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Friday October 24, 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)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: The Distancers by Lee Sandlin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Distancers

In October, instead of Thursday, October 23 at 10am, this book discussion will meet on Friday October 24, at 10am, at the North Shore Senior Center 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!

Follows seven generations of the author's Midwestern family through The Great Depression, World War Two, and the dust bowl years, where he learned the value of family and the art of keeping one's distance.


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

 

 
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 CANCELED: Kids Flicks: Frankenweenie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This program has been canceled.

Saturday October 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Get Hooked: It's a Wrap - with Yarn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create bowls, baskets, trays, trivets, placemats and many more fun things by wrapping yarn around cotton cording and coiling the cord into shape.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM RESCHEDULED: Incredible Bats! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This program has been RESCHEDULED for March 28 at 2pm.

Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM CANCELLED: Critic's Choice Cinema: Ilo Ilo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Event may be rescheduled at a later date.

(2013, NR, 1 hr 40 min, Mandarin & Tagalog w/ English subtitles)
 
Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, a middle-class family hires a Filipino immigrant as a live-in nanny and form an unexpected bond, but unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the family.
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday October 27, 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_familytree 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM CANCELLED: Free Genealogy Resources Online Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This program may be rescheduled for a later date.

Learn about free genealogy resources online including FamilySearch.org, Cyndi’s List, and more, and learn about brick-and-mortar locations dedicated to genealogical resources. 
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
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 September 27. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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Tuesday October 28, 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  -  1:20 PM CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Young Frankenstein Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This film has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

(1974, PG, 1 hr. 46 min.)

A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies in Frederick Frankenstein returns to the old country to clear his family name.

Cast: Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
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.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 5-6 pm: Modular Arithmetic: Running in Circles

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

The Distancers

In October, Between the Lines book discussion will meet only one time on Friday October 24, 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!

Follows seven generations of the author's Midwestern family through The Great Depression, World War Two, and the dust bowl years, where he learned the value of family and the art of keeping one's distance.


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

 

Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 17 - November 5. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before September 17, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 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: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 17 - November 5. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before September 17, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 15. 

This class is also offered at 10:30 pm

    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! The fall session meets weekly from September 17 - November 5. Registration required.

Registration opens Friday, August 15.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 18 - November 6. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before September 18, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 15. 

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 18 - November 6. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before September 18, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 15. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Friday October 31, 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)
Saturday November 1, 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 10 spaces available.
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Monday November 3, 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 November 4, 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  -  2:05 PM CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: West Side Story Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1961, NR, 2 hrs. 33 mi.)

This electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York.

Cast: George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Natalie Wood

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Wimpy Kid Book Release Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages, Grades K-6 eligible for book giveaway.

Join us for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul book release party. In the 9th installment of this series, the Hefleys hit the road. Are you wimpy enough to handle the excitement? Join us for geeky gags, nerdy games, and all-around weirdo fun. At the program (on the day of the book's release), FIVE copies of the book will be awarded to FIVE wimpy kids. Be one of the first to own it!

 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 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 October 21.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am October 21, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 17 - November 5. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before September 17, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 15. 

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Family Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Whether they are happy or unhappy, dysfunctional or boring, large or small, these fictional families will not lack in drama.  

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.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Preschool Storytime: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 17 - November 5. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before September 17, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 15. 

This class is also offered at 10:30 pm

    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! The fall session meets weekly from September 17 - November 5. Registration required.

Registration opens Friday, August 15.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 18 - November 6. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before September 18, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 15. 

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time: Fall 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 fall session meets weekly from September 18 - November 6. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before September 18, 2014. Registration opens Friday, August 15. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  4:30 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.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
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 November 7, 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)
 
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 November 8, 2014 Go To Top
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. 

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Crossfit Illumine For Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Ages 3-6 with a parent or caregiver
 
Find the fun in fitness with Crossfit Illumine Kids. Join us for age-appropriate fitness games and activities designed to get kids moving and having fun!  
 
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM MGPL Pub Trivia Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pub Trivia is back!  Join us for a free and friendly competition at the Bringer Inn, 6230 Lincoln Ave.  Participants will compete in teams of up to four, and the winning team will win a gift certificate donated by the Bringer Inn.

Registration opens: 9 am October 1, 2014

        There are 8 spaces available.
Monday November 10, 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)
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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: Saving June Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Saving June by Hannah Harrington. After her sister's suicide, Harper Scott takes off for California with her best friend Laney to scatter her sister's ashes in the Pacific Ocean. 

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.

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