Events


Children's Storytime

 Storytime for 3, 4, 5, and 6 year olds Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

At Lake Forest Library from Sep 16, 2014 to Sep 16, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Children's Storytime

  Storytime for 3, 4, 5, and 6 year olds Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

At Lake Forest Library from Sep 16, 2014 to Sep 16, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Two Year Old Storytime

  Storytime for 2 year olds and their caregivers Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.    

At Lake Forest Library from Sep 15, 2014 to Sep 15, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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

Registration for Storytimes Begins!

Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes 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.  Call (847)234-0648 for more information.

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

Learn @ the Library

Come to the Children’s Activity Room to learn how to make balloon animals, decorate a cupcake, bead a bracelet and more fun stuff!  2pm to 3:30pm 

At Lake Forest Library from Jul 31, 2014 to Jul 31, 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 Jul 30, 2014 to Jul 30, 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 Jul 30, 2014 to Jul 30, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Circus Boy

This show is a blend of comedy with circus skills, including trick bicycling, balancing atop an 8 foot ladder, and Ping-Pong ball mouth juggling.  2pm to 2:45pm in the Lake Forest Children's Library *Free tickets required

At Lake Forest Library from Jul 29, 2014 to Jul 29, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Mike Vondruska "The 30/30 Juggling Plan"

Enjoy a 30 minute show of humor, juggling and unicycling. Then spend the next 30 minutes learning juggling tricks with nylon scarves.  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity Room *Free tickets required

At Lake Forest Library from Jul 24, 2014 to Jul 24, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

Smarty Pants Presents "The Double Balloon Dog"

Called “simply amazing” by WGN-TV, the Big Balloon Show is a completely unique stage production featuring magic, comedy and Smarty’s award-winning, eye popping balloon props.  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity Room *Free tickets required

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

Jim Gill Family Concert

Enjoy 45 minutes of interactive songs for young children, including songs from Mr. Gill’s award-winning recordings!  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity Room *Free tickets required

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

Comedy and Illusion Show by the Great Scott

Children will be involved with each magic trick in this full-audience experience finishing with levitation of an audience volunteer.  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity Room *Free tickets required

At Lake Forest Library from Jul 17, 2014 to Jul 17, 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 Jul 16, 2014 to Jul 16, 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!  10am to 6pm

At Lake Forest Library from Jul 16, 2014 to Jul 16, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - Details

America's Best Frisbee Dogs

This educational, interactive, high-flying performance features amazing feats by Mr. Camp’s famous Frisbee Dogs.  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity Room  

At Lake Forest Library from Jul 15, 2014 to Jul 15, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Children's Library - Children's - 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

I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles

Eureka Discoveries will make self-inflating bubbles, bubbles that glow in the dark under ultraviolet light, plastic bubbles that don’t pop, bubbles that are attracted to a magnet, and bubbles that burst into flame. Children will make their own bubble sheets to bounce bubbles!  2pm to 2:45pm in the Children's Activity *Free tickets required

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