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  • Mount Prospect library launches new checkout system Jun 5, 2012 12:00 AM
    Express Checkout, a new, timesaving option for checking out library materials was rolled out earlier this month at the Mount Prospect Public Library and early reviews indicate patrons are finding the do-it-yourself technology easy and convenient to use.

  •  Librarian Keary Bramwell demonstrates one of the Science To Go Engineering Kits developed by the Mount Prospect Public Library and the IEEE-Chicago Section.

    Mount Prospect Public Library pioneers youth science programMay 21, 2012 12:00 AM
    A program developed at the Mount Prospect Public Library to generate early interest in math and science has proved so successful that it is being expanded into an eight-state region.

  • People from all walks of life gather at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library for the District 214 Read to Learn program, which helps area residents improve their English reading skills through one-on-one tutoring.

    A common goal: suburban students, tutors cross language barriers for learning Mar 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Read to Learn program has helped thousands of residents across the suburbs improve their literacy skills, earn their U.S. citizenship and reach their goals. As the suburbs have become more diverse, the program finds great demand from residents working on their English skills and hoping for a better life.

  •  The checkout desk at the Mount Prospect Public Library has become a busy place in recent years as circulation has jumped 30 percent over the past five years, peaking in 2011 with 1,063,364 items borrowed.

    Ten years after expansion, Mt. Prospect library sees record circulation Jan 11, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Mount Prospect Public Library experienced its highest circulation ever in 2011, something library leaders attribute to the economy and technological changes such as e-books. The surge in demand for library services occurs as the 10th anniversary of the expansion of the library building nears.

  •  Alba Jones, student services coordinator with Northwest Suburban High School District 214, gives educational material to Sue Alt of Mount Prospect at the Community Connections Center, which recently celebrated its second anniversary.

    Mount Prospect center a hit with nearby residents Oct 8, 2011 12:00 AM
    Mount Prospect officials say that the first two years of the Community Connections Center, a resource for library, municipal and educational services on the south end of the village, have been a strong success. The center caters to a large immigrant population, including many Latino residents.

  • Mount Prospect helping residents go green Aug 25, 2011 12:00 AM
    The village of Mount Prospect and the Mount Prospect Public Library will work together this fall to hold a series of educational programs regarding the environment and living a "green" lifestyle. The programs will be paid for with a federal grant awarded to the village in 2009.

  • Mount Prospect library closed due to flooding Jul 23, 2011 12:00 AM
    Flooded parking garage forced Mount Prospect Public Library to close Saturday and Sunday. Staff hopes to reopen Monday.

  • Mt. Prospect store, library to give out free comics Apr 27, 2011 12:00 AM
    In honor of national Free Comic Book Day on May 7, Comix Revolution in Mount Prospect and the Mount Prospect Public Library will give away free comic books. Free Comic Book Day is celebrating its 10th anniversary, when comic shops around the world hand out designated free comics from various publishers to attendees on the first Saturday in May.

  • Dale Barbara Draznin: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Dale Barbara Draznin, running for Mount Prospect library

  • Brian Gilligan, running for Mount Prospect library

    Brian Gilligan: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Brian Gilligan, running for Mount Prospect library

  • Richard T. Tani: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Richard T. Tani, running for Mount Prospect library

  •  Harold Washington Library.

    Local libraries make learning fun Jan 28, 2011 12:00 AM
    Some libraries are worth a drive the check out, especially if you're a parent looking for ways to enrich your children's lives and make sure they have fun at the same time.

  • Superman visits Millennium Park in a new comic book that brings him to Mount Prospect.

    Superman sighted in Mount Prospect! Nov 19, 2010 12:00 AM
    Look, up on the newsstand: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman in Mount Prospect! “Superman” issue #705, released this week, finds the Man of Steel in the Northwest suburb, the first stop in the comic book's new “Grounded” series, in which “Clark Kent crosses the United States looking to rediscover truth, justice & the American way as Superman.”

  • Lincoln exhibit coming to Mt. Prospect libraryOct 1, 2010 12:00 AM
    The Mount Prospect Public Library, in collaboration with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, presents "Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America", a world-class traveling exhibit featuring reproduction artifacts from the ALPLM, Oct. 12-26. T

  • Mt. Prospect fall book sale Oct. 15-17Sep 26, 2010 12:00 AM
    The Mount Prospect Friends of the Library fall book sale will be held Oct. 15-17 at the Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mt. Prospect.

  • Hilda Rivera, assistant manager at Walmart Mount Prospect presents the $5,000 donation to Dick Tani, Mount Prospect library board president.

    Your news: Walmart presents $5,000 to library for South Branch computer training labJun 24, 2010 12:00 AM
    The Mount Prospect Public Library's board of trustees was presented with a $5,000 donation from Walmart by Hilda Rivera, assistant manager at the Mount Prospect Walmart. The money will be used to help establish a much-needed computer training lab at the library's South Branch, 1711 West Algonquin Road.

  • With repair and operating costs too much to afford, the Indian Trails Public Library District's bookmobile has been parked for good. The district instead opened a new branch in northwest Prospect Heights.

    Wheeling library retires bookmobile, opens new branchJun 9, 2010 12:00 AM
    After years of mechanical problems, the Indian Trails Public Library District parked their bookmobile permanently and opened a new branch to take its place on the northwest side of Prospect Heights.

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