Events from 'Adults'

Film Showing of A Better Life

Discussion of the film A Better Life with filmmaker Dan Kolen, Lake Forest College Class ‘07 Introduced by Don Meyer, Professor of Music, Lake Forest College Meyer Auditorium, Lake Forest College December 4 at 4pm. Free and open to the public

At Lake Forest College from Dec 04, 2014 to Dec 04, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest College - Adults - Details

Book Discussion with Judy Levin: Boys in the Boat

Join Judy Levin at noon for a discussion about Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown in the Children's activity room.    All programs funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library.

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

Book Discussion with Elise Barack: The Burgess Boys

Join Elise Barack, 7:15 to 8:45, for a discussion about The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout in the Children's activity room. Evenings with Elise Barack (7:15 to 8:45pm) November 13 – The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Future Book Discussions with Judy Levin: November  20 - Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown  All programs funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library.

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

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. Reserve tickets here. 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. 847.234.1063 info@ragdale.org  

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

Book Discussion with Elise Barack: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Join Elise Barack, 7:15 to 8:45, for a discussion about Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo in the Children's activity room. Evenings with Elise Barack (7:15 to 8:45pm) November 13 – The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Future Book Discussions with Judy Levin: October 16 - Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea November  20 - Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown  All programs funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library.

At Lake Forest Library from Oct 09, 2014 to Oct 09, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - 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

Lecture: Poetics of Evidences

Join Ivan Abreu, a Mexican visual artist and native of Mexico City, for a discussion on the Poetics of Evidences. This event will take place on Oct. 7 at 4pm in the Meyer Auditorium, Lake Forest College.

At Lake Forest College from Oct 07, 2014 to Oct 07, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest College - Adults - Details

Book Discussion with Judy Levin: Shotgun Lovesongs

Join Judy Levin at noon for a discussion about Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler in the Children's activity room. Evenings with Elise Barack (7:15 to 8:45pm) October  9 – Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo November 13 – The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Future Book Discussions with Judy Levin: October 16 - Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea November  20 - Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown  All programs funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library.

At Lake Forest Library from Sep 18, 2014 to Sep 18, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Barbara Rinella: The Traitor's Wife

Join Barbara Rinella for her dramatization of the Book The Traitor's Wife: the Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America, a first novel by Allison Pataki. The presentation will be on September 16 at the Gorton Auditorium at 3:30pm.

At Gorton Community Center from Sep 16, 2014 to Sep 16, 2014 - Hosted by Friends of the Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Book Discussion with Elise Barack: Americanah

Join Elise Barack, 7:15 to 8:45, for a discussion about Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the Children's activity room. Evenings with Elise Barack (7:15 to 8:45pm) October  9 – Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo November 13 – The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Future Book Discussions with Judy Levin: September 18 - Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler October 16 - Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea November  20 - Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown  All programs funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library.

At Lake Forest Library from Sep 11, 2014 to Sep 11, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - 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

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