Circling the Sun

With Barbara Rinella

On Monday, April 25, Barbara Rinella will dramatize Circling the Sun, a fictionalized story of pioneering aviator Beryl Markham written by Paula McLain. 

John & Nancy Hughes Theater, Gorton Community Center

 Program begins at 3:30, doors open at 3:00, no registration required

Sponsored by the Friends of Lake Forest Library

2016 Cookbook and Gardening Book Sale

April 15 and April 16

2016 Children's Book Sale

June 9, 10 and 11

2016 Annual Book Sale

The 40th Annual Friends of Lake Forest Library Used Book Sale will be Thursday through Sunday, September 17th through 20th at the Lake Forest Recreation Center Gym on Hastings off Deerpath.

Pre-sale         Thursday, Sept 15     9 am - 5 pm    (20% markup, Members, volunteers)

Public sale      Friday, Sept 16         9 am - 8 pm

                       Saturday, Sept 17     9 am - 5 pm   (20% Teacher discount w/ID)

                       Sunday, Sept 18       9 am - 5 pm   (Half-price)


Over 100,000 gently used books in over 100 categories will be on sale!  Also, thousands of DVDs, music CDs and books on CDs will be available.  The money raised supports the library's outstanding free programming for children, teens and adults throughout the year.


Volunteers are needed for the sale.  Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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