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Monday March 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Knitting Roundtable 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 March 31, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:40 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: The Fault in Our Stars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 2 hrs. 6 min.)

Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who meet at a cancer support group and fall in love.

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Introduction to Cloud Computing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Curious about “the Cloud?” This lecture-demo will cover background on cloud computing and demonstrate a few services you may choose from to use. Registration limited to 8. Morton Grove residents have priority.

Registration opens: 9 am, February 20, 2015.
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 29 spaces available.
Wednesday April 1, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Modern European Must Reads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Every country has beloved authors and literary superstars. Let's take a tour of European countries and explore local names that tp the bestseller lists from Portugal to Poland. 

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 April 2, 2015 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 March 5.
 
Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Excel 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am March 5, 2015
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Saturday April 4, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Silver Screen Series: Gaslight Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1944, NR, 2 hr)

Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect. Cast: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday April 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Easter.

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

Tuesday April 7, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  2:30 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Inception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2010, PG-13, 2 hrs. 28 min.)

Dom Cobb's role in industrial espionage hasmade him a fugitivebutn ow he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levin, Ken Wantanabe, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Apps Made Easy: Learn and Share Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come with your smartphone or tablet 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. Registration limited to 10. Morton Grove residents have priority. Please bring your device and the account information

Registration opens9 am, February 20, 2015.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday April 8, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: Alif The Unseen by G. Willow Wilson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A young Arab-Indian computer hacker unearths a secret book of the jinn, a book that may open a gateway to unimaginable power (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 April 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)
Friday April 10, 2015 Go To Top
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 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 February 27.
 
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 February 27, 2015
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
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Saturday April 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crafting for Charity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Nothing shouts comfort in the winter better than a warm scarf and hat. Knitters and crocheters who are willing to make scarves and/or hats for charity are welcomed to join us!  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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Hidden Memory: An American Story Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The movement of 120,000 Japanese Americans into incarceration camps was later declared by the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians to be caused by "wartime hysteria, racial prejudice, and a failure of political leadership." Morton Grove resident Anne Shimojima shares the experiences of her family in an incarceration camp during World War II and photos of a recent trip to Manzanar camp, showing what it looks like today.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday April 12, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_music 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Concert by Woodstreet Bloodhounds Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Woodstreet Bloodhounds will perform swing, blues, and bluegrass songs on dobro, bass, banjo, mandolin, and guitar.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday April 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pages: Out of the Easy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys. Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.

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 April 14, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: The Color of Paradise Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(Farsi with English subtitles, 2000, PG, 1 hr. 30 min.)

Mohammed joyfully returns to his tiny rural village on summer vacation from the Institute for the Blind, unaware of his father's intentions to disown him.

Cast: Hosein Mahjoob, Salameh Feyzi, Mohsen Ramezani

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Help Drop-In: Android Devices Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have questions about an Android device such as a Nexus or Samsung Galaxy?  Drop in any time during this session with your device or questions for assistance from a librarian.  Please bring device account information.

No Registration Necessary 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday April 15, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 2:00 PM  -  3:30 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 April 16, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Hot Ticket: The Imitation Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 2 hr)

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley

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

(2014, PG-13, 2 hr)

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley

    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 March 5.
 
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 March 5, 2015.
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Friday April 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_gray 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Low Vision Fair at the Glenview Senior Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Low Vision Fair will be held at the East Wing Glenview Senior Center, 2400 Chestnut, Glenview, IL, 60026, from 10 am - 1 pm.

MGPL and six other north suburban public libraries are collaborating on the annual Low Vision Fair; this year at ta new location.

10 am - 12 pm: Visit vendors' booths to learn about assistive devices and supportive services and eye/vision screening.

From 12 - 12:45 pm, Keynote addressby Dr. Frank LaFranco, a retinologist: Current and Future Treatments of Macular Degeneration with a Q & A period to follow.

Saturday April 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Get Hooked: Needlepoint Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Marilyn Salimi, an expert needle artist, will introduce you to the fine art of needlepoint. In this series of three classes, you’ll learn about grids, canvas, threads, needles, framing, stitches and more. Ages 12 and up; class size limited to 20. Please bring a pair of scissors.

Separate registration for:

Session #1: Sat., Jan. 17, 10 am

Session #2: Sat., Feb. 21, at 10 am

RESCHEDULED: Session #3: Sat., April 18, at 10 am

 
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 15 spaces available.
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM From the Ground Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Jeanne Nolan, the creator of the  children's organic garden at the Lincoln Park Zoo, will discuss her book which is part memoir and part organic gardening guide. Ms. Nolan's books will be available for purchase and signing.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Tuesday April 21, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:40 PM Movies, Munchies & More: Million Dollar Arm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG, 2 hrs 4 min)

A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. John Hamm, Aasif Mandvi

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
office_dollarsign 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Demystifying the Estate Planning Process Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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)
        There are 152 spaces available.
Wednesday April 22, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM X & Y: Understanding Money Matters of Your Generation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rob O'Dell, co-founder of Wheaton Wealth Partners, will discuss the financial differences between generations and planning for wealth for those born after 1965.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 160 spaces available.
Thursday April 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Edge Power Employment 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 160 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Property Tax 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Taxpayer advocate Andrea Raila will explain how to lower property taxes, get tax exemptions and refunds, understand market value reassessment notices, use self-help links, and more.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 154 spaces available.
Friday April 24, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: Under A Wide And Starry Sky by Nancy Horan 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. There will not be a Tuesday session this month. We hope to see you all on Friday!                                                   

Imagines the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorce?e Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne, who after meeting in rural France take refuge from their unhappy lives and embark on two shared decades of international turbulence (NoveList Plus). 

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

 

 
MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MGPL After Dark: Le Travaillant Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy a traditional approach to Cajun music, with this "backporch-style" acoustic trio featuring Sean Colledge on accordions and vocals, Ethan Sellers on guitar and vocals and Dorian Gehring on the fiddle.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday April 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Items From Our Childhood: Appraisals of Toys, Dolls and Sports Equipment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 Antiques appraiser Karl Gates will discuss antique toys and sports equipment. Cathy Terdich, a Morton Grove doll collector, will show examples of antique dolls and discuss what to look for when adding to your doll collection and what sellers need to know when putting dolls on the market.

Following their presentations, Mr. Gates will appraise toys and dolls brought in by the audience; one item per person, limit of 60. Morton Grove Public Library card holders have priority.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
        There are 54 spaces available.
Sunday April 26, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:20 PM Critic's Choice: To Kill a Man Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, NR, 1 hr 20 min, Spanish with English subtitles)

When the justice system fails him, a hardworking family man seeks revenge on the thug who mugged him and shot his son. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Tuesday April 28, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:40 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: The Prestige Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Two magicians in turn-of-the-century London share an intense rivalry leading them on a battle for supremacy.

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

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday May 14, 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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Sunday May 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed in observance of Memoral Day.

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

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

Closed in observance of Memoral Day.

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

Thursday June 11, 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 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: Cooperman Room (second 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)
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)
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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
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)
Wednesday September 16, 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: Cooperman Room (second 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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Wednesday October 21, 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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
Tuesday October 27, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:20 PM Movies, Munchies, and More: Film: Young Frankenstein Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(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)
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