Mount Prospect Public Library

Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Mount Prospect Public Library.

http://mppl.org/
https://www.goodreads.com/MPPL

Mount Prospect Public Library’s Recent Updates

" Our readers can't get enough of psychological suspense stories. With delicious tension, twisty plots, and surprise endings to debate with friends, wha ...more "
" Category C is to Read a Book Set in a Different Country. This can be any genre or format, fiction or nonfiction. Do you have a favorite read -- recent ...more "
" To kick off Summer Reading 2018, we asked staff which books they are most excited to read. Now it's your turn! Is there a book high on your summer rea ...more "
Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran
Lucky Boy
by Shanthi Sekaran (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
An absorbing story that begs for conversation, Lucky Boy is one of those rare books that both plucks at your thoughts and pulls at your heart. Recent groups spoke of the dynamic discussion that explored tough questions with no easy answers, but every ...more
Mount Prospect Public Library marked as recently-read
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
News of the World
by Paulette Jiles (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Two recent book groups warmly recommended this National Book Award finalist both for personal reading and for discussion. The very idea of an itinerant news reader in the early West was intriguing enough premise, but the journey of Captain Kidd and t ...more
Mount Prospect Public Library marked as recently-read
Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith
Rate this book
Clear rating
We don't limit our reading of poetry to April, but National Poetry Month is a great excuse to explore a form rich in artful insights and acute observations. This year we choose to meet U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith in a new collection celebrated ...more
Mount Prospect Public Library is 63% done with Wade in the Water: ...Perhaps history is the bus that will only wait so long
Before cranking its engine to barrel down

The road. Maybe it is the voice coming in
Through the radio like a long-distance call.

Or the child in the crook of his mother's arm
Who believes history must sleep inside a tomb,

Or the belly of a bomb.

~ from "New Road Station"
Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mount Prospect Public Library marked as recently-read
Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith
Rate this book
Clear rating
We don't limit our reading of poetry to April, but National Poetry Month is a great excuse to explore a form rich in artful insights and acute observations. This year we choose to meet U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith in a new collection celebrated ...more
Mount Prospect Public Library marked as recently-read
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mount Prospect Public Library marked as recently-read
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Rate this book
Clear rating
Our collective read count of this book may already be approaching TILT, but who can resist adding another in anticipation of the Ready Player One Scavenger Hunt (March 29 - April 5) and the Ready Player One Extravaganza (April 2) at the Library? It ...more
More of Mount Prospect Public Library's books…
219343 Summer Reads 2017 — 33 members — last activity Jul 29, 2017 07:31AM
Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer that loves more freedom to choose what you read or someone that is looking for a challenge, Summer Reading at Mount ...more
608231 Summer Reads 2018 — 22 members — last activity Jun 18, 2018 11:10AM
Whether you are an adventurer or prefer the familiar, Summer Reading at Mount Prospect Public Library has something for you! This group is designed to ...more
See your year in books badge
Ed
Ed
480 books | 5 friends

Molly
1,246 books | 142 friends

Anne
3,625 books | 58 friends

Janine
1,626 books | 137 friends

javd
1,049 books | 19 friends

Colleen
588 books | 14 friends

Mary De...
795 books | 58 friends

Jennife...
1,258 books | 90 friends

More friends…

Favorite Genres



Polls voted on by Mount Prospect Public Library

Lists liked by Mount Prospect Public Library