Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Take part in an interactive storytime featuring stories, songs, and activities. Perfect for children who have difficulty sitting still during a traditional storytime or have special needs. ...

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Storytime for 2 year olds

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Description:
Enjoy some food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. The April 30 and May 7 Cooking with Kids are repeats of each other. Please plan to attend just one date. If you have questions, call the Children's Library at 847.234.0648. Food artw...

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories. Advance registration is required for most storytime sessions; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority...

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: 13
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Storytime for 2 year olds

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Friday, May 4th, 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: 14
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

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: 15
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Girls Who Code

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

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Explore Some More: Art

10:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
We read a STEAM-relevant book and then explore some more with hands-on activity stations to bring science, technology, engineering, art, and math to life! ...

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Monday Art Day

9:00am - 9:00pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Ages: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Express your creative side with new hands-on challenges every month! Make a special project at the Library or take one home to complete. While you're here, check out additional project ideas in our Design Center. ...

Storytime for 2 year olds

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Enjoy some food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. The April 30 and May 7 Cooking with Kids are repeats of each other. Please plan to attend just one date. If you have questions, call the Children's Library at 847.234.0648. Food artw...

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories. Advance registration is required for most storytime sessions; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority...

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: 13
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Storytime for 2 year olds

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Friday, May 11th, 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: 14
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

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: 15
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Girls Who Code

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

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Join us for brick-building fun as we tackle different LEGO challenges. Children ages 5 and up welcome; children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. ...

Sunday, May 13th, 2018

Dinosauria

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Show or Performance
Description:
Dinosauria Imagine yourself at a fossil dig site and discover dinosaurs up close and personal. Dinosaur hunter Lisa Zago-Martin shares her experiences... and actual fossils! ...

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Storytime for 2 year olds

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories. Advance registration is required for most storytime sessions; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority...

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: 13
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Storytime for 2 year olds

9:30am - 10:00am
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Friday, May 18th, 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: 14
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

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: 15
Description:
Join us to read fabulous stories! Registration opens March 19 for all April 9–May 18 Storytime series; one class per child. A child must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. Class size is limited; Lake Forest residents receive p...

Girls Who Code

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

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -1
Description:
Enjoy some food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. Food artwork courtesy of www.vecteezy.com....

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Girls Who Code

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

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: STEAM, Show or Performance, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Join us to kick off a summer of celebrating READING and the Library's 120th anniversary! Sign up for summer reading programs for the whole family Enjoy a magic act and balloon show Bring a blanket and lunch for a community picnic on the fro...

LEGO Club

10:00am - 2:00pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Description:
Join us for brick-building fun, as we tackle the challenge of building the Lake Forest Library with LEGOS! Children ages five and up welcome, an adult must accompany children under seven. ...
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Show or Performance
Description:
Prepare to be enchanted and electrified by The Spellbinder as he performs state-of-the-art magic choreographed to lively music. Levitation, live doves, and illusions from around the world will leave you spellbound! ...

Picnic on the Lawn

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Front Lawn
Ages: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Description:
Picnic on the front lawn! Bring a blanket and your lunch. We'll provide cake and an ice cream truck! In case of rain, the picnic will be in the Kasian Room. ...
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Kids and Families
Program Type: Show or Performance
Description:
Magical Balloon-dude Dale takes inflated creations to a whole new level! Imagine colorful 3-foot balloons twirling about to music while audience participants transform into stars. Sound like fun? Then don’t miss this balloon comedy show! ...