Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Study Sunday

March 24, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Make the Kasian Room your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources! Snacks included! ...

Spring Break Micro Coding Camp

March 25, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Body:
Attend our 3-day coding camp and learn the building blocks of coding! Design and program your own stories while making new friends and having fun over Spring Break! Please plan to attend all three sessions. This event is part of Spring Break in th...

Name Your Game Night

March 25, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
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 at the Library! 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! This event is par...

Spring Break Micro Coding Camp

March 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Body:
Attend our 3-day coding camp and learn the building blocks of coding! Design and program your own stories while making new friends and having fun over Spring Break! Please plan to attend all three sessions. This event is part of Spring Break in th...

Teen Choice Movie: Mortal Engines

March 26, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Vanquish your Tuesday troubles with a weekly movie (chosen by you!) at the Library. Popcorn and drinks are on us!...

Spring Break Micro Coding Camp

March 27, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Body:
Attend our 3-day coding camp and learn the building blocks of coding! Design and program your own stories while making new friends and having fun over Spring Break! Please plan to attend all three sessions. This event is part of Spring Break in th...

Name Your Game Night

March 28, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
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 at the Library! 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! This event is par...

Name Your Game Night

March 29, 2019
12:00pm - 3:00pm
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 at the Library! 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! This event is par...

New Release Fridays: Green Book

March 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: Green Book Green Book is the real life account of Jamaican born pianist Don Shirley's musical tour through the Deep South during the Jim C...

Girls Who Code

March 29, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Body:
Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, girls learn the basics of programming languages like PHP and JavaScript. Participants commit to attending all eight sessions. ...

Teen Study Sunday

March 31, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Make the Kasian Room your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources! Snacks included! ...

Young Adult Advisory Board

April 2, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Body:
Earn volunteer hours and help plan young adult events for the summer, decide what books and media we should buy, and test out games for our collection. Snacks and drinks provided! ...

New Release Fridays: Free Solo

April 5, 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: Free Solo Renowned rock climber Alex Honnold, 33, completes what some call the most dangerous free-solo ascent, becoming the first person ...

Girls Who Code

April 5, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Body:
Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, girls learn the basics of programming languages like PHP and JavaScript. Participants commit to attending all eight sessions. ...

Celebrate the Friends!

April 6, 2019
11:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Body:
The Library is grateful to the Friends of Lake Forest Library for their hard work throughout the year. Stop by the Foyer for coffee and treats while we celebrate the Friends! If you haven’t considered joining the Friends before, this event is also...

Autism Movie Series: Temple Grandin

April 6, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Body:
Autism gave her a vision. She gave it a voice. Temple Grandin follows a young woman's perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism at a time when it was still unknown. The film chronicles Temple Grandin's ea...

Teen Study Sunday

April 7, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Make the Kasian Room your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources! Snacks included! ...

Coding Club

April 7, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Kickstart your programming and app building skills! Come once or come every week to create stories and build your own adventures, then bring them to life as a video or app using block coding! ...

Teen Choice Movie Night

April 9, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Vanquish your Tuesday troubles with a weekly movie (chosen by you!) at the Library. Popcorn and drinks are on us!...

Make-Ahead Pastries with Chef Cherise

April 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Show or Performance, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Body:
Wouldn’t you love to greet your family in the morning with fresh scones, muffins, sweet rolls, and pies that you didn’t have to get up early to prepare? Chef Cherise Slattery reveals her secrets for making pastries days and weeks ahead of time. Delic...

High School Book Group: Warcross

April 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: 20
Body:
This month's book: Warcross by Marie Lu...

Cookbook and Gardening Book Sale

April 12, 2019
9:00am - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced cookbooks and gardening books! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Throughout the year, the Friends of Lake Forest Library sort and curate thousands of books ...

New Release Fridays: Mary Poppins Returns

April 12, 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: Mary Poppins Returns After Mary Poppins departed London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults. When Michael b...

Girls Who Code

April 12, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Body:
Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, girls learn the basics of programming languages like PHP and JavaScript. Participants commit to attending all eight sessions. ...

Cookbook and Gardening Book Sale

April 13, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced cookbooks and gardening books! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Throughout the year, the Friends of Lake Forest Library sort and curate thousands of books ...