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Best Books for Job Seekers

Job searching can be daunting and full of uncertainty. This blog will cover eight books that might be able to help. Books highlighted here cover a range of job-hunting topics, such as returning to the workplace after a break, switching careers, getting your first professional job after completing school, deciding what you want to be “when you grow up”, and more. Find them in the library at call number 650.14.

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Read the Rainbow Pride Books

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride

Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Celebrated in the month of June, Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a six-day stretch of protests in which LGBTQ+ activists fought back against a police raid of the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in New York City. It was a major protest against anti-LGBTQ+ la...

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More hours and services

Additional Hours & Services Restored June 1

If you haven't already been visiting the Library again in person, now is a great time to return with more open hours and restored services! Hours restored Monday–Thursday 9:00 am–9:00 pm Friday 9:00 am–6:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am–5:00 pm Services restored Increased buildin...

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Resources for Learning New Skills

The Library offers print books, events, and apps as part of its mission to provide the community with resources for lifelong learning and growth. Read on to learn more about which apps Lake Forest Library cardholders have access to and which skills each app teaches. Get started using these apps at lakeforestlibrary.org/apps. Join us on June 18 at 10:30 am via Zoom with the Career Resource Center for a demonstration of using LinkedIn Learning.

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Summer 2021 update

CIP Update: Summer 2021

Posted May 15, 2021. Thank you to everyone who attended the Capital Improvement  Project Public Listening Sessions with Lake Forest Library and HGA Architects. We appreciated your open minds as we presented on the project work completed to date and your meaningful comments on your hopes and ...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

During the month the May, the National Alliance on Mental Illness observes Mental Health Awareness Month. NAMI is the nation's largest mental health care organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI is an alliance of more than 600 local a...

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AAPI books and movies

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (also referred to as Asian Pacific Heritage Month), which takes place during the month of May. Generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have enriched the culture of the United States and are valuable members of our...

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Applying Kanban to Project Management

Applying Kanban to Project Management

by Patrick Villanueva, Technology Instructor and Media Lab Assistant  
5/3/21  To help organize current projects and tasks, I wanted to use a Kanban application. It helps me get into a good workflow, and I was happy to see it applied to Microsoft Planner. Here at t...

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