Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 25, 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. ...

Big Thinkers! Mondays

February 25, 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...

Storytimes for 3–6 year olds

February 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: 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 26, 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. ...

Supporting Adolescent Mental Health

February 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Body:
Learn about mental health issues among adolescents, including warning signs and how best to support your child. Presented by Meredith Gettleman from Family Service of Lake County. Meredith Gettleman is a Licensed Social Worker, who received h...

Drop-in Storytime for 3–6 year olds

February 27, 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! ...

Baby Storytimes

February 27, 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 27, 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...

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 28, 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. ...

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
Body:
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...

Drop-in Tech Help

February 28, 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...

Drop-in Pajama Storytime

February 28, 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 at the Library while we enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Pajama Storytime is geared for children ages 3–6. ...

Baby Storytimes

March 1, 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. ...

Big Thinkers!

March 1, 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: Bohemian Rhapsody

March 1, 2019
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: Bohemian Rhapsody Freddie Mercury leads Queen to become one of the greatest rock bands in history. The unique band has unprecedented succe...

Girls Who Code

March 1, 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
Seats Remaining: 12
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. ...

Don't Be Bored! Games

March 2, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Join us for a rousing game of Monopoly Junior, Scrabble Junior, bingo, dominoes, and more! ...

Teen Study Sunday

March 3, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian 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! ...

Big Thinkers!

March 4, 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...

Musical Travelogue Through Ireland

March 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Body:
Take a musical journey through Ireland with musician Ian Gould! Meander from town to town with us, experiencing each place with a story or song. A perfect lead-in to St. Patrick’s Day! ...

Teen Choice Movie Night

March 5, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Vanquish the Monday blues with a weekly movie (chosen by you!) at the Library. Popcorn and drinks are on us!...

Inaugural Game Night

March 5, 2019
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Help us break in our new PS4 (and VR headset!) and Xbox One with a night of games including “Overcooked” and “Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes.” Feel free to bring your lucky controller, and be sure to register so that we know how much pizza to order...

The Life of Jackie O

March 5, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Body:
Local actor Roberta Randall takes us back in time for an evening reflecting on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s troubled childhood, her time as a socialite, and her marriages to John F. Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis. ...