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Critic's Choice: Afterimage

2:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Baxter Room

Afterimage (2016, NR, 1 hr 40 min, Polish w/ English subtitles)

The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.


*Rescheduled from December

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Mathematics Tea Party

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room
Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

You are cordially invited to a tea party. In this program for our littlest learners, we wear big hats, drink pretend tea, and make math welcoming for all.
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Monday Morning Playgroup

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. Parent or caregiver must attend with child.

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Knitting Roundtable

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Cooperman Room
Expert knitter and Library volunteer, Ronnie Rund, will show you how to knit or solve knitting challenges. Bring your current knitting project(s) and needles. 
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Yarn Gang

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Grades 1 and up

Want to learn to knit or crochet? Drop in; no experience needed.

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Presentation: Utility-Bill Clinic

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Baxter Room
Representatives from the Citizens Utility Board (CUB), Illinois' premiere utility watch dog group, will be here to assist you in this one-on-one interaction by analyzing your gas, electric, and phone bills!

Part of Money Smart Week
April 21-April 28, 2018
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Bedtime Stories & More

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Family

Join us for stories and songs to help your little one wind down for bed. Come in pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal to snuggle with!

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Listen Up!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Birth through Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver

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

Due to room capacity, this program is limited to 35 participants.

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Movies, Munchies & More: Presentation: Property Tax 101

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Baxter Room

Taxpayer advocate Andrea Raila will explain how to lower property taxes, get tax exemptions and refunds, understand market value reassessment notices, use self-help links, and more.


Part of Money Smart Week 

April 21-28, 2018

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New Device? No Problem!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Cooperman Room
Drop-in

Get a new device over the holidays you’re not sure how to use? Having trouble with a device you’ve had for a while? Bring it by this drop-in session to get some help with common issues. Please bring your device login info.
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New Game (Not Wednesday) - UFC 3 (PS4)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Teen Space

Step into the octagon and do battle with UFC legends like Connor McGregor, Anderson Silva and GSP as you build your UFC career and become a legend. For Grades 7-12. 

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Between the Lines: White American Youth by Christian Picciolini

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
White American Youth
Morton Grove Public Library
Cooperman Room
Book Discussion. 

Held at two different times. No registration required. New members are warmly welcome!

Book Synopsis: A stunning look inside the world of violent hate groups by a onetime white supremacist leader who, shaken by a personal tragedy, realized the error of his ways and abandoned his destructive life to become an anti-hate activist. (NoveList Plus). 
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Craftin' Around

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room
Grades 3-6

Love to craft? Join us for an evening of craft-tactic fun; a different project each month! This month's project is: Kitschy Keychains
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Toddler Time

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime. Classes meet weekly from Apr. 11 - May 16.  No registration is required.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

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Nintendo Switch Open Session

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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YA Book Club - A Night Divided

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Cooperman Room

With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her brother and mother live on the eastern side, while her father and middle brother are stuck on the west side. Gerta embarks on a mission to reunite with her family while avoiding the threat of being caught. Register now and receive a free copy of the book. For Grades 6-12.  

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Presentation: Investing 101: Answering Your Investment Questions

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Baxter Room
Presented by Brian Ahern from Weiss Ratings, this interactive presentation will cover volatile and safe investments, the difference between a stock and bond, fees associated with different investments, and much more.


Part of Money Smart Week 

April 21-28, 2018

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Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

Stories, songs, activities and more! This class is perfect for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. The session runs from April 12 through May 17. No registration is required.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.


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Converting Your VHS Home Movies

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Digital Media Lab
Lecture/Demo

Learn how to convert your old home movies on VHS to DVD or digital format in the Digital Media Lab. Registration limited to 4.

Registration opens: 9 am, March 22
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K-2 Craftsters

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room
Grades K-2

Do you like doing arts and crafts projects? We do, too! Join us for a new project each month. Mess optional, art skills not required. 
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Chess Academy

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Grades 1-6

Learn how to play chess with Master Chess Expert Chris. Both beginners and chess champions welcome. Learn all the moves you need to win the game.

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Presentation: Estate Planning for Women

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Baxter Room
Financial advisor Gisella R. Tomasio from Ameriprise Financial Services will host an informative seminar geared toward women and the estate planning process.  This program will help attendees understand how an estate plan can put them in control of their financial decisions.


Part of Money Smart Week 

April 21-28, 2018

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Wee Read

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Ages 0-24 Months with a parent/caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11 am.

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Wee Read

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room

Ages 0-24 months with a parent/caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am.

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Art: Step-by-Step

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Morton Grove Public Library
Activity Room
Grades 2-6

Create a work of art, step by step, with supplies and materials provided by the Library. Each month we’ll try a new and exciting art project; this month’s project is make pictures out of poetic colorful words creating Concrete Poetry. You’ll be amazed at what you can make in just an hour.


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