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Friday January 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11:00 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Advanced Excel 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
This hands-on workshop will cover creating charts and using tables to sort and filter data. Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Introduction to Excel 2010 and Do More with Excel 2010 also opens on December 22.
 
Prerequisite: Do More with Excel 2010 workshop, or a thorough understanding of Excel 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Sunday February 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop-in Craft: Make Your Own Valentines Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Have a special someone you want to make a card for? Stop in the library between 2 and 4pm to create some Valentine's Day cards. Make as many as you like in the time provided - make them for your whole class, for a special teacher, or your mom or dad!  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday February 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. Parent or caregiver must attend with child.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Knitting Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ronnie Rund, an expert knitter, will show you how to knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Listen Up! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages (Preschool) with parent or caregiver

Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. For children and their parent or caregiver.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:15 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Men of Honor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2001, R,  2 hrs. 8 min.)

The courageous story of an African-American sailor who dared to dream of becoming a U.S. Navy Master Diver.

Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-4 

Bring your mother (or aunt, grandmother, neighbor, older sister, or teacher) with you for a lively discussion and activities connected to the book of the month.  

February: Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Registration begins January 3. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This one-hour storytime and craft is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before January 28, 2014. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Race: Are We So Different? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To celebrate Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township: Voices of Race in Our Community, we will feature books that examine the subject of racial identity and race relations in the United States. Fiction and nonfiction titles will be featured. 

The book talk will be held at the American Legion Memorial Civic Center in Morton Grove: 6140 Dempster Street, Morton Grove, IL, 60053. No registration required.

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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This one-hour storytime and craft is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before January 28, 2014. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Embark on an adventure with books and more! The winter session meets weekly from January 26-March 6. Registration required.

Registration opens Monday, December 15.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime, followed by a craft and socialization time. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 5. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before January 29, 2015. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime, followed by a craft and socialization time. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before January 29, 2015. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Writer's Workshop: Book Graffiti Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Use your humor and best (or worst!) doodles to make boring books hilarious. Based on the book Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM DIY Crafts: Mason Jar Luminaries Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For teens age 13 and over.

Using Epsom Salt, we will be creating a snow-like mixture to attach to the outside of our mason jars. Materials and instructions will be provided. Registration is required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slavery and the Meaning of Race in American History Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sherwin Bryant, PhD, is the Director of the Center for African American History at Northwestern University. He will discuss the history of slavery in the Americas, current events pertaining to race, and some of the principal findings in his new book, Rivers of Gold: Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing following the presentation.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Friday February 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11:00 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Drama Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1-6

Act up and become a real character using theater games, improvisation, and your imagination. You will learn public speaking skills and how to be a team player.

 
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday February 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM My Country 'Tis of ME! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Bring the whole family to this day-long event and celebrate what makes you special and unique! Every hour on the hour, you can listen to a staff member read the book, Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama. After listening to the story, help build our community quilt by creating a paper square about what makes you special and putting it up on our wall. The quilt will be built throughout the day and will remain on display until the end of February in the Youth Services Department. This program is offered in conjunction with the Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township initiative.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Movin' & Groovin' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver

Join us for this active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
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MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:20 PM Silver Screen Series: My Little Chickadee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1940, NR, 1 hr 20 min)

Flirtatious Flowerbelle Lee seeks to repair her tarnished reputation by marrying a respectable man. Mae West, W.C. Fields

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday February 8, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_music 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Concert by Jazmer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Founded in 1995 by lead vocalist Shirlee Todd, Jazmer offers a fresh and creative approach to Jewish and American music with an extensive repertoire and interesting arrangements.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday February 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. Parent or caregiver must attend with child.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Knitting Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ronnie Rund, an expert knitter, will show you how to knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pages: Every Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Every Day by David Levithan. Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend Rhiannon.

Meet up with us monthly to chat about these fresh, popular reads.  Discussion materials are available on the book display located near the south entrance.
Pages meets at Barnes and Noble at 5405 Touhy Ave. in Skokie. Learn more about this book discussion group.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Read To The Rainbow Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5-12

Practice reading to a certified therapy dog from Morton Grove's own Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy Foundation. Bring what you want to read or choose from our selection of books. Sessions are offered every fifteen minutes beginning at 7 pm.

Registration required. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday February 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Listen Up! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages (Preschool) with parent or caregiver

Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. For children and their parent or caregiver.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:45 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Belle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG, 1 hr. 44 min.)

Dido Elizabeth Belle, an 18th century English woman of mixed race falls in love with an idealistic young lawyer, and together they help to end slavery in England.

Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Penelope Wilton, Emily Watson

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Introduction to Word 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to format, proof, print and save documents.  Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Do More with Microsoft Word 2010 and Advanced Word 2010 also opens on January 27.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am January 27, 2015
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Rock the Box Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

What can you make with a cardboard box? Anything you can dream up! In this program, we will turn empty boxes into foosball games you can really play. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 5-6 

Bring your mother (or aunt, grandmother, neighbor, older sister, or teacher) with you for a lively discussion and activities connected to the book of the month.  

February: El Deafo by Cece Bell

Registration begins January 10. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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Wednesday February 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This one-hour storytime and craft is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before January 28, 2014. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This one-hour storytime and craft is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before January 28, 2014. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Embark on an adventure with books and more! The winter session meets weekly from January 26-March 6. Registration required.

Registration opens Monday, December 15.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected. (NoveList Plus)

Due to the book's length, we will discuss the first half of the story in January and continue with he discussion in February. 

LitLounge, a book group co-sponsored by the Morton Grove Public Library and the Skokie Public Library, meets in the Irish pub, The Curragh at 8266 Lincoln Ave. in Skokie. Learn more about this book discussion group.

 

Thursday February 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime, followed by a craft and socialization time. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 5. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before January 29, 2015. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Senior Spelling Bee Practice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime, followed by a craft and socialization time. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before January 29, 2015. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Brigade Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Join the Brigade! Learn a math skill and then work as a team to build something amazing. Theme: Subtraction Action. Registration Required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Finance Committee/Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly meeting of the Finance Committee of the Morton Grove Public Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced Word 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
This hands-on workshop will cover tables, charts, and clipart and more. Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority.  Registration for Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 and Do More with Word 2010 also opens on December 22.
 
Prerequisite: Do More with Microsoft Word 2010 workshop, or a thorough understanding Word 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Board of Trustees meets on the third Thursday of each month; the public is invited to attend the meetings: Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Friday February 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11:00 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday February 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crafting for Charity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Nothing shouts comfort in the winter better than a warm scarf and hat. Knitters and crocheters who are willing to make scarves and/or hats for charity are welcomed to join us!  Yarn will be provided, but please bring size 7-9 needles. Novices are welcome!

Can’t make it on Saturday, but want to participate? Email us at info@mgpl.org, and we’ll get back to you with the details.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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