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Thursday August 21, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. 

 


Discussion materials are available on the book display located near the south entrance. Learn more about this book discussion group.

 

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
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 for making stories come alive in new ways: see how apps and digital books can enhance reading together! No siblings under 24 months, please.

Registration required. Due to limited space, please register for ONE class only.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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 for making stories come alive in new ways: see how apps and digital books can enhance reading together! No siblings under 24 months, please.

Registration required. Due to limited space, please register for ONE class only.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Hot Ticket: Noah Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 2 hr 15 min)

A man is chosen by his world’s creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world. Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Canceled: 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.

 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Hot Ticket: Noah Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 2 hr 15 min)

A man is chosen by his world’s creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world. Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Cub Scout Committee Planning Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a library sponsored event.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Canceled: Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The regular monthly meeting for August has been canceled; the next regular monthly meeting will be September 18, 2014.

Friday August 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library is closed for Staff Development Day.  

Though the library is closed, many services are available on the library's web site, including downloadable e-books and streaming videos and music:  www.mgpl.org

Saturday August 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM SWAP Team Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Orientation for volunteers who will be helping with the 2014 Craft Supply Swap at St. Martha's Church on Saturday, September 6, 9 am - 12 noon. 

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Let's Get Physical with My Gym! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver

Enjoy dance, gymnastics skills, and movement with My Gym Children's Fitness Center of Skokie! Work on agility, balance, gross motor skills, and more. Registration required. 

 

 

   
Sunday August 24, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM Critic's Choice Cinema: The Auction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, NR, French w/ English subtitles, 1 hr 50 min)

A quiet farmer is forced to make scarifies he never intended for the sake of those closest to him. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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Monday August 25, 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)
Tuesday August 26, 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  -  1:30 PM Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: The Monuments Men Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 1 hr. 58 min.)

An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.

Cast: George Clooney, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Between the Lines: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. 

 

Discussion materials are available on the book display located near the south entrance. Learn more about this book discussion group.

 

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sisters Book Release Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Calling all Raina Telgemeier fans! Do you love the graphic novel Smile? Sisters, which tells more of Raina's story, comes out TODAY (Tuesday, August 26). Celebrate the release day by drawing comics, playing games, and eating snacks that won't get stuck in your braces. Plus, everyone who attends has a chance to win their very own copy of the new book! 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM DIY Craft: Light Painting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to the library to "paint" with light. Using a slow shutter on your camera, you can use light to capture pictures that looks like you are writing in the air! Materials will be provided, however, if you have a camera or camera phone you may bring it to take photographs. Registration is required.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
        There are 6 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 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 July 30.
 
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 July 30, 2014
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
   
Thursday August 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Job Seeker Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Employment coaches from Illinois WorkNet will discuss resumes and cover letters, online job applications, and interviewing to help you in your job search. For more information about Illiniois WorkNet, call 847-448-8647 or go to 

http://www.illinoisworknet.com    
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a Library-sponsored event.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
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Friday August 29, 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)
Sunday August 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for observance of Labor Day.

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

Monday September 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for observance of Labor Day.

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

Tuesday September 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)
 
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:40 PM Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: In Search of Mozart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters and narrated by Juliet Stevenson. Cast: Sean Barrett, Frank Adams-Brown, Sam West.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Annual Back-to-School Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1-6

Rock? Paper? Scissors? Choose wisely and you could be the grand champion of the Morton Grove Public Library's Annual Back-to-School Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament. Students in grades 1 through 6 are invited to compete in the tournament. Competitors compete by grade level. Winners at grade levels go on to compete in the final round. The evening concludes with a final round to crown this year's Rock, Paper, Scissors Champion!

Registration for competitors begins in the Baxter Room at 5:30 with competition starting promptly at 6 pm.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
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 August 19.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am August 19, 2014
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
        There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Language Stars Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-6

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

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Feisty Females In Fiction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fabulous, strong, witty, sometimes troubled, but always resourceful – here are the leading ladies who definitely do not need to be rescued. 

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 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Northeast Area 65 of Toastmasters International Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a Library sponsored event.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday September 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Library Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us this month for a back to school Ice Cream Social! 

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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
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Friday September 5, 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 4:30 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: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Divergent Pizza Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 2 hr 20 min)

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet

Join us after hours at the library to watch Divergent, eat pizza, and make buttons for the different factions.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday September 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 12 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Silver Screen Series: White Heat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1949, NR, 2 hrs)

In his last role as a heartless gangster, James Cagney embarks on the prison break of a lifetime in this chilling tale that features one of the most riveting finales in movie history. James Cagney, Virginia Mayo

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday September 7, 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 September 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)
 
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 6:00 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)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pages: Revolution Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly. An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French revolution by a young actress attempting to help a tortured, imprisoned little boy--Louis Charles, the lost king of France. 

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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Tuesday September 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)
 
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Antony and Cleopatra Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1979, NR, 2 hrs. 28 min.)

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion.

Cast: Charlton Heston, Hildegard Neil, Eric Porter

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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