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Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Transportation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-3 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Transportation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Ninja Juggling Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-8

Make stress balls that look like ninjas. Then learn to juggle with them . . . or at least have fun trying. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Cosmic Storytelling: Constellations and Mythology Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-5

Visit the ancient mythology of the constellations, learn some astronomy, and create a constellation projector to view the starry skies day or night. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Friday July 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Rockin' to the Rhythm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Birth – Age 5 with parent/caregiver

A rockin’ good time of rhyme, rhythm and movement featuring a different musical style each week. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Summer Movie Musicals: High School Musical Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Stop in the Library each week for a different family-friendly musical film.  Bring your singing voice!  Talent not required. Want to learn the songs ahead of time?  Check out a CD soundtrack or stream the music with your Hoopla app.

This week's musical: High School Musical (2006, TV-G, 1 hr 38 min)

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday July 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Crafty Saturday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Drop in to the YS Department to make a seasonal craft wile supplies last.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Rhythms of Pioneer Life Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-4

Dance, sing, and learn about Pioneer Life from real songs and artifacts brought in by the Grove National Historic Landmark Museum. Take a step back in time to the days of the prairie state settlers and hear the rhythms of everyday life hundreds of years ago. Registration required.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 10 spaces available.
Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Monday Night Minecraft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Love to play Minecraft? Bring your device and your skills and show us what you’ve got.  Never played before? Stop by to learn from other players.  No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: The Jungle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-3 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 4 spaces available.
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: The Jungle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Super Fun Rainbow Book Happy Time: A Storytime for Everyone Else Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4 and up

Do you miss the storytimes from when you were younger? Here's your chance to relive the fun -- with all of the books we couldn't read to you then. We're kicking out the little kids and having the wackiest, craftiest, dance party-est story hour ever.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Dilly Bar @ Tunes on Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 6 and Under

Head to the Morton Grove Park District’s Tunes on Tuesday and pick up a free Dilly Bar just for wearing your 2015 Summer Reading Program T-shirt. Find Mrs. Glenn to get a coupon and enjoy! This program is weather permitting; one Dilly Bar per shirt.

Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    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

Embark on an adventure with books and more! Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Making Music Down on the Farm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-4

Join us for this fun class all about farm animals. Listen to a funny farm story, play farm BINGO and make a musical instrument craft to serenade the animals down on the farm. Registration required.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Friday July 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Campfire Sing-Along Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

S'more fun than you can imagine! If you like campfires, singing, and toasted marshmallows, this program is for you. Join Ms. Debbie for 30 minutes of singing rounds, echo songs, silly songs, and more campfire favorites.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Famished for Fiction: Summer Edition! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 5-8

Hey, whatcha reading? Wonder what your friends are reading? Looking to meet new people who are readers too? Join us for Famished for Fiction - SUMMER edition.  We'll meet on the 17th of each summer month - June, July and August. Bring your lunch and be ready to talk books, share what you recommend, and get recommendations from others.  We'll share what's new and great at MGPL and provide dessert for all participants.

Location: Youth Services Patio

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Summer Movie Musicals: Once Upon a Mattress Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Stop in the Library each week for a different family-friendly musical film.  Bring your singing voice!  Talent not required. Want to learn the songs ahead of time?  Check out a CD soundtrack or stream the music with your Hoopla app.

This week's musical: Once Upon a Mattress (2005, NR, 1 hr 30 min)

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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Saturday July 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Flying Fool Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

The Flying Fool will amaze the whole family with his juggling, balancing, and gravity-defying feats.  From unicycles to ladders, nothing is too ordinary to make extraordinary for the Flying Fool!

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday July 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 National Dance Day Camp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Want to celebrate National Dance Day?

Celebrate National Dance Day by learning one of Dizzy Feet’s dance routines! Practice with us any day this week, Monday through Thursday, as many times as you like.  Be sure to be there Friday for final rehearsal and join us at the Morton Grove Farmer's Market on Saturday for a 'flash mob'-like performance of the dance you learn.  Don't forget to bring your smile and your dancing feet!

Special thanks to Virtuoso Performing Arts of Morton Grove for helping us put together this awesome National Dance Day celebration.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
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 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Monday Night Minecraft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Love to play Minecraft? Bring your device and your skills and show us what you’ve got.  Never played before? Stop by to learn from other players.  No registration required.

    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
   

Grades K-11

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 June 15, 2015. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM National Dance Day Camp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Want to celebrate National Dance Day?

Celebrate National Dance Day by learning one of Dizzy Feet’s dance routines! Practice with us any day this week, Monday through Thursday, as many times as you like.  Be sure to be there Friday for final rehearsal and join us at the Morton Grove Farmer's Market on Saturday for a 'flash mob'-like performance of the dance you learn.  Don't forget to bring your smile and your dancing feet!

Special thanks to Virtuoso Performing Arts of Morton Grove for helping us put together this awesome National Dance Day celebration.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Pokémon Fest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Can you last the entire summer with Pokemon? We didn't think so. Bring your deck and play the Pokemon Trading Card Game, catch up on your trades, and even get some free cards. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM National Dance Day Camp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Want to celebrate National Dance Day?

Celebrate National Dance Day by learning one of Dizzy Feet’s dance routines! Practice with us any day this week, Monday through Thursday, as many times as you like.  Be sure to be there Friday for final rehearsal and join us at the Morton Grove Farmer's Market on Saturday for a 'flash mob'-like performance of the dance you learn.  Don't forget to bring your smile and your dancing feet!

Special thanks to Virtuoso Performing Arts of Morton Grove for helping us put together this awesome National Dance Day celebration.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Embark on an adventure with books and more! Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time 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. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM National Dance Day Camp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Want to celebrate National Dance Day?

Celebrate National Dance Day by learning one of Dizzy Feet’s dance routines! Practice with us any day this week, Monday through Thursday, as many times as you like.  Be sure to be there Friday for final rehearsal and join us at the Morton Grove Farmer's Market on Saturday for a 'flash mob'-like performance of the dance you learn.  Don't forget to bring your smile and your dancing feet!

Special thanks to Virtuoso Performing Arts of Morton Grove for helping us put together this awesome National Dance Day celebration.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Friday July 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Rockin' to the Rhythm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Birth – Age 5 with parent/caregiver

A rockin’ good time of rhyme, rhythm and movement featuring a different musical style each week. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Summer Movie Musicals: Bedknobs and Broomsticks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Stop in the Library each week for a different family-friendly musical film.  Bring your singing voice!  Talent not required. Want to learn the songs ahead of time?  Check out a CD soundtrack or stream the music with your Hoopla app.

This week's musical: Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971, G, 1 hr 57 min)

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM National Dance Day Camp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Want to celebrate National Dance Day?

Celebrate National Dance Day by learning one of Dizzy Feet’s dance routines! Practice with us any day this week, Monday through Thursday, as many times as you like.  Be sure to be there Friday for final rehearsal and join us at the Morton Grove Farmer's Market on Saturday for a 'flash mob'-like performance of the dance you learn.  Don't forget to bring your smile and your dancing feet!

Special thanks to Virtuoso Performing Arts of Morton Grove for helping us put together this awesome National Dance Day celebration.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday July 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:45 AM Dance Day Celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Want to celebrate National Dance Day?

If you have been practicing with us or want to watch, join us at the Morton Grove Farmer's Market for a 'flash mob'-like performance of the dance learned this past week at National Dance Day Camp.  Don't forget to bring your smile and your dancing feet!

Special thanks to Virtuoso Performing Arts Center of Morton Grove for helping us put together this awesome National Dance Day celebration.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Sound of Music fans of all ages are invited to celebrate the movie's 50th anniversary! Join us for some of our favorite things (Sound of Music themed crafts and snacks) at 1:30 pm before the 2 pm showing of the sing-a-long version of the movie. 

Baxter Room

Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Monday Night Minecraft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Love to play Minecraft? Bring your device and your skills and show us what you’ve got.  Never played before? Stop by to learn from other players.  No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM LollapaZOOza Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

Celebrate Chicago’s biggest music festival with LollapaZOOza!  Enjoy animal stories and songs and create your very own animal mask. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Express Yourself: Button Making Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-8

Define your style with one-of-a-kind buttons to pin on all of your stuff. Drop by anytime between 4 and 5:30 to create your own buttons using our button-making machine.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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