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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)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Special Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is invited to attend the meeting: Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas

    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 6 spaces available.
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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Executive Committee/Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is invited to attend the meeting: Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
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)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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)
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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)
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)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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)
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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 6 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)
 
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.

Tuesday November 11, 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 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SUPER Mother-Daughter Book Club (Grades 3-4 and Grades 5-6) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-4 and Grades 5-6

Join Mrs. Glenn for a SUPER Mother-Daughter Book Club.  Bring your mother (or aunt, grandmother, neighbor, older sister, or teacher) with you for a lively discussion and activities connected to the book of the month.  This month's event will be held at Kappy's Restaurant & Pancake House, 7200 Dempster Street.

November: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Registration begins October 11. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

 
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 and Advanced Word 2010 also opens on October 21.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Word 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am October 21, 2014 
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
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Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM DIY Crafts: Open Crafting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Did you miss a craft this year? Now is your chance to try out some of our past crafts including marble magnets, journal mod-podge, and anything duct tape! Materials will be provided. Registration is required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This debut novel by Pushcart Prize-winning author Anthony Marra is set in rural Chechnya during the region's war with Russia. Though events shift in time, the main focus is a five-day period in 2004, when an eight-year-old girl witnesses her father's abduction by Russian soldiers. Swearing to protect the girl, local doctor Akhmed (whose true passion is portraiture), brings her to a crumbling hospital, run by a hardened but dedicated surgeon, for safety. (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 November 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Children's Art Contest Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us in the Youth Services department for a reception for the 41st Annual Children's Art Contest. All entries will be on display. Winners will be recognized.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Using Google Docs and Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about this free web-based tool that allows you to create, share and store word processing documents. Registration is limited to 5. Morton Grove residents have priority. 

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration opens: 9 am October 30 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday November 14, 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 November 17, 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)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Tuesday November 18, 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 CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Inception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2010, PG-13, 2 hrs. 28 min.)

Dom Cobb, an expert in industrial espionage, may get a second chance if he can do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Leonardo DiCaprio

    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)
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Guys Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-5

Are you a guy who likes to read? Come along with your favorite grown-up for discussion and activities featuring the book of the month. This month's location is Kappy's.

October: Tracking Trash by Loree Griffin Burns

Registration begins October 18. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

 
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 October 21.
 
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 October 21, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
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