OUR ROOF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT HAS BEGUN!
The library will remain open normal hours during the construction work, though the Lincoln Avenue entrance will be inaccessible. New adult and teen materials, a selection of our DVD collection, public Internet computers, copy machine, and fax and scanning equipment are now located on the second floor of the library. Newspapers, magazines, and a small reading area can be found in the lower level. FULL DETAILS
PHOTOS: Moving the Collection: Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four + Library "Before" photos
ONE POSITION OPEN ON THE LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE 2015 ELECTION
The LIbrary's board of trustees will have one position open for the April 7, 2015 election. The filing period for candidates seeking election is December 15-22, 2014. Candidate packets are available at all public desks at the library or online
TEEN DIY CRAFT: OPEN CRAFTING
Wednesday, November 12th, 5 PM - 6 PM
Did you miss a craft this year? Now is your chance to try out some of our past crafts including marble magnets, journal Mod Podge, and anything duct tape! All teens 13-18 are welcome, just make sure to register online or call 847-929-5101.
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID BOOK RELEASE PARTY
Tuesday, November 4 at 6:30 PM: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul book release party!
In the 9th installment of this series, the Hefleys hit the road. Are you wimpy enough to handle the excitement? Join us for geeky gags, nerdy games, and all-around weirdo fun. We'll have a book drawing for kids in Grades K-6 to win one of five copies of the brand-new book. Be one of the first to own it!
MGPL PUB TRIVIA NIGHT
Saturday / November 8 / 7 pm / Bringer Inn
Pub Trivia is back! Join us for a free and friendly competition at the Bringer Inn, 6230 Lincoln Ave.
Get a team of up to four people together, and compete to win a gift certificate donated by the Bringer Inn. Register Now!
YOUTH BOOK DISCUSSION GROUPS
Want a fun way to read with your child? The Library offers book discussion groups for youth in grades 3-6 and a favorite adult. The Mother-Daughter Book Club and Guys Read groups meet monthly and are designed to be shared discussions between Library staff, youth, and their accompanying adults.
INSTANTLY BORROW DIGITAL MUSIC, MOVIES & MORE
Through hoopla, you can instantly borrow full-length music albums, movies, TV shows, and audiobooks with your MGPL card. Use the hoopla app on your mobile device or stream right from your computer! Get more information on our Downloadables page or go directly to hoopladigital.com to get started.