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New Release Fridays: The Art of Racing in the Rain

November 15, 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 Art of Racing in the Rain Enzo was born to be a race car driver. There's just one problem: He's a golden retriever. He can still watch...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Body:
Join Lake Forest Library and the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation for a Tour of the Library.  Professor Art Miller lead the participants in exploring Lake Forest Library, its building and art.  Participants will appreciate the richness o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cook with Books: Healthyish *Special Date*

November 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Hands-on Activity
Body:
Bring mouth-watering cookbook photos to life! Make a dish to share with the group as we discuss the cookbook and the recipes we choose. This month's cookbook: Healthyish: A Cookbook with Seriously Stisfying, Truly Simple, Good-For-You (but not to...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Poetry Group

November 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Immerse yourself in verse with fellow poetry lovers. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Making Shutterfly Books

November 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Hands-on ClassDiscover how to publish a photo book or journal using the paid Shutterfly service. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Great Books Discussion Group

November 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Discuss Classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, and poems.   September 18: The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky October 2: Fourteen Poems by William Butler Yeats October 16: The Genealogy of Morals (1st, 2nd, and 3rd e...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Dive deeper into fantastic books with the renowned book reviewer and discussion leader Judy Levin. This month's title: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray The Butler family has had their share of trials—as sisters Al...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Medical Apps for Healthy Living

November 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Body:
Discover new apps for tracking blood pressure, getting reminders to take your pills, and staying mentally sharp with brain games. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-in Tech Help

November 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Body:
Bring your device and questions to the Reference Desk and we’ll connect you with one of our tech-savvy librarians for help. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software for you, but we CAN show you how to download eB...
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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
The Friends are not accepting book donations on these dates: September 1–30 November 24–30 December 22–31 Please wait until after these dates to donate your books, so that the dock doesn't become overloaded. Thank you for understanding!...
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 "Adults" group.

Drop-in Tech Help

November 28, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Body:
Bring your device and questions to the Reference Desk and we’ll connect you with one of our tech-savvy librarians for help. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software for you, but we CAN show you how to download eB...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

New Release Fridays: Where'd You Go, Bernadette

November 29, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Jumpstart your weekend and be the first to see newly-released DVDs! Popcorn included. This week's movie: Where'd You Go, Bernadette Bernadette has a great life. At least, that's what it seems like. She's got a loving husband and a brilliant da...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Managing the Online Reputation of Your Business

December 3, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business Program, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Body:
Online crowd-sourced reviews on platforms such as Yelp are often the first impression people get of your business. Business ratings have a major influence on who we do business with and where we spend our money. Learn to manage your customer reviews ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Taking and Editing Photos on the iPhone

December 4, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Body:
Discover easy tips and tricks for taking better iPhone photos. Bring your iPhone. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-in Tech Help

December 5, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Body:
Bring your device and questions to the Reference Desk and we’ll connect you with one of our tech-savvy librarians for help. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software for you, but we CAN show you how to download eB...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 54
Body:
Join us for an illustrated lecture about the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion‑dollar blood‑testing company founded by Elizabeth Holmes. We’ll explore the research chronicled by John Carreyrou in his acclaimed 2018...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Best Books of 2019 for ages 21+ only

December 9, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Body:
Discover your librarians favorite books of 2019 while indulging in some tasty treats from Sunset Foods. 21+ only. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

The Essential Christmas Carol

December 10, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Body:
Enjoy a performance of A Christmas Carol derived from Dickens’ 1867 abridged reading copy, enhanced with a modern reimagining of a magic lantern slide show popular during Dickens’ life. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Best Books of 2019

December 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Body:
Discover your librarians favorite books of 2019, and which ones might be best for gift giving this holiday season! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-in Tech Help

December 12, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Body:
Bring your device and questions to the Reference Desk and we’ll connect you with one of our tech-savvy librarians for help. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software for you, but we CAN show you how to download eB...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Group: The Ritual Bath

December 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Do you like puzzles, enigmas, and whodunits? Indulge your inner detective with us! This month's selection: The Ritual Bath by Faye Kellerman Book summary Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD is stunned when he gets the report. Someone has shatt...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Forest Writers Group

December 14, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Come meet fellow writers, share your work, engage in writing exercises, and exchange constructive feedback. Open to all! New writers welcome. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Google Calendar for Beginners

December 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Body:
Learn how to use Google Calendar to simplify your life and keep track of upcoming events. Bring your Google login information. Laptops provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Getting Business Referrals

December 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business Program, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Body:
Referrals are one of the most effective ways to get more customers, and your best source for new business and high-value sales leads is referrals from happy customers. Learn how to overcome your fear of asking for referrals and how to teach your cust...