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Thursday October 2, 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)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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 September 18.
 
Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am September 18, 2014.
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Friday October 3, 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday October 4, 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)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM RESCHEDULED: Harmonica 101, part 2: with Joe Filisko Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled on Saturday, March 7, 2015:

Back by popular demand: Joe Filisko from the Old Town School of Folk Music returns for a second class on learning how to properly hold the harmonica, breath control, and playing blues and folk tunes. Bring your own harmonica in the key of C or purchase one from Joe for $5.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Japanese Origami Wright Style Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

Get inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs and Japanese art in this exciting and stimulating origami workshop. Discover how Japanese art influenced Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, and learn basic folds and designs in origami to make figures inspired by architecture. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rescheduled: Silver Screen Series: Gigi Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled for Saturday, February 7, 2015.

(1958, NR, 2 hrs)

Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long. Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday October 5, 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)
   
Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music with Miss Linda Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family (Preschool/Kindergarten)

Come join in the music and interactive fun with Miss Linda of the Old Town School of Folk Music during this special fall show.

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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 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)
 
misc_familytree 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM CANCELLED: How to Start Researching Your Family Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Event may be rescheduled at a later date.

Learn about pedigree charts, family group sheets, timelines, research logs and other forms, and fill them out with the assistance

of an MGPL Librarian. Please bring family documents that contain family names and dates to the workshop.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
Tuesday October 7, 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 CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Much Ado About Nothing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Event may be rescheduled at a later date.

(2012, PG-13, 1 hr. 49 min.)

Josh Wedon's contemporaray spin on Shakespeare's classic comedy about the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Bennedick offers a sensual, tragic, and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love.

Cast: Nathan Fillion, Reed Diamond, Amy Acker

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club (Grades 3-4) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-4

Join Mrs. Glenn for 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. 

October: Just Grace by Charise Mericle Harper

Registration begins September 7. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday October 8, 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)
   
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

When her notorious, hilatious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her. 

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 October 9, 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)
   
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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  -  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)
   
 
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 September 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 September 18, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM CANCELLED: Demystifying the Estate Planning Process Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 7 pm.

Learn the basics of wills, trusts, health care decision making, insurance and financial planning. Presented by the Chicago Estate Planning Council, a non-profit organization.
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Friday October 10, 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 October 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED: Toastmasters District Finals Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a Library sponsored event.

    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
   

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. 

 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM RESCHEDULED: Cinema Sleuths: Charlie Chan at the Opera Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28th at 2 pm.

A film screening and discussion series moderated by author and film historian Doug Deuchler.

(1936, NR, 1 hr 6 min)

A dangerous amnesiac escapes from an asylum, hides in the opera house, and is suspected of getting revenge on those who tried to murder him 13 years ago. Warner Oland, Boris Karloff

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday October 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM CANCELLED: Piano Recital by Students of Joy Yu Hoffman Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This is not a Library-sponsored event.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday October 13, 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_familytree 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM CANCELLED: Using Library Resources for Researching Family Members Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This program may be rescheduled for a later date.

Search US Census records beginning with the 1940 US Census and working back in time using Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest Online.  

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pages: I'll Be There Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of I'll Be There by Holly Sloan. Raised by an unstable father who keeps constantly on the move, Sam Border has long been the voice of his silent younger brother, Riddle, but everything changes when Sam meets Emily Bell and, welcomed by her family, the brothers are faced with normalcy for the first time.

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.

 
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 13. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday October 14, 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  -  1:45 PM CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Film The Prestige Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Event may be rescheduled at a later date.

(2007, PG-13, 2 hrs. 10 min.)

Two magicians share an intense and dangerous rivalry that has deadly consequences.

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club (Grades 5-6) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 5-6

Join Mrs. Glenn for 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. 

October: Ida B: ... and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan

Registration begins September 7. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday October 15, 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 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 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Let's Learn About Pumpkins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 2-6

Become a pumpkin expert with the Illinois Farm Bureau. Make a pumpkin chain, hear a pumpkin tale, and even make a pumpkin pie in a bag! Registration required.

        There are 3 spaces available.
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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)
   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Meet Tom Watson: Author of Stick Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Come meet Tom Watson, author of the Stick Dog series. Tom will talk about his books and teach everyone how to draw Stick Dog and friends. He will also answer questions and sign books.

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