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Mathematics Tea Party

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: STEAM, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

You are cordially invited to a tea party where we wear big hats, drink pretend tea, and make math welcoming for all.

Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Critic's Choice Cinema: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:
This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works, and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. (2019, PG-13, 2 hr) ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Monday Morning Playgroup

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Event Details:

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun.

Birth to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Roundtable

February 24, 2020
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Expert knitter and Library volunteer Ronnie Rund teaches how to knit and solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting project(s) and needles.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Yarn Gang

February 24, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Learn to knit or crochet at this drop-in class. No experience needed. 

Grades 1-8

MGPD Theater Class

February 24, 2020
4:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Theater class performance. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Nature Night

February 24, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts, Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Explore the great outdoors from indoors with nature-inspired crafts and activities.

Grades 2-4

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Listen Up!

February 25, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. You'll learn so many things when you open your ears and listen up. 

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver

This program is also offered at 11:15 AM. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Listen Up!

February 25, 2020
11:15am - 12:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. You'll learn so many things when you open your ears and listen up. 

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver

This program is also offered at 10:00 AM. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Movies, Munchies & More: Blinded by the Light

February 25, 2020
11:30am - 1:30pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:
In 1980s England, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen. Cast: Billy Barratt, Ronak Singh. (2019, PG-13, 1 hr 58 min) ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Between the Lines: American Like Me by America Ferrera

February 25, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Book discussion held at two different times. No registration required. New members are warmly welcome.

This event is part of the 2020 Coming Together series "Journeys to Niles Township". Learn more about Coming Together at comingtogether.in. Book Synopsis: From an award-winning actress and political activist comes a vibrant and varied col...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Craftin' Around: Yarn Letters

February 25, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of craft-tastic fun.

Grades 3-8

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Movin' & Groovin'

February 26, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Event Details:

Wiggle, jiggle, and jump around to some of our favorite children's tunes. Scarves, shakers, and other musical instruments provided.

Ages 2-6 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

K-2 Craftsters

February 26, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Make a new craft project each month. Mess optional, art skills not required.

Grades K-2

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Block Party

February 27, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation, STEAM, Storytime
Event Details:

Enjoy stories and constructive fun with blocks of all sorts: wooden blocks, soft blocks, DUPLO blocks, and other building toys and materials. 

Ages 1-5 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Book Reading and Discussion Group

February 27, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
Practice your English conversation and reading skills while expanding your vocabulary as we discuss Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices by Walter Dean Myers. Each week, we will read and discuss selected poems from this book. This program i...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Chess Academy

February 27, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class, Games & Recreation
Event Details:

Learn how to play chess with chess master Chris Christmas. All skill levels welcome.

Grades 1-8

Disclaimer(s)

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wee Read

February 28, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories and play for our littlest listeners.

Ages 0-24 months (older siblings welcome)

This class is also offered at 11:00 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wee Read

February 28, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories and play for our littlest listeners.

Ages 0-24 months (older siblings welcome)

This class is also offered at 9:30 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art Adventure

February 28, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

View and discuss art made by famous artists throughout history, then make an art project inspired by that artist or style. 

Grades 3-8

Disclaimer(s)

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

February 29, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create a small watercolor painting from a still life in this workshop led by local artist, poet, writer, and teacher Michelle Kogan. Learn techniques like washes, wet-in-wet, dry brush, and glazing. Materials will be provided, but you can also bring ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

The Fantastic Foam Science Show

February 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Presentation, STEAM
Event Details:
Experience hair-raising fun with electricity, liquids under pressure, light refraction, dry ice and foam, and so much more during this science extravaganza. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Due to limited space and the popularity of this program, please do not bring strollers into the Library for this event. The Library is not responsible for unattended belongings.

Piano Recital

March 1, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Kids Piano Recital...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

March 1, 2020
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and activities the whole family can enjoy.

Family

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Monday Morning Playgroup

March 2, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Games & Recreation
Event Details:

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun.

Birth to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and an accompanying adult. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Due to the room capacity, attendance at drop-in programs is limited to 35 participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Roundtable

March 2, 2020
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Expert knitter and Library volunteer Ronnie Rund teaches how to knit and solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting project(s) and needles.