Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Holiday Book and CD Sale

All Day11/19 - 12/31
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 holiday books and CDs! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Throughout the year, the Friends of Lake Forest Library sort and curate thousands of books donated to the Libr...

True Story Book Group: A Kim Jong-Il Production

December 12, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Book Group
Body:
Explore critically acclaimed nonfiction books with us. Find out for yourself that sometimes fact truly is stranger than fiction. This month's title: A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress...

Drop-in Read Around the Apple Tree

December 13, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
Gather round the Apple Tree Children for a weekly interactive storytime throughout December! ...

Drop-in Tech Help

December 13, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Drop-in Tech Help
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
Body:
Got a tech issue? Just bring your device to the Reference Desk and we'll connect you with one of our skilled librarians or a tech-savvy Lake Forest High School student. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software fo...

Drop-in Pajama Storytime

December 13, 2018
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
Wear your pajamas at the Library while we enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Pajama Storytime is geared for children ages 3–6. ...

Exploration Kit Petting Zoo

December 14, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Body:
Get to know our new Exploration Kits! We’ll show you how to use each kit, then you can try them for yourself. Place a hold or check one out to keep exploring at home! ...

Big Thinkers! Fridays

December 14, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
These is no Big Thinkers today. We look forward to seeing you next time!...

New Release Fridays: The Equalizer 2

December 14, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Jumpstart your weekend and be the first to see newly-released DVDs! Popcorn included. This week's movie: The Equalizer 2 Vigilante Robert McCall is continuing his life of helping ordinary citizens find justice in everyday situations before a c...

Exam Escape

December 15, 2018
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Body:
Our popular study center is open the week of exams! Enjoy expanded seating areas, charging stations, and free food and drink! 📷 Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash...

Exam Escape

December 16, 2018
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Body:
Our popular study center is open the week of exams! Enjoy expanded seating areas, charging stations, and free food and drink! 📷 Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash...

Big Thinkers! Mondays

December 17, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
There is no Big Thinkers today. We look forward to seeing you next time!...

Exam Escape

December 17, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Body:
Our popular study center is open the week of exams! Enjoy expanded seating areas, charging stations, and free food and drink! 📷 Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash...

Exam Escape

December 18, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Body:
Our popular study center is open the week of exams! Enjoy expanded seating areas, charging stations, and free food and drink! 📷 Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash...

Big Thinkers! Wednesdays

December 19, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
There is no Big Thinkers today. We look forward to seeing you next time!...

Exam Escape

December 19, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Body:
Our popular study center is open the week of exams! Enjoy expanded seating areas, charging stations, and free food and drink! 📷 Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash...

Drop-in Read Around the Apple Tree

December 20, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
Gather round the Apple Tree Children for a weekly interactive storytime throughout December! ...

Drop-in Tech Help

December 20, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Drop-in Tech Help
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
Body:
Got a tech issue? Just bring your device to the Reference Desk and we'll connect you with one of our skilled librarians or a tech-savvy Lake Forest High School student. Keep in mind, we cannot fix computer hardware problems or download software fo...

Big Thinkers! Fridays

December 21, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
There is no Big Thinkers today. We look forward to seeing you next time!...

New Release Fridays: Mission Impossible-Fallout

December 21, 2018
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: Mission Impossible-Fallout During an Impossible Mission Force mission in Berlin, things go sideways after Ethan Hunt must make a terrible ...

No Friends book donations accepted today

12/22 @ 12:00am
to
12/31 @ 1:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Due to limited help during the holidays, the Friends are not accepting book donations on these dates: September 1–30 November 24–30 December 22–31 Please wait until after these dates to donate your books, so that the dock doesn't become o...

Winter Breakout Room!

December 22, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Come "break out" during Winter Break! These puzzles will make or break you! Figure out the secrets of the locked boxes. One person in the group must be 12 or older. Schedule your 1-hour appointment by calling 847.234.0648. 📷 Photo by Thom...

Drop-in STEAM Storytime: All Things Winter

December 22, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Spend some of your winter break with us! STEAM Storytimes are a mix of storytime and science lab, perfect for building early literacy and inquiry skills! This month's topic: All Things Winter and make a Magic Color Scratch elf ornament!...

Winter Breakout Room!

December 23, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Come "break out" during Winter Break! These puzzles will make or break you! Figure out the secrets of the locked boxes. One person in the group must be 12 or older. Schedule your 1-hour appointment by calling 847.234.0648. 📷 Photo by Thom...

Library closed

All Day 12/24 - 12/25
Branches:
Lake Forest Library
Description:
Lake Forest Library is closed today. We look forward to seeing you when we reopen! ...

Winter Breakout Room!

December 26, 2018
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Come "break out" during Winter Break! These puzzles will make or break you! Figure out the secrets of the locked boxes. One person in the group must be 12 or older. Schedule your 1-hour appointment by calling 847.234.0648. 📷 Photo by Thom...