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Sunday May 31, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Critic's Choice: The Dark Valley Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, NR, 1 hr 54 min, German with English subtitles)

A strange man arrives at a desolate Alpine village and mysterious, tragic accidents occur. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:40 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Indian Summer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1993, PG-13, 1 hr. 38 min.)

The longtime director of an Ontario summer camp brings a group of former campers back for a 20-year reunion. Cast: Alan Arkin, Diane Lane, Elizabeth Perkins, Matt Craven

NOTE: S'mores (and More) will be served as a special promotion for the summer reading program, Camp MGPL

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Civic Center Book Talk: Great First Lines in Fiction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In the world of distractions, it's essential for a book to grip you quickly. This month, we'll talk about books of various types and genres that will pull you in and refuse to let go from the first, fabulos line. 

The book talk will be held at the American Legion Memorial Civic Center in Morton Grove: 6140 Dempster Street, Morton Grove, IL, 60053. No registration required.

Saturday June 6, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Silver Screen Series: The Parent Trap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1961, NR, 2 hr 9 min)

Teenage twin girls swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents. Cast: Hayley Mills, Maureen O’Hara

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pages: Tell the Wolves I'm Home Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt. In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them.

Meet us with us monthly to chat about these fresh, popular reads. Discussion materials are available on the book display located near the east entrance. Pages meets at Barnes and Noble at 5404 Touhy Ave. in Skokie. Learn more about this book discussion group.

Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:15 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Words and Pictures Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, PG-13, 1 hr. 41 min.)

An English teacher challenges a new teacher on campus to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance.

Cast: Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer, likes to spend her summers building treehouses, swimming, and catching lightning bugs with her big brother Jem. But one summer, when a black man is accused of raping a white woman, Scout's carefree days come to an end. In the county courtroom, she will join her father in a desperate battle against ignorance and prejudice. (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 June 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MGPL On the Go: Bringer Inn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Catch us out and about in the community! We will be at the Bringer Inn for a special edition of our Pub Trivia! Sports, culture, history… find out how much you know!

 
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: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
food_meal 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Taste Memories: Recipes for Life and Breakfast Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meet the Breakfast Queen and former owner of the celebrated West Loop eatery, Ina's. Reading from her memoir and cookbook, Taste Memories: Recipes for Life and Breakfast, Ina Pinkney will share stories from her liife and ktchen - and samples of one of her most popular recipes.

Copies of her book will be available for sale and signing.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 57 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crafting for Charity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our summer charity project. We will be knitting or crocheting 36”x36” blankets. Completed blankets will be delivered to Bethany Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Centre. Novices welcome! If you can’t make it to the meeting and want to contribute, email us at info@mgpl.org for details on participating.

Not a knitter or crocheter, but would still like to help? We are looking for donations of acrylic yarn to be used for this project. Email us at info@mgpl.org, and we’ll get back to you with yarn requirements.

Celebrate the World Wide Knit in Public Day with us by knitting for charity on the front lawn of the Library! (Weather permitting) 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Sunday June 14, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_music 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Classical Concert by the Gold Coast Trio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy an afternoon of light classical music by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Strauss, Handel, Bach, Brahms, and other composers.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:15 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Dinosaur 13 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, NR, 1 hr. 45 min.)

The incredible true story of the largest, most complete tyrannosaurus Rex ever found, and the battle with the U.S. government after federal agents seized it.

Cast: David Burnham, Jack Horner, Todd Douglas Miller

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Walk 'n Talk Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry By Rachel Joyce

Calling all active readers! Join our brand new book group for a leisurely walk around the neighborhood and a discussion about the lovable character of Harold Fry. Books will be available for check out at the Library. The book group will meet at the East Entrance of the Library at 6:00pm. Additionally, one of the attendees will go home with a copy of Rachel Joyce’s companion book, The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy. Register now! The books are available for check out at the Ciculation Desk. 

        There are 8 spaces available.
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 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: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Hot Ticket: Selma Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 2 hr 8 min)

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Cast: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 6:30 PM  -  8:40 PM Hot Ticket: Selma Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 2 hr 8 min)

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Cast: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Friday June 19, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MGPL After Dark: Shout Section Big Band Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come and enjoy an evening of classic big band music as well as retro-styled modern hits performed by the jazz ensemble featuring vocalist Amy Yassinger.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday June 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Sound Advice--Audiobook Buzz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Robert Haddock, our fantastic Random House/Books on Tape representative, and get the first scoop on the top new spring, summer, and fall audiobook releases.  

Check out your next great listen, reserve your future audiobook picks, and leave with a gift. All attendees will receive a FREE book bag with an audiobook, so register now. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 87 spaces available.
Tuesday June 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM MGPL On the Go: Starbucks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Catch us out and about in the community! We will be visiting places in town talking about downloadables, online resources, Summer Reading, and more. Stop by to say hello, and we’re more than happy to answer questions about the library!

Location:
Starbucks
6763 Dempster
Morton Grove, IL 60053

 
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: American Doughboys in the First World War Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Historian and award-winning author Robert Mueller talks about America's participation in "the war to end all wars" on a photographic trip across the battlefields of Northern France. Mr. Mueller's books will be available for sale following the presentation.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_music 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Favorite Yiddish Musical Gems Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Soprano Eileen Berman, an experienced cantorial soloist who has appeared with many Chicagoland symphonies and music festivals, will perform with Jane Kenas, piano accompanist, who works with the Northeastern Illinois University's Opera Workshop.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Power Employment Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Business and Career Services of the Illinois WorkNet Center in Arlington Hts. will discuss resumes and cover letters, online job applications, and interviewing to help you in your job search. To register, go to www.worknetncc.com and click on Events, then Power Employment. Please contact Deirdre Junta at djunta@bcsillinois.org with any questions. 

 
http://www.worknetncc.com    
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Friday June 26, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls by Anton DiSclafani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The book discussion will meet at the American Legion Memorial Civic Center of Morton Grove located at 6140 Dempster Street. We hope to see you all on Friday!                                                   

Exiled to an equestrienne boarding school in the South at the height of the Great Depression for her mysterious role in a family tragedy, strong-willed teen Thea Atwell grapples with painful memories while acclimating to the school's strict environment. (NoveList Plus). 

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

 

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Sunday June 28, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:25 PM Critic's Choice: Traitors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, NR, 1 hr 23 min, Arabic & French with English subtitles)

A leader of an all-female punk band is forced into smuggling drugs when her family faces eviction. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:20 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film High Society Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1956, NR, 1 hr 47 min.)

Tracy Lord is about to marry George Kittredge but her ex-husband, a songwriter, hopes to win her back.

Cast: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm

 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday July 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed in observance of Independence Day.

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

Thursday July 9, 2015 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pages: The Beginning of Everything Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider. Golden boy Ezra Faulkner believes everyone has a tragedy waiting for them-a single encounter after which everything that really matters will happen. His particular tragedy waited until he was primed to lose it all: in one spectacular night, a reckless driver shatters Ezra's knee, his athletic career, and his social life. Ezra's tragedy will change him forever, but will it really mean the start of everything that matters?

Meet us with us monthly to chat about these fresh, popular reads. Discussion materials are available on the book display located near the east entrance. Pages meets at Barnes and Noble at 5404 Touhy Ave. in Skokie. Learn more about this book discussion group.

Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Power Employment Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Business and Career Services of the Illinois WorkNet Center in Arlington Hts. will discuss resumes and cover letters, online job applications, and interviewing to help you in your job search. To register, go to www.worknetncc.com and click on Events, then Power Employment. Please contact Deirdre Junta at djunta@bcsillinois.org with any questions. 

 
http://www.worknetncc.com    
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday August 13, 2015 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM CANCELLED: Power Employment Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Business and Career Services of the Illinois WorkNet Center in Arlington Hts. will discuss resumes and cover letters, online job applications, and interviewing to help you in your job search. To register, go to www.worknetncc.com and click on Events, then Power Employment. Please contact Deirdre Junta at djunta@bcsillinois.org with any questions. 

 
http://www.worknetncc.com    
Monday September 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed in observance of Labor Day.

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

Thursday September 10, 2015 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday September 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Power Employment Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Business and Career Services of the Illinois WorkNet Center in Arlington Hts. will discuss resumes and cover letters, online job applications, and interviewing to help you in your job search. To register, go to www.worknetncc.com and click on Events, then Power Employment. Please contact Deirdre Junta at djunta@bcsillinois.org with any questions. 

 
http://www.worknetncc.com    
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday October 8, 2015 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: Activity Room (lower level)
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Thursday October 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Power Employment Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Business and Career Services of the Illinois WorkNet Center in Arlington Hts. will discuss resumes and cover letters, online job applications, and interviewing to help you in your job search. To register, go to www.worknetncc.com and click on Events, then Power Employment. Please contact Deirdre Junta at djunta@bcsillinois.org with any questions. 

 
http://www.worknetncc.com    
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday November 12, 2015 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday November 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSING EARLY: at 5 pm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closing early: at 5 pm.

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

Thursday November 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

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

Thursday December 10, 2015 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday December 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSING EARLY: at 5 pm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closing early: at 5 pm.

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

Friday December 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Christmas.

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

Thursday December 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSING EARLY: at 5 pm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closing early: at 5 pm.

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

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