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The Best Books This Summer

If you need some suggestions for what to read on vacation this summer, check out our list of new favorite titles. With everything from science fiction to murder mysteries to brand new biographies, there’s something for everyone. All titles are linked to our catalog, but feel free to stop by the Adul...

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Celebrate Pride Month

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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Tech Tips: How to Listen to Audiobooks in Libby

How to listen to audiobooks in Libby ►Download these instructions Did you know you also can listen to thousands of digital audiobooks on the Libby app? Let’s get started! First, let’s discuss the Libby app Your Lake Forest Library card gives you access to multiple apps, but I’ll be ...

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Savory Summer Recipes

Whether you're an experienced at-home chef looking to expand your cuisine or a newbie in need of basic recipes, these recently released cookbooks will be sure to get your tastebuds tingling. Below is a list of new cookbooks you won't want to miss. Find more recipe books upstairs in the 641.5 section...

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Summer Reading: Art is All Around Us

06/01/2024 @ 9:00am - 07/31/2024 @ 9:00pm

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List of upcoming sessions of MYSTERY BOOK GROUP

Indulge your inner detective and discuss titles from popular mystery series with us.

List of upcoming sessions of AFTERNOONS WITH JUDY LEVIN

Dive deeper into fantastic books with renowned book reviewer and discussion leader Judy Levin.

List of upcoming sessions of GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP

Read classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, and poems selected by the Great Books Foundation, then enjoy a stimulating discussion of ideas. For upcoming reading assignments and to join the group, contact the group leader.

List of upcoming sessions of GREAT DECISIONS DISCUSSION GROUP

Join us to discuss and debate foreign policy issues and complete a national opinion ballot to communicate our views to Congress and the White House. Discussion led by the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area. For upcoming reading assignments and to join the group, contact the group leader.

List of upcoming sessions of THE POETRY GROUP

Do you like poetry, but aren't always sure what to make of it? Immerse yourself in verse during interactive presentations that inspire you to spend quality time with excellent works of poetry.