Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale 2022

Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale 2022

07/04/2022

Join the Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library for a two-day summer sale featuring deals on books, audiobooks, movies, music, games, and more!

The sale is open to the public and there is shopping upstairs and downstairs, inside the library and in the library parking garage.

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Summer Reading 2022

Summer Reading 2022

06/17/2022

Explore your world as you read beyond the beaten path with the MPPL Summer Reading Program, sponsored, in part, by Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library. There are great Summer Reading challenges for youth, teens, and adults. Keep track of your minutes spent reading this summer and be entered into a gift card prize drawing and earn fun rewards. 

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Friends Spring Sale a Huge Success

Friends Spring Sale a Huge Success

05/20/2022

The first Friends Book Sale of 2022 was a HUGE success! People turned out in large numbers to shop the huge selection of items in the parking garage and two rooms in the library. We raised more for the Mount Prospect Public Library in two days than we had done previously with many three-day sales before the pandemic.

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Friends Accepting Donations

Friends Accepting Donations

05/20/2022

We are excited to once again welcome donations of books, movies, music, audiobooks, and games. Don't think you will read that book, watch that movie, or listen to that record or CD again? The Friends will gladly accept your gently used items. Your donations will help support Library programs and initiatives by being included in future Friends book sales.

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Woven Together: One Town, One Day, One Read

Woven Together: One Town, One Day, One Read

03/02/2022

For children up to grade 5 along with their families. Get a chance to meet author/illustrator Evan Turk and hear him read his book You Are Home: An Ode to the National Parks in the culminating event of the library's Woven Together program. The library‚Äôs Woven Together Community Read initiative brings together children and educators to celebrate great works of literature, encourage a love of reading, and spark discussions. 

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New Friends Self-Service Trolleys

New Friends Self-Service Trolleys

12/03/2021

Come visit our two new self-service shelves, on the 2nd floor, stocked with individually priced holiday-themed items for children and adults, as well as year-round, gift-quality books/DVDs/CDs/puzzles. Shelves will be restocked as space opens up, so shop early and often!

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First Ever Friends Garage Sale a Huge Success

First Ever Friends Garage Sale a Huge Success

07/05/2021

The first ever Friends of the Library garage sale was a huge success. The Friends sold an estimated 16,000 books, DVDs, CDs, and other items. The community turned out in huge numbers with many people taking advantage of the "bag sale" pricing. 

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Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale 2021

Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale 2021

06/06/2021

Join the Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library for a Summer Garage Sale - our first book sale in over a year! Shop great deals inside and out. 

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FanFest 2021 - This Time, It's Virtual

FanFest 2021 - This Time, It's Virtual

03/08/2021

Get ready to get your geek on from March 20 through March 27 when FanFest returns to the Library as a virtual event. 

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Main Library Building Open

Main Library Building Open

02/01/2021

The Mount Prospect Public Library reopened its Main Library February 1. The Main Library operates with limited capacity and time limits, allowing patrons to find and check out materials efficiently in less than an hour.

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Warm Up with Winter Reading

Warm Up with Winter Reading

01/14/2021

Book lovers of all ages can enjoy Winter Reading from January 1 - February 28. Use Beanstack software to track your reading online, earn digital badges, and get chances to earn prizes. 

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