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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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The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin Book Club Guide

Published on July 24, 2018


Why we chose this title:

This was a really well-done story in my opinion. It made me think about my own mortality, and whether or not I would want to know my death date. It was interesting to see how the information about the characters' death dates influenced the rest of their lives. There's a lot to discuss in this story. -Liz, Adult Services Librarian


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10 Books on Friendships

Published on June 05, 2018

In honor of #BestFriendsDay we wanted to share ten of our favorite books about friendships- all kinds of friendships, the good, the bad, and the complicated. Who are some of your favorite literary friends?


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Author Spotlight : Rebecca Makkai

Published on May 24, 2018


About Our Book Club Reception with Rebecca Makkai:

We had a great event with Rebecca Makkai here at the Library on June 1st for our Book Club Reception!

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Summer Reading Kickoff Party!

Published on May 22, 2018

Join us for a celebration like no other on Saturday, June 2 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm! Picnics, ice cream, cake, games, magic and more! Celebrate the Library's 120th anniversary and the beginning of Summer Reading with us!



Button Making: Make your own unique button to add to your purse, backpack, or clothing this summer in the Foyer

LEGOs: Make a tower using Legos in the Reed Room

Coloring: Add to our community coloring project in the Rotunda

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What to Read Next: Before We Were Yours Edition

Published on May 05, 2018

Our readers can't get enough of Lisa Wingate's Before We Were Yours. This well written historical fiction novel is based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals, in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country. If you loved this book, you'll probably like these books as well!


What to Read Next:


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