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The History of Lake Forest Reads: One Book, One Community image

The History of Lake Forest Reads

In 2012, Lake Forest Library proclaimed, “Join your Lake Forest friends and neighbors and read!” and launched One Book/One City LF, its first shared reading program, with funding from the Friends of Lake Forest Library and The Dick Family Foundation. The first 30 patrons to sign up for Summer Readin...

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online financial resources

An Introductory Tour to Lake Forest Library Online Financial Resources

The Lake Forest Library offers a variety of online resources, including online learning, pre-k-12 homework help, newspapers, genealogy resources, and more. Read on for an introduction to what the library’s online financial resources have to offer. Locate these resources under “Research and Learn”. Then, select “Business, Investing and Consumer”

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Book Donations accepted Monday November 8

Friends resume book donations November 8

The Friends of Lake Forest Library are accepting used book donations beginning Monday, November 8, 2021. Donations are accepted whenever the Library is open. For open hours, please refer to the top or bottom of this website. For a list of items they accept, visit

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risk is a four-letter word

Risk is a Four-Letter Word

Discover five books on the topic of risk in investing. Find more books on investing at call number 332.6 in the business collection behind the adult reference desk. Then, join us on Nov. 9 at 7pm via Zoom for "Risk is a Four-Letter Word", featuring Registered Investment Advisor Ed Gjertsen II, CFP.

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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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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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