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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Time

December 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Get your little one acquainted with the Library at this two-riffic storytime.

Ages 24-36 months 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.

Homeschool Engineering Club

December 11, 2019
1:45pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

In this daytime club for homeschoolers, we turn a STEM idea into an engineering project.

Ages 8-12

December's project: Wrecking Balls   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Survival Club

December 11, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class
Event Details:

A tween-only hangout with snacks, activities, and games to get you through the school week. No stress allowed.

Grades 4-7

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

LitLounge: End of Year Celebration

December 11, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Book discussion held at Village Inn Pizzeria at 8050 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie. Registration not required. New members are warmly welcome.

Come prepared to talk about your favorite reads of 2019 and get some reading recommendations for the New Year. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 12, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories, songs, activities, and more that are perfect for the school-ready child.

Ages 3-6 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

December 12, 2019
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: 9
Event Details:

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

Grades K-2

Board of Trustees Meeting

December 12, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
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

December 13, 2019
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

December 13, 2019
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 "Adults" group.

Crafting For Charity

December 14, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Cooperman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Create handmade knitted and crocheted crafts for local organizations. In December, the crafters are working on winter items to support the Morton Grove Fire Department Holiday Food and Gift Drive. Please bring your needles, h...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Crafty Saturday

December 14, 2019
9:30am - 4:30pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Make a seasonal craft while supplies last.

Family

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

Yoga for All Skill Levels

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Teens, Adults
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Type: Health
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Release your stress and relax during this free yoga session for all skill levels. Mats will be provided on a limited, first-come first-served basis. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Walk 'n' Talk: The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang 

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Book discussion group that meets every few months and discusses the book while walking outside. You can pick up the book at the Check-Out Desk a month prior to the meeting. Healthy snacks and refreshments provided.

Meet at Starbucks (6763 West Dempster Street in Morton Grove) where we’ll start with a hot drink and set out on the North Branch Trail.

Book Synopsis: A wealthy but dysfunctional Chinese immigrant family has it all, only to lose every last cent. Mad at America, Wang, a brash but lovable immigrant businessman takes his family on a cross-country road trip that, despite a few harro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Test Drive the Oculus Quest

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Games & Recreation, Technology
Event Details:
Drop in for a hands-on demonstration of the Oculus Quest, a high-fidelity virtual reality headset. We’ll have several programs available to experience. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Concert: Jazz Consortium Big Band

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Performance
Event Details:
With a brassy mix of saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and rhythm section, this Chicago jazz group plays the best of the classic and modern big bands, plus a swinging mix of holiday favorites. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Dance Party

December 15, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kids
Registration
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

An active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more. 

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.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Monday Morning Playgroup

December 16, 2019
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

December 16, 2019
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

December 16, 2019
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 and up ...

Morton Grove Park District

December 16, 2019
4:15pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
The Morton Grove Park District theatre class would like to hold their final performance in the Baxter Auditorium. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Builders

December 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Open play with our massive LEGO collection. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Grades K-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.

Listen Up!

December 17, 2019
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!

December 17, 2019
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: Holiday Inn

December 17, 2019
11:30am - 1:15pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Movie
Event Details:
At an inn that’s only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer compete for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. Cast: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds. (1942, NR, 1 hr 40 min) ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

2020 Census Applicant Day

December 17, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Location: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Adult Magazine Area
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Census
Event Details:
Interested in becoming a census taker? Census Applicant Day is an event where people can go and talk with a Census Recruiting Assistant to learn about the thousands of Census jobs available and then have the opportunity to apply. Attend the Applic...

Test Reservation

December 18, 2019
2:00am - 3:00am
Library Branch: Morton Grove Public Library
Room: Baxter Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Test ...