Winter season got you down? Wish it was spring so you could start your vegetable garden? Bring the green indoors! Join Julia Zoltowsky, a horticulturalist from the Chicago Botanic Garden, and learn how to grow leafy greens indoors, plus discover the best tricks, tips, and tools to harvest all winter long.
Mount Prospect’s landscape is full of change. This is reflected in many of the village’s structures that have been dismantled, renovated, or moved over time. Emily Dattilo, executive director of the Mount Prospect Historical Society, will discuss how businesses, government buildings, and schools have changed, plus, she will show pieces of history from some of the structures.
Genealogy subscription databases Heritage Quest, MyHeritage, Fold3, and Heritage Hub may not be as well-known as Ancestry Library Edition, but they offer information to help family historians add rich narratives to their family stories using Census records, vital records, obituaries, family trees, military records, and more. Librarians Steven Browne and Anne Shaughnessy will help you make the most of these resources available to Mount Prospect Public Library cardholders.
The commercial and residential structures around Mount Prospect have unique histories. Come and join Mount Prospect Historical Society Executive Director Emily Dattilo as she discusses the hidden histories behind the stores along Prospect Avenue and the location of the former Central Plaza.
Join us to learn about the essentials of mental health from a representative of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Cook County North Suburban chapter. They will address steps to take for yourself or a friend when thinking about mental health, coping strategies, when to seek help, and debunk myths in favor of the facts.