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Library Life Episode 94

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Battle of the Bands 2009
  • Interview with Stephanie Davies, a.k.a. urban worm girl, an innovative composter talking about the June 16 program, A New and Creative Way to Compost. The program was one of several offered which provides information about going green and cutting your carbon footprint.
  • Training to Be Top Dog: Guiding Your Pet to Good Behavior
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Artisan bread in five minutes a day by Jeffrey Hertzberg and Zoe Francois
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Theodosia and the serpents of chaos by R.L. LaFevers
  • Super Saturday: Wee T’ai Chi

Library Life Episode 93

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Read on the Wild Side – 2009 Summer Reading Program
  • Interview with Peggy Garvin, horticulturist, and presenter at the May 26 program, Create Your Own Container Garden. The program was one of several offered which provides information about going green and cutting your carbon footprint.
  • NASA Astronaut Landing @ MPPL
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Campfire malloryby Laurie Friedman
  • Adult  Book Recommendation: Now you see him by Eli Gottlieb
  • Nippersink Rogues: Irish Music to Lift Your Spirit

Library Life Episode 92

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • The Tai Chi Approach to Better Health
  • Interview with Daniel Tani, NASA Astronaut, and presenter at the April 14 program, NASA Astronaut Landing @ MPPL The program was part of National Library Week and this year’s theme, Worlds Connect @ your library®
  • Spoon River Anthology: A Play with 20 Characters
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Three cups of tea: one man’s mission to promote peace – one school at a time  by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Middle school is worse than meatloaf: a year told through stuff  by Jennifer L. Holm
  • In Praise of Gospel Music

Library Life Episode 91

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Rediscovering Your Library
  • Interview with Lars Wasvick, Associate Product Manager at Morningstar Investment Research Center, and presenter at the April 23 program,Money Smart WeekBe An Informed Investor.The Money Smart Week series is an annual event designed to provide information about investing, money and how to make better financial decisions.
  • Super Saturday: The Incredible Stunts of Circus Boy
  • Reference Book Recommendation: The driver: my dangerous pursuit of speed and truth in the outlaw racing world by Alexander Roy
  • Youth Book Recommendation: The book of fairies, nature spirits from around the world  retold by Rose Williams
  • An Afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln
  • National Poetry Month

Library Life Episode 90

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • How to Write Comic Books: A Workshop With DC’s Russell Lissau.
  • Interview with Jim Uszler, Executive Director of Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce, andAttorney Mark J. Watychowicz, presenters at the February 18 program, Jump Start Your Business: Negotiating Leases. The Jump Start Your Business series, cosponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Library, was developed to support the success of local businesses.
  • Discover Ceili Irish Dancing
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Testimony by Anita Shreve
  • Youth Book Recommendation: Animals in the house: a history of pets and people  by Sheila Keenan
  • Super Saturday: If You Take a Mouse to School