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Dial-a-Story: 847-232-8600

Welcome to MPPL’s Dial-a-Story! We’re here to read to you, wherever and whenever with Dial-a-Story. Call 847-232-8600 to listen to stories, jokes, songs, and more. Some items are read by your librarians, and some by other great narrators, but all have been carefully selected by library staff. Play a free pre-recorded story right from your phone, 24/7. Just call 847-232-8600 and follow the prompts to select the number of what you’d like to hear. 

Our menu selections vary and change monthly, so we have created this go-to Web page for you to see what is playing during a specific month. 

At the end of each selection, you will automatically be redirected to the main menu. However, if you don’t want to wait, you can press # to go to the main menu. 

Dial-a-Story: Stories, songs, jokes, and more! Call 847-232-8600.

January 2024 Selections: 

Links in this list show print, audiovisual, and electronic materials in the Mount Prospect Public Library’s collection with the same title that are available for check-out. 

  • Press 1 to listen to this menu in Spanish. 
  • Press 2 to listen to fairy tale inspired jokes, read by Miss Anne. 
  • Press 3 to listen to the story, The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak, read by Miss Becca. 
  • Press 4 to listen to the retelling of the story, Pancake Party, read by Miss Julie. 
  • Press 5 to listen to the poem, The Wonderful Tea Kettle by William Elliott Griffiths. 
  • Press 6 to listen to the poem, The Kitten’s Garden of Verses by Oliver Herford. 
  • Press 7 to listen to story, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse by Aesop. 
  • Press 8 to listen to the story, The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Anderson. 
  • Press 9 to listen to the story, The Magic Shrimp by Jose Marti. This story is in Spanish. 

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