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LitLoot

All Day 6/1 - 6/10
Online at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

LitLoot is a free literary subscription box filled with a custom selected library book and other free goodies! We’ll contact you when your box is ready for pickup at the end of the...

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Virtual Event
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Games & Recreation
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

LitLoot is a free literary subscription box filled with a custom selected library book and other free goodies! We’ll contact you when your box is ready for pickup at the end of the month.

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

Summer Reading Block Party featuring Strata

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Front Lawn at Morton Grove Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Kick off the Summer Reading Program! Bring chairs or blankets and dance to rock hits performed by Strata on the Library’s front lawn. Enjoy free shaved ice from Kona Ice (one per p...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Kick off the Summer Reading Program! Bring chairs or blankets and dance to rock hits performed by Strata on the Library’s front lawn. Enjoy free shaved ice from Kona Ice (one per person), lawn games, face-painting, crafts, and other activities.

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

3D Paper Butterfly Drop-in Craft

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Drop in and create a colorful paper butterfly to take home. This event is part of our Morton Monarchs series. For more information, go to mgpl.org/morton-monarchs. 

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop in and create a colorful paper butterfly to take home.

This event is part of our Morton Monarchs series. For more information, go to mgpl.org/morton-monarchs. 

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

Evening Crafts for Adults and Teens

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Tap into your inner creativity with a fun and easy craft project. This month's project: 4th of July Wreath 

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Tap into your inner creativity with a fun and easy craft project. This month's project: 4th of July Wreath 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mario Kart 8 Tournament

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Fasten your seatbelts and select your favorite Nintendo-themed racer to compete in this Mario Kart 8 tournament for the Nintendo Switch. The winner will receive a prize!  G...

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Fasten your seatbelts and select your favorite Nintendo-themed racer to compete in this Mario Kart 8 tournament for the Nintendo Switch. The winner will receive a prize! 

Grades 9-12

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

Hello Neighbor!

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Get together with other residents at our first “Hello, Neighbor” event! Hello Neighbor meetups are perfect for new residents or for anyone interested in learning more about the lib...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Get together with other residents at our first “Hello, Neighbor” event! Hello Neighbor meetups are perfect for new residents or for anyone interested in learning more about the library.

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

Family Lawn Games

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Front Lawn at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of zany games on the Library's front lawn. Games are geared toward school-aged kids and above, though younger children are welcome to participate with a grow...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of zany games on the Library's front lawn. Games are geared toward school-aged kids and above, though younger children are welcome to participate with a grown-up.

Disclaimer(s)

This event is subject to change based on weather.

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

Family Dance Party

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Activity Room at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Class
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Get up and dance to some family-friendly tunes! All Ages Accompanying adults for those under age 8

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Class
Event Details:

Get up and dance to some family-friendly tunes!

All Ages

Accompanying adults for those under age 8

Disclaimer(s)

All participants should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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

The History and Science Behind the Monarch Craze

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Presentation
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Naturalist Kim White discusses a variety of ways people can help fix the problem of the diminished migrating Monarch population. Live caterpillars and/or Monarc...

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Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Presentation
Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:

Naturalist Kim White discusses a variety of ways people can help fix the problem of the diminished migrating Monarch population. Live caterpillars and/or Monarch butterflies will be on display. 

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

Button-Making Fun

Friday, July 5, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Activity Room at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Stop by the Activity Room to design and create your own button, keychain, or magnet. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. All Ages

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by the Activity Room to design and create your own button, keychain, or magnet. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

All Ages

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

Evening Crafts for Adults and Teens

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Tap into your inner creativity with a fun and easy craft project. This month's project: Summer Reading Program Mug

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Tap into your inner creativity with a fun and easy craft project. This month's project: Summer Reading Program Mug

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

Evening Crafts for Adults and Teens

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Tap into your inner creativity with a fun and easy craft project. This month's project: Summer Reading Program Mug

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Tap into your inner creativity with a fun and easy craft project. This month's project: Summer Reading Program Mug

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

Family Engineering Night

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Once a month, we turn a STEM idea into an engineering project. Projects are intended for school-aged kids and above, though younger children are welcome to participate with a ...

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Once a month, we turn a STEM idea into an engineering project. Projects are intended for school-aged kids and above, though younger children are welcome to participate with a grown-up.

Disclaimer(s)

All participants should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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

Family Dance Party

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Activity Room at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Class
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Get up and dance to some family-friendly tunes! All Ages Accompanying adults for those under age 8

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Class
Event Details:

Get up and dance to some family-friendly tunes!

All Ages

Accompanying adults for those under age 8

Disclaimer(s)

All participants should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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

Summer Reading T-Shirt Bleaching

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Parking Lot at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Spruce up your summer reading t-shirt with tie-dye bleach (weather permitting).

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Spruce up your summer reading t-shirt with tie-dye bleach (weather permitting).

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

Butterfly Button Making

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Activity Room at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Stop by the Activity Room to design and create your own button, keychain, or magnet. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. All Ages This event is par...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by the Activity Room to design and create your own button, keychain, or magnet. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

All Ages

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

Summer Reading T-Shirt Bleaching

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Parking Lot at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Spruce up your summer reading t-shirt with tie-dye bleach (weather permitting).

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Spruce up your summer reading t-shirt with tie-dye bleach (weather permitting).

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

Family Lawn Games

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Front Lawn at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of zany games on the Library's front lawn. Games are geared toward school-aged kids and above, though younger children are welcome to participate with a grow...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of zany games on the Library's front lawn. Games are geared toward school-aged kids and above, though younger children are welcome to participate with a grown-up.

Disclaimer(s)

This event is subject to change based on weather.