Video Category: Library Life

Library Life Episode 118

  • This episode of Library Life includes:
  • Pride and Prejudice: A Live Performance by Radio Players West
  • Interview with Wayne Gerdes, owner and administrator of Clean MGG.com and presenter of Hypermiling:Techniques for Fuel Efficient Driving on Tuesday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Design Your Own Comic
  • Adult Book Recommendation: Blood of Ambroseby James Enge
  • Youth Book Recommendation: One-Handed Catchby MJ Auch
  •  Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros/Children’s Day, Book Day
  • What is your favorite summer tradition? Why? Visitors to the Library share their summertime best.

Library Life Episode 117

  • This episode of Library Life includes:
  • A Midsummer’s Knight Read
  • Interview with Greg Peerbolte, executive director of the Mount Prospect Historical Society and author of Randhurst: Suburban Chicago’s Grandest Shopping Mall. Peerbolte will present The Architect Behind Randhurst Mall: Victor Gruen on Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m.
  • Snapshot Day
  • Adult  Book Recommendation: The Weird Sistersby Eleanor Brown
  • Youth  Book Recommendation: The Trader’s Gateby Avi
  • LEGO Medieval Mania
  • What is your favorite memory of Randhurst Mall? Visitors to the Library share their most-memorable mall moments.

Library Life Episode 116

  • This episode of Library Life includes:
  • Tales With Tails
  • Interview with John Stangeland, author of Warren William: Magnificent Scoundrel of Pre-code Hollywood and presenter of the May 16 program. Learn more about Williams, a fascinating actor from a by-gone era of movie-making.
  • The Ins & Outs of Gmail
  • Adult  Book Recommendation: Bruno, Chief of Policeby Martin Walker
  • Youth  Book Recommendation: The Reinvention of Moxie Roosevelt by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
  • Very Funny Magic with Dennis DeBondt
  • Who is your favorite actor or actress? Visitors to the Library share their star-studded choices.

Library Life Episode 115

  • This episode of Library Life includes:
  • Duct Tape Creations
    Interview with Beth Randall, certified professional organizer and presenter of the April 5 program,Garage Sale Success. This program is part of Money Smart Week, a series of programs designed to help people of all ages save, spend, and borrow wisely.
    30-minute Chocolate Desserts
    Adult  Book Recommendation: War by Sebastian Junger
    Youth  Book Recommendation: The Popularity Papers by Amy Ignatow
    A Musical Journey, Wiggleworms-style!
    How do the resources of this library enrich you? Visitors share their stories.

Library Life Episode 114

  • This episode of Library Life includes:
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • Interview with Craig Pfannkuche, genealogist and presenter of the March 19 program, Dealing With Bad Guys in One’s Family Tree.
  • Culinary Knife Skills
  • Adult  Book Recommendation: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  • Youth  Book Recommendation: The Wide-Awake Princess by E.D. Baker
  • Smarty Pants’ Wild About Reading Balloon Show
  • Who is your most notable ancestor? Visitors to the Library share their family connections!