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Drop-in Terrific Twos Storytime for 2-year-olds

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Kasian Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Storytime-Tummytime-Playtime-events:

Details:

Drop in to enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement that provide lots of opportunities for learning new words.

This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Book Babies Storytime for Ages 0–2

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Kasian Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Storytime-Tummytime-Playtime-events:

Details:

Drop in for delightful interactive stories, rhymes, music, and movement.

This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Family Storytime

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Kasian Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Details:

Drop in and join your neighbors and friends for songs, rhymes, and stories. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.

Library closed

All Day
Lake Forest Library

eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies are available online 24/7! To get started, visit Borrow & Stream in the menu.

Closing

Library closed

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Lake Forest Library

eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies are available online 24/7! To get started, visit Borrow & Stream in the menu.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Bookmark Design Contest

All Day
Children's Library at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults, Teens, Kids and Families
Summer Reading / summer-events:

summer-events

Details:

Design a handmade 2" x 8" bookmark for the Library! Submit your design by June 30. Use your own paper or download a 2"x8" template. Four winners (one in each age group) will ...

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This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer Reading: Art is All Around Us

06/01/2024 @ 9:00am to 07/31/2024 @ 9:00pm
Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Summer Reading / summer-events:

summer-events

Details:

June 1–July 31, 2024 Summer Reading is a great way to build and reward reading habits. Join us for good books and fabulous prizes! All formats count: You can read printed...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dr. Temple Grandin: The Hidden Gifts of Visual Thinkers

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults
Author events / author-events:

author-events

Details:

This event has been rescheduled at the request of the author. If you have already registered, you do not need to re-register. Thank you for your understanding! Register and join...

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Children's Book Sale by the Friends

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 9:00am - 5:00pm
Foyer (West) at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults, Kids and Families, Everyone
Friends sales and meetings / friends-events:

friends-events

Details:

Browse and purchase a wide selection of gently used, bargain-priced children's books, just in time for the Library's Summer Reading program and your vacations and staycations. O...

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Children's Book Sale by the Friends

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 9:00am - 5:00pm
Foyer (West) at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults, Kids and Families, Everyone
Friends sales and meetings / friends-events:

friends-events

Details:

Browse and purchase a wide selection of gently used, bargain-priced children's books, just in time for the Library's Summer Reading program and your vacations and staycations. O...

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Children's Book Sale by the Friends

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 9:00am - 3:00pm
Foyer (West) at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults, Kids and Families, Everyone
Friends sales and meetings / friends-events:

friends-events

Details:

Browse and purchase a wide selection of gently used, bargain-priced children's books, just in time for the Library's Summer Reading program and your vacations and staycations. O...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Group: "Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone"

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Reed Room & Zoom at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults
Details:

Register and join us in person or on Zoom and indulge your inner detective! June 13 Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson July 11 The Myst...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Self-Guided StoryWalk® on the Library Lawn

All Day 6/14 - 6/23
Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Summer Reading / summer-events:

summer-events

Details:

Slow down and enjoy some family and friend time, fresh air, and a story! Take in the images and prose of a picture book one spread at a time on StoryWalk® signs around the Library ...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Poetry Group

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Reed Room & Zoom at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults
Details:

Register and join us in person or on Zoom and immerse yourself in verse with fellow poetry lovers. Discuss different poems and poets each month based around a theme. June Wil...

Required
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Summer Family Storytime

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Kasian Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Details:

Drop in for a storytime for families and children of all ages as we enjoy books, movement, puppets, music, and summery fun together! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Best Books This Summer

Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Courtyard at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults
Details:

Register and join your Lake Forest Librarians in person to discover new and popular titles you won't want to miss! Light refreshments will be served and attendees are entered in a ...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

eBook & eAudiobook Tips & Tricks

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Reed Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults
Details:

Register and join us in person to learn how to access eBooks, eAudiobooks, and more using your Lake Forest Library card. Discover tips for using the Libby, cloudLibrary, and Hoopla...

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This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Pajama Storytime for Ages 2–6

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kasian Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Details:

Wear your pajamas and drop in to the Children’s Library for stories, songs, and activities.

This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Summer Family Storytime

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Kasian Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Details:

Drop in for a storytime for families and children of all ages as we enjoy books, movement, puppets, music, and summery fun together! 

This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Elawa Farm Storytime

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 9:15am - 10:00am
Elawa Farm at Offsite Events
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Details:

Drop in to Elawa Farm and join one of your favorite Lake Forest Children's Librarians for a snappy, fun, interactive storytime full of books, music, movement, and puppets!

Library closes at 5:00 pm

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Lake Forest Library

eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies are available online 24/7! To get started, visit Borrow & Stream in the menu.

Closing

Library closed

All Day
Lake Forest Library

eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies are available online 24/7! To get started, visit Borrow & Stream in the menu.

Closing
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Summer Family Storytime

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Kasian Room at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Kids and Families
Details:

Drop in for a storytime for families and children of all ages as we enjoy books, movement, puppets, music, and summery fun together! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Group: "The Mystery Guest"

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Reed Room & Zoom at Lake Forest Library
Age Group:
Adults
Details:

Register and join us in person or on Zoom and indulge your inner detective! June 13 Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson July 11 The Myst...

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