Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
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Big Thinkers! Wednesdays

January 9, 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...

Books & Beyond: Snowflake Bentley

January 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Youth Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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: Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline...

True Story Book Group: Evicted

January 9, 2019
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: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond ...

New Year, New You ... New Productivity Apps

January 10, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business Program, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Body:
Are you looking to become more creative, focused, productive, or organized in 2019? Now is the perfect time to automate and prioritize items on your to-do list using the latest productivity apps. ...

Drop-in Tech Help

January 10, 2019
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

January 11, 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...

New Release Fridays

January 11, 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: TBD ...

Forest Writers' Group

January 12, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Book Group
Body:
Come meet fellow writers, share your work, engage in writing exercises, and exchange constructive feedback. ...

Byte-sized Program: Circuit Circus

January 12, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
Make electric connections and create a BrushBot! ...

Teen Study Sunday

January 13, 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! ...

Big Thinkers! Mondays

January 14, 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...

Cooking with Kids: Winter Warm-ups

January 14, 2019
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
Seats Remaining: 2
Body:
Enjoy food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. Two dates are available for each monthly food theme; each child may only attend one date each month. ...

Staying Positive in a Negative World

January 14, 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: 127
Body:
Do you struggle with negative thoughts? You're not alone. Research shows that of the 60,000 thoughts an average person thinks each day, over 45,000 of those thoughts are negative. Learn ten fundamental practices for maintaining a positive attitude de...

Using Morningstar for Personal Finance

January 15, 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: 24
Body:
Enhance your personal finance toolbox with data from the Morningstar Investment Research Center! Deepen your investment know-how with reliable portfolio analysis and the most up-to-date financial news commentary....

Big Thinkers! Wednesdays

January 16, 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...

Graphic Novel Book Group: Sunny Side Up

January 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Youth Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Body:
Love a good graphic novel? We do, too! Join us for snacks, activities, and discussion. This month's title is available to check out in the Children's Library. This month's book Sunny Side Upby Jennifer Holm ...

Afternoons with Judy Levin

January 17, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Book Group
Body:
Dive deeper into fantastic books with the renowned book reviewer and discussion leader Judy Levin.   This month's title: Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer   ...

Drop-in Tech Help

January 17, 2019
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...

Kids Can Cook Vegetarian

January 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Body:
You're never too young to make a New Year's resolution to eat healthy! Discover new dishes during this vegetarian cooking presentation. ...

Big Thinkers! Fridays

January 18, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Cancelled
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

January 18, 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: TBD ...

Exploration Kit Petting Zoo

January 18, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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! ...

Interactive Music Show with Wendy and DB

January 19, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 126
Body:
What do you get when you combine guitars, scarves, and more? How about an upbeat and interactive concert performed by the trio of Wendy, DB, and a mystery musician, full of fun activities for kids and families to enjoy! ...