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Monday November 24, 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 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 2:00 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 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)
   
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 2:00 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: 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)
   
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 Palby Christopher 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.
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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)
Monday December 15, 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 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)
   
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 2:00 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
    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 2:00 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)
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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)
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

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)
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)
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
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 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)
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
   

(2000, R,  2 hrs. 9 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 Civic Center of Morton Grove at 6140 Dempster Street, Morton Grove, IL, 60053. No registration required. 

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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)
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)
Wednesday February 18, 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 February 19, 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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
Friday February 20, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_bookdisc 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Between the Lines: The Supremes At Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The book discussion will meet, at the 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!                                                   

Forging a friendship at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Odette, Clarice and Barbara Jean meet regularly at the first diner owned by black proprietors in their Indiana city and are watched throughout the years by a big-hearted man who observes their struggles with school, marriage, parenthood and beyond.

 

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

 

Saturday February 28, 2015 Go To Top
MGPL/MGPL_ClapboardWithText 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Cinema Sleuths Series: Charlie Chan at the Opera Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
A film screening and discussion series moderated by author and film historian Doug Deuchler.

(1936, NR, 1 hr 6 min)

A dangerous amnesiac escapes from an asylum, hides in the opera house, and is suspected of getting revenge on those who tried to murder him 13 years ago. Warner Oland, Boris Karloff

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Wednesday March 18, 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 March 19, 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: Cooperman Room (second 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

Saturday April 11, 2015 Go To Top
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)
Wednesday April 15, 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 April 16, 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: Cooperman Room (second floor)
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Friday April 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Low Vision Fair at the Glenview Senior Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The East Wing Glenview Senior Center is located at 2400 Chestnut, Glenview, IL, 60026.

Friday April 24, 2015 Go To Top
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)
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