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!
ALL DAY ACTIVITIES:
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
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!
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Published on April 26, 2018
Kristin Hannah has been a popular author for many years, but established herself as an author of more serious novels with her 2015 novel, The Nightingale, a story of two sisters in Nazi occupied France. Her latest novel, The Great Alone, follows a family of three trying to make it in rural Alaska.
Published on April 12, 2018
A little bit about Addie
We're so excited to host Addie Gundry here at the Library on April 25th and we still have some spots left if you want to register! Addie will prepare samples of recipes from her cookbook, No-Bake Desserts, as well as discuss her culinary training, working for Martha Stewart, and competing on The Food Network.
Published on March 20, 2018
Spring is finally here! Celebrate Spring Break between Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 31 in the Lake Forest Library! Get out, stretch your legs and sharpen your mind!
Starting on Sunday, March 25, tackle your first challenge in the Children’s library Spring Break Scavenger Hunt and participate all week long for a chance to win prizes!
Or, attend a special event, happening daily all spring break long!
Published on March 12, 2018
Are you in the St. Patrick's Day spirit? We certainly are over here at the Library! Check out some of our favorite Irish fiction authors and nonfiction books celebrating Irish culture and heritage. On St.
Published on March 07, 2018
And this year’s winners are…
The Oscars© may be over, but we’re still excited about the awards given out over the last month for the best children’s books. Some awards are given after review by a panel of professionals, others are favorites voted on by schoolchildren.
The Caldecott Medal, the Newbery Medal, the Michael Printz Award, the Rebecca Caudill Award
These prestigious awards in children’s literature were announced last month by the American Library Association. Below are the winners and the runners up (Honor books).
Published on March 02, 2018
Everyone is talking about the new psychological thriller, The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn. If you're waiting for a copy on hold or looking for something similiar to read, you might like one of these.
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