Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Study Sunday

January 20, 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 Perfect Storm An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger. Rated PG-13 A Deep Freeze Read p...

Storytime for 2 year olds

January 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: 15
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. ...

Family Campout and World Changers Readathon

January 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
It's not too cold (indoors) for a family campout! Set up a "tent" with chairs and a plastic tablecloth. Build a "fire" with paper towel rolls and colored tissue paper. Then get cozy, snack on indoor s'mores, and spend the rest of the time reading fro...

The Poetry Group

January 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Adult Book 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

January 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: 25
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

January 22, 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: 24
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. ...

LEGO Club: Build an Ice Slide

January 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Body:
Join us for brick-building fun as we tackle different LEGO challenges. Children ages five and up welcome; an adult must accompany children under seven. December challenge: Build an Ice Slide 📷 Photo by Rick Mason on Unsplash...

Supporting Adolescent Mental Health

January 22, 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: 24
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 her Ma...

Drop-in Storytime for 3–6 year olds

January 23, 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

January 23, 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: 24
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

January 23, 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...

Reading Rangers: The Lifters

January 23, 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:
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 Lifters by Dave Eggers A...

Storytime for 2 year olds

January 24, 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
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

January 24, 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: 25
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. ...

Drop-in Tech Help

January 24, 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...

Green Energy at Home

January 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Deep Freeze Read
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Body:
Learn how to decode your gas and electric bills, discover available incentives to improve your home's efficiency and take advantage of cheaper "off-peak" rates, and understand state policies for installing of solar on private homes. A Deep Freeze ...

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

January 25, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Body:
Your favorite stuffed animals get to have a sleepover in the Children's Library! Drop them off before 5:00 pm on Friday so that they don't miss out on any of the fun, including a stuffie storytime, popcorn film fest, and behind-the-scenes...

Baby Storytimes

January 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: 22
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! Fridays

January 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...

New Release Fridays

January 25, 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 ...

Drop-in STEAM Storytime: Germs

January 26, 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: Germs and taking care for your Stuffed Friends!...

LEGO Club: Build an Ice Slide

January 26, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Hands-on Activity
Body:
Join us for brick-building fun as we tackle different LEGO challenges. Children ages five and up welcome; an adult must accompany children under seven. This month's challenge: Build an Ice Slide 📷 Photo by Rick Mason on Unsplash...

Teen Study Sunday

January 27, 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: Valentine's Day art surprise! While you're here, check out our DESIGN CENTER for additional creative projects!...

Storytime for 2 year olds

January 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: 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. ...

Big Thinkers! Mondays

January 28, 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...