Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation concert Encore Presents: Wish!
An interview with historian Anette Isaacs about her June 26 program, Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush and the World’s Most Famous Pair of Pants.
Throwback Thursday teen program.
Adult Services Best Book Recommendation:The Wedding Date, by Jasmine Guillory. Other books featuring relationships: Act Like It, by Lucy Parker; Kiss an Angel, by Susan Elizabeth Phillips; The Duke and I, by Julia Quinn; Tempest, by Beverly Jenkins; and Yours to Keep, by Shannon Stacey.
Youth Services Staff Recommendations include books about parallel universes: Signal, by Cynthia DeFelice; Cosmic, by Frank Cottrell Boyce; The 13th Reality: The Journal of Curious Letters, by James Dashner; The Twinning Project, by Robert Lipsyte; and Jed and the Junkyard War, by Steven Bohls. Best book pick within this theme: The Many Worlds of Albie Bright, by Christopher Edge.
Super Saturday: Magic by Randy.
Patron Interview: What is your favorite type of blue jean and why?
An interview with historian Leslie Goddard, about her June 12 program, Ten People From Illinois Who Changed History (Other Than Abraham Lincoln).
Global Art Explorers.
Youth Services Staff Recommendations include books about women who inspire: Before She Was Harriet, by Lesa Cline-Ransome; Miss Mary Reporting, by Sue Macy; Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist, by Jess Keating; I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark, by Debbie Levy; and Malala’s Magic Pencil, by Malala Yousafzai. Best book pick within this theme: Dangerous Jane, by Suzanne Slade.
Adult Services Best Book Recommendation:Wonderful Tonight, by Pattie Boyd. Other autobiographies of popular musicians: Chronicles, by Bob Dylan; Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen; Life, by Keith Richards; Boys in the Trees, by Carly Simon; and How Music Works, by David Byrne.
Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros.
Patron Interview: Who is your favorite celebrity or statesman from Illinois history and why?