Friends of the Library Autumn Book Sale 2022

Friends of the Library Autumn Book Sale 2022

10/15/2022

Join the Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library for a two-day autumn 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.

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Upcoming Library Events Supported by Friends

Upcoming Library Events Supported by Friends

09/14/2022

FanFest and One Book One Village are Friends supported events happening at the Library this October. FanFest is a chance for people of all ages to show their dedication to their favorite fandoms. One Book One Village involves the community reading the same book at the same time and sharing experiences through related programs, discussions, and author events.

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Seeking Friends Book Sale Volunteers

Seeking Friends Book Sale Volunteers

09/12/2022

Do you love Friends books sales and want to support the Library? We'd love to hear from you! We are looking for volunteers to help set up before book sales, cashier and provide assistance on sale days, and take down after book sales. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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Friends Summer Book Sale Has Great Turnout

Friends Summer Book Sale Has Great Turnout

08/29/2022

People hunting for good bargains found a lot to be happy about at the Friends Summer Book Sale. Shoppers turned our for great deals on books, movies, music, and more at three locations around the library. Funds raised directly support MPPL programs and other initiatives that raise the quality of the Library for patrons, staff, and members of the community.

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Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale 2022

Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale 2022

07/11/2022

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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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

03/06/2022

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

12/02/2021

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

07/03/2022

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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