Upcoming Events

Event Type

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Age
Program Type
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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...

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 18, 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: 4
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Meet Congressman Brad Schneider!

February 18, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults
Body:
Congressman Brad Schneider and his staff are hosting neighborhood office hours on Presidents Day. Come chat with Congressman Schneider in person and discuss issues that you care about. ...

Big Thinkers! Mondays

February 18, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to pique your curi...

The Poetry Group

February 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Do you like poetry, but aren't always sure what to make of it? Immerse yourself in verse during interactive presentations that inspire you to spend quality time with excellent works of poetry. ...

Storytimes for 3–6 year olds

February 19, 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: 18
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week!  Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Storytime for 3–6 year olds

February 19, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Federal Income Taxes for Your Business

February 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business Program, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Body:
SCORE volunteer Joel Shabsin demystifies tax laws that business owners need to be aware of. Learn about the different types of business entities and the tax requirements, benefits, and disadvantages of each, followed by a Q&A session. The room...

Drop-in Storytime for 3–6 year olds

February 20, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
Not ready to commit to weekly storytimes? Want more storytimes on top of weekly storytimes? Either way, Drop-in Storytime on Wednesday mornings is the perfect solution! ...

Great Books Discussion Group

February 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Read and discuss classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, and poems.  Join us this month for Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part II.   ...

Baby Storytimes

February 20, 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: 16
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Big Thinkers! Wednesdays

February 20, 2019
11:30am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to pique your curi...

Excel 2

February 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Body:
Prerequisite: Excel 1 The second installment of our Excel class. Learn pivot tables, calculating across a workbook, and more!...
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Body:
Read this month's selected book and join us to share your thoughts. Activities and refreshments are also part of the fun! Visit the Children's Library to check out your copy of this month's book! This month's book: The Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marian...

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 21, 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: 10
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Afternoons with Judy Levin

February 21, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Dive deeper into fantastic books with the renowned book reviewer and discussion leader Judy Levin.   This month's title: The Hearts Invisible Furies by John Boyne   ...

Drop-in Tech Help

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
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...

Great Decisions Discussion Group

February 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Body:
Great Decisions involves citizens in the process of making foreign policy. After registering, please visit the Reference Desk to pick up your briefing book with each session's readings. (Briefing books will be available starting January 17.) Jo...

Baby Storytimes

February 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: 1
Body:
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session. ...

Exploration Kit Petting Zoo

February 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Body:
Come get to know our new Exploration Kits! ...

New Release Fridays: The Wife

February 22, 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: The Wife For almost 40 years, Joan has been the spouse of prolific American writer, Joe Castleman. She has played the part of the good and...

Drop-in STEAM Storytime: Sound!

February 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime, STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Body:
STEAM Storytimes are a mix of storytime and science lab, perfect for building early literacy and inquiry skills! This month's topic: Sound!...

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! ...
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Hands-on challenges every month! Come in to make a special project or take it home to complete. This month's masterpiece: Make a MOOSE based on the book If You Give a Moose a Muffin. While you're here, check out our DESIGN CENTER for additiona...