Library Apps

Use the Library from your mobile device with these free apps. Access the library catalog, e-books, and online resources.

Mount Prospect Public Library App

Access Mount Prospect Public Library on the go! Manage your account, search the catalog, use your digital library card, link family accounts, and find suggested reading instantly with your device.

Need a tutorial? Check out our Guide to the MPPL App.

Learn software, technology, creative, and business skills through video tutorials.

To access the Library subscription, select the “Organization” tab, then locate “Web Portal” and enter our url,, and tap the login button. A browser screen will open to your Lynda Library login page. Log in as usual with Library Card Number and PIN. Once these are confirmed you will be passed back to the App to watch the videos.

For a guide, see Lynda App Instructions


Download e-books and audiobooks from your library directly to your device. Register for an account, use “Get Books” to find Digital Library of Illinois, and begin checking out titles with your MPPL library card and PIN.


A streamlined version of the OverDrive app, Libby offers similar access to a digital library of thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks. It takes just a few taps to find, borrow, and begin reading a title. Ideal for new users and for those who prefer a simpler experience.

Hoopla Digital Media

Enjoy free movies, music, eBooks, and audiobooks from Hoopla on your mobile device or computer with your Mount Prospect Public Library card. Users get up to 8 free checkouts per month. A MPPL card in good standing is required to register.


Stream free movies on your mobile device or computer with your Mount Prospect Public Library card. Users get up to 10 checkouts per month. A MPPL card in good standing is required to register.


Access exclusive Recorded Books digital audiobook titles anytime on your mobile device, always available with unlimited checkouts. Please register first with your MPPL card starting here. This service also includes access to digital magazines.

Rosetta Stone Library Edition

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with the online Rosetta Stone® Library Solution, available in 30 languages.

For a guide, see Rosetta Stone App Instructions

Mango Languages Library Edition

Get free access to more than 34 foreign language courses and 14 English as a second language courses through your local library account. Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy, and incredibly effective.


There’s deep knowledge nearby – knowledge for life and learning – when you locate and unlock the rich, relevant resources of your public library. By Gale, part of Cengage Learning. To Go™ To Go™ for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch is the free mobile companion for Connect to live one-to-one help, review past sessions, or store documents or photos in your Locker.

To use the app, you will need to first create a free account on our website. You will need your Library card number to create an account.


Print from your smartphone or tablet at the Mount Prospect Public Library.


Access your school or library’s TumbleBookLibrary subscription from your Android device with the new TumbleBooks app!

TumbleBookLibrary subscribers can download and install the app on all of their devices! With a single sign-on per device, they’ll be signed in for months! All you need is a device and an internet connection.


PressReader gives you unlimited access to thousands of magazines and newspapers from around the world so you can stay connected to the stories you love.

Download complete issues to read offline or save data while you’re on the go. Set automatic downloads so you never miss a beat.

For a guide, see PressReader App Instructions

Creative Bug

More than 1,000 art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Includes sewing/quilting/knitting, paper crafts, food, jewelry, holiday crafts and more.

Users must first create their account through our CreativeBug link then log into the app using the email address and password they entered when registering.