MEET THE AUTHOR: CHRISTIAN PICCIOLINI
Saturday, May 5 at 10am
Christian Picciolini, a reformed white supremacist turned peace activist, will lead a fascinating discussion about his experiences with hate groups and his new book White American Youth
The author's books, provided by The Book Cellar, will be available for purchase and signing. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Register now!
OPEN TRUSTEE POSITION
The MGPL Board of Trustees announces that there soon will be an open trustee position to be filled by appointment. Interested residents should complete this application form. Forms must be returned to the library by May 4, 2018, for full consideration. Interviews will be conducted with selected applicants. The chosen candidate will be seated at the June 2018 board meeting and serve through the next general election in 2019.
MONEY SMART WEEK: APRIL 23-28
Money Smart Week is back! We'll have presentations on understanding your utility bills, estate planning for women, why Social Security Matters, investments, and more. Register and see the full schedule here.
PRESENTATION: AL CAPONE AND THE WORLD'S FAIR OF 1933
Tuesday, May 15 at 11:30am
If you liked The Devil in the White City, you'll definitely want to hear the fascinating story of the effort to get rid of Al Capone before the opening of the World's Fair 1933 in Chicago. William Hazelgrove, author of Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair, will present on these incredible true events.
NEW SERVICE: BOOK A GENEALOGY APPOINTMENT
Want to use Ancestry.com for your family tree but aren't sure where to start? We now offer 1-on-1 assistance for genealogy research! Complete the form at http://www.mgpl.org/genealogy-assistant to request a 1-hour session with a librarian on how to use library resources for your genealogy needs. (Morton Grove residents only.) You can also find the form under the Research & Learn menu.
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.