Events


Great Books Discussion: Hamlet

Today's Book: Hamlet by William Shakespeare (our December break book) 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 Feb. 5---Stackalee and Life, Last Words, and Dying Confession by Rachel Wall Feb. 19---Habits and Will by John Dewey 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 Jan 15, 2014 to Jan 15, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Library Board Meeting at 7:30

At Lake Forest Library from Jan 14, 2014 to Jan 14, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Board Meetings - Details

Murals of Lake Forest and Beyond

Murals of Lake Forest and Beyond The Friends of Lake Forest Library and the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Community Associates of the Art Institute present a lecture on the murals of Nicolai Remisoff located in the Library’s rotunda and other installations in the Chicago area. January 13 at 10:30 in the Children's Activity Room (more information)

At Lake Forest Library from Jan 13, 2014 to Jan 13, 2014 - Hosted by Friends of the Lake Forest Library - Friends Programs - Details

Book Discussion with Elise Barack: The Dog Stars

Join Elise Barack from 7:15 to 8:45 pm for a discussion about The Dog Stars by Peter Heller in the Children's Activity Room. Evenings with Elise Barack (7:15 to 8:45 pm) Feb. 13 - Coral Glynn by Peter Cameron Mar. 13 - A Thousand Pardons by Jonathon Dee   Funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library

At Lake Forest Library from Jan 09, 2014 to Jan 09, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Library Closed on New Year's Day

The library will be closed on the New Year's Day. Happy New Year!

At Lake Forest Library from Jan 01, 2014 to Jan 01, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Holiday Schedule - Details

Library Closed at 5pm

The library will be closed at 5 pm today, have a Happy New Year!

At Lake Forest Library from Dec 31, 2013 to Dec 31, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Holiday Schedule - Details

Library Closed on the 24th and 25th

The library will be closed on the 24th and 25th. Happy Holidays!

At Lake Forest Library from Dec 24, 2013 to Dec 25, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Holiday Schedule - Details

Junior Reader's Book Club

The Junior Readers Book Club is for readers in grades 2 and 3 and their parent(s). 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

At Lake Forest Library from Dec 04, 2013 to Dec 04, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Tree Triming Party

Drop by the Children’s Activity Room to make some ornaments to decorate the Library tree and to take home.

At Lake Forest Library from Dec 02, 2013 to Dec 02, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Baby Playtime

Come to the Children’s Activity Room for playtime with the library’s fun, educational toys for babies and toddlers, 9:30 to 10:30 am.  

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 29, 2013 to Nov 29, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Thanksgiving Crafts

Oh, Turkey Feathers! Drop by the children’s circulation desk every Monday in November to make a Thanksgiving craft, 10 am to 6 pm.    

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 25, 2013 to Nov 25, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Baby Playtime

Come to the Children’s Activity Room for playtime with the library’s fun, educational toys for babies and toddlers, 9:30 to 10:30 am.  

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 22, 2013 to Nov 22, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Book Discussion with Judy Levin: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Join Judy Levin, noon to 1:30, for a discussion about The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman in the Children's activity room.   All programs funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library.

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 21, 2013 to Nov 21, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Family Book Group

The Family Book Group is for readers in grades 4, 5, and 6 and their parent(s). 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 20, 2013 to Nov 20, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Thanksgiving Crafts

Oh, Turkey Feathers! Drop by the children’s circulation desk every Monday in November to make a Thanksgiving craft, 10 am to 6 pm.    

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 18, 2013 to Nov 18, 2013 - 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 Nov 16, 2013 to Nov 16, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Breakfast with Books

We will share some of our favorite books, while enjoying a breakfast snack, 10 to 10:30 am.  

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 16, 2013 to Nov 16, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Baby Playtime

Come to the Children’s Activity Room for playtime with the library’s fun, educational toys for babies and toddlers, 9:30 to 10:30 am.  

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 15, 2013 to Nov 15, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Book Discussion with Elise Barack: The Orchardist

Join Elise Barack, 7:15 to 8:45, for a discussion about The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin in the Children's activity room. Future Book Discussions with Judy Levin: November  21 - The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman   All programs funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library.

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 14, 2013 to Nov 14, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details

Library Board Meeting at 7:30

At Lake Forest Library from Nov 12, 2013 to Nov 12, 2013 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Board Meetings - Details