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Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Decennial Census

Published on January 08, 2020

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 snapshot of all United States households on Census day, April 1, 2020. Questions are in regard to your name, sex, race, and household as of April 1st, 2020. Answers are private and won’t be shared with anyone.

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The Best Books of 2019

Published on December 10, 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.


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Best Books of 2019 (so far)!

Published on June 11, 2019


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.



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New Book Senior Superlatives

Published on May 21, 2019

With graduation coming up, we thought it would be fun to highlight some new books using senior-superlative-style descriptions!


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Where the Crawdads Sing Book Discussion Guide

Published on April 17, 2019

Delia Owen's debut novel, Where the Crawdads Sing, is so wildly popular here at Lake Forest Library we can't keep it on the shelves. This is a great book for discussions, and many local book clubs have chosen it recently. If your book club wants to discuss, Where the Crawdads Sing, we created a guide for your group, complete with food and drinks to serve!

About the Book:

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10 Books About Siblings

Published on April 01, 2019

It's National Siblings Day today, so we're celebrating with what else, books about siblings! Sibling relationships are like no other. Your siblings know you from a young age. You spend your childhood fighting, making up, covering for one another, playing together, and shaping the people you will become. These ten books show the complicated relationships siblings can have with one another. Some of these stories are sweet, some are heavy and serious, others are quirky, but all of them show the intense bond that siblings share.

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New Year, New You and New Productivity Apps

Published on January 10, 2019

Are you looking to become more creative, focused, productive or organized in 2019? Now is the perfect time to automate and prioritize items on your to-do list using the latest productivity apps.


Focus Your Energy

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Eight Small Business Resources at the Lake Forest Library

Published on November 17, 2018


Small Businesses with under 20 employees make up 89% of the United States Economy. The goal of libraries today is helping the public from all age groups and backgrounds with all their information needs. Good news: this includes entrepreneurs and small business owners!

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Books to Help You Host this Holiday Season

Published on November 12, 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year! But, it can also be the most stressful time of the year. Especially if you are hosting for the holidays. Check out some of our favorite books to ease the stress and enjoy the holidays with family and friends! Click on a title or cover to place a book on hold.


On Hosting:


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