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Family Reading Night

All Day11/1 - 11/21
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Kids
Event Details:
Family Reading Night is an annual, statewide event that encourages families to spend quality time reading together. Come to the Youth Services desk between November 1-20 for free supplies to make your Family Reading Night special, then read together ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Math Brigade

November 13, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Discover math skill through active learning, then work as a team to build something amazing.

Grades K-2

November's Theme: Thinking Logically Grades  K-2 ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Bring your mother (or favorite female grown-up) with you for a lively discussion and activities connected to the book of the month. Pick up your free copy of this month's book at the Youth Services desk.

Grades 5-7 with a female 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.

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 "Teens" group.

YA Book Club: The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

November 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Prince Sebastian transforms into Lady Crystallia at night with the help of a talented seamstress who knows his secret in this graphic novel about finding comfort in your own skin. Pick up the book at the Check-Out Desk a month prior to the program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

LitLounge: Far From the Tree by Robin Benway

November 13, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
Book Discussion held at the Village Inn Pizza, at 8050 Lincoln Ave. in Skokie. Registration not required. New members are warmly welcome.  Book Synopsis: Feeling incomplete as an adopted child after placing her own baby up for adoption, teen ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 14, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories, songs, activities, and more that are perfect for the school-ready child.

Ages 3-6 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.

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

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Folk & Fairy Tales Storytime

November 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:
An entertaining story time focused on a traditional folk or fairy tale, then all mixed up with silly, exciting, or wacky versions of the tale. Ages 4-7 and 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 "Kids" group.

K-2 Craftsters

November 14, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Join us for a new project each month. Mess optional, art skills not required.  Grades K-2 ...

Board of Trustees Meeting

November 14, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Event Type: Board Meeting
Event Details:
The Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of each month. The public is welcome to attend the meetings. Learn more about the Board of Trustees. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wee Read

November 15, 2019
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

November 15, 2019
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 "Adults" group.

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (in Virtual Reality)

November 15, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Cooperation is key as you diffuse a Virtual Reality bomb with the help of other participants. One person wears the VR headset while others provide instructions that help disarm the ticking bomb. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Movin' & Groovin'

November 16, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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

For children of all ages, an active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more! ...

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

Hooray for Bollywood: Let’s Dance!

November 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids, Teens, Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Class, Performance
Event Details:
Deepthi Chiruvuri, program director at Bolly DanceFit, leads a fun and interactive workshop filled with easy to learn Bollywood dance moves.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Movin' & Groovin'

November 17, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
For children of all ages, an active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more! ...

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.

Monday Morning Playgroup

November 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
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

November 18, 2019
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 "Adults" group.

Tools for Researching Doctors & Hospitals

November 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Learn what’s behind the ratings when searching for new doctors or hospitals and how to find reputable reviews and information. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Yarn Gang

November 18, 2019
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 and up ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Builders

November 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation, STEAM
Event Details:

Open play with our massive LEGO collection. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Grades K-6 ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Listen Up

November 19, 2019
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

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.

Listen Up

November 19, 2019
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

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: Sense and Sensibility

November 19, 2019
11:30am - 1:45pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Cast: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, James Fleet. (1995, PG, 2 hr 16 min)  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Between the Lines: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

November 19, 2019
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: Presents a true account of the early 20th-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the co...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Guys Read: A Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner

November 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Come along with your favorite grown-up for discussion, snacks, and activities featuring the book A Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner. Be sure to pick up your free copy of this month's book at the Youth Services desk. Grades 4-6 ...

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.

Toddler Time

November 20, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Get your little one acquainted with the Library at this two-riffic storytime.

Ages 24-36 months 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 "Kids" group.

Homeschool Engineering Club

November 20, 2019
1:45pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
In this daytime club for homeschoolers, we turn a STEM idea into an engineering project. November's project: Drawing Machines. Ages 8-12 ...