Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Storytime for 2 year olds

January 24, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Drop-in Tech Help

January 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
Body:
Got a tech issue? Just bring your device to the Reference Desk and we'll connect you with one of our skilled librarians or a tech-savvy Lake Forest High School student. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software fo...

Green Energy at Home

January 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Deep Freeze Read
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Body:
Learn how to decode your gas and electric bills, discover available incentives to improve your home's efficiency and take advantage of cheaper "off-peak" rates, and understand state policies for installing of solar on private homes. A Deep Freeze ...

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

January 25, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Body:
Your favorite stuffed animals get to have a sleepover in the Children's Library! Drop them off before 5:00 pm on Friday so that they don't miss out on any of the fun, including a stuffie storytime, popcorn film fest, and behind-the-scenes advent...

Baby Storytimes

January 25, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Big Thinkers! Fridays

January 25, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
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. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to pique your curi...

New Release Fridays: Johnny English Strikes Again

January 25, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Jumpstart your weekend and be the first to see newly-released DVDs! Popcorn included. This week's movie: Johnny English Strikes Again British secret agent Johnny English faces a new kind of twenty-first century foe in this third installment of...

Friends New Board Members Meeting

January 26, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Off Site
Program Type: Friends Board Meetings
Body:
The Friends New Board Members meeting will be held at Lake Forest Bank & Trust.   Lake Forest Bank & Trust 959 South Waukegan Road Lake Forest, IL 60045     ...

Friends Board Meeting

January 26, 2019
9:15am - 10:15am
Library Branch: Off Site
Program Type: Friends Board Meetings
Body:
The Friends Board meeting will take place at Lake Forest Bank & Trust.   Lake Forest Bank & Trust 959 South Waukegan Road Lake Forest, IL 60045     ...

Drop-in STEAM Storytime: Germs

January 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime, STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Body:
STEAM Storytimes are a mix of storytime and science lab, perfect for building early literacy and inquiry skills! This month's topic: Germs and taking care for your Stuffed Friends!...

LEGO Club: Build an Ice Slide

January 26, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Body:
Join us for brick-building fun as we tackle different LEGO challenges. Children ages five and up welcome; an adult must accompany children under seven. This month's challenge: Build an Ice Slide 📷 Photo by Rick Mason on Unsplash...

Teen Study Sunday

January 27, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
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. Now featuring snacks! ...
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Hands-on challenges every month! Come in to make a special project or take it home to complete. This month's masterpiece: Valentine's Day art surprise! While you're here, check out our DESIGN CENTER for additional creative projects!...

Storytime for 2 year olds

January 28, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Big Thinkers! Mondays

January 28, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
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. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to pique your curi...

Tween Creativity Club: Quilling Craft

January 28, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Join us for monthly creative projects! This month's project: Quilling Craft for Valentine's Day...

Storytimes for 3–6 year olds

January 29, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week!  Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Storytime for 3–6 year olds

January 29, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Deep Freeze Read
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Body:
Laurance Rockefeller, the philanthropic conservationist who was instrumental in establishing and enlarging several of our National Parks, said: “How we treat our land, how we build upon it, how we act towards our air and water, will, in the long run,...

Drop-in Storytime for 3–6 year olds

January 30, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
Not ready to commit to weekly storytimes? Want more storytimes on top of weekly storytimes? Either way, Drop-in Storytime on Wednesday mornings is the perfect solution! ...

Baby Storytimes

January 30, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Big Thinkers! Wednesdays

January 30, 2019
11:30am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
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. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to pique your curi...

Burnham's Chicago

January 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
See Chicago and it's history through the eyes of the finest tour guide in the state! When did the history of Chicago begin? How was its development influenced by its place on the lake? How has the lakefront changed over the years? Why is the city's a...

Storytime for 2 year olds

January 31, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...