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Monday December 22, 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 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
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 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM CANCELLED: 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)
Saturday January 3, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Silver Screen Series: Citizen Kane Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1941, NR, 2 hr)

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday January 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM CANCELLED: 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)
Wednesday January 7, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Book Talk: It's Never Too Late For A Change Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's start the year with reading about fictinal and real-life people who transformed their lives and reached new heights in theirs later years. 

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.

Friday January 9, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MGPL After Dark: Concert by the Flutarians Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate the reopening of the Baxter Room with a concert of mixed styles of flute and piano music performed by Richard Sladek on piano and Joyce Oakes and Library Director Debra Stombres on flute. 

Warm up with hot chocolate!

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday January 12, 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)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pages: Wintergirls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson. Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.

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.

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Tuesday January 13, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Coffee 101 with Vincent Evola Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Vincent Evola, manager of the Starbucks at Old Orchard, presents Coffee 101. Learn how to brew a good cup of java, the history of coffee, about different kinds of coffee beans, and more. Samples will be served.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year's Resolutions: There's an App for That Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Hear about our favorite smartpohne or tablet apps that will help you start out the New Year right and share some of your own.   Registration limited to 10. Morton Grove residents have priority.Please bring your device and the account information
 
Registration opens: 9 am, December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced Excel 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
This workshop has been resheduled from December 16 
 
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)
Wednesday January 14, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected. (NoveList Plus)

Due to the book's length, we will discuss the first half of the story in January and continue with he discussion in February. 

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 January 15, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Hot Ticket: The Hundred-Foot Journey Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG, 2 hr)

The Kadam family leaves India for France, where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallore's Michelin-starred eatery.

Cast: Helen Mirren, Om Puri

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

(2014, PG, 2 hr)

The Kadam family leaves India for France, where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallore's Michelin-starred eatery.

Cast: Helen Mirren, Om Puri

    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 December 22.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
Friday January 16, 2015 Go To Top
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 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 December 22.
 
Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
Saturday January 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Get Hooked: Adult Crafts 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

Session #3: Sat., Mar. 28, at 10 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Cinema Sleuths Series: The Stranger Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
A film screening and discussion series moderated by author and film historian Doug Deuchler.

(1946, NR, 2 hrs)

An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi. Orson Welles, Loretta Young

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday January 18, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM Film: Skokie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1981, PG, 2 hr 5 min)

A small, predominantly Jewish suburb is forced to confront its deepest fears about American rights and freedoms when a Nazi organizer selects it as the location for his next rally. Based on actual events. Danny Kaye, Brian Dennehy

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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Tuesday January 20, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: The Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2011, PG-13, 2 hrs. 26 min.)

Skeeter, a southern society girl, is determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she interviews the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families.

Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Cicely Tyson, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday January 21, 2015 Go To Top
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Get Organized: Store Your Digital Photos Online Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Explore free websites that you can use to organize and store photos. Registration limited to 5. Morton Grove residents have priority.
 
Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration opens: 9 am, December 22, 2015
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
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 January 22, 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.
 
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Learn about basic settings, how to access the Internet and how to find, download and organize apps on the iPad or iPhone with iOS 8, the latest operating system.  If you have an iPad or iPhone, please bring it to the workshop along with your Apple ID and Password.  Registration limited to 5. Morton Grove residents have priority
 
Registration opens: 9 am December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
Friday January 23, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: The Yellow Eyes Of Crocodiles by Katherine Pancol Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The book discussion will meet at the American Legion Memorial Civic Cener 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!                                                   

After her husband runs off with his mistress to open a crocodile farm in Kenya, Josephine agrees to ghost-write the romance novel her sister Iris owes a famous publisher, and is shocked when the book becomes a runaway best-seller. 

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

 

 
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 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 December 22.
 
Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Excel 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has ended.
Saturday January 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Greeting Card Extravaganza for All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For everyone from beginners to seasoned crafters, this will be a morning of card-making fun! Create unique, custom-made cards with assistance from Library staff; make beautiful valentines and personalized greeting cards to admire and share using stamps, cutouts, light-up stickers,* and more. 

*We were selected to receive LED stickers to use at this event as part of the Build Night with Chibitronics from Instructables.com.

No registration necessary

 

Sunday January 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM Critic's Choice: Ilo, Ilo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2013, NR, 1 hr 40 min, Mandarin, Tagalog & English with English subtitles)

Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asain financial crisis, a middle-class family hires a Filipino immigrant as a live-in nanny and forms and they form and unexpected bond, however unforseen circumstances in an uncertian economy will challenege the family. 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday January 26, 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 January 27, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:15 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Cesar Chavez Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG-13, 1 hr. 42 min.)

The story of the famed Civil Rights leader and labor organizer, torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers.

Cast: Michael Pena, America Ferrera

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Thursday January 29, 2015 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 December 22.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 workshop, or basic familiarity with Word 2010 required.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
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Friday January 30, 2015 Go To Top
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 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 December 22.
 
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 December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
Monday February 2, 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 February 3, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:15 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Men of Honor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2001, R,  2 hrs. 8 min.)

The courageous story of an African-American sailor who dared to dream of becoming a U.S. Navy Master Diver.

Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Center Book Talk: Race: Are We So Different? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To celebrate Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township: Voices of Race in Our Community, we will feature books that examine the subject of racial identity and race relations in the United States. Fiction and nonfiction titles will be featured. 

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 February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slavery and the Meaning of Race in American History Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sherwin Bryant, PhD, is the Director of the Center for African American History at Northwestern University. He will discuss the history of slavery in the Americas, current events pertaining to race, and some of the principal findings in his new book, Rivers of Gold: Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing following the presentation.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday February 7, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:20 PM Silver Screen Series: My Little Chickadee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(1940, NR, 1 hr 20 min)

Flirtatious Flowerbelle Lee seeks to repair her tarnished reputation by marrying a respectable man. Mae West, W.C. Fields

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday February 9, 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)
 
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pages: Every Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Every Day by David Levithan. Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend Rhiannon.

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 February 10, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_Mx3 11:30 AM  -  1:45 PM Movies, Munchies, & More: Film: Belle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2014, PG, 1 hr. 44 min.)

Dido Elizabeth Belle, an 18th century English woman of mixed race falls in love with an idealistic young lawyer, and together they help to end slavery in England.

Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Penelope Wilton, Emily Watson

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
elect_computer3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 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 January 27.

Prerequisite: Must be experienced and comfortable with computer, keyboard and mouse.
Registration for all classes in this series opens: 9 am January 27, 2015
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday February 11, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM LitLounge: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected. (NoveList Plus)

Due to the book's length, we will discuss the first half of the story in January and continue with he discussion in February. 

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 February 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Senior Spelling Bee Practice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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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 December 22.
 
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 December 22, 2014
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 6 spaces available.
Monday February 16, 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)
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