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Chicago YIVO Society: Concert: An Afternoon of Yiddish Nostalgia

Sunday, July 21, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Bibi Marcell and Gail Mangurten will play Yiddish soul music that will warm your hearts and make you want to clap and sing along. Co-sponsored by the Chicago YIVO Soci...

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Bibi Marcell and Gail Mangurten will play Yiddish soul music that will warm your hearts and make you want to clap and sing along.

Co-sponsored by the Chicago YIVO Society.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Group

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Connect with fellow knitters at the Library. Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter, this casual club is for you. Bring your latest project.

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

Connect with fellow knitters at the Library. Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter, this casual club is for you. Bring your latest project.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tuesday Movies: Catch Me If You Can

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:30pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we will be presenting the film "Catch Me If You Can" instead of "Napoleon". Barely 17 yet, Frank is a skilled forger who has passed as a...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we will be presenting the film "Catch Me If You Can" instead of "Napoleon".

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 "Adults" group.

Between the Lines: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner (Online)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Between the Lines meets for online discussions via Zoom. Registered patrons will receive an email the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event....

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Virtual Event
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Between the Lines meets for online discussions via Zoom. Registered patrons will receive an email the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event. New members are warmly welcome!

Disclaimer(s)

This event will be held using free Zoom software on your internet-connected device (computer, smartphone, or tablet). Registrants will receive an email the day before the event with instructions on how to join. See our Privacy Policy for library info on using third-party software.

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 "Adults" group.

Social Seniors: Wits Workout

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Maintain and enhance your cognitive function and memory with this interactive program.

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Maintain and enhance your cognitive function and memory with this interactive program.

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

iCASH Table: Find Your Unclaimed Property (Hybrid)

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Community Affairs Specialist Michael Stephenson will guide you through the steps to retrieve your unclaimed property from the Illinois Treasurer’s office.&...

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Presentation
Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Event Details:

Community Affairs Specialist Michael Stephenson will guide you through the steps to retrieve your unclaimed property from the Illinois Treasurer’s office. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga (Online)

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Online at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Class, Health, Online
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Susan Wilkens. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. Pleas...

Required
Virtual Event
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health, Online
Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Event Details:

Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Susan Wilkens. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. Please use a sturdy chair without arms (if possible).

Disclaimer(s)

This event will be held using free Zoom software on your internet-connected device (computer, smartphone, or tablet). Registrants will receive an email the day before the event with instructions on how to join. See our Privacy Policy for library info on using third-party software.

The Library strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. By participating in this program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Morton Grove Public Library and the class instructor from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crafting for Charity

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:30am
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Create handmade knitted and crocheted crafts for local organizations. Please bring your needles and/or hooks and some acrylic or cotton yarn.

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Create handmade knitted and crocheted crafts for local organizations. Please bring your needles and/or hooks and some acrylic or cotton yarn.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Spices: Shawarma Seasoning Spice (Online)

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Online
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Explore spices from around the world in this flavorful monthly program. Pick up the spice of the month and then discover the taste by making any dish you choose. At the end of the ...

Required
Virtual Event
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Online
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Explore spices from around the world in this flavorful monthly program. Pick up the spice of the month and then discover the taste by making any dish you choose. At the end of the month, we will meet over Zoom to share results and experiences.

Disclaimer(s)

This event will be held using free Zoom software on your internet-connected device (computer, smartphone, or tablet). Registrants will receive an email the day before the event with instructions on how to join. See our Privacy Policy for library info on using third-party software.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tuesday Movies: Made of Honor

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:45am
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Hannah surprises Tom, her best friend who is secretly in love with her, with the news of her engagement to a wealthy man. Things take a complicated turn when she asks Tom to be her...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:

Hannah surprises Tom, her best friend who is secretly in love with her, with the news of her engagement to a wealthy man. Things take a complicated turn when she asks Tom to be her maid of honor.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga (In Person)

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Class, Health
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Joan McGee. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes.

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health
Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:

Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Joan McGee. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes.

Disclaimer(s)

The Library strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. By participating in this program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Morton Grove Public Library and the class instructor from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown.

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

End of Summer Reading Party

Sunday, August 4, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Front Lawn at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Celebrate your Summer Reading Program success! Enjoy a cool treat, water play, and family-friendly fun on the Library Lawn. Wear your Summer Reading Program shirt! Children under t...

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

Celebrate your Summer Reading Program success! Enjoy a cool treat, water play, and family-friendly fun on the Library Lawn. Wear your Summer Reading Program shirt! Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tai Chi (Online)

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:15am
Online at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Class, Health, Online
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Certified Tai Chi instructor Erica Bough demonstrates Shibashi body movements, breathing exercises, and meditation to help reduce stress, restore balance, and increase flexibility....

Required
Virtual Event
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health, Online
Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Certified Tai Chi instructor Erica Bough demonstrates Shibashi body movements, breathing exercises, and meditation to help reduce stress, restore balance, and increase flexibility. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes.

Disclaimer(s)

This event will be held using free Zoom software on your internet-connected device (computer, smartphone, or tablet). Registrants will receive an email the day before the event with instructions on how to join. See our Privacy Policy for library info on using third-party software.

The Library strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. By participating in this program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Morton Grove Public Library and the class instructor from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tuesday Movies: Dune: Part Two

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:45pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Florence Pugh, Rebecca Ferguson (20...

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:

Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Florence Pugh, Rebecca Ferguson (2024, PG-13, 2 hr 45 min)

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

Tie Dye

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Front Lawn at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Arts & Crafts, Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Bring a t-shirt, bandana, cloth bag, hat, or any fabric item for a tie dye makeover. The Library will not be providing materials to tie dye. This event will be held on the Library ...

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Recreation
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Bring a t-shirt, bandana, cloth bag, hat, or any fabric item for a tie dye makeover. The Library will not be providing materials to tie dye. This event will be held on the Library front lawn , weather permitting.

Disclaimer(s)

This event is subject to change based on weather.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Seniors: Bingo

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Games & Recreation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Socialize as you play this fun game. Small prizes will be awarded to those who Bingo!

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Socialize as you play this fun game. Small prizes will be awarded to those who Bingo!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hasidism: A Social and Religious Revolution in Modern Judaism

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Joshua Shanes, Professor of Jewish Studies, will present a historical overview of the Hasidic movement. This event is co-sponsored by the Chicago YIVO Society.

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Joshua Shanes, Professor of Jewish Studies, will present a historical overview of the Hasidic movement. This event is co-sponsored by the Chicago YIVO Society.

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

Summer Reading T-Shirt Bleaching

Thursday, August 8, 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!

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!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Value of Humor (Hybrid)

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Baxter Auditorium at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This event will assist you in exploring how humor can be beneficial when coping with stress and change. Presentation by Molly Hofer, a Family Life Educator with the University of I...

Required
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Presentation
Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Event Details:

This event will assist you in exploring how humor can be beneficial when coping with stress and change. Presentation by Molly Hofer, a Family Life Educator with the University of Illinois Extension.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga (Online)

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Online at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Class, Health, Online
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Susan Wilkens. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. Pleas...

Required
Virtual Event
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health, Online
Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Susan Wilkens. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. Please use a sturdy chair without arms (if possible).

Disclaimer(s)

The Library strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. By participating in this program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Morton Grove Public Library and the class instructor from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown.

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

Front Porch Concert: Judson Brown Band

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Front Porch at Morton Grove Public Library
Event Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Bring chairs or blankets and join us on the lawn for live music. Judson Brown Band is violin-driven classic rock with three-part vocal harmony. In case of bad weather, concerts ...

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

Bring chairs or blankets and join us on the lawn for live music. Judson Brown Band is violin-driven classic rock with three-part vocal harmony.

In case of bad weather, concerts will be held in the Baxter Auditorium.