Morton Grove Public Library, Webrary6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove, IL 60053
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Wednesday July 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime: Summer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This one-hour storytime and craft is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. The summer session meets weekly from June 11 - July 30. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Preschool Storytime: Summer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This one-hour storytime and craft is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. The summer session meets weekly from June 11 - July 30. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Build It! with Legos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Explore building, programming, and problem-solving with recycled materials, Legos, computers, and plug-in motors. Each week is a new build! Sign up for individual classes. Registration required. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2 (2013-2014 School Year)

Embark on an adventure with books and more! The spring session meets weekly from June 11 - July 30. Registration required. 

Registration opens Tuesday, April 15.

This class is also offered at 4:30 pm on Thursdays

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time: Summer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime, followed by a craft and socialization time. The summer session meets weekly from June 12 - July 31. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time: Summer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime, followed by a craft and socialization time. The summer session meets weekly from June 12 - July 31. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before June 11, 2014. Registration opens Tuesday, April 15. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All ages

Your imagination is the limit as we bring out our massive collection of LEGOs for an open build! Children under age 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2 (2013-2014 School Year)

Embark on an adventure with books and more! The spring session meets weekly from June 12 - July 31. Registration required. 

Registration opens Tuesday, April 15.

This class is also offered at 6:30 pm on Wednesdays

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday August 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday August 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Movin' and Groovin' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver

Join us for this active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 2 spaces available.
Sunday August 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mathematics Tea Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

You are cordially invited to a tea party with songs, stories, numbers and more. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There is 1 space available.
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Monday August 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room.  Parent or caregiver must attend with child. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Read To The Rainbow Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5-12

Practice reading to a certified therapy dog from Morton Grove's own Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy Foundation. Bring what you want to read or choose from our selection of books. Sessions are offered every fifteen minutes beginning at 7 pm. Registration required.

 Registration begins July 3, 2014. To register, visit the Library or call 847-929-5102

Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Listen Up! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages (Preschool) with parent or caregiver

Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. For children and their parent or caregiver.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Recycled Craft: Shrinky Dinks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

Don't throw it away! Turn old plastic into funky jewelry and charms. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Language Stars Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver

Learn languages from around the world through stories and songs with the Language Stars teachers. Registration required.

 
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 9 spaces available.
Friday August 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Kids Flicks: Finding Nemo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

(2003, G, 1 hr. 40 min.) 

Revisit an old favorite in honor of Shark Week! When Nemo gets lost from his coral reef home, his dad Marlin and new friend Dory make an epic trip to find him at 42 Wallaby Way - dodging jellyfish swarms and vegetarian sharks along the way!

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday August 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Kids Flicks: Frozen SING-ALONG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

(2013, PG, 1 hr 42 min)

Cool off at the Library and watch this smash hit on the big screen! Come ready to sing along to all your favorite songs and cheer Anna and Kristoff on as they race to stop Elsa's eternal winter.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Crafty Saturday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Drop in to the YS department to make a seasonal craft while supplies last. 

Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room.  Parent or caregiver must attend with child. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Minecraft Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

Get together with other superfans to show off your builds, trade ideas, and work as a team to build big stuff! Registration required.

Registration begins Sunday, June 15. To register, please visit the Library or call 847-929-5102. The Library has a limited number of Mojang accounts for Minecraft Club use. If you do not have your own account, you may reserve one when calling to register.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday August 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Listen Up! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages (Preschool) with parent or caregiver

Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. For children and their parent or caregiver.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Kindergarten Rocks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Incoming Kindergarteners ONLY

Starting school is exciting. Starting kindergarten is more than exciting. It ROCKS! School is starting soon and for kindergartners the fun is about to begin. We'll celebrate this big step with stories, songs, dancing and snacks. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Kindergarten Rocks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Incoming Kindergarteners ONLY

Starting school is exciting. Starting kindergarten is more than exciting. It ROCKS! School is starting soon and for kindergartners the fun is about to begin. We'll celebrate this big step with stories, songs, dancing and snacks. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 7 spaces available.
Friday August 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday August 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered on Fridays at 9:30 and 11 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build a Bot! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

Build a robot with the power to make art, do battle, and keep your teeth sparkly clean. Registration required. 

This program is also offered on July 21. Please register for one class only. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 2 spaces available.
Monday August 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room.  Parent or caregiver must attend with child. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Read To The Rainbow Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5-12

Practice reading to a certified therapy dog from Morton Grove's own Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy Foundation. Bring what you want to read or choose from our selection of books. Sessions are offered every fifteen minutes beginning at 7 pm. Registration required. 

Registration begins Friday, July 18. To register, visit the Library or call 847-929-5102

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Tuesday August 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Listen Up! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages (Preschool) with parent or caregiver

Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. For children and their parent or caregiver.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday August 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iTots Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-5 with parent/caregiver

Storytime is for making stories come alive in new ways: see how apps and digital books can enhance reading together! No siblings under 24 months, please.

Registration required. Due to limited space, please register for ONE class only.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM iTots Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-5 with parent/caregiver

Storytime is for making stories come alive in new ways: see how apps and digital books can enhance reading together! No siblings under 24 months, please.

Registration required. Due to limited space, please register for ONE class only.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 2 spaces available.
Friday August 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library is closed for Staff Development Day.  

Though the library is closed, many services are available on the library's web site, including downloadable e-books and streaming videos and music:  www.mgpl.org

Saturday August 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Let's Get Physical with My Gym! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver

Enjoy dance, gymnastics skills, and movement with My Gym Children's Fitness Center of Skokie! Work on agility, balance, gross motor skills, and more. Registration required. 

 

 

   
Monday August 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room.  Parent or caregiver must attend with child. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday August 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Listen Up! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages (Preschool) with parent or caregiver

Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. For children and their parent or caregiver.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sisters Book Release Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Calling all Raina Telgemeier fans! Do you love the graphic novel Smile? Sisters, which tells more of Raina's story, comes out TODAY (Tuesday, August 26). Celebrate the release day by drawing comics, playing games, and eating snacks that won't get stuck in your braces. Plus, everyone who attends has a chance to win their very own copy of the new book! 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Friday August 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Sunday August 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for observance of Labor Day.

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

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Monday September 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for observance of Labor Day.

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

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

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