Articles filed under Mount Prospect Public Library

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  • Mt. Prospect library welcomes new member to board of trustees Jul 10, 2014 5:21 PM
    Sylvia Fulk has joined the Mount Prospect Public Library Board of Trustees, and she will hold that seat until the election in the spring of 2015. Fulk replaces Barbara Burns, who resigend from the board in January after moving out of the village.

  • Wheaton author wins state library association award Apr 18, 2014 1:24 PM
    Joanne Zienty, a resident of Wheaton and the library media specialist at the Forest School Library in Des Plaines, was the first winner of the first Soon to be Famous Illinois Author award for her book “The Things We Save” at an award ceremony held April 16 at the RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library System) headquarters in Burr Ridge.

  • Des Plaines, Mount Prospect to host Energy Fair Apr 15, 2014 2:48 PM
    The city of Des Plaines and the village of Mount Prospect invite Des Plaines and Mount Prospect residents to an Energy Fair, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the Mount Prospect Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect.

  • Burns resigns Mt. Prospect library board Feb 21, 2014 5:07 PM
    Barbara Burns has resigned from the Mount Prospect Library Board after moving out of town, the library has announced. Burns, elected in 2009 and again in 2013, will be replaced by an appointed trustee.

  • Harold Weary, one of Mount Prospect’s most honored citizens, dies at 105 Feb 18, 2014 10:04 AM
    Mount Prospect lost one of its best-known, most-decorated citizens Friday when Harold Weary, 105, passed away. “We were truly blessed to have him in our community for so long. He was an example to all of us and will be deeply missed,” said village Trustee Paul Hoefert.

  • Meet the ‘queen’ at library fundraiser Oct 4, 2013 5:07 PM
    A Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation fundraiser on Oct. 7 features Barbara Rinella, who brings history to life as Queen Elizabeth, the monarch entering her 61st year on the British throne.

  • Lending of e-books not always easy for suburban libraries Sep 2, 2013 8:00 AM
    Anyone interested in reading author Dan Brown’s latest best-seller, “Inferno,” on a Kindle can download a copy for roughly $13. But for many suburban libraries, downloading that same book so that it can be lent out to patrons costs $85. That’s a hefty difference in price, and it’s one reason why public libraries have had difficulty keeping up with the demand for e-books in the suburbs.

  • Mount Prospect library to host kitchen remodeling seminar Aug 30, 2013 11:47 AM
    “Kitchens From Floor To Ceiling” is the new informational seminar to be presented at the Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St. at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 10. The seminar is free and open to the public. Registration in advance is requested.

  • Learning to stay safe around dogs Jun 22, 2013 3:34 PM
    Under the guidance of Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy and their dogs, young children at the Mount Prospect Public Library learned how to interact safely with dogs at a Saturday morning program.

  • Suburban libraries go digital, add services Feb 17, 2013 10:40 AM
    Libraries across the suburbs have evolved in recent years to stay relevant in an increasingly digital age. Many have incorporated sophisticated new technology that allows users to create digital content. Area libraries have also diversified their programs and devoted more space and resource to teens, among other changes. The result? Near-record circulation levels for many libraries.

  • Barbara Burns: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:05 PM
    Candidate information for Barbara Burns, running for Mount Prospect Library Board (6-year Seat)

  • Jane Everett: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:05 PM
    Candidate information for Jane Everett, running for Mount Prospect Library Board (6-year Seat)

  • Mt. Prospect library helps residents declutter their homes Dec 25, 2012 2:00 PM
    After all the gift-opening and party-hosting that take place during the holidays, many people's homes tend to look cluttered and messy. If the mess seems a bit overwhelming, consider attending an upcoming program at the Mount Prospect Public Library. Professional organizer Michelle Prima of Prima By Design Inc. will talk about de-cluttering the home, including troublesome areas like the kitchen, garage and bedroom closet.

  • Cut the budget for Mt. Prospect library Oct 29, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Wade Kiess says the Mt. Prospect library should cut its budget 10 percent, and suggests "library programs should be fee-based like the park district programs."

  • Scout’s passion for chess prompts Eagle project Oct 25, 2012 12:15 PM
    Matthew J. Wiewel of Troop 34 in Arlington Heights was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Sept. 30 at the Arlington Heights Senior Center.

  • Mt. Prospect Library marks Banned Books Week Sep 30, 2012 5:11 PM
    The Mount Prospect Public Library is encouraging residents to “check out a book someone else doesn’t think you should read.” The library is celebrating 30 years of liberating literature during Banned Books Week, ongoing now through Oct. 5.

  • Mt. Prospect holds entrepreneurship meeting Aug 15, 2012 1:14 PM
    Potential and existing businesses in Mount Prospect are invited to a Business Roundtable Discussion to share experiences and build their professional networks 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at Mia's Cantina Mexican Grill and Tequila Bar, 143 W. Prospect Ave.

  • Mt. Prospect library happy with response to new website Jul 20, 2012 11:54 AM
    A month after launching a redesigned website, Mount Prospect Public Library leaders say they're happy with the overall response from the public. "A few people have told us they like the old one better, but overall, the reaction has been very positive," said Cathy Deane, deputy director for public service.

  • Mt. Prospect mourns longtime community contributor Jul 13, 2012 3:58 PM
    George Luteri, one of Mount Prospect's Shining Stars for his vast amount of community leadership, has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 63. "George was one of those quiet guys who does a lot for a community and without whom many things wouldn't have gotten done," said village Trustee Paul Hoefert. "He is certainly going to be missed."

  • Mt. Prospect library redesigns website Jun 27, 2012 2:48 PM
    The Mount Prospect Public Library launched a completely redesigned website last week.

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