Upcoming Events

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Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movie, Deep Freeze Read
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Escape from winter with a movie about a boat on the high seas! Today's movie: In the Heart of the Sea A recounting of the sinking of a New England whaling ship by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Di...
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 Perfect Storm An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger. Rated PG-13 A Deep Freeze Read p...

Green Energy at Home

January 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Deep Freeze Read
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Body:
Learn how to decode your gas and electric bills, discover available incentives to improve your home's efficiency and take advantage of cheaper "off-peak" rates, and understand state policies for installing of solar on private homes. A Deep Freeze ...

"I'm Lost Without You" Valentine Cards

February 12, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Deep Freeze Read, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Body:
Make a romantic, maritime-inspired craft! Get artistic with maps to create a homemade Valentine's Day card to let your seafaring sweetheart know that you'd be lost without them. A Deep Freeze Read program.  Deep Freeze Read is a one-book t...
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Deep Freeze Read, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Body:
This event has been rescheduled from it's previous date of January 29th. Laurance Rockefeller, the philanthropic conservationist who was instrumental in establishing and enlarging several of our National Parks, said: “How we treat our land, how we...
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...

Deep Freeze Read Book Discussion

February 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Deep Freeze Read
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Discuss The Death and Life of the Great Lakes in preparation for Dan Egan's visit to Lake Forest on March 6! Deep Freeze Read is a one-book two-community reading program from Lake Forest and Lake Bluff libraries centered on a nonfiction book relev...

Interview with Author Dan Egan

March 6, 2019
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Deep Freeze Read, Talk or Lecture
Body:
Environmental Studies professor Glenn Adelson interviews Dan Egan, reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. Students and the public are welcome to attend. No registration is required. For more...

An Evening with Dan Egan

March 6, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Deep Freeze Read, Talk or Lecture
Body:
Susie Hoffmann, Director of Education at Lake Forest Open Lands Association, interviews Journalist Dan Egan, author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. There will be a book signing after the interview; Lake Forest Book Store will provide books ...