Upcoming Events

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Holiday Book and CD Bazaar

11/25 @ 10:00am
to
12/31 @ 5:00pm
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.

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 "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: 56
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. ...

Library Board Meeting

December 10, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Program Type: Library Board Meetings
Body:
Agendas and Board Packets available on the Board Meetings and Minutes page. ...
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 "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: 18
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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle School Book Group for grades 5–8: Nimona

December 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
This month's selection: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson Book summary Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart...
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.

New Release Fridays: Official Secrets

December 13, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Jumpstart your weekend and be the first to see newly-released DVDs! Popcorn included. This week's movie: Official Secrets An International secret affair is exposed by a British Mandarin translator for the British IA Government Communications H...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Hour of Code for grades 5–12

December 13, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Body:
Take part in the worldwide phenomenon that is Hour of Code. We’ll tackle animation and game design projects from hourofcode.com. Bring your own device. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Exam Escape for grades 9–12

December 14, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Studying + Snacks + Occasional therapy dog visit = Test success! Power on your devices and crack open your books in the Teen Space. ...
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 "Teens" group.

Exam Escape for grades 9–12

December 15, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Studying + Snacks + Occasional therapy dog visit = Test success! Power on your devices and crack open your books in the Teen Space. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Exam Escape for grades 9–12

December 16, 2019
2:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Studying + Snacks + Occasional therapy dog visit = Test success! Power on your devices and crack open your books in the Teen Space. ...
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: 6
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 "Teens" group.

Exam Escape for grades 9–12

December 17, 2019
2:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Studying + Snacks + Occasional therapy dog visit = Test success! Power on your devices and crack open your books in the Teen Space. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Around the World in Holidays for all ages

December 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 101
Body:
Geared toward grades PreK–8. Sing and dance your way across the globe during a multicultural holiday celebration. Spin the dreidel for Hanukkah, act out the story of the first Christmas tree in Germany, beat Africans drums for Kwanzaa, play Feliz ...
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: 22
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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Exam Escape for grades 9–12

December 18, 2019
2:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Studying + Snacks + Occasional therapy dog visit = Test success! Power on your devices and crack open your books in the Teen Space. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Google Calendar for Beginners

December 19, 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: 6
Body:
Discover how to use Google Calendar to simplify your life and keep track of upcoming events. Bring your device and your Google login information. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-in Tech Help

December 19, 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...