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Blind Date with a Book 2022

You Can't Judge these Books by their Covers! As Valentine's Day approaches, come in and check out a Blind Date book or audiobook. They’re wrapped up tight with the briefest of blurbs on the outside and a special bookmark on the inside. Complete the bookmark and submit it for a chance to win a gif...

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Coding Classes: A launchpad to discovery

"Today our girl scout troop enjoyed 1½ hour coding session in the children’s library meeting room. The librarians were super helpful—Mrs. Kathy and Miss Michelle were knowledgeable and engaging. We earned an important badge and look forward to coming back soon! Thank you for having us!"
–Susan, L...

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Michelle's Real Reads

New Children's Nonfiction Book Recommendations   African Icons: 10 People Who Shaped History by Tracey Baptiste, illustrated by Hillary D. Wilson  Every year, American schoolchildren celebrate Black History Month. They study almost exclusively American stories, which are not only ...

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Conquer a Genre Winter Reading Program 2021–22

This winter we invite you to snuggle up with multiple books in a single genre! How to participate Register online in the Winter Reading calendar event. Make a separate registration for each participant! Download/Print the Book Log PDF for your age group below. Your Book Log includes instr...

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Discover the new Read-Along Collection featuring Wonderbooks!

A Wonderbook is a print book with a ready-to-play audiobook inside. Perfect for new and reluctant readers of all ages! Enjoy Wonderbook versions of picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and easy nonfiction. Just look for the gold sticker on the cover. Find Wonderbooks on your right as you ...

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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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