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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. 

Saturday August 2, 2014 Go To Top
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
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
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)
Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
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)
 
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
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.

Saturday August 9, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
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)
 
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
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)
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
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 is 1 space available.
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Friday August 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Apps Made Easy: Learn and Share Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come with your smartphone or tablet (Android or iOS) to learn how to download apps, hear about some of the best ones out there, and share your favorites with the group.  Basic knowledge of your device is required. Please bring device account information. Registration limited to 10. Morton Grove residents have priority.

Registration opens: 9 am Aug 1, 2014

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
    The registration period has not begun.
 
MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MGPL After Dark: Street Corner Blue Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For over 25 years, Street Corner Blue has been performing authentic New Orleans-style rhythm and blues.  Featuring the renowned Horn Toads, the six-piece ensemble will entertain you with a repertoire that is culled from the rich variety that is the R&B heritage.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday August 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_red 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Get Hooked: Soutache, Part 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Part 1 of Soutache will be held Sat., July 26, at 10 am.

Part 2, on Sat., August 16, at 10 am, create a  pendant 

Please bring scissors; other materials will be provided.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Yoga for Everyone: Chair Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join certified yoga instructor Kathleen Schauer from CorePower Yoga in Skokie for a relaxing and invigorating yoga class. No experience necessary, wear comfortable clothing. Bring a mat if you have one, limited number of mats will be provided. 

Chair yoga is best for those with limited mobility or balance issues, this seated class will focus on breathing, flexibility, and mediation. 

 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 21 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:50 PM Yoga for Everyone: Beginner Yoga for Adults 18+ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join certified yoga instructor Kathleen Schauer from CorePower Yoga in Skokie for a relaxing and invigorating yoga class. No experience necessary, wear comfortable clothing. Bring a mat if you have one, limited number of mats will be provided. 

This yoga sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility and find focus. You will learn fundamental yoga postures and principles, and how to link your breath to movement.. 

 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 19 spaces available.
Sunday August 17, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Laura Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cinema Sleuths: 6 Classic Screen Detectives of the 1930s & 1940s

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

Throughout the history of film the private eye was a popular hero on screen.

Join us for six classic detective movies from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Laura

(1944, NR, 1 hr 30 min)

Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews in a debonair who-dun-it about romantic obsession.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday August 18, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Tuesday August 19, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: The Invisible Woman Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, R, 1 hr. 50 min.)

At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death.

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones

 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday August 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM 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)
 
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 July 30.
 
Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Excel 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am July 30, 2014
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
        There is 1 space available.
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)
 
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)
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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)
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

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)
Monday August 25, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Tuesday August 26, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Go To Top
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)
        There is 1 space available.
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.
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

Monday September 8, 2014 Go To Top
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)
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Monday September 15, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM 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)
Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM 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.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Thursday September 25, 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.
Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Monday October 13, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM 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)
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM 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.

    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Thursday October 23, 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.
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Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
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)
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