Events from 'Adults'

Visit by Luis Alberto Urrea

Enjoy a visit by the author of Into the Beautiful North, Luis Alberto Urrea, at the Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel on October 28th at 6pm. Introductions by Lake Forest College Professor of Spanish Gizella Meneses and Lake Forest Library Director Kaye Grabbe. This event is open to the public. Free tickets are required and can be picked up at the Lake Forest Library. Map to the Chapel

At Lake Forest College from Oct 28, 2014 to Oct 28, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest College - Adults - Details

The Tinaja Trail Film Showing

Join Professor of Music Don Meyer at the Lake Forest College for a screening of The Tinaja Trail. The showing will be in the Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel on October 24 at 7pm. This even is open and free to the public. Map to the Chapel

At Lake Forest College from Oct 24, 2014 to Oct 24, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest College - Adults - Details

i-List Book Discussion of Into the Beautiful North

i-List dinner book group discussion of Into The Beautiful North led by Naomi McEneely. This event is put on by the Ragdale Foundation. Dinner is $35 per person, please call or email for reservations. Maggie 847.525.2680 Maggie@the-i-list.com  

At Lake Forest Recreation Center Gymnasium from Oct 16, 2014 to Oct 16, 2014 - Hosted by Ragdale Foundation - Adults - Details

Book Discussion with Judy Levin: Into the Beautiful North

Join Judy Levin for a discussion of Into the Beautiful North, part of our Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale program. The discussion will be held at the Lake Forest Library Children's Activity room at noon. The event is free and open to the public. Visit our programs page for more in this series.  

At Lake Forest Library from Oct 16, 2014 to Oct 16, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

The U.S.-Mexican Border: Fancy Factories and Dilapidated Dwellings Lecture

Join Carolyn Tuttle, Betty Jane Schultz Hollender Professor of Economics and Director of the Border Studies Program, for a lecture on the U.S.-Mexican Border at the Lake Forest Library. The event will be held in the Children's Program Room on October 13 at 1:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.  

At Lake Forest Library from Oct 13, 2014 to Oct 13, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Mariachi Monumental De México

Visit Dickinson Hall for the musical event, Mariachi Monumental De México, and reception on October 11 at 1 pm. $5 per person and Children under 12 are free. Call 847.234.2209 for reservations.  

At Lake Forest College from Oct 11, 2014 to Oct 11, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest College - Adults - Details

Magnificent Seven Film Showing

Join Professor of Philosophy Janet McCracken at the Lake Forest College for a screening of The Magnificent Seven. The showing will be in the McCormick Auditorium on October 9 at 6pm. This even is open and free to the public. The McCormick Auditorium is located in the Johnson Science Center, #7 on the map: https://www.lakeforest.edu/about/ourcampus/map.php  

At Lake Forest College from Oct 09, 2014 to Oct 09, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest College - Adults - Details

Exhibition of Wood Type Prints

At Lake Forest Library from Jul 11, 2014 to Jul 11, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Writers Group Meeting

Writers Group Meeting in the Library Conference Room at 9:30 am.

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 14, 2014 to Jun 14, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Library Closed

Lake Forest Library will be closed for a staff in-service program.

At Lake Forest Library from May 30, 2014 to May 30, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Great Books Discussion: History of the Peleponnesian War

Today's Book: History of the Peleponnesian War by Thucydides 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Conference Room What Great Books do you discuss?  We read 10-50 page readings selected by the Great Books Foundation and compiled in convenient paperback books.  They are classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, poems, and excerpts from literature that have influenced our culture.  Over the summer and December breaks we read longer books that the Foundation has suggested. (more info) Where can I buy the book with this year’s selections?  The Lake Forest Library reference librarian has copies for purchase.

At Lake Forest Library from May 21, 2014 to May 21, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Writers Group Meeting

Writers Group Meeting in the Library Conference Room at 9:30 am.

At Lake Forest Library from May 17, 2014 to May 17, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Afternoons with Judy Levin: Transatlantic

Join Judy Levin for a discussion of Transatlantic by Colum McCann. May 15, Noon to 1:30 pm in the Children's Activity Room  

At Lake Forest Library from May 15, 2014 to May 15, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Evenings with Elise Barack: Schroder

Join Elise Barack for a discussion of Schroder by Amity Gaige. May 8, 7:15 to 8:45 pm in the Children's Activity Room  

At Lake Forest Library from May 08, 2014 to May 08, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Great Books Discussion: Langston Hughes and Flannery O'Connor

Today's Book: Ballad of the Landlord by Langston Hughes and A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Conference Room What Great Books do you discuss?  We read 10-50 page readings selected by the Great Books Foundation and compiled in convenient paperback books.  They are classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, poems, and excerpts from literature that have influenced our culture.  Over the summer and December breaks we read longer books that the Foundation has suggested. (more info) Where can I buy the book with this year’s selections?  The Lake Forest Library reference librarian has copies for purchase. Future Selections May 21---History of the Peleponnesian War by Thucydides

At Lake Forest Library from May 07, 2014 to May 07, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Afternoons with Judy Levin: Life After Life

Join Judy Levin for a discussion of Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. April 17, Noon to 1:30 pm in the Children's Activity Room Upcoming Book Discussions Judy Levin: May 15, Transatlantic by Colum McCann Elise Barack: May 8, Schroder by Amity Gaige

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 17, 2014 to Apr 17, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Great Books Discussion: Bible

Today's Book: The Gospel of Mark from the Bible 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Conference Room What Great Books do you discuss?  We read 10-50 page readings selected by the Great Books Foundation and compiled in convenient paperback books.  They are classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, poems, and excerpts from literature that have influenced our culture.  Over the summer and December breaks we read longer books that the Foundation has suggested. (more info) Where can I buy the book with this year’s selections?  The Lake Forest Library reference librarian has copies for purchase. Future Selections May 7---Ballad of the Landlord by Langston Hughes and A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor May 21---History of the Peleponnesian War by Thucydides

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 16, 2014 to Apr 16, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Writers Group Meeting

Writers Group Meeting in the Library Conference Room at 9:30 am.

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 12, 2014 to Apr 12, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Evenings with Elise Barack: The News from Spain

Join Elise Barack for a discussion of The News from Spain by Joan Wickersham. April 10, 7:15 to 8:45 pm in the Children's Activity Room Upcoming Book Discussions Judy Levin: April 17, Life After Life by Kate AtkinsonJudy Levin: May 15, Transatlantic by Colum McCann Elise Barack: May 8, Schroder by Amity Gaige

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 10, 2014 to Apr 10, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Great Books Discussion: A.E. Housman and Jack London

Today's Book: The Carpenter’s Son by A. E. Housman and “Pinched” by Jack London 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Conference Room What Great Books do you discuss?  We read 10-50 page readings selected by the Great Books Foundation and compiled in convenient paperback books.  They are classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, poems, and excerpts from literature that have influenced our culture.  Over the summer and December breaks we read longer books that the Foundation has suggested. (more info) Where can I buy the book with this year’s selections?  The Lake Forest Library reference librarian has copies for purchase. Future Selections Apr. 16---The Gospel of Mark from the Bible May 7---Ballad of the Landlord by Langston Hughes and A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor May 21---History of the Peleponnesian War by Thucydides

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 02, 2014 to Apr 02, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

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