'COMING TOGETHER' OPENING CEREMONY
Sunday, January 28 at 12pm at Niles West High School, 5701 W. Oakton St. in Skokie
Join area organizations for the opening ceremony of Coming Together: Celebrating Muslim American Cultures
! There will be ebru art, calligraphy and henna demonstrations, an art gallery, and refreshments, followed by a program featuring Quran and Nasheed recitations, spoken word poetry, hip hop emcee, and much more. This event is free and open to the public.
'COMING TOGETHER' EVENTS AT MGPL
January to April 2018
Morton Grove Public Library will be hosting several programs from January-April 2018 as part of this year's Coming Together in Skokie & Niles Township: Celebrating Muslim American Cultures
. See all the MGPL programs here
. A full list of Coming Together events is here
EMANCIPATION TO INAUGURATION: CHICAGO'S BLACK EXPERIENCE
Tuesday, February 6 at 11:30am
"Going to Chicago!" were the words composed, sung, and lived by African Americans during the 20th century's Great Migration. Join the entertainer, historian, and Chicago tour guide Clarence Goodman for a presentation about the movement of nearly 7 million African Americans from the South to urban North.
FINDING GOOD HEALTH INFO ONLINE
Wednesday, January 24 at 2pm
Health and medical information might be the most important info you ever use. Unfortunately, much of it isn’t very helpful; unfamiliar acronyms, jargon, and even misinformation are all too common. We will discuss the best online resources to find information you can trust and make sense of. Librarians aren’t doctors, but we can help you take control of your health! Register here.
NEW FEATURE TO RECORD YOUR CHECKOUT HISTORY
As of November 8, you can choose to have the library catalog keep track of your checkout history. This is an Opt-In feature, so you can decide if you want to activate this ability to record and display your checkout history within your account. If you choose not to, your checkout history will not be recorded. Learn more about this feature and how to activate it here.
Want the next must-read book or new music to listen to in the car? MGPL has resources to help with that. MyMediaMall, eReadIllinois, and Hoopla are full of ebooks, audiobooks, albums, and movies you can access for free on any mobile device or computer. Learn more here.
WIFI HOTSPOTS AVAILABLE FOR CHECKOUT
Bring the internet wherever you go with WiFi Hotspots, available to be checked out for two weeks at a time by Morton Grove residents 18 and older. Hotspots allow your laptop, smartphone, or tablet to connect to the internet from anywhere. Each comes with a charging cable and Quick Start guide. Place a hold on one here. Stop by the circulation desk to learn more!