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Monday November 24, 2014 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)
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Knitting Roundtable for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Ronnie Rund, an expert knitter, will show you how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting projects 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)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop-In LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-6

Your imagination is the limit as we bring out our massive collection of LEGOs for an open build! Children under age 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday November 25, 2014 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)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Math Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Do you think math is scary? It doesn't have to be! Come to Math Club for tricks, tips, and activities to help make math awesome.

Theme: Geometry in THREE Dimensions

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM CANCELLED: Between the Lines: Canada by Richard Ford Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In November, Between the Lines book discussion will meet only one time on Friday November 21, at 10am, at the North Shore of Morton Grove located at 6140 Dempster Street. There will not be a Tuesday session this month. We hope to see you all on Friday! 

The story of Dell Parsons, a young man forced by catastrophic circumstances to reconcile himself to a world rendered unrecognizable. Spirited across the Montana border into Saskatchewan and taken in by Arthur Remlinger, an enigmatic man whose own past exists on the other side of the border, Dell struggles to understand what his future can be even as he comes to understand the violence simmering below the surface in his new life.


Ask staff at the Reference Desk for a copy of your next book discussion title. Learn more about this book discussion group.

 

Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSING EARLY: at 5 pm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closing early at 5 pm for Thanksgiving Eve.

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

Thursday November 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Thanksgiving Day.

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

Friday November 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 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. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday December 1, 2014 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)
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Knitting Roundtable for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Ronnie Rund, an expert knitter, will show you how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting projects and needles.
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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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 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Build It! with LEGOs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Explore building, programming, and problem-solving with LEGOs, computers, and plug-in motors. Each week is a new build! Sign up for individual classes. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Tuesday December 2, 2014 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)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Learn simple formatting and entering/editing data.  Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Do More with Excel 2010 and Advanced Excel 2010 also opens on November 18.
 
Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am November 18, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Best Books of 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Looking to add some of this year's best books to your reading list? Learn about best-reviewed, most-talked-about picks and discover what to read next. 

The book talk will be held at the North Shore Senior Center in Morton Grove: 6140 Dempster Street, Morton Grove, IL, 60053. To register please call: 847.470.5223.

Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iTots Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-5 with parent/caregiver

Storytime is all about making stories come alive in new ways: see how apps and digital books can enhance reading with your little learners. No siblings under 24 months, please.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

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

Ages 2-5 with parent/caregiver

Storytime is all about making stories come alive in new ways: see how apps and digital books can enhance reading with your little learners. No siblings under 24 months, please.

This class is also offered at 10 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM K-2 Craftsters - RESCHEDULED TO 12/18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 18

Grades K-2

Do you like doing arts and crafts projects? We do, too! Join us for a new project each month. Mess optional. Art skills not required. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Library Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Do you need volunteer service hours? Then come to the Teen Library Council meeting to volunteer your time while discussing teen library services! All teens are welcome.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Friday December 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 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. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday December 6, 2014 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 3 spaces available.
Monday December 8, 2014 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)
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rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Knitting Roundtable for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Ronnie Rund, an expert knitter, will show you how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting projects 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)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop-In LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-6

Your imagination is the limit as we bring out our massive collection of LEGOs for an open build! Children under age 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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

Join us for a book discussion of Tiger Lily by Jodie Lynn Anderson. Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe's most dangerous enemy-- Peter Pan-- and falls in love with him.

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.

Tuesday December 9, 2014 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)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Do More with Excel 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
This follow-up to Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 will cover performing calculations with formulas and functions. Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Introduction to Excel 2010 and Advanced Excel 2010 also opens on November 18.
 
Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Excel 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am November 18, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Palby Christopher Moore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A humorous, speculative novel fills in the lost years of Jesus' life, told from the perspective of Biff, his childhood best friend. (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 December 11, 2014 Go To Top
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. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to create, edit, and save slides with text and images.  Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Do More with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 also opens on November 28.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am November 28
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday December 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 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. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crafting for Charity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for knitting or crocheting blankets to provide comfort for ill or traumatized children. 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)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Crafty Saturday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Drop in to the YS department to make a seasonal craft while supplies last. 

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Sunday December 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mathematics Tea Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

You are cordially invited to a tea party with songs, stories, numbers and more. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 8 spaces available.
Monday December 15, 2014 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)
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Knitting Roundtable for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Ronnie Rund, an expert knitter, will show you how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting projects 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)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Build It! with LEGOs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Explore building, programming, and problem-solving with LEGOs, computers, and plug-in motors. Each week is a new build! Sign up for individual classes. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Tuesday December 16, 2014 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 CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Lunchbox Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This film may be rescheduled at a later time.

( Hindi with English subtitles, 2014, PG, 1 hr. 45 min.)

Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband at work. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. So begins a series of lunchbox notes and an unexpected friendship.

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Pokémon Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All ages

Play the Pokémon Trading Card Game, catch up on your trades, and show off your very best cards. Participants must have their own decks. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 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 November 18.
 
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 November 18, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM CANCELLED: Scrabble for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Exercise your brain and enjoy friendly games of Scrabble with other word-lovers.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM DIY Crafts: Winter Paper Quilling Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basic quilling technique and create a beautiful snowflake design on a greeting card or gift tag. Instructions and materials will be provided. Registration is required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday December 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM K-2 Craftsters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Do you like doing arts and crafts projects? We do, too! Join us for a new project each month. Mess optional. Art skills not required. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
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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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Do More with PowerPoint 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This follow-up to Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 will cover using transitions and animations.  Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 also opens on November 28.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am November 28, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
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