommendations: Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea, by Ben Clanton. Other illustrated beginner chapter books include: Owl Diaries, by Rebecca Elliott; Baby Mouse Queen of the World!, by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm; The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan, by Maxwell Eaton III; Bird & Squirrel on the Edge, by James Burks; and Fish Fish Fish, by Lee Nordling Meritxell Bosch.
A hands-on demonstration during Sew Much Fun, a modern spin on an age-old skill where young patrons learn the basics of sewing and are able to make a take-home item.
Patron Interview: What is your favorite winter pastime and why?