Library Life Episode 169

Library Life: September 2015

This episode of Library Life includes:

Highlights from The Music of Carole King, Carly Simon, and Joni Mitchell, a cabaret style performance, sponsored by the Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation, featuring memorable classics written by the three legendary

An interview with NAMI Reads Program Director, Nancy Sussman, and NAMI Board Member and Educator, Judy Graff, on the history of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and their upcoming October 14 program, NAMI Reads: An Evening With Author Anna Berry.

A front row seat to Meet Amelia Earhart, the dramatic portrayal by Leslie Goddard who tells the story of this American Aviator and her journey as she perused her own passions while inspiring others to do the same.

Adult Services Staff Recommendation includes books on Human Behavior: Shyness, by Philip G. Zimbardo; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon; The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier; Unhinged, by Anna Berry; and the film, Body Heat starring William Hurt and Kathleen Turner. Best Book Pick on this subject: The Hidden Brain, by Shankar Vedantam.

Youth Services Best Book Recommendation: Closed for the Season, by Mary Downing Hahn. Other books set in abandoned places include: Lost Cities, by Natalie Lunis; Haunted Houses, by Robert D. San Souci; The Dragon of Cripple Creek, by Troy Howell; Crandalls’ Castle, by Betty Ren Wright; and Swindle, by Gordon Korman.

>Scenes from Super Saturday: Improve Playhouse Presents The Three Little Pigs, an interactive performance captivating young audience members with their silly scenarios, catchy songs and their unique twist on a classic tale.

Patron Interview: What was the most enjoyable concert you ever attended and why?