Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
It’s an open playtime in the Kasian Room! Come at your convenience. We will get out special toys, puppets, puzzles, and big books for creative play. ...

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
It’s an open playtime in the Kasian Room! Come at your convenience. We will get out special toys, puppets, puzzles, and big books for creative play. ...

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
It’s an open playtime in the Kasian Room! Come at your convenience. We will get out special toys, puppets, puzzles, and big books for creative play. ...

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Description:
Lake Forest Library is closed today. We look forward to seeing you when we reopen! ...

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity

Big Thinkers!

11:30am - 2:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Books & Beyond

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Youth Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Book Club for children in Kindergarten and 1st grade with accompanying adult. Shared picture book with activities, crafts and refreshments. Copies of book available one month prior. ...

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Saturday Art Day

9:00am - 4:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Hand-on challenges every month! Come in to make a special project or take it home to complete.  ...

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Cooking with Kids

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Description:
Enjoy food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. Two dates are available for each monthly food theme; each child may only attend one date each month. In September, we will be making a football party mix!  ...

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

My First Yoga

10:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Big Thinkers!

11:30am - 2:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Youth Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Love a good graphic novel? We do, too! Join us for snacks, activities, and discussion. This month's title is available to check out in the Children's Library. September's book Amulet #1: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi ...

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Friends Book Sales
Description:
You must be a member or have an invitation to attend the book sale on Member Preview Day. Memberships are available at the door, and are well worth it! Get a preview of the amazing selection of books for sale throughout the weekend and take adva...

Friday, September 14th, 2018

43rd Annual Book Sale

9:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Friends Book Sales
Description:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) None of the...

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Girls Who Code

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Technology Class, STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Girls can be computer scientists, too!  Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, you'll learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basics of programming languages like PHP and Javascri...

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Friends Book Sales
Description:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) None of the...

LEGO Club

10:30am - 3:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Join us for brick-building fun as we tackle difference LEGO challenges. Today we will build a 100-brick LEGO tower!  Children ages five and up welcome; an adult must accompany children under seven.  ...

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Friends Book Sales
Description:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) None of the...

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Cooking with Kids

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Enjoy food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. Two dates are available for each monthly food theme; each child may only attend one date each month. In September, we will be making a football party mix!  ...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Description:
Enjoy Celtic music from Ireland and Scotland - and get in the spirit for the Lake Forest Open Lands' Bagpipes & Bonfire September 30! ...

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7

Big Thinkers!

11:30am - 2:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Reading Rangers

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Youth Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Book club for kids covering a variety of genres.  Copies of book available one month prior. Suggested ages 8–12. ...

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Girls Who Code

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Technology Class, STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Girls can be computer scientists, too!  Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, you'll learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basics of programming languages like PHP and Javascri...

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Here comes Paisley! This all-around friendly pup is ready for some gentle pats and a few good ear scratches. Then she'll want to hear a story or two, read aloud to her by you! Great for reluctant readers and animal lovers.  ...

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Tween Craft Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Join us one Monday each month for a fun craft! September's project Duct Tape Locker Organizer...

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7

Big Thinkers!

11:30am - 2:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Pajama storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Girls Who Code

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Technology Class, STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Girls can be computer scientists, too!  Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, you'll learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basics of programming languages like PHP and Javascri...

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Cooking with Kids

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Description:
Enjoy food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. Two dates are available for each monthly food theme; each child may only attend one date each month. In October, we will be making Halloween goodies for goblins!   ...

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7

Big Thinkers!

11:30am - 2:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Big Thinkers!

10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new themes to explore every week. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instr...

Girls Who Code

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Technology Class, STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Girls can be computer scientists, too!  Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, you'll learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basics of programming languages like PHP and Javascri...

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Sound Editing
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Here comes Paisley! This all-around friendly pup is ready for some gentle pats and a few good ear scratches. Then she'll want to hear a story or two, read aloud to her by you! Great for reluctant readers and animal lovers.  ...