Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-in Tech Help

January 23, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Body:
Bring your device and questions to the Reference Desk and we’ll connect you with one of our tech-savvy librarians for help. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software for you, but we CAN show you how to download eB...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Family Storytime for all ages

January 23, 2020
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
All ages We agree with Napoleon Bonaparte when he said, "Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world." Join us for an all-ages storytime and make reading a family affair! ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Pajama Storytime for ages 3–6

January 23, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Wear your cozy pajamas to the Library and wind down for the night with stories and songs. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
We’re joining forces with Lake Bluff Public Library and perusing Advanced Reader Copies. ARCs are YA books so new they haven’t been released to the public yet. You’ll even get to take one home! Snacks and drinks provided. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Storytime Sparks for ages 0–2

January 24, 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 0–2 with caregiver From birth to 2 years old, babies learn through their senses. Books that promote interaction between you and your little one are the best! Bring your babies and young toddlers for a snappy, fun, interactive storytime full o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

New Release Fridays: Judy

January 24, 2020
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: Judy Judy is a British biopic recounting the life of legendary Hollywood star, Judy Garland. The actress is a beloved icon in the United S...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

STEAM Storytime for ages 3–6

January 25, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Energize the budding scientist, engineer, and artist in you with a STEAM story and activity. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Young Adult Advisory Board @ Bernie's Book Bank

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Volunteer Opportunity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Join us for an off-site volunteer opportunity! A Waiver from Bernie's Book Bank will need to be filled out before teens can attend the sorting.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Body:
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's rights to vote, Lake Forest Library and  the League of Women Voters present Iron Jawed Angels. The film follows women's suffrage leaders Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as they use peaceful ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Study Sunday

January 26, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Terrific Twos Storytime for age 2

January 27, 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.

Cooking with Kids for grades K–4

January 27, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Body:
Enjoy food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes! Each child may attend only one date each month. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cook with Books: Cooking from Scratch

January 27, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Hands-on Activity
Body:
Bring mouth-watering cookbook photos to life! Make a dish to share with the group as we discuss the cookbook and the recipes we choose. This month's cookbook:Cooking From Scratch by PCC Community Markets ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Much Ado About Storytime for ages 3–6

January 28, 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 28, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Body:
See all upcoming Great Decisions meetings January 28 Climate Change and the Global Order by Ronald Bee Climate change has become one of the defining issues of our time. As much of the world bands together to come up with a plan, the U.S. ...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Much Ado About Storytime for ages 3–6

January 29, 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 29, 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 "Adults" group.

Creating Presentations in PowerPoint

January 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Body:
Get started today creating powerful slideshows and presentations. Laptops provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-in Tech Help

January 30, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Body:
Bring your device and questions to the Reference Desk and we’ll connect you with one of our tech-savvy librarians for help. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software for you, but we CAN show you how to download eB...
This event is in the "Kids and Families" group.

Family Storytime for all ages

January 30, 2020
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
All ages We agree with Napoleon Bonaparte when he said, "Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world." Join us for an all-ages storytime and make reading a family affair! ...
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Body:
Banner Day Camp's staff and author of "Mindful Students-Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom and Beyond", Lani Gerszonovicz leads k-5 students in powerful, fun and engaging A-Z Mindfulness strategies which can be practiced almost anytime an...