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Sunday August 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cymbeline presented by Muse of Fire Theatre Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 This Shakespearean fairy tale production will pack enough fun and excitement into an hour to keep your whole family enthralled!

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Civic Center Book Talk: For The Love Of Trains! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

So many great stories open with a fast moving train! This month, we'll depart on a literary railway journey and arrive at the best picks in train mysteries, thrillers, romances, and real-life adventures.  

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.

Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Converting Your VHS Home Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have old home movies on VHS that you want to convert to a DVD or digital format?  We can show you how in our new Digital Media Lab. Registration limited to 4. Morton Grove residents have priority. 

Registration opens9 am July 23, 2015

   
Saturday August 8, 2015 Go To Top
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 – making lap blankets for the sick and infirmed. These blankets will be 36 by 36 inches square made with soft acrylic yarn. Blankets can be knit or crochet. The plan is to deliver these completed blankets to Bethany Terrace Nursing Home. 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 want 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.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday August 10, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Digital Memories: Drop-In Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop by the Library and learn how you can use the scanner in our Digital Media Lab to preserve your photos, negatives and more!

Registration is not required. 

 

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM CANCELLED: 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 August 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Get Hooked: Adult Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to make a 3D quilted hexagon from a circle of fabric. Please bring fabric scissors. Must be age 13 and up.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 16 spaces available.
Monday August 17, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Converting Your VHS Home Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have old home movies on VHS that you want to convert to a DVD or digital format?  We can show you how in our new Digital Media Lab. Registration limited to 4. Morton Grove residents have priority. 

Registration opens9 am August 3, 2015

    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Introduction to 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 Microsoft Excel 2010 also opens on Aug. 4.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am Aug. 4, 2015
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
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Wednesday August 19, 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Friday August 21, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming 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!                                                   

This memoir focuses on Cumming's reaction to being told that his was not, in fact, his father. An appearance on the UK's Who Do You Think You Are was meant to reveal the mystery behind what happened to Cumming's maternal grandfather. Instead, his father's admission leads Cumming to resolve long-held memories of verbal abuse. (NoveList Plus). 

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

 

Monday August 24, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday August 25, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:20 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Still Alice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2015, PG-13, 1 hr. 41 min.)

Alice Howland is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring.

Cast: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart

    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
   

A Walk In the Woods By Bill Bryson 

Let's talk about Bill Bryson's grueling yet humorous hike on the Appalachian Trail, while traversing almost equally wild and exciting paths outside Morton Grove Public Library. The book group will meet at the east entrance of the Library at 6 pm. Keep your body and mind active and register now! The books are available for check out at the Ciculation Desk. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
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 also opens on Aug. 4.
 
Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Excel 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am Aug. 4, 2015
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
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    
Sunday August 30, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Critic's Choice: God's Slave Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, NR, 1 hr 30 min, Spanish with English subtitles)

A look into the complex lives of terrorists and the special agents who try to stop them. Based on the actual events of a 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday August 31, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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)
Monday September 14, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pages: Gabi, a Girl in Pieces Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero. Gabi, the protagonist of the book suffers from all of the normal teenage problems: dysfunctional family, raging hormones, and low self-esteem. On top of all of that, Gabi has to negotiate two very different cultures with very differnet sets of rules for boys and girls. Gabi's raw, powerful, and poetic coming-of-age story is one that needs to be heard. 

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.

Monday September 21, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    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)
Monday September 28, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday October 5, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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)
Monday October 12, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday October 19, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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)
Monday October 26, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday November 2, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday November 9, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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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)
Monday November 16, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday November 23, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    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

Monday November 30, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday December 7, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 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 knit or how to solve knitting challenges. Bring your current project(s) and needles.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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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