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Library Life Episode 102

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Learn to Knit
  • Interview with Clare O’Shea, Village of Mount Prospect senior planner, on the importance and logistics of the 2010 United States Census.
  • Midway Ramblers: A Taste of Cajun Music
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box by Madeleine Albright
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Rule of Three by Megan McDonald
  • Get Reel @ the Library: Teen Film Fest
  • What is your favorite type of movie and why? Visitors to the Library have some answers!

Library Life Episode 101

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • It Pays to Read
  • Interview with Pat Aichele, publicity and events assistant, and one of the organizers of theUnbelievable Chocolate Raffle, a MPPL Foundation sponsored event happening Feb. 3-14.
  • Tapestry of Sound Concert: Music of the People, by the People, for the People
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Juliet, Naked  by Nick Hornby
  • Youth Book Recommendation: How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connor
  • Super Saturday: Fractured Fairytales
  • What is your favorite fairytale and why? Visitors to the Library have some answers!

Library Life Episode 100

This special 100th Anniversary episode of Library Life includes:

  • A Library Life Retrospective
  • Let’s Celebrate & Take 5
  • Anniversary Montage – Interviews & Authors
  • Youth Book Recommendation: The 39 Clues Book One: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
  • NASA Astronaut Landing @ MPPL
  • Anniversary Montage – Performers & Entertainment
  • What’s It Worth? Antiques Appraisals @ MPPL
  • Urban Worm Girl: A New and Creative Way to Compost
  • Anniversary Montage – Youth Services
  • Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros & Polish Children’s Day
  • Anniversary Montage – Teen Zone favorites
  • A Garage Band Happening
  • Anniversary Montage – Library Art
  • Mount Prospect Public Library South Branch Opening

Library Life Episode 99

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Home for the Holidays With Whole Foods Market
  • MPPL Foundation Presents: The Arlingtones Barbershop Chorus Holiday Show including a melodious preview and interview with Geoff Sjostrom, chorus member at the December 14 holiday program.
  • Meet Comic Book Artist Gene Ha
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Luv Ya Bunches by Lauren Myracle
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Norton I by William Drury
  • The Prospect High School Madrigals: A Holiday Concert including a preview performance of the December 7 program
  • What is your favorite holiday tradition? Why? Visitors to the Library have some answers!

Library Life Episode 98

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Wild Curiosity
  • Interview with David Clark, author and presenter at the October 6 program, Get Your Kicks on Route 66. This program was part of the Library’s Annual Cultural Series.
  • The Music of the Veena, India’s Lute
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup
  • Youth Book Recommendation: The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies by David Lubar
  • Creative Cards: A Crafting Class
  • What is your favorite hobby and why? Visitors to the Library have some answers!