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Monday May 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed in observance of Memoral Day.

Many services are available even when the Library is closed: www.mgpl.org

Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM MGPL On the Go: Apps Made Easy at Starbucks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Catch us out and about in the community! We will be visiting places in town talking about downloadables, online resources, Summer Reading, and more. Drop in at Starbucks between 8-10am to talk about interesting apps for your smartphone or tablet. Stop by to say hello, and we’re more than happy to answer questions about the library!

Location:
Starbucks
6763 Dempster
Morton Grove, IL 60053

 
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  -  1:30 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Back to the Future II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1989, PG, 1 hr. 49 min.)

Marty visits 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFly family. To correct the problems created by a stolen time machine, Marty and Doc must return to 1955.

Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Library Council (TLC) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Want to hang out with new people? Have ideas for new teen clubs and activities? Need volunteer hours? Like eating snacks? Then you need to be at TLC! Stop by to meet your new teen librarian, check out the new Teen Room, and take a leading role in shaping the future of MGPL. 

        There are 10 spaces available.
Thursday May 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Power Employment Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Business and Career Services of the Illinois WorkNet Center in Arlington Hts. will discuss resumes and cover letters, online job applications, and interviewing to help you in your job search. To register, go to www.worknetncc.com and click on Events, then Power Employment. Please contact Deirdre Junta at djunta@bcsillinois.org with any questions. 

 
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    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Do More with Word 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This follow-up to Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 workshop will cover page layouts, working with columns, bullet points, and more. Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 also opens on May 5.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Word 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am May 5, 2015.
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Friday May 29, 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 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grand Re-opening of the Library's Main Floor and Mezzanine Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

4-6 pm 

  • Multiple crafts for kids and teens
  • Music by classical guitarist Ken Rothacker and guest accompanist Debra Stombres, Library Director, on flute
  • Drawing for door prize
  • MGPL Foundation 50/50 raffle
  • Refreshments by Costco and Kappy's Restaurant

6:00 pm Dedication and ribbon cutting

6:30 pm Announcement of door prize and 50/50 raffle winners

7:00 pm Concert by Suenos Latin Jazz in the Baxter Room

 

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grand Re-opening of the Library's Main Floor and Mezzanine Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

4-6 pm 

  • Multiple crafts for kids and teens
  • Music by classical guitarist Ken Rothacker and guest accompanist Debra Stombres, Library Director, on flute
  • Drawing for door prize
  • MGPL Foundation 50/50 raffle
  • Refreshments by Costco and Kappy's Restaurant

6:00 pm Dedication and ribbon cutting

6:30 pm Announcement of door prize and 50/50 raffle winners

7:00 pm Concert by Suenos Latin Jazz in the Baxter Room

 

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grand Re-opening of the Library's Main Floor and Mezzanine Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

4-6 pm 

  • Multiple crafts for kids and teens
  • Music by classical guitarist Ken Rothacker and guest accompanist Debra Stombres, Library Director, on flute
  • Drawing for door prize
  • MGPL Foundation 50/50 raffle
  • Refreshments by Costco and Kappy's Restaurant

6:00 pm Dedication and ribbon cutting

6:30 pm Announcement of door prize and 50/50 raffle winners

7:00 pm Concert by Suenos Latin Jazz in the Baxter Room

 

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MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Suenos Latin Jazz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Steven Hashimoto and the Latin Suenos Jazz Quartet for a concert in celebration of the Library's Grand Re-opening! Suenos Latin Jazz will perform msalsa, samba, bossa nova, mambo, soca, calypso, and reggae melodies.

 
MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Suenos Latin Jazz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Steven Hashimoto and the Latin Suenos Jazz Quartet for a concert in celebration of the Library's Grand Re-opening! Suenos Latin Jazz will perform msalsa, samba, bossa nova, mambo, soca, calypso, and reggae melodies.

 
MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Suenos Latin Jazz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Steven Hashimoto and the Latin Suenos Jazz Quartet for a concert in celebration of the Library's Grand Re-opening! Suenos Latin Jazz will perform msalsa, samba, bossa nova, mambo, soca, calypso, and reggae melodies.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday May 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Crossfit Illumine For Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grade 1-4

Join us for fitness games and activities designed to get you moving and having fun! Registration Required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Maker Space: Comic Books Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 2-6

Learn power storytelling techniques through comics.  Spend your afternoon creating your very own mini comic book.  Participants will leave with the simple tools and techniques needed to create comics on their own.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Sunday May 31, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Critic's Choice: The Dark Valley Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, NR, 1 hr 54 min, German with English subtitles)

A strange man arrives at a desolate Alpine village and mysterious, tragic accidents occur. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Summer Volunteer Training Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Librarian, Dan and YS Librarian, Jess will provide orientation to the Summer Reading Program for Teen Summer Volunteers. Volunteers must attend one training session. An alternate session will take place on Wednesday, July 3, 7:00 pm. 

 

 

        There are 40 spaces available.
 
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 June 2, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:40 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Indian Summer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1993, PG-13, 1 hr. 38 min.)

The longtime director of an Ontario summer camp brings a group of former campers back for a 20-year reunion. Cast: Alan Arkin, Diane Lane, Elizabeth Perkins, Matt Craven

NOTE: S'mores (and More) will be served as a special promotion for the summer reading program, Camp MGPL

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Northern Illinois Stereo Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a Library sponsored event.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday June 3, 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 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Civic Center Book Talk: Great First Lines in Fiction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In the world of distractions, it's essential for a book to grip you quickly. This month, we'll talk about books of various types and genres that will pull you in and refuse to let go from the first, fabulos line. 

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.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
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! Summer classes meet weekly from June 1–26 and July 13–August 7. No registration is required for summer classes. To attend, children must be going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Volunteer Training Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Librarian, Dan and YS Librarian, Jess will provide orientation to the Summer Reading Program for Teen Summer Volunteers. Volunteers must attend one training session. An alternate session will take place on Monday, July 1, 3:30 pm. 

 

 

        There are 40 spaces available.
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Policy Committee/Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Saturday June 6, 2015 Go To Top
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)
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Silver Screen Series: The Parent Trap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1961, NR, 2 hr 9 min)

Teenage twin girls swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents. Cast: Hayley Mills, Maureen O’Hara

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 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)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Monday Night Minecraft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Love to play Minecraft? Bring your device and your skills and show us what you’ve got.  Never played before? Stop by to learn from other players.  No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Morton Grove Park District Recital Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a Library event.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pages: Tell the Wolves I'm Home Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt. In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them.

Meet us with us monthly to chat about these fresh, popular reads. Discussion materials are available on the book display located near the east entrance. Pages meets at Barnes and Noble at 5404 Touhy Ave. in Skokie. Learn more about this book discussion group.

Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Farms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-3 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Farms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:15 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Words and Pictures Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, PG-13, 1 hr. 41 min.)

An English teacher challenges a new teacher on campus to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance.

Cast: Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM DIY Teen Craft: Make your own Amigurumi Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Part one of a two-part craft: Those who attended part one on May 19 can finish and take home their Amigurumi doll. If you can only make part two, you will get the supplies and instructions to start, then finish on your own! 

Wednesday June 10, 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 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
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! Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer, likes to spend her summers building treehouses, swimming, and catching lightning bugs with her big brother Jem. But one summer, when a black man is accused of raping a white woman, Scout's carefree days come to an end. In the county courtroom, she will join her father in a desperate battle against ignorance and prejudice. (NoveList Plus). 

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 June 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Teen Art Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us to create your own artistic masterpiece inspired by famous arists, artistic movements, and techniques. No previous skill or supplies needed. Registration is required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Space: Banana Pianos! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 6-8

Let's say you want to use a computer like a piano, but instead of using the keyboard buttons to play the piano, you hook up an invention kit to something fun, like bananas, and the bananas become your piano keys. Imagination meets technology in this interactive program. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 12 spaces available.
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