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August 2020

Monday August 10

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.

Tuesday August 11

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Summer Storytime (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Senior Medicare Patrol: Types of Healthcare Fraud (Online)
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Learn how you can prevent healthcare fraud, including COVID-19 scams, in this presentation by Age Options.
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Escape Room (Online)
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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 4-8

Wednesday August 12

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Virtual LEGO Builders (Online)
US
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
7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Bedtime Stories & More (Online)
US
Wind down for bed with a story or two on Facebook Live. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in.

Family
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
LitLounge: Litera-Cheers! (Online)
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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) or Rebecca Hayes (rhayes@mgpl.org) for details.

Thursday August 13

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Digital Newspapers & Magazines (Online)
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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.
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Kindergarten Rocks (Online)
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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
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Kindergarten Rocks (Online)
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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
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting
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The Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of each month. The public is welcome to attend the meetings. Learn more about theBoard of Trustees.

Friday August 14

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chair Yoga (Online)
US
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.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Wee Read (Online)
US
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
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Brain Bytes (Online)
US
Brain Bytes isour 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

Saturday August 15

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
12:00 am
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
ESL Conversation Group (Online)
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Practice your English conversation skills over Zoom withMGPLlibrarian Marlene, other ESL learners,and ESL volunteers. In thisintroductory session,we will practice using Zoom software and introduce ourselves.

Sunday August 16

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday August 17

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)
US
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

Tuesday August 18

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Summer Storytime (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Drama Club (Online)
US

Wednesday August 19

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Creative Writing Crew: Fantasy Stories (Online)
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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
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Curious About Homeschooling? (Online)
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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.
7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Bedtime Stories & More (Online)
US
Wind down for bed with a story or two on Facebook Live. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in.

Family

Thursday August 20

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Book Chat (Online)
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We are starting a casual book chat the third Thursday of the month. Chat over the phone orvia Zoom with your fellow book lovers about whatever you’re reading, listening to, and otherwise enjoying.

Registered patrons will receive a call the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event. Call 312-626-6799 five minutes before the start of the program and enter the meeting ID and password. Contact us for assistance.
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Folk & Fairy Tales Storytime (Online)
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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
7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Family Engineering Night (Online)
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At our regular Family Engineering Night, we turn a STEM idea into an engineering project. This time, we challenge you to build first, and then meet online for a show-and-tell session to share your team’s results. Be creative!

All Ages

August’s project: Build a device on wheels.

Friday August 21

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chair Yoga (Online)
US
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.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Wee Read (Online)
US
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
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Brain Bytes (Online)
US
Brain Bytes isour series of video shorts featuring math puzzles and brain games. New episodes upload on Fridays! To watch, visit the Library's YouTube channel.

Episode 16

Saturday August 22

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
US
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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Sunday August 23

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday August 24

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
US
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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)
US
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

Tuesday August 25

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
US
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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Summer Storytime (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Between the Lines: Hidden Figures (Phone)
US
Between the Lines is now meeting for phone discussions via Zoom. Call 312-626-6799 five minutes before the start of the program and enter the meeting ID and password. Registered patrons will receive a call the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event.

The book can be checked out through all library ebook platforms, including Hoopla where copies are always available. Contact us for assistance, or find any instructions you may need on our Download & Stream page.

Book Synopsis: An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes. (NoveList Plus)

Wednesday August 26

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Bedtime Stories & More (Online)
US
Wind down for bed with a story or two on Facebook Live. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join in.

Family

Thursday August 27

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
US
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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Getting Started with Kanopy (Online)
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Learn how to use your library card to stream thousands of independent, classic, and documentary films with Kanopy on any device.
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Academy (Online)
US

Friday August 28

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
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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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chair Yoga (Online)
US
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.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Wee Read (Online)
US
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
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Brain Bytes (Online)
US
Brain Bytes isour series of video shorts featuring math puzzles and brain games. New episodes upload on Fridays! To watch, visit the Library's YouTube channel.

Episode 17

Saturday August 29

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
US
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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Sunday August 30

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
US
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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday August 31

All Day
Take & Make for Teens
US
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 by August 31 for a chance to win a $15 gift cardto Dairy Queen.
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)
US
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

September 2020

Tuesday September 1

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Listen Up! (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more as Ms. Amy brings the Library to your home. Visit the Library's Facebook page to watch live and on demand.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Practicing Mindfulness (Online)
US
Practice mindfulness, meditation, and standing yoga with Dr. Claire Seryak, a certified mindfulness instructor. Learn the tools you need for mindfulness-based stress reduction. All experience levels welcome.

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 ourPrivacy Policyfor 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.

Wednesday September 2

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time (Online)
US
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Book Talk: Libraries Transform (Phone)
US
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, so join us by phone to celebrate with a selection of fiction and nonfiction titles about libraries, books, and librarians.

We will meet on the phone via Zoom. Registered patrons will receive a call the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event. Call 312-626-6799 five minutes before the start of the program and enter the meeting ID and password.

Thursday September 3

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime (Online)
US
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Jr. Escape Room (Online)
US
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. (You may bring a reading assistant if needed.)

Grades 1-3

Friday September 4

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chair Yoga (Online)
US
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.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Wee Read (Online)
US
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
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Brain Bytes (Online)
US
Brain Bytes isour series of video shorts featuring math puzzles and brain games. New episodes upload on Fridays! To watch, visit the Library's YouTube channel.

Episode 18

Saturday September 5

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Sunday September 6

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
12:00 am
Library Closed (Labor Day holiday)
The Library is closed Sunday, September 6 for the Labor Day holiday.

Monday September 7

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
12:00 am
Library Closed (Labor Day)
The Library is closed Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.

Tuesday September 8

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Listen Up! (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more as Ms. Amy brings the Library to your home. Visit the Library's Facebook page to watch live and on demand.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Job Search Like a Pro: Resumes (Online)
US
Erica Reckamp from TopResume, Monster.com, and ZipJobs discusses Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), keyword optimized content, and how to set yourself apart from other applicants.

Wednesday September 9

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time (Online)
US
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Job Search Like a Pro: Interviewing (Online)
US
Erica Reckamp returns for an in-depth discussion of interviewing, including how to present yourself as a top candidate, avoiding screen-out factors, and job-winning responses.
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Tween Survival Club (Online)
US
A tween-only hangout to get you through the school week. De-stress in our Zoom room with virtual activities and real friends.

Grades 4-7
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
LitLounge: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Online)
US
LitLounge is meeting on Zoom. Register here or contact Allyson Coan (ACoan@skokielibrary.info) or Rebecca Hayes (rhayes@mgpl.org) for details.

The book can be checked outthrough all library ebook platforms, includingHooplawhere copies are always available.Find instructions on our Download & Stream page, or contact us for assistance.

Book Synopsis: Poetry helps first-generation Dominican-American teen Xiomara Batista come into her own.Debut novelist Acevedo’s free verse gives Xiomara’s coming-of-age story an undeniable pull, its emotionally charged bluntness reflecting her determination and strength. At its heart, this is a complex and sometimes painful exploration of love in its many forms, with Xiomara’s growing love for herself reigning supreme. (NoveList Plus)

Thursday September 10

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime (Online)
US
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Wits Workout: Brain Fitness (Online)
US
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 getting handouts for the class.
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Happy Harmonies
US
Lend your voices to songs of peace and love, performed by MGPL librarians. Visit the Library's Facebook page to join.

All Ages
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting
The Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of each month. The public is welcome to attend the meetings. Learn more about theBoard of Trustees.

Friday September 11

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chair Yoga (Online)
US
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.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Wee Read (Online)
US
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

Saturday September 12

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Crafty Saturday
Pick up supplies from the front porch of the Library to make a seasonal craft while supplies last.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
ESL Conversation Group (Online)
US
Practice your English conversation skills over Zoom withMGPLlibrarian Marlene, other ESL learners,and ESL volunteers. In this session, we will talk about interesting topics and share thoughts and stories. Any handouts will be emailed in advance. All skill levelsare welcome to attend.

Sunday September 13

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday September 14

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)
US
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
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
How to Spot Fake News (Online)
US
Fake news is everywhere and is easily spread over social media. Learn how to evaluate online news using some simple tools and questions so you can tell what's true and reliable.

Tuesday September 15

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Listen Up! (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more as Ms. Amy brings the Library to your home. Visit the Library's Facebook page to watch live and on demand.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Escape Room (Online)
US
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 4-8

Wednesday September 16

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time (Online)
US
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
How to Reduce Your Utility Costs (Online)
US
Save money, understand the latest Illinois energy policies, and learn how to decode and better understand your utility bills in this presentation by a Citizens Utility Board expert.

Thursday September 17

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime (Online)
US
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Book Chat (Online)
US
We are starting a casual book chat the third Thursday of the month. Chat over the phone or via Zoomwith your fellow book lovers about whatever you’re reading, listening to, and otherwise enjoying.

Registered patrons will receive a call the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event. Call 312-626-6799 five minutes before the start of the program and enter the meeting ID and password. Contact us for assistance.
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Folk & Fairy Tales Storytime (Online)
US
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
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Standardized Test Prep Resources for High School Students (Online)
US
Learn how you can use your library card to access online ACT, AP, and SAT practice tests and more with Gale’s Testing & Education Reference Center.
7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Family Engineering Night (Online)
US
At our regular Family Engineering Night, we turn a STEM idea into an engineering project. This time, we challenge you to build first, and then meet online for a show-and-tell session to share your team’s results. Be creative!

All Ages

September’s project: Build a device that flies (or falls with style).

Friday September 18

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chair Yoga (Online)
US
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.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Wee Read (Online)
US
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
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Brain Bytes (Online)
US
Brain Bytes isour series of video shorts featuring math puzzles and brain games. New episodes upload on Fridays! To watch, visit the Library's YouTube channel.

Episode 19

Saturday September 19

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mini Masterpieces (Online)
US
Create like the great artists! We will look at the artwork of well-known artists and then use them as inspiration to create our own works of art. This session’s artist: Andy Warhol. Supplies needed: paper, pencil, and something to color with.

Grades 1-3

Sunday September 20

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday September 21

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)
US
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

Tuesday September 22

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Listen Up! (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more as Ms. Amy brings the Library to your home. Visit the Library's Facebook page to watch live and on demand.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Between the Lines: Searching for Sylvie Lee (Phone)
US
Between the Lines is now meeting for phone discussions via Zoom. Call 312-626-6799 five minutes before the start of the program and enter the meeting ID and password. Registered patrons will receive a call the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event.

The book is available through Hoopla, where copies are always available, and on OverDrive. Contact us for assistance, or find any instructions you may need on our Download & Stream page.



Book Synopsis: A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women—two sisters and their mother—in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge, from the New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Translation. (NoveList Plus)

Wednesday September 23

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Tween Survival Club (Online)
US
A tween-only hangout to get you through the school week. De-stress in our Zoom room with virtual activities and real friends.

Grades 4-7
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree (Online)
US
Genealogy and Local History Librarian Tina Beaird demonstrates how to use subscription databases and free genealogy websites to trace your family tree.

Thursday September 24

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Academy (Online)
US

Friday September 25

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chair Yoga (Online)
US
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.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Wee Read (Online)
US
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

Saturday September 26

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Sunday September 27

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday September 28

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Playgroup (Online)
US
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
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Meditation (Phone)
US
Cher Walter leads a beginner-friendly guided meditation for all levels. Wear comfortable clothes.

Class will be held over the phone. Registrants will receive a call the day before the class with instructions on accessing the class.

Tuesday September 29

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Listen Up! (Online)
US
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more as Ms. Amy brings the Library to your home. Visit the Library's Facebook page to watch live and on demand.

Birth to Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver

Wednesday September 30

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tots Dealing with Big Feelings: Feeling Angry (Online)
US
Learn how to manage feelings through stories, songs, and activities and leave this storytime with strategies to handle overwhelming emotions. This session’s theme: Feeling Angry.

Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scratch ‘n’ Code (Online)
US
Please get your parents' permission and create your own login onhttps://scratch.mit.edu/for this program.

Learn the basicsof computer coding withScratch2.0 by creatingsimple and fun programs. Ability to work with a computer and mouse isrequired. Further instructionswill be given via Zoom at thestart of the program.

Grades 3-6

October 2020

Thursday October 1

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Friday October 2

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Saturday October 3

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Sunday October 4

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday October 5

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Tuesday October 6

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Wednesday October 7

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Thursday October 8

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Friday October 9

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Saturday October 10

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Sunday October 11

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Monday October 12

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Tuesday October 13

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Wednesday October 14

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.

Thursday October 15

All Day
47th Annual Children’s Art Contest (Online)
US
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 specially crafted as you can. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 15. Winning entries will be announced on November 9 and published online with the name and grade of the artist.