Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Storytime for 2 year olds

April 22, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14

Big Thinkers!

April 22, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination with puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and special Stories and More Fun sessions with o...

Just Write a Poem

April 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Body:
A poetry mini-workshop and reading by Pamela Hirschler, author of the poetry collection, What Lies Beneath. After discussing poems, Pamela will lead you through writing prompts to produce your own first drafts of poems. Bring writing materials or lap...
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Rough start to the week? Reset with a movie at the Library (chosen by you!). Popcorn and drinks are on us! This week's movie: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Modern, smart, and independent, Nancy Drew reluctantly befriends Helen, the local...

Baby Storytimes

April 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

Big Thinkers!

April 24, 2019
11:30am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination with puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and special Stories and More Fun sessions with o...

Book Trivia Challenge

April 24, 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:
Who knows their favorite books better, Team Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Team Baby-Sitter's Club? Let's find out! ...

Storytime for 2 year olds

April 25, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Drop-in Tech Help

April 25, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
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...

Drop-in Family Storytime

April 25, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
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 Thursdays and make reading a family affair! All ages welcome. ...

Name Your Game Night

April 25, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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! Registration not...

Drop-in Pajama Storytime

April 25, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
Wear your pajamas and wind down with stories, songs, and fun. ...

Baby Storytimes

April 26, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17

Big Thinkers!

April 26, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination with puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and special Stories and More Fun sessions with o...

New Release Fridays: Vice

April 26, 2019
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: Vice Dick Cheney served as the Vice President for the United State's 43rd president George W. Bush. Prior to that, Cheney spent years movi...

Girls Who Code

April 26, 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. ...

Drop-in STEAM Storytime: Building and Fixing

April 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Activate the budding scientist, engineer, and artist in you! After a story, get ready to conduct science experiments, tackle technology through apps and music, explore engineering while building and designing, get creative with art, and discover patt...

Autism Movie Series: Life, Animated

April 27, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Body:
A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to help a young autistic man to develop reading, writing and communication skills and express love, loss, kinship and bro...

Teen Study Sunday

April 28, 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 28, 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: 7
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! ...

Storytime for 2 year olds

April 29, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14

Big Thinkers!

April 29, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Join us for Big Thinkers, when the Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative playspace and discovery center. Stretch your imagination with puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and special Stories and More Fun sessions with o...

Business Writing is Creative Writing

April 29, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business Program, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
Join us for networking! Doors open at 6:30 pm prior to all business events. Discover inventive ways to craft and share your business story. Through a series of exercises—borrowing techniques from creative writing, innovation, and improvisation—you...