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Movies filmed in Lake Forest

We're in the Movies: The Lake Forest Connection

Lake Forest is known for many things glamorous. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s love and muse Ginevra King, the popularity of Polo in the U S in the 1930’s, visiting royalty such as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and the King of Sweden. Lake Forest is also famous for its beautiful estates and lovely vistas o...

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Library temporarily closed

The Library's Evolving Response to COVID-19

Updated 3/24/2020 In response to the Illinois Governor's stay-at-home order which went into effect March 21–April 7, Lake Forest Library is now temporarily closed until further notice. The DVD2GO machine was taken offline Friday, March 20, 2020. Due dates on discs currently checked out will be...

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Wash hands

Coronavirus COVID-19 Info

  Updated 3/13/2020 Lake Forest Library is canceling all programs and temporarily closing the building to public access starting at 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 14, and will offer restricted services Monday–Saturday, March 16–31 in support of COVID-19 prevention efforts. This decision fol...

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United States Census 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Decennial Census

Every household across the nation will receive an invitation starting in mid-March 2020 to fill out the US Census. Read on to learn what is required, why it is important, and how you can help efforts to count every single person living within the United States. The US Census is a short form snaps...

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Best Books of 2019 with Book Covers

The Best Books of 2019

Your librarians have curated a collection of their favorite books published this year and we thought we should share it with the world! Did you read any of these? Did we miss any amazing titles? Click on the title to place a hold on that book in our catalog. FICTION: The Most Fun We Ever H...

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Volunteer Fest at Lake Forest Library

Lake Forest Library to host Volunteer Fest

Lake Forest Library
360 E Deerpath Rd
Lake Forest IL 60045
847.234.0636 Contact:
Liz Poppenhouse
Digital Services Coordinator
847.810.4615 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lake Forest Library to...

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Humorour Books for Young Readers

Humorous Books for Young Readers

Urgency Emergency! Humpty’s Fall (series) JA ARCHER Hi! Fly Guy (series) JA ARNOLD Otto’s Backwards Day JC CAMMUSO It’s Shoe Time! JC COLLIER Hello, Crabby! JF FENSKE The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow JG GRIFFITHS The Good for Nothing Button! JH HARPER We Are Growing! JK KELL...

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20 Best Books of 2019

Best Books of 2019 (so far)!

  Check out Kate and Liz's favorite books of 2019 so far, with a few 2018 favorites mixed in! Click on the title to go to the catalog and place a hold.   Mystery/Thrillers: Bluff by Jane Stanton Hitchcock. Revenge!  Isn’t it sweet?  One time socialite and ric...

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New Book Senior Superlatives

New Book Senior Superlatives

With graduation coming up, we thought it would be fun to highlight some new books using senior-superlative-style descriptions!   Most Likely to Teach You Something: The Pioneers by David McCullough  Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important an...

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