Events


Breakfast with Books

We will share some of our favorite books while enjoying a breakfast snack.  10am to 10:30am in the Children's Activity Room

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 18, 2014 to Jun 18, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Drop-In Summer Craft

Stop by the Children’s Circulation Desk to make a special summer craft to help celebrate the beginning of summer on Saturday, June 21!  10am to 6pm

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 18, 2014 to Jun 18, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Wildlife Discovery Center

Rob Carmichael, curator of the Wildlife Discovery Center, will bring live animals such as reptiles, spiders and birds of prey. This 45-minute animal show depicts animal behavior and includes some audience participation.  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity Room *Free tickets required

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 17, 2014 to Jun 17, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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

Totally Terrific Turtles

Learn all about the terrapins and meet and touch several live turtles. Stay for the timed turtle race!  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity Room *Free tickets required

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 12, 2014 to Jun 12, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Breakfast with Books

We will share some of our favorite books while enjoying a breakfast snack.  10am to 10:30am in the Children's Activity Room

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 11, 2014 to Jun 11, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Drop-In Craft: Happy Father's Day

Make a special present for your father or grandfather.  10am to 6pm

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 11, 2014 to Jun 11, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Library Board Meeting at 7:30

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 10, 2014 to Jun 10, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Board Meetings - Details

Music of the World

Discover the musical instruments of the world. Learn about the Charango of South America and the Kalimba of Africa, and have a chance to try out many of the instruments!  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Library Activity Room *Free tickets required, pick up at the Children's desk

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 10, 2014 to Jun 10, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Children's Book Sale

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 07, 2014 to Jun 07, 2014 - Hosted by Friends of the Lake Forest Library - Children's - Details

Children's Book Sale

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 06, 2014 to Jun 06, 2014 - Hosted by Friends of the Lake Forest Library - Children's - Details

Children's Book Sale

At Lake Forest Library from Jun 05, 2014 to Jun 05, 2014 - Hosted by Friends of the Lake Forest Library - Children's - 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

Baby Storytime

Baby storytime in the Children's Library Activity Room. 9:30 to 10:00 a.m.   Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes April 1, Tuesday ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST STORYTIME SESSIONS.  Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.  Class sizes are limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority.

At Lake Forest Library from May 23, 2014 to May 23, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Children's Storytime

Storytime for 3, 4, 5, and 6 year olds and their caregivers in the Children's Library Activity Room. 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.   Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes April 1, Tuesday ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST STORYTIME SESSIONS.  Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.  Class sizes are limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority.

At Lake Forest Library from May 22, 2014 to May 22, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Two Year Old Storytime

Storytime for 2 year olds and their caregivers in the Children's Library Activity Room. 9:30 to 10:00 a.m.   Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes April 1, Tuesday ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST STORYTIME SESSIONS.  Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.  Class sizes are limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority.

At Lake Forest Library from May 22, 2014 to May 22, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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

Family Drop-In Storytime

Stop on by for a drop-in storytime in the Children's Library Activity Room, 9:30 to 10:00 am. Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes April 1, Tuesday ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST STORYTIME SESSIONS.  Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.  Class sizes are limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority.

At Lake Forest Library from May 21, 2014 to May 21, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Children's Storytime

Storytime for 3, 4, 5, and 6 year olds and their caregivers in the Children's Library Activity Room. 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes April 1, Tuesday ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST STORYTIME SESSIONS.  Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.  Class sizes are limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority.

At Lake Forest Library from May 20, 2014 to May 20, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Two Year Old Storytime

Storytime for 2 year olds and their caregivers in the Children's Library Activity Room. 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes April 1, Tuesday ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST STORYTIME SESSIONS.  Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.  Class sizes are limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority.

At Lake Forest Library from May 19, 2014 to May 19, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details