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Sunday June 1, 2014 -  Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Paws to Read MGPL 2014 Summer Reading Program for Adults and Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

June 1-July 31: Take Some Time This Summer to "Paws to Read" 

Starting June 1, pick up a program log at the Adult Services Desk and receive a fun prize just for joining! Keep track of the items you check out and the programs you attend at MGPL. Once you complete the log you will receive an awesome book bag, as well as a chance to win one of many gift cards to places as Culvers, Chipotle, Starbucks, Panera, and PetSmart. 

Wednesday July 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime: Summer 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 summer session meets weekly from June 11 - July 30. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Preschool Storytime: Summer 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 summer session meets weekly from June 11 - July 30. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Robotics Camp Day 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Please register for Robotics Camp on the Monday, July 28th date. 

Let's build a robot! Learn to construct and program the Library's LEGO Mindstorms robot, using its color, touch, and ultrasonic sensors to control it. Each session will end in a robot challenge, culminating in a full obstacle course on the camp's last day.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Build It! with Legos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

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

    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 (2013-2014 School Year)

Embark on an adventure with books and more! The spring session meets weekly from June 11 - July 30. Registration required. 

Registration opens Tuesday, April 15.

This class is also offered at 4:30 pm on Thursdays

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time: Summer 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 summer session meets weekly from June 12 - July 31. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time: Summer 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 summer session meets weekly from June 12 - July 31. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All ages

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)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2 (2013-2014 School Year)

Embark on an adventure with books and more! The spring session meets weekly from June 12 - July 31. Registration required. 

Registration opens Tuesday, April 15.

This class is also offered at 6:30 pm on Wednesdays

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday August 1, 2014 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 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)
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Robotics Camp Day 3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Please register for Robotics Camp on the Monday, July 28th date. 

Let's build a robot! Learn to construct and program the Library's LEGO Mindstorms robot, using its color, touch, and ultrasonic sensors to control it. Each session will end in a robot challenge, culminating in a full obstacle course on the camp's last day.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday August 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Movin' and 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 2 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM Silver Screen Series: Cat Ballou Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1965, NR, 1 hr 40 min)

A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects. Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday August 3, 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 is 1 space available.
 
ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Two Gentlemen of Verona Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ah, young love! Proteus is ga-ga over Julia – until he falls for Sylvia, who just happens to be his best friend’s girl.  The two boys vie to outmaneuver each other and the two girls contrive to regain their original sweethearts.  Add an interfering father and a band of well-meaning outlaws, and you’ve got an action-packed comedy.

The play is directed by Andrew Biliter and performed by Muse of Fire’s professional actors.

 
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday August 4, 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 2:30 PM  -  4:00 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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
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 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.

 Registration begins July 3, 2014. To register, visit the Library or call 847-929-5102

Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Unavailable
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
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  -  2:15 PM Movies, Munchies & More: Film: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, PG-13, 2 hrs. 41 min.)

Bilbo Baggins continues on his journey with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves in an epic quest to reclaim their lost Swarf Kingdom of Erebor.

Cast: Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Recycled Craft: Shrinky Dinks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

Don't throw it away! Turn old plastic into funky jewelry and charms. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
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 ibrary-sponsored event.

    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 July 1.
 
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 July 1, 2014
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
   
Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Language Stars Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver

Learn languages from around the world through stories and songs with the Language Stars teachers. Registration required.

 
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Psychological Suspense Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

It is time for cerebral thrills, atmospheric stories, plot turns, disturbing mind games, and compelling characters that will keep you guessing to the very end. 

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 August 7, 2014 Go To Top
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)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Board of Trustees: Special Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting will be a board focus group / strategic planning meeting with a library planning consultant.  Public focus group meetings will be held at a later date.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
Friday August 8, 2014 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 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  -  5:45 PM Kids Flicks: Finding Nemo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2003, G, 1 hr. 40 min.) 

Revisit an old favorite in honor of Shark Week! When Nemo gets lost from his coral reef home, his dad Marlin and new friend Dory make an epic trip to find him at 42 Wallaby Way - dodging jellyfish swarms and vegetarian sharks along the way!

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday August 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Kids Flicks: Frozen SING-ALONG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

(2013, PG, 1 hr 42 min)

Cool off at the Library and watch this smash hit on the big screen! Come ready to sing along to all your favorite songs and cheer Anna and Kristoff on as they race to stop Elsa's eternal winter.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crafting for Charity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling all knitters & crocheters, and those who want to learn to knit or crochet, to join us as we roll out this exciting new service for the community! Plan on joining us one Saturday a month to work alone or in a group to make blankets to provide comfort and security for seriously ill or traumatized children of all ages. Yarn will be provided, but please bring size 7-9 needles. 

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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
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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. 

Monday August 11, 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 2:30 PM  -  4:00 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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
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 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Minecraft Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

Get together with other superfans to show off your builds, trade ideas, and work as a team to build big stuff! Registration required.

Registration begins Sunday, June 15. To register, please visit the Library or call 847-929-5102. The Library has a limited number of Mojang accounts for Minecraft Club use. If you do not have your own account, you may reserve one when calling to register.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pages: The Fault in Our Stars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.

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 August 12, 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  -  1:00 PM Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Last Will and Testament Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2012, NR, 1 hr. 25 min.)

It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: who wrote the works of William Shakespeare?  Sir Derek Jacobi leads an impressive cast on a quest to uncover the truth behind the world's most elusive author.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Kindergarten Rocks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Incoming Kindergarteners ONLY

Starting school is exciting. Starting kindergarten is more than exciting. It ROCKS! School is starting soon and for kindergartners the fun is about to begin. We'll celebrate this big step with stories, songs, dancing and snacks. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Kindergarten Rocks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Incoming Kindergarteners ONLY

Starting school is exciting. Starting kindergarten is more than exciting. It ROCKS! School is starting soon and for kindergartners the fun is about to begin. We'll celebrate this big step with stories, songs, dancing and snacks. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Niles Township Toastmasters Club 665 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a Library-sponsored event.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
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 July 30.
 
Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am July 30, 2014.
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
        There are 4 spaces available.
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Thursday August 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room is Unavailable
Friday August 15, 2014 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 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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