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Friday October 24, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: The Distancers by Lee Sandlin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Distancers

In October, instead of Thursday, October 23 at 10am, this book discussion will meet on Friday October 24, at 10am, at the North Shore Senior Center of Morton Grove located at 6140 Dempster Street. There will not be a Tuesday session this month. We hope to see you all on Friday!

Follows seven generations of the author's Midwestern family through The Great Depression, World War Two, and the dust bowl years, where he learned the value of family and the art of keeping one's distance.


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

 

Saturday October 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Get Hooked: It's a Wrap - with Yarn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create bowls, baskets, trays, trivets, placemats and many more fun things by wrapping yarn around cotton cording and coiling the cord into shape.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 13 spaces available.
Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM CANCELLED: Critic's Choice Cinema: Ilo Ilo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Event may be rescheduled at a later date.

(2013, NR, 1 hr 40 min, Mandarin & Tagalog w/ English subtitles)
 
Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, a middle-class family hires a Filipino immigrant as a live-in nanny and form an unexpected bond, but unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the family.
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
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_familytree 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM CANCELLED: Free Genealogy Resources Online Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This program may be rescheduled for a later date.

Learn about free genealogy resources online including FamilySearch.org, Cyndi’s List, and more, and learn about brick-and-mortar locations dedicated to genealogical resources. 
    Location: Cooperman Room (second floor)
Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:20 PM CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Young Frankenstein Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This film has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

(1974, PG, 1 hr. 46 min.)

A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies in Frederick Frankenstein returns to the old country to clear his family name.

Cast: Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM CANCELLED: Between the Lines: The Distancers by Lee Sandlin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Distancers

In October, Between the Lines book discussion will meet only one time on Friday October 24, at 10am, at the North Shore of Morton Grove located at 6140 Dempster Street. There will not be a Tuesday session this month. We hope to see you all on Friday!

Follows seven generations of the author's Midwestern family through The Great Depression, World War Two, and the dust bowl years, where he learned the value of family and the art of keeping one's distance.


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

 

Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
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)
 
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
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.

Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
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.
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Monday November 10, 2014 Go To Top
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)
 
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
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)
   
Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
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 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.
Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Tuesday November 18, 2014 Go To Top
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)
 
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)
   
Wednesday November 19, 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 November 20, 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Friday November 21, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM RESCHEDULED: Between the Lines: Canada by Richard Ford Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The book discussion will meet a day later, on Friday November 21, at 10am, at the North Shore of Morton Grove located at 6140 Dempster Street. There will not be a Tuesday session this month. We hope to see you all on Friday!                                                   

The story of Dell Parsons, a young man forced by catastrophic circumstances to reconcile himself to a world rendered unrecognizable. Spirited across the Montana border into Saskatchewan and taken in by Arthur Remlinger, an enigmatic man whose own past exists on the other side of the border, Dell struggles to understand what his future can be even as he comes to understand the violence simmering below the surface in his new life.


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

 

Monday November 24, 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: Activity Room (lower level)
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Tuesday November 25, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM CANCELLED: Between the Lines: Canada by Richard Ford Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In November, Between the Lines book discussion will meet only one time on Friday November 21, at 10am, at the North Shore of Morton Grove located at 6140 Dempster Street. There will not be a Tuesday session this month. We hope to see you all on Friday! 

The story of Dell Parsons, a young man forced by catastrophic circumstances to reconcile himself to a world rendered unrecognizable. Spirited across the Montana border into Saskatchewan and taken in by Arthur Remlinger, an enigmatic man whose own past exists on the other side of the border, Dell struggles to understand what his future can be even as he comes to understand the violence simmering below the surface in his new life.


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

 

Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSING EARLY: at 5 pm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closing early at 5 pm for Thanksgiving Eve.

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

Thursday November 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Thanksgiving Day.

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

Monday December 1, 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday December 2, 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 November 18.
 
Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am November 18, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Best Books of 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Looking to add some of this year's best books to your reading list? Learn about best-reviewed, most-talked-about picks and discover what to read next. 

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.

Monday December 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: Activity Room (lower level)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pages: Tiger Lily Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Tiger Lily by Jodie Lynn Anderson. Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe's most dangerous enemy-- Peter Pan-- and falls in love with him.

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 December 9, 2014 Go To Top
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 November 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 November 18, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood PalChristopher Moore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A humorous, speculative novel fills in the lost years of Jesus' life, told from the perspective of Biff, his childhood best friend. (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 December 11, 2014 Go To Top
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to create, edit, and save slides with text and images.  Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Do More with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 also opens on November 28.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am November 28
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday December 13, 2014 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 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)
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Monday December 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday December 16, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:15 PM CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Lunchbox Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This film may be rescheduled at a later time.

( Hindi with English subtitles, 2014, PG, 1 hr. 45 min.)

Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband at work. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. So begins a series of lunchbox notes and an unexpected friendship.

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
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 November 18.
 
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 November 18, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
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)
Thursday December 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)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Do More with PowerPoint 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This follow-up to Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 will cover using transitions and animations.  Registration limited to 6. Morton Grove residents have priority. Registration for Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 also opens on November 28.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am November 28, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday December 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday December 23, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday December 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Christmas Eve.

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

Thursday December 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Christmas Day.

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

Monday December 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: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday December 30, 2014 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM CANCELLED: Movies, Munchies, and More: Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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Wednesday December 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSING EARLY: at 5 pm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closing early, at 5 pm, for New Year's Eve.

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

Thursday January 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for New Year's Day.

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

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