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Introducing Adapted Books to the Accessibility Collection

We are pleased to offer Adapted Books as part of the Accessibility Collections. Adapted Books are picture books that have been modified to be more accessible to pre‑readers and individuals with special needs. As a result, readers can better engage with and communicate about the stories, making the...

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Introducing the GoPro Hero9 Black

Attention adventurers and vloggers alike! We've upgraded our Take-out Tech collection to include GoPro - HERO9 Black 5K and 20 MP Streaming Action Cameras.  Browse the online catalog to borrow a GoPro Hero9 and other equipment including DSLR cameras, Roku Streaming Sticks, digital conversion...

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where business meets science

Where Business Meets Science

Science, technology, and business are intricately linked. Some universities offer degrees in both business and science. Business keeps up with new scientific developments to relay into improved products and solutions. Read on below for nine nonfiction books that report on connections between entrepreneurship in America and how scientific and technological developments become products.

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See upcoming sessions of MYSTERY BOOK GROUP

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

See upcoming sessions of NONFICTION AT NIGHT BOOK GROUP

Explore critically acclaimed nonfiction books with us. Find out for yourself that sometimes fact truly is stranger than fiction.

See upcoming sessions of AFTERNOONS WITH JUDY LEVIN

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

See upcoming sessions of 20s & 30s BOOK GROUP

Calling all millennials to read and discuss Adult fiction and YA fiction crossovers!

See upcoming sessions of BUSINESS BOOK GROUP

Enhance your business acumen and join us in reading and discussing an engaging business or finance book each quarter.

See 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.

See 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.


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.