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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Oscars Prediction Contest

All Day1/17 - 2/7
Teens, Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Adult Magazine Area
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation, Movie
Event Details:
Starting Friday, Jan. 17, stop by the East Info Desk to fill out an Oscars prediction ballot for a chance to win a Movie Lovers Prize Pack. The contest runs through Friday, Feb. 7, at our MGPL After Dark Wrap-Up Party.  See which Oscar nomine...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Mathematics Tea Party

January 26, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: STEAM, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

You are cordially invited to a tea party where we wear big hats, drink pretend tea, and make math welcoming for all.

Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Critic's Choice Cinema: The Sower

January 26, 2020
2:00pm - 3:45pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:
When a mysterious and handsome stranger arrives in a remote female-only French village, he ignites jealousies that threaten to destroy the tight-knit community. (2019, NR, French w/ English subtitles, 1 hr 40 min) ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Monday Morning Playgroup

January 27, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Event Details:

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun.

Birth to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Roundtable

January 27, 2020
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Expert knitter and Library volunteer Ronnie Rund teaches how to knit and solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting project(s) and needles.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Yarn Gang

January 27, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Learn to knit or crochet at this drop-in class. No experience needed. 

Grades 1-8

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Nature Night

January 27, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts, Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Explore the great outdoors from indoors with nature-inspired crafts and activities.

Grades 2-4

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Listen Up!

January 28, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. You'll learn so many things when you open your ears and listen up. 

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver

This program is also offered at 11:15 am.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

2020 Census Applicant Day

January 28, 2020
11:00am - 1:30pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Adult Magazine Area
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Census
Event Details:
Interested in becoming a census taker? Census Applicant Day is an event where people can go and talk with a Census Recruiting Assistant to learn about the thousands of Census jobs available and then have the opportunity to apply. Attend the Applic...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Listen Up!

January 28, 2020
11:15am - 12:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. You'll learn so many things when you open your ears and listen up. 

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver

This program is also offered at 10:00 am.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Movies, Munchies & More: Strange But True

January 28, 2020
11:30am - 1:15pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:
A woman surprises the family of her deceased boyfriend by telling them she’s pregnant with his child. Cast: Nick Robinson, Amy Ryan, Greg Kinnear. (2019, PG-13, 1 hr 36 min) ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Between the Lines: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

January 28, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Book discussion held at two different times. No registration required. New members are warmly welcome.

Book Synopsis: Deemed unrepentant by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he lives in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Craftin' Around: Snowman Bowling

January 28, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of craft-tastic fun.

Grades 3-8

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Movin' & Groovin'

January 29, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class
Event Details:

Wiggle, jiggle, and jump around to some of our favorite children's tunes. Scarves, shakers, and other musical instruments provided.

Ages 2-6 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power Searching with Google

January 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Learn how Google makes finding the right information amazingly easy using powerful advanced search tools. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Survival Club

January 29, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class
Event Details:

A tween-only hangout with snacks, activities, and games to get you through the school week. No stress allowed.

Grades 4-7

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tots Dealing with Big Feelings: Being Patient

January 30, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Learn to manage big feelings through stories, songs, and activities. Leave this storytime with strategies to handle overwhelming emotions.

Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver

This session's topic: Being Patient ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Books & Beyond: City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

January 30, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Books & Authors, Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

In this book club, participants read the book and then come to the Library to discuss, eat pizza, and watch the movie based on the book. Once you have registered, pick up your free copy of the book at the Youth Services desk.

Grades 6-8

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wee Read

January 31, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories and play for our littlest listeners.

Ages 0-24 months (older siblings welcome)

This class is also offered at 11:00 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wee Read

January 31, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories and play for our littlest listeners.

Ages 0-24 months (older siblings welcome)

This class is also offered at 9:30 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art Adventure

January 31, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

View and discuss art made by famous artists throughout history, then make an art project inspired by that artist or style. 

Grades 3-8

Disclaimer(s)

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-In Craft: Make Your Own Valentines

2/1 @ 9:00am
to
2/14 @ 5:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Have a special someone you want to make a card for? Visit the Youth Services department between February 1 and 14 to create Valentine's Day cards. Make as many as you like! Family ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Meditation

February 1, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Details:
Cher Walter leads a beginner-friendly introductory guided meditation for all levels. Wear comfortable clothes. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Excel 2019

February 1, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Learn how to navigate around a spreadsheet and enter/edit data.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Let's Get Physical

February 1, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class, Health
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Work on your agility, balance, and motor skills through dance and gymnastics with My Gym Children’s Fitness Center of Skokie. Ages 2-6 ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Journeys Storytime

February 1, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Explore the journeys that have brought all of our families together in Morton Grove and the surrounding area. Family This event is part of the 2020 Coming Together series "Journeys to Niles Township". Learn more about Coming Together at co...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

February 2, 2020
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Travel into the unknown and quest together in the world of Dungeons & Dragons.

Grades 6-12