Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

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

Go GoPro!

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Ages: Adults, Teens
Program Type: GoPro, Technology Class, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Discover the little camera full of big possibilities! With it's portable design, waterproof housing, and a variety of attachment accessories that enable you to strap the camera to almost anything, GoPros go wherever you go. Learn the basics of operat...

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...

Teen Study Sunday

1:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens
Description:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources. ...

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...
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

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...

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...

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: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...
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...

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Description:
Do you dare to embark on a quest to explore our Library Galaxy? Navigate through the Library and its resources during a scavenger hunt. Win prizes! Get details from the space explorers in the Children’s Library or at the Adult Reference Desk. Entr...
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...

Teen Study Sunday

1:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens
Description:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources. ...

Monday, September 17th, 2018

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! ...

Friday, September 21st, 2018

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...

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Teen Study Sunday

1:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens
Description:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources. ...

Monday, September 24th, 2018

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

Friday, September 28th, 2018

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...

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Teen Study Sunday

1:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Teens
Description:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources. ...

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Description:
Kick off the Halloween season with ghost stories from near and far, performed by nationally acclaimed actress and storyteller Megan Wells. Tremble during tales of an Inuit Skeleton Woman, a Southern Banshee, a midnight walk through an Illinois ravine...

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Required
Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Ages: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Hands-on Activity, Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Bring out your inner artist and create a landscape painting inspired by Andrew Wyeth's Christina's World. This program is offered as part of Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale, a community-wide reading initiative. For more information on Lake Forest Reads...

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Ages: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Description:
Jumpstart your weekend and be the first to see newly-released DVDs! Popcorn included. This week's movie: Three Identical Strangers A set of triplets were separated at birth as a science experiment. Three families adopted each one of the brothe...

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...