Upcoming Events

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Great Books Discussion Group

March 6, 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 week for Discourse on Metaphysics by Leibniz. ...

Big Thinkers!

March 6, 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...

Interview with Author Dan Egan

March 6, 2019
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Deep Freeze Read, Talk or Lecture
Body:
Environmental Studies professor Glenn Adelson interviews Dan Egan, reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. Students and the public are welcome to attend. No registration is required. For more...
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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: Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Pota...

An Evening with Dan Egan

March 6, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Deep Freeze Read, Talk or Lecture
Body:
Susie Hoffmann, Director of Education at Lake Forest Open Lands Association, interviews Journalist Dan Egan, author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. There will be a book signing after the interview; Lake Forest Book Store will provide books ...

Drop-in Tech Help

March 7, 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...

Meet the Teen Librarian

March 7, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Teens
Body:
Meet our new Teen Librarian, Emmy Neal! Stop by the Foyer for a cookie and a chat... she is super friendly and would love to hear your ideas for tween and teen books, programs, and more. ...

Great Decisions Discussion Group

March 7, 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...

Middle School Book Group: Scythe

March 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Body:
This month's book: Scythe by Neal Shusterman ...

Big Thinkers!

March 8, 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: At Eternity's Gate

March 8, 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: At Eternity's Gate The last years of the great French painter Vincent van Gogh are dramatized. The focus is on the time the artist spent i...

Girls Who Code

March 8, 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. ...

Forest Writers Group

March 9, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Come meet fellow writers, share your work, engage in writing exercises, and exchange constructive feedback. Open to all! New writers welcome. ...

Exploration Kits Petting Zoo

March 9, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
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:
Try out our newest Exploration Kits and check one out to continue exploring at home! ...

Teen Study Sunday

March 10, 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! ...

Microsoft Word 1

March 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Body:
Learn the fundamentals of this popular word processing program: Create, edit, and save documents Apply basic formatting, create tables, and insert images Understand the menus and tools ...

Big Thinkers!

March 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, 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...

Teen Choice Movie Night

March 12, 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!...

Library Board Meeting

March 12, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Program Type: Library Board Meetings
Body:
Agendas and Board Packets available on the Board Meetings and Minutes page. ...

Big Thinkers!

March 13, 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...
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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 Lucy & Andy Neaderthalby Jeffrey Brown...

Drop-in Tech Help

March 14, 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...

Mystery Book Group: Knots and Crosses

March 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Read book one from a different mystery series with us each month. Warning: You may get hooked on the whole series! This month's selection: Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin...