Library Life Episode 164

Library Life: April 2015

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Highlights of the exciting Foundation Mini Golf fundraiser, where players of all ages putt through the Library while raising money for the Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation.

    An interview with Chief Sustainability Officer for Cook County, Deborah Stone, who previews the May 12 program, Making the Choice for a Sustainable Future, and details Cook County’s efforts to educate residents and businesses about becoming more energy efficient.

    Helpful tips about improving resumes, preparing online applications, and networking during the Jobseekers Skills Series, where attendees learn to navigate the ever-changing job search landscape.

    Youth Services Best Book Recommendation: The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander. Other books written in verse include: Caminar, by Skila Brown; Words with Wings, by Nikki Grimes; Salt, by Helen Frost; Inside Out and Back Again, by Thanhha Lai; and Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jaqueline Woodson.

    Adult Services Staff Recommendation includes books with hidden secrets: The Half Life of Molly Pierce, by Katrina Leno; Before I go to Sleep, by S.J. Watson; Black Out, by Lisa Unger; Complicit, by Stephanie Kuehn; We Are the Goldens, by Dana Reinhardt; and Best Book Pick: We Were Liars, by E. Lockhart.

    Sew and Glow with LED, the hands-on program where by blending science with creativity, simple stitching projects glow and come to life.

    Patron Interview: How is your household reducing its Waste Line?