Upcoming Events

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New Release Fridays: Johnny English Strikes Again

January 25, 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: Johnny English Strikes Again British secret agent Johnny English faces a new kind of twenty-first century foe in this third installment of...

Teen Study Sunday

January 27, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library 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. Now featuring snacks! ...

Tween Creativity Club: Quilling Craft

January 28, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Join us for monthly creative projects! This month's project: Quilling Craft for Valentine's Day...

Burnham's Chicago

January 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
See Chicago and it's history through the eyes of the finest tour guide in the state! When did the history of Chicago begin? How was its development influenced by its place on the lake? How has the lakefront changed over the years? Why is the city's a...

Teen Study Sunday

February 3, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library 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. Now featuring snacks! ...

Introduction to Brush Calligraphy

February 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Body:
Make Valentine's Day special by adding a handmade touch to gifts for your sweetheart, friends, or family. Professional calligrapher Joi Hunt teaches the basics of brush calligraphy so that you can personalize cards, gift tags, and more! This beginner...

Agatha Christie:The Mystery of Living

February 5, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Body:
Examine the life of the Queen of Crime and the world's best-selling novelist of all times! Agatha Christie, beloved mystery writer and creator of detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, comes to life during this living history presentation by perf...

Paperback Book Sale

February 8, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced paperback books! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Throughout the year, the Friends of Lake Forest Library sort and curate thousands of books donated t...

New Release Fridays: First Man

February 8, 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: First Man A first-person account through the eyes of Neil Armstrong recounts the history-changing years before the Apollo 11 mission. Neil...

Paperback Book Sale

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

Teen Study Sunday

February 10, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library 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. Now featuring snacks! ...

Maker Mania: Spy Craft

February 15, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Body:
Make spy gadgets using common objects from around your house, inspired by Nick and Tesla's Secret Agent Gadget Battle by "Science Bob" Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith. If you haven't already, you'll want to check out the entire Nick and Tesla serie...

Teen Study Sunday

February 17, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library 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. Now featuring snacks! ...
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movie, Deep Freeze Read
Body:
Escape from winter with a movie about a boat on the high seas! Today's movie: The Finest Hours The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Rate...

Teen Study Sunday

February 24, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Make the Kasian Room at the Library 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. Now featuring snacks! ...

Girls Who Code

March 1, 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, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12

Musical Journey Through Ireland

March 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Body:
A travelogue, stopping off for a song in various towns as we go with brief history and personal commentary.  ...

Inaugural Game Night

March 5, 2019
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Help us break in our new PS4 and Xbox One. We have the PS4 Virtual Reality headset to play with. Feel free to bring your lucky controller. RSVP so we know how much pizza to order.  ...

Meet the Teen Librarian

March 7, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Teens
Body:
Come meet Emmy Neal, our new Teen Librarian! Enjoy cookies and tell us what kinds of teen services and events the Library should focus on in 2019. ...

Middle School Book Group: Warcross

March 7, 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 ...

Girls Who Code

March 8, 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, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12

Teen Study Sunday

March 10, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens

Teen Choice Movie Night

March 12, 2019
4:00pm - 6:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0