MOUNT PROSPECT PUBLIC LIBRARY RECOGNIZES STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

Mount Prospect Public Library staff recently celebrated staff who have worked at the library five to 30 years.

The Mount Prospect Public Library Board of Trustees recently acknowledged staff and volunteers for their years of service to the library at the November 21 board meeting. Board president Sylvia Haas thanked each individual for their significant contributions.

The following employees were recognized for their years of employment with the Library: David DeVault (30 years); Marcia Duracka, Mary Anne Longpre, and Jerry Malauskas (25 years); Pamela Nelson (20 years); Erin Emerick, Mary Jane Matecki, Hedy Otte, Anne Wilson, and Katharine Wohrstein (15 years); Elaine Ball, Polly Garvin Gillogly, Suriya Samikkannu, Kathleen Szafarz, and Denise Truppa (10 years); and Joe Collier, Tara Stone, Lily Valentin, and Julie Van Dyck (5 years).

The following volunteers were recognized for their years of service to the Library: Babs Eddington and Celeste Magers (5 years).

Photo Caption: Mount Prospect Public Library staff recently celebrated staff who have worked at the library five to 30 years. Celebrating milestone anniversaries at the November 21 board meeting include (from left): Joe Collier, Katharine Wohrstein, Julie Van Dyck, Pamela Nelson, Mary Jane Matecki, Kathleen Szafarz, Mary Anne Longpre, Lily Valentin, and Polly Garvin Gillogly.

About Mount Prospect Public Library

The Library has served the community of Mount Prospect for more than 75 years. With its Main Library and South Branch, it is well-known for its signature services and programs; a vital Teen Space; and a rich source of print, audio, and e-Media. The Library's vision is to connect people to information, resources, and opportunities for enrichment as well as promote education and lifelong learning. For the seventh year in a row, MPPL was selected as one of The Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces in 2019. For more information, please visit www.mppl.org and social media channels.

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