Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Grades 5–12 Last day to submit your design! Design a bookmark for the Library. Two winners—one for grades 5–8 and one for grades 9–12—will receive a $20 gift card to Lake Forest Book Store and have their designs printed for patrons to use. For ...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 2, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Board Games Galore

July 2, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Body:
Try your hand at spycraft in Codenames, build civilizations in 7 Wonders, or plot world domination in Coup! Ready for more gaming? See all our programs!...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 8, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 9, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Dungeons & Dragons

July 9, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Curious about D&D? Looking for a new group to play with? Hang out with a fun, open group of teens as we adventure our way through campaigns and one-shots. Dice and character sheets provided. Ready for more gaming? See all our programs!...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 10, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

YA Book Group: Book Tasting

July 11, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 130
Body:
Just for the summer, YA Book Groups are meeting together. Join us and Lake Bluff Library to get a taste of books before they’re officially published and take home your favorite early releases. See all YA Book Group dates and topics....

Homemade Spa Day

July 12, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
We're bringing back bath bombs by popular demand, not to mention essential oil sugar scrubs and relaxing fruity face masks! ...

Tai Chi for Beginners on the Library Lawn

July 13, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Body:
Tai chi combines slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises to restore your energy while improving your circulation, balance, and alignment. Experience the amazing benefits of this low‑impact exercise during our beginners’ classe...

Booksy Book Box registration opens

July 15, 2019
12:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Booksy Book Box registration
Body:
We're excited you're interested in signing up for a Booksy Book Box from Lake Forest Library! Booksy registration opens prior to each quarter. If registration has not opened for the upcoming quarter yet, click the Remind Me button at the...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 15, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 16, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Board Games Galore

July 16, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Body:
Try your hand at spycraft in Codenames, build civilizations in 7 Wonders, or plot world domination in Coup! Ready for more gaming? See all our programs!...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Video Game Variety Night

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Body:
Bring your squad and show off your PS4 and Xbox One skills! Play on the big screen or with our PS4 VR headset. We’ll bring our favorite games; you bring yours. Handheld consoles and tabletop games are also welcome! Ready for more gaming? See all o...

New Release Fridays: The Public

July 19, 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: The Public When a brutal blast of cold hits Cincinnati, the public library transforms from a safe haven for the homeless into a potential ...

Breakout Room: No Sweat!

7/22 @ 9:00am
to
7/27 @ 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Choose your challenge! For an easy game designed for kiddos up to grade 4, schedule a morning appointment. For a hard game designed for grades 5 and up, schedule an afternoon appointment. Puzzles take up to an hour to solve. Mixed age groups welco...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Dungeons & Dragons

July 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Curious about D&D? Looking for a new group to play with? Hang out with a fun, open group of teens as we adventure our way through campaigns and one-shots. Dice and character sheets provided. Ready for more gaming? See all our programs!...

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Use Scratch to build racing games, platform jumping games, quest games, and everything in between. Previous Scratch experience required. Skill level: Moderate Ready for more gaming? See all our programs! ...

Family Game Night

July 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Gaming
Body:
All ages Bring family, friends, and a competitive spirit to play award-winning strategy games including Azul and Hanabi. Games selected for ages 8 and up. Ready for more gaming? See all our programs!...

Tai Chi for Beginners on the Library Lawn

July 27, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Body:
Tai chi combines slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises to restore your energy while improving your circulation, balance, and alignment. Experience the amazing benefits of this low‑impact exercise during our beginners’ classe...