Upcoming Events

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

Exploration Kits Petting Zoo

November 22, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Test-drive our newest Exploration Kits and check one out to continue exploring at home! ...
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.

New Release Fridays: The Farewell

November 22, 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: The Farewell The Farewell is a biopic that follows the life of Chinese-American woman Billi and her emotional return to China. Discovering...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

STEAM Storytime for ages 3–6

November 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Ages 3–6 Energize the budding scientist, engineer, and artist in you! After a story, things get STEAMy with hands-on projects in technology, art, and math, perfect for building early literacy and inquiry skills....
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Breakout Box: Make an appointment

November 24, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ready for befuddling good puzzle fun for kids and families? Work with your team (that includes at least one person older than 12) to solve holiday-themed brainteasers and unlock boxes. There may even be a treat inside! To make an appointment, ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Ages 0–6 Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! ...
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.

Holiday Book and CD Bazaar

11/25 @ 12:00am
to
12/31 @ 1:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Browse a wide selection of gently-used holiday books and CDs in the Library Foyer. Make a donation to the Friends in exchange and pay what you want! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Breakout Box: Make an appointment

November 25, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ready for befuddling good puzzle fun for kids and families? Work with your team (that includes at least one person older than 12) to solve holiday-themed brainteasers and unlock boxes. There may even be a treat inside! To make an appointment, ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Cooking with Kids

November 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Body:
Enjoy food fun while we make delicious no-bake recipes! Each child may attend only one date each month. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6

November 26, 2019
9:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Ages 0–6 Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Breakout Box: Make an appointment

November 26, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ready for befuddling good puzzle fun for kids and families? Work with your team (that includes at least one person older than 12) to solve holiday-themed brainteasers and unlock boxes. There may even be a treat inside! To make an appointment, ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Coding Club Junior

November 26, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Body:
An introduction to coding using Google's CS First curriculum to learn Scratch programming language. Student should have basic keyboarding skills. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Breakout Box: Make an appointment

November 27, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ready for befuddling good puzzle fun for kids and families? Work with your team (that includes at least one person older than 12) to solve holiday-themed brainteasers and unlock boxes. There may even be a treat inside! To make an appointment, ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Breakout Box: Make an appointment

November 29, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ready for befuddling good puzzle fun for kids and families? Work with your team (that includes at least one person older than 12) to solve holiday-themed brainteasers and unlock boxes. There may even be a treat inside! To make an appointment, ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Breakout Box: Make an appointment

November 30, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ready for befuddling good puzzle fun for kids and families? Work with your team (that includes at least one person older than 12) to solve holiday-themed brainteasers and unlock boxes. There may even be a treat inside! To make an appointment, ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Breakout Box: Make an appointment

December 1, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ready for befuddling good puzzle fun for kids and families? Work with your team (that includes at least one person older than 12) to solve holiday-themed brainteasers and unlock boxes. There may even be a treat inside! To make an appointment, ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Coding Club Junior

December 3, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Body:
An introduction to coding using Google's CS First curriculum to learn Scratch programming language. Student should have basic keyboarding skills. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Trim a Tree Party for all ages

December 4, 2019
9:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
'Tis the season to deck the Library halls with homemade ornaments! Make ornaments to hang on the Library tree and to take home. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Trim a Tree Party for all ages

December 4, 2019
2:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
'Tis the season to deck the Library halls with homemade ornaments! Make ornaments to hang on the Library tree and to take home. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Coding Club Junior

December 10, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Body:
An introduction to coding using Google's CS First curriculum to learn Scratch programming language. Student should have basic keyboarding skills. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Body:
Banner Day Camp's staff and author of "Mindful Students-Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom and Beyond", Lani Gerszonovicz leads k-5 students in powerful, fun and engaging A-Z Mindfulness strategies which can be practiced almost anytime an...