ESL CONVERSATION GROUP
Monday, September 12th at 6PM and Wednesday, September 14th at 3PM
The library's English as a Second Language Conversation Group is meeting! The group will focus on practicing English in an informal and friendly setting with discussions on a variety of practical, everyday and general interest topics.
To register for one or both of these events, go to our events calendar or call 847-965-4220.
MGPL WRITERS WORKSHOP
Sept. 7th at 7:00 PM
The MGPL Writers Workshop is for writers who want to explore their craft by working on the different elements of storytelling, while simultaneously growing in a community of writers. Bring a work-in-progress to share with the group. Works can be in any genre or format. Writers of any level or professional aspiration are welcome. Visit the Writers Workshop webpage for more information about meetings.
MGPL TEEN FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Compete against other football fans in the second annual MGPL Teen Fantasy Football League for a chance to earn gift cards and bragging rights! Team owners must attend the live draft and kick-off party to play. You can register for this program through our online calendar or by calling the library.
Stay tuned for related Teen Fantasy Football events occurring during the season!
Thursday, September 1 at 5:30
FIRST LINE FRIDAY: STAR OF THE SEA
"All night long he would walk the ship, from bow to stern, from dusk until quarterlight, that sticklike limping man from Connemara with the drooping shoulders and ash-coloured clothes."
- Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor
To find out more about the man from Connemara.
BOOK TALK: DIVERSE READS
Join us for September's Book Talk at the American Legion Memorial Civic Center of Morton Grove (6140 Dempster Street) on September 7 at 1:00 PM!
September's Book Talk, titled "Diverse Reads," will celebrate books of all genres that recognize diversity of race, ethnicity, gender, ability, and religion. The talk will include both with fiction and nonfiction titles. Bring your library card with you because all of the fabulous books discussed will be available for checkout.
LYNDA.COM: ONLINE RESOURCE
The Library has added Lynda.com to its list of online resources! This is a great resource because it includes thousands of step-by-step video tutorials on software, business management, accounting, social media, coding, game design and so much more. Interested? Watch this video tutorial.
Find Lynda.com through the library's website. Please note, the mobile app is not set up for library accounts.