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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take & Make for Teens

All Day 7/20 - 8/31
Teens
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Create your own custom tote bag at home using our supplies and instructions. After you register, we will contact you to arrange pickup of the kit. Post a photo of your finished bag on Instagram using #mgpltakemake or email the photo to info@mgpl.org ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Crafty Saturday

9:30am - 4:30pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Pick up supplies from the front porch of the Library to make a seasonal craft while supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)

10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us online with your child for a story and a new guided play activity every week. Catch up with friends new and old online. Supplies needed: basic household items (will vary weekly). Birth to age 5 with a parent/caregiver ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Summer Storytime (Online)

10:00am - 10:15am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Event Details:
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in. Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Health, Online, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
Learn how you can prevent healthcare fraud, including COVID-19 scams, in this presentation by Age Options. ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Escape Room (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation, Online, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join us in the Zoom Room of Doom for a virtual locked-room challenge. The only escape is to conquer all the puzzles. Together, we will use our STEAM skills to problem-solve our way to freedom. Be sure to have scratch paper and pencil handy. Grades...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Virtual LEGO Builders (Online)

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation, Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Get out your LEGO or other favorite building materials and take the challenge to create something during our Zoom meetup. You can also show-and-tell any awesome creations you have been building recently.  Grades K-8 ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Bedtime Stories & More (Online)

7:30pm - 7:45pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Event Details:
Wind down for bed with a story or two on Facebook Live. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in. Family ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

LitLounge: Litera-Cheers! (Online)

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors, Online
Event Details:
Rather than reading a specific book this month, join us online to talk about whatever you’re reading, watching, and listening to, and get recommendations from your fellow LitLoungers. Register here or contact Allyson Coan (ACoan@skokielibrary.info...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wits Workout: Brain Fitness (Online)

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health, Online
Event Details:
Exercise your brain in this engaging and interactive program to maintain and enhance your cognitive function and memory. After you register, we will contact you to arrange picking up class materials. ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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.
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Online, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Did you know you can read popular periodicals like the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, The New Yorker, Chicago Magazine with your library card? Learn how to get started reading your favorite titles on any device. ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Kindergarten Rocks (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Get ready to rock your way to kindergarten! We’ll celebrate the big step with stories, songs, and more. Register for this session OR the 6:30pm session. Kids entering kindergarten in Fall 2020 ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Kindergarten Rocks (Online)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Get ready to rock your way to kindergarten! We’ll celebrate the big step with stories, songs, and more. Register for this session OR the 4:30pm session. Kids entering kindergarten in Fall 2020 ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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.

Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Event Type: Board Meeting
Event Details:
The Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of each month. The public is welcome to attend the meetings. Learn more about the Board of Trustees. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wee Read (Online)

10:00am - 10:15am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Event Details:
Meet Ms. Debbie on Facebook Live for a story, a rhyme, and a song. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join. Birth to age 2 with a parent/caregiver ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga (Online)

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Class, Health, Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Cher Walter in this online class. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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.

Exercise Class Disclaimer

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.

Brain Bytes (Online)

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Kids, Teens, Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation, Online, STEAM
Event Details:
Brain Bytes is our series of video shorts featuring math puzzles and brain games. New episodes upload on Fridays! To watch, visit the Library's YouTube channel.   Episode 15 ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts, Online
Event Details:
Grades K-8 Participate in this year’s Art Contest in a new way! Get creative, then submit a photo or scan of your entry starting August 15 at mgpl.org/art. Only one entry per child is permitted, so make yours as colorful, detailed, and speciall...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Group (Online)

10:00am - 10:30am
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Practice your English conversation skills over Zoom with MGPL librarian Marlene, other ESL learners, and ESL volunteers. In this introductory session, we will practice using Zoom software and introduce ourselves. ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)

10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us online with your child for a story and a new guided play activity every week. Catch up with friends new and old online. Supplies needed: basic household items (will vary weekly). Birth to age 5 with a parent/caregiver ...

Disclaimer(s)

Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Summer Storytime (Online)

10:00am - 10:15am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Event Details:
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in. Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drama Club (Online)

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class, Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11

Bring out your inner drama queen or king and get creative with acting, improv, and theater games.

Grades 1-8

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class, Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Build your writing skills as we work together doing fun writing activities and being creative. Supplies needed: paper and a pen or pencil. This month’s theme: Fantasy Stories. Grades 4-7 ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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

Curious About Homeschooling? (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Kids, Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids, Adults
Event Type: Online, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Event Details:
Are you considering homeschool this year? Join us for a question & answer session with a panel of local homeschool parents. They know what it’s like to get started and to take on the job of being teacher as well as parent to their kids. ...

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Meeting via Zoom

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 "Kids" group.

Bedtime Stories & More (Online)

7:30pm - 7:45pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Event Details:
Wind down for bed with a story or two on Facebook Live. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in. Family ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Chat (Online)

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors, Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
We are starting a casual book chat the third Thursday of the month. Chat over the phone or via Zoom with your fellow book lovers about whatever you’re reading, listening to, and otherwise enjoying. Registered patrons will receive a call the d...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Online, Storytime
Event Details:
An entertaining storytime focused on a traditional folk or fairy tale, then all mixed up with silly, exciting, or wacky versions of the tale. Visit the Library's Facebook page to watch live and on demand. Pre-K to Grade 2 with a parent/caregiver ...