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discover the night sky

Discover the Night Sky

Check out these astronomy titles for Children and Adults from the Lake Forest Library and join NASA on Saturday, October 16 for International Observe the Moon Night. Read on to learn how and to see a list of recommended astronomy titles.

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Fall Refresh

Fall Refresh Part 1 of 2: Celebrating the Foyer

Over the past year and a half your Library staff has adjusted services and spaces many times to continue to provide the community with the highest quality library services and resources. This fall, we're happy to be giving our beautiful Foyer some care and attention! As the first space you experi...

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Two friends playing together.

Lit Lorie Loves

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month. Lorie will share picture books by Latinx & Hispanic authors and/or illustrators.

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Library savings

(Contest expired) Library Card Sign-Up Month Contest 2021

10/1/2021 update Thank you to everyone who entered! Throughout Library Card Sign-up Month in September, we were happy to connect with all the existing card holders and welcome all the new library card holders. The savings you shared shows that using Lake Forest Library is a great return on your inv...

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2021 Friends of the Lake Forest Library Book Sale at Lake Forest Rec Center September 16-19

Shop the Friends Fall Book Sale September 16–19

We are excited to once again hold our annual Fall Book Sale at the Lake Forest Recreation Center. We missed interacting with our volunteers, shoppers, and the Lake Forest community during this past year and cannot wait to see everyone again. 45th Annual Fall Book Sale Thursday, September 16 Read More

twelve new biographies

Twelve new biographies to read at the end of summer

Need some new material to keep your summer reading going through fall? Biographies are a window into lives we otherwise would never have the joy of learning about. The stories and life lessons of others can help us gain experience and perspective and improve our decision making. Travel through the U.S., Iraq, Paris, Hollywood, or Bolivia in these twelve biographies.

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Lake Forest Library

Lake Forest Library Board approves prioritizing the dome and rotunda as a first step of the Capital Improvement Project

As a first step of the Capital Improvement Project (CIP) to enhance and revitalize Lake Forest Library, on August 10 the Library Board approved prioritizing repair and restoration work on the dome and interior rotunda, and appointed the Library Board Building Committee to investigate next steps and solicit feedback and recommendations from the City of Lake Forest, qualified experts, Lake Forest Library patrons, and community organizations at future dates to be determined.

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