Library Life Episode 168

Library Life: August 2015

This episode of Library Life includes:

Highlights from Encore! Presents: Welcome to the Theater, an all Broadway inspired dynamic concert, sponsored by the Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation.

An interview with Certified Health Coach, Kim Salzman, who previews her July 14 program, A Guide to Prime Time Health, detailing “America’s Pediatrician,” Dr. Sears’ 5 Steps for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

A window into Read With a Community Hero, where some of Mount Prospect’s local heroes visit the Library for a storytime and show-and-tell of emergency vehicles.

Youth Services Best Book Recommendation: The Dumbest Idea Ever, by Jimmy Gownley. Other school stories in Graphic Novels include: Knights of the Lunch Table, by Frank Cammuso; Squish Super Amoeba, by Jennifer L. Holm; Astronaut Academy Zero Gravity, by Dave Roman; Drama, by Raina Telgemeier; and Cleopatra in Space, by Mike Maihack.

Adult Services Staff Recommendation includes lyrical novels: Everything Good Will Come, by Sefi Atta; What You See in the Dark, by Manuel Muñoz; The Translator, by Leila Aboulela; Blue Eyes, Black Hair, by Marguerite Duras; Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; and Best Book Pick: Becoming Abigail, by Chris Abani.

Scenes from Teen Paper Bead Creation, a hands-on program that demonstrates the simple process of creating beautiful paper beads, allowing teens to learn something new and meet other like-minded creative people.

Patron Interview: Who is your hero and why?