Morton Grove Public Library, Webrary6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove, IL 60053
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Saturday February 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Make a Jazz Painting like Jacob Lawrence Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8-12

Paint a story picture powered through Jazz music from the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance.  Participants will explore egg tempera painting and art composition as well as discuss the art movement of the time. Registration Required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
Monday March 2, 2015 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 March 3, 2015 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 Mother-Daughter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-4 

Bring your mother (or aunt, grandmother, neighbor, older sister, or teacher) with you for a lively discussion and activities connected to the book of the month.  

March: The Truth of Me: about a boy, his grandmother, and a very good dog by Patricia MacLachlan

Registration begins February 3. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday March 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime 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 winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before January 28, 2014. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Preschool Storytime 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 winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required.

Child must be the age listed on or before January 28, 2014. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There is 1 space available.
 
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! The winter session meets weekly from January 26-March 6. Registration required.

Registration opens Monday, December 15.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 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, followed by a craft and socialization time. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 5. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before January 29, 2015. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 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, followed by a craft and socialization time. The winter session meets weekly from January 26 - March 6. Registration required. 

Child must be the age listed on or before January 29, 2015. Registration opens Monday, December 15. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
Friday March 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library will be closed for staff in-service day and construction

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

Saturday March 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Movin' & 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 3 spaces available.
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Monday March 9, 2015 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     . To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday March 10, 2015 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 Mother-Daughter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 5-6 

Bring your mother (or aunt, grandmother, neighbor, older sister, or teacher) with you for a lively discussion and activities connected to the book of the month.  

March: Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead

Registration begins February 10. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday March 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Brigade Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Join the Brigade! Learn a math skill and then work as a team to build something amazing. Theme: What's Inside? Area!. Registration Required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 3 spaces available.
Friday March 13, 2015 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 11:00 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 March 14, 2015 Go To Top
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 March 16, 2015 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 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Build It! with LEGOs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Explore building, programming, and problem-solving with LEGOs, computers, and plug-in motors.  Each week is a new build! Sign up for class individually, registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There is 1 space available.
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Tuesday March 17, 2015 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 Pokémon Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All ages

Play the Pokémon Trading Card Game, catch up on your trades, and show off your very best cards. Participants must have their own decks. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Grades 3-5

Are you a guy who likes to read? Come along with your favorite grown-up for discussion and activities featuring the book of the month. 

March: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Registration begins February 17. To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102. Registrants receive a copy of the book to keep.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday March 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Language Stars Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-6

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

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM K-2 Craftsters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Do you like doing arts and crafts projects? We do, too! Join us for a new project each month.  Mess optional, art skills not required.

Registration Required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 3 spaces available.
Friday March 20, 2015 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 11:00 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: Big Hero 6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

BIG HERO 6 (2014, PG, 1hr 42min)

When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called "Big Hero 6."

Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Sunday March 22, 2015 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, counting, and more!

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 3 spaces available.
Monday March 23, 2015 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    . To register, visit the library or call 847-929-5102

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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Tuesday March 24, 2015 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 12:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Lunch Movie Madness: Maleficent Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sick of the cafeteria? Spend your Spring Break lunch ‘hour’ relaxing and watching some neat flicks!  Bring your lunch, we’ll provide dessert! Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

MALEFICENT (2014, PG, 1hr 37min) 

 As a beautiful young woman of pure heart, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) has an idyllic life in a forest kingdom. When an invading army threatens the land, Maleficent rises up to become its fiercest protector. However, a terrible betrayal hardens her heart and twists her into a creature bent on revenge. She engages in an epic battle with the invading king's successor, then curses his newborn daughter, Aurora -- realizing only later that the child holds the key to peace in the kingdom.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Card Games: Unplugged and Unbored Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Feeling bored this Spring Break? Learn to play classic card games. Then do battle against your friends for ultimate bragging rights. 

This program requires registration.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday March 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:35 PM Lunch Movie Madness: Aladdin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sick of the cafeteria? Spend your Spring Break lunch ‘hour’ relaxing and watching some neat flicks!  Bring your lunch, we’ll provide dessert! Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

ALADDIN (1992, G, 1hr 31min)

When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp -- and for Princess Jasmine. But can Aladdin save Princess Jasmine and his love for her after she sees that he isn't quite what he appears to be?
    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday March 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lunch Movie Madness: Howl's Moving Castle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sick of the cafeteria? Spend your Spring Break lunch ‘hour’ relaxing and watching some neat flicks!  Bring your lunch, we’ll provide dessert! Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE (2004, PG, 1hr 59min)

A young girl is forced to toil in her parents' hat shop and her only joy is in her occasional meetings with a handsome stranger, Howl the wizard. When a witch sees her happiness, she curses her to become old in a jealous rage. Ashamed and afraid, she flees to Howl's magic moving castle. Will Howl see her for who she really is?

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Stop Motion Animation Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 4-6

Calling all budding directors! Create a short film using stop motion animation.  No experience necessary, just bring your imagination! Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
Friday March 27, 2015 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 11:00 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 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Game On! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

We’re breaking out the video games and playing on the big screen.  Drop in and challenge your friends and family with the Nintendo Wii.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday March 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Incredible Bats Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

We have bats coming to the library! Meet these fascinating creatures of the night. Learn about the myths and legends that surround these shy animals, as well as lots of real bat facts.

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday March 30, 2015 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)
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Tuesday March 31, 2015 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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Math Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Do you think math is scary? It doesn't have to be! Come to Math Club for tricks, tips, and activities to help make math awesome.

Theme: Are Venn Diagrams Awesome? (The answer is YES). Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 11 spaces available.
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