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Storytimes

We have many enriching storytimes, playtimes, and other regular programs for kids and families. Register for storytimes in the Event Calendar

Classes meet in the Activity Room on the Library's lower level, adjacent to the Youth Services Department. 

A child attends Wee Read with an adultA child colors a picture during Storytime
 

 

WEEKLY PROGRAMS 


Listen Up!

Ages Birth through Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver

Meets weekly on Tuesday mornings at 10 am. Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. Drop-in, no registration required. Does not meet in June, July, or August. 

Monday Morning Playgroup

All Ages

Meets weekly on Monday mornings from 10-11:30 am. Not a storytime, but an opportunity to meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. The Library provides the toys. Excellent for introducing young children to the Library in a low-key, unstructured session. Drop-in, no registration required. 

Wee Read

Ages 0-24 months with a parent/caregiver

Meets weekly on Fridays from 9:30-10:30 am and 11-12 am. Drop in, meet new friends, and experience stories, songs, and interactive play aimed at our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. Drop-in, no registration required. Does not meet in June, July or August. 

Water Babies 

Ages 0-24 months with a parent/caregiver

Meets weekly on Friday mornings at 9:30 and 11 am in June and July. Spend your morning exploring and playing. Weather permitting, we'll head outside to enjoy some gentle water activities. In inclement weather, you can still have fun without getting wet with indoor-safe activities in the Activity Room. Dress appropriately.

 

 

STORYTIMES 


Toddler Time 

Ages 24-36 months with a parent/caregiver

A two-riffic storytime especially for 2-year-olds! This 45-minute class meets on Wednesday mornings at 10 am. Drop-in, no registration required. 

Preschool Storytime 

Ages 3-6 with a parent/caregiver

Stories, songs, and crafts for the school-ready child. This 1-hour class meets on Thursdays at 10 am or 2 pm. Drop-in, no registration required. 

Family Storytime

All Ages

Meets weekly on Monday evenings at 6:30pm. Bring the whole family to the library for this evening storytime. Enjoy time together as we read stories, sing songs, and create memories! Drop-in, no registration required. Does not meet in June, July, or August. 

iTots Storytime 

Ages 2-5 with a parent/caregiver

Come explore new ways of engaging children in classic and favorite stories! Caregivers will learn how to use technology to enhance the storytime experience while children connect with stories through digital media and apps. This program requires active participation by both caregivers and children. Registration is required for each class. NOTE: younger siblings are permitted to attend; however, iPad use will be strictly limited to registered children ages 2 through 5. 

Build-A-Reader Storytime 

Ages 2-5 with a parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of the DUPLO Read & Build sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! Siblings are welcome, but build and craft supplies are limited to registrants only. Registration is required for each class. 

Tiny Science Storytime 

Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver

Discover a passion for science. Young scientists will enjoy stories and simple hands-on science activities. We'll explore a different science subject each class. Registration is required for each class.

Summer Storytime 

All Ages 

Meets weekly on Tuesday mornings at 10 am in June, July, and August. Love stories, songs, and more? Join us for a morning storytime great for the whole family. Drop-in, no registration required. 

 

 

OTHER CLASSES


Bookworms

Grades K-2

A fun story-related event for older kids! In each class, we'll explore a story through activities and art. This 1 hour class meets on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm. Registration is required for class. 

Mathematics Tea Party

Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver

You are cordially invited to a tea party with songs, stories, numbers, counting and more! Registration is required for each class.

Movin’ and Groovin’

Ages 2-4 with a parent/caregiver

Join us for this active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more! Meets on the first Saturday of the month. Registration is required for each class.

 

Upcoming Storytimes

 

MORTON GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY

6140 Lincoln Avenue
Morton Grove, IL 60053-2989
847-965-4220
info@mgpl.org

HOURS | CLOSINGS

Monday to Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
Friday: 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

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