Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Rising Readers Storytime

June 26, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 3–6 Did you know reading aloud can help listeners and readers build stronger vocabularies, increase attention span, and promote school readiness? Rising Readers aims to support your child's transition from "learning to read" to "reading to lear...

Storytime Sparks

June 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 0–3 Who's ready for an upbeat storytime full of books, music, movement, puppets, and playtime! Especially designed to spark a love of books and reading in your youngster. Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Much Ado About Storytime

June 26, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 3–6 Take stories to the next level during this active storytime full of book-related crafts and hands-on projects. Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Family Storytime

June 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
All Ages We agree with Napoléon Bonaparte when he said, “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” Join us and make reading a family affair! Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Comedy Magic with Trent James

June 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Body:
Are you tired of the same old “classic magic show”? Never fear, Trent James is the perfect antidote! His high‑energy performance will amaze and dazzle you with mind‑boggling magic and gut‑busting humor. See all Summer Performances in the Children'...

Big Thinkers! Summer Block Party

June 28, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Ages 0–5 Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family‑friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! See...

Coding Club Junior

June 28, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Body:
If coding is new to you, this is the class for you! Create stories with code, animate an ocean wave, and make a music video as you discover the amazing world of computer science using the CS First by Google curriculum. A new activity each week. We ha...

Big Thinkers! Summer Block Party

July 1, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Ages 0–5 Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family‑friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! See...

3D Fireworks Painting

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Nothing beats watching beautiful, bright fireworks light up the night sky on July 4th! But we're coming close with 3D fireworks paintings made with glue, salt and watercolors! See all 3D Fireworks Painting times....

3D Fireworks Painting

July 1, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Nothing beats watching beautiful, bright fireworks light up the night sky on July 4th! But we're coming close with 3D fireworks paintings made with glue, salt and watercolors! See all 3D Fireworks Painting times....

3D Fireworks Painting

July 1, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Nothing beats watching beautiful, bright fireworks light up the night sky on July 4th! But we're coming close with 3D fireworks paintings made with glue, salt and watercolors! See all 3D Fireworks Painting times....
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 114
Body:
Let's get the show on the road, to the skies, in the water, and off the rails! Explore Chicagoland transportation by cars, trucks, buses, boats, planes, and trains and experience the benefits of singing, dancing, reading, and play! See all Summer ...

Rising Readers Storytime

July 3, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 3–6 Did you know reading aloud can help listeners and readers build stronger vocabularies, increase attention span, and promote school readiness? Rising Readers aims to support your child's transition from "learning to read" to "reading to lear...

Storytime Sparks

July 3, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 0–3 Who's ready for an upbeat storytime full of books, music, movement, puppets, and playtime! Especially designed to spark a love of books and reading in your youngster. Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Much Ado About Storytime

July 3, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 3–6 Take stories to the next level during this active storytime full of book-related crafts and hands-on projects. Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Big Thinkers! Summer Block Party

July 5, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Ages 0–5 Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family‑friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! See...

Big Thinkers! Summer Block Party

July 8, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Ages 0–5 Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family‑friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! See...

Rising Readers Storytime

July 10, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 3–6 Did you know reading aloud can help listeners and readers build stronger vocabularies, increase attention span, and promote school readiness? Rising Readers aims to support your child's transition from "learning to read" to "reading to lear...

Storytime Sparks

July 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 0–3 Who's ready for an upbeat storytime full of books, music, movement, puppets, and playtime! Especially designed to spark a love of books and reading in your youngster. Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Much Ado About Storytime

July 10, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Ages 3–6 Take stories to the next level during this active storytime full of book-related crafts and hands-on projects. Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Crazy Science Bubble Show with Professor Suds

July 10, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Show or Performance, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Body:
These bubbles will blow your mind! Discover the science behind bubbles as Professor Suds creates everything from bubble sculptures to monster bubbles. A lucky member of the audience will even end up inside a bubble! See all Summer Performances in ...

Family Storytime

July 10, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
All Ages We agree with Napoléon Bonaparte when he said, “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” Join us and make reading a family affair! Ready for more stories? See all our storytimes....

Play-Doh Playdate

July 11, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ages 0–5 Make a new Play-Doh pal and have fun molding and sculpting together. We'll take care of the cleanup! See all Play-Doh dates and times....

Play-Doh Playdate

July 11, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Ages 0–5 Make a new Play-Doh pal and have fun molding and sculpting together. We'll take care of the cleanup! See all Play-Doh dates and times....

Big Thinkers! Summer Block Party

July 12, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Ages 0–5 Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family‑friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! See...

Coding Club Junior

July 12, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Body:
If coding is new to you, this is the class for you! Create stories with code, animate an ocean wave, and make a music video as you discover the amazing world of computer science using the CS First by Google curriculum. A new activity each week. We ha...

Big Thinkers! Summer Block Party

July 15, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Ages 0–5 Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family‑friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! See...