Events


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 Apr 23, 2014 to Apr 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. 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 Apr 22, 2014 to Apr 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 Apr 21, 2014 to Apr 21, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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 Apr 18, 2014 to Apr 18, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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

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 Apr 17, 2014 to Apr 17, 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 Apr 17, 2014 to Apr 17, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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

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 Apr 16, 2014 to Apr 16, 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 Apr 15, 2014 to Apr 15, 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 Apr 14, 2014 to Apr 14, 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 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

Family Book Group

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Libraryby Chris Grabenstein 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. Wednesday

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 09, 2014 to Apr 09, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Library Board Meeting at 7:30

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 08, 2014 to Apr 08, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Board Meetings - Details

Conservation Center @ Lake Forest Library

Saturday, April 5, 1-4 pm, in the Children’s Activity Room: an opportunity to talk with an expert about art restoration-do you have a painting that needs cleaning? A beautiful frame that needs repair? A faded old photograph that you’d like to restore?Specialists from the Conservation Center, Chicago, will be available to offer advice about paintings, prints, photographs. This program is sponsored by Friends of Lake Forest Library and is offered free to members of Friends of Lake Forest Library and the public.

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

Junior Reader's Book Club

Zeus and the Thunderblolt of Doomby Joan Holub 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. Wednesday

At Lake Forest Library from Apr 02, 2014 to Apr 02, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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

National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month!  What a terrific reason to celebrate!  Drop by the Children’s Library circulation desk anytime between 10 and 6 each Monday to make a special craft. Mondays, March 31 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  

At Lake Forest Library from Mar 31, 2014 to Mar 31, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details