Upcoming Events

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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 @ 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.

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: 100
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 "Kids and Families" group.

Season's Greetings Magic Show for all ages

December 21, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
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: 69
Body:
Celebrate the world’s seasonal holidays with this festive show featuring a magic elf, Rudolph the Red‑Nosed Reindeer, and upbeat music, all set in a winter wonderland. Want more holiday shows? Register for Around the World in Holidays! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Holiday Breakout Box: Make an appointment

December 30, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
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, call...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Holiday Breakout Box: Make an appointment

December 31, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
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, call...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Holiday Breakout Box: Make an appointment

January 2, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
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, call...
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, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Learn how to create stop motion films with LEGOs, Claymation or whatever else you want to animate. Bring any favorite characters. **Bring your phone or tablet** To save us time (especially if your child doesn't know the needed passwords!) ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Holiday Breakout Box: Make an appointment

January 3, 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
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, call...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Holiday Breakout Box: Make an appointment

January 4, 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
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, call...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Terrific Twos Storytime for age 2

January 6, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Age 2 with a caregiver Enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement that provide lots of opportunities for learning new words! ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Jumpstart Art for grades K–4

January 6, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
We get you started with an art project, and you let your creativity take off!  Featuring: Unexpected Angles Channel your inner Michelangelo as you paint under the table, along the wall, and at all sorts of new angles! ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Jumpstart Art for grades K–4

January 6, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
We get you started with an art project, and you let your creativity take off!  Featuring: Unexpected Angles Channel your inner Michelangelo as you paint under the table, along the wall, and at all sorts of new angles! ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Drop-in Jumpstart Art for grades K–4

January 6, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
We get you started with an art project, and you let your creativity take off!  Featuring: Unexpected Angles Channel your inner Michelangelo as you paint under the table, along the wall, and at all sorts of new angles! ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Much Ado About Storytime for ages 3–6

January 7, 2020
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 interactive storytime coupled with a very-fun book-related hands-on project. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Coding Club Junior: First Session

January 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Body:
Code with Scratch to create stories and games. Basic keyboarding skills required. Participants commit to attending all five classes in their session. First Session: January 7–February 4 Second Session: February 18–March 17 ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Much Ado About Storytime for ages 3–6

January 8, 2020
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 Take stories to the next level during this interactive storytime coupled with a very-fun book-related hands-on project. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Storytime Sparks for ages 0–2

January 8, 2020
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 0–2 with caregiver Bring your babies and young toddlers for a snappy, fun, interactive storytime full of books, music, movement, puppets, and playtime! ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Chapter Chatters for Grades 4+: Guts

January 8, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Body:
Read this month's selected book and join us to share your thoughts. Activities and refreshments are also part of the fun. Visit the Children's Library to check out your copy! This month's book: Guts by Raina Telgemeier Book summary Raina wake...