Events from 'Adults'

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

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

Library Closed

The library will be closed for water main repair work. We will open Saturday at 9 am.

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 11, 2014 to Apr 11, 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

Book Discussion with Judy Levin: A Tale for the Time Being

Join Judy Levin from noon to 1:30 pm for a discussion about A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki in the Children's Activity Room.   Funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library

At Lake Forest Library from Mar 20, 2014 to Mar 20, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Great Books Discussion: On Liberty

Today's Book: On Liberty  By John Stuart Mill 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. 2---The Carpenter’s Son by A. E. Housman and “Pinched” by Jack London 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 Mar 19, 2014 to Mar 19, 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 Mar 15, 2014 to Mar 15, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Book Discussion with Elise Barack: A Thousand Pardons

Join Elise Barack from 7:15 to 8:45 pm for a discussion about A Thousand Pardons by Jonathon Dee in the Children's Activity Room.   Funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library

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

Great Books Discussion: Real Trial of Oscar Wilde

Today's Book: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde, legal transcript 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 Mar. 19---On Liberty  By John Stuart Mill Apr. 2---The Carpenter’s Son by A. E. Housman and “Pinched” by Jack London 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 Mar 05, 2014 to Mar 05, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Book Discussion with Judy Levin: Stoner

Join Judy Levin from noon to 1:30 pm for a discussion about Stoner by John Williams in the Children's Activity Room. Afternoons with Judy Levin (12:00 to 1:30 pm) Mar. 20 - A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki   Funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library

At Lake Forest Library from Feb 20, 2014 to Feb 20, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Great Books Discussion: Habits and Will

Today's Book: Habits and Will by John Dewey 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 Mar. 5---The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde, legal transcript Mar. 19---On Liberty  By John Stuart Mill Apr. 2---The Carpenter’s Son by A. E. Housman and “Pinched” by Jack London 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 Feb 19, 2014 to Feb 19, 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 Feb 15, 2014 to Feb 15, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

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