Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Movie Tuesdays

May 21, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Rough start to the week? Reset with a movie at the Library (chosen by you!). Popcorn and drinks are on us!! This week's movie: Coming Soon! ...

Baby Storytimes

May 22, 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: 20

Big Thinkers!

May 22, 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...

Lemony Snicket Life-Size Monopoly

May 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Hop on our huge Monopoly board and become a life-size game piece of Klaus, Violet, Sunny, Count Olaf, or another characters from A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. Land on special spaces to answer questions, avoid hazards, and tackle p...

Microsoft Word 2

May 22, 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: 3
Body:
Prerequisite: Microsoft Word 1 Now that you have the basics down from Microsoft Word 1, boost your skills by learning advanced functions: Collaborate on documents in real time with other people Track document changes Use mail merge ...

Storytime for 2 year olds

May 23, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

How to Use Siri for Almost Everything

May 23, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Body:
Bring your iPhone and put Siri , your virtual assistant, to work for you! Learn how to have Siri set reminders and alarms, transcribe text, look up information, and navigate to a destination. ...

Drop-in Tech Help

May 23, 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...

Drop-in Family Storytime

May 23, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
We agree with Napoleon Bonaparte when he said, "Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world." Join us Thursdays and make reading a family affair! All ages welcome. ...

Drop-in Pajama Storytime

May 23, 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 and wind down with stories, songs, and fun. ...

Baby Storytimes

May 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

Big Thinkers!

May 24, 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: Apollo 11

May 24, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Jumpstart your weekend and be the first to see newly-released DVDs! Popcorn included. This week's movie: Apollo 11 Using extremely rare footage of the most famous flight ever, this visually stunning documentary explores the achievements of Apo...

Exploration Kits Petting Zoo

May 25, 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: 18
Body:
Try out our newest Exploration Kits and check one out to continue exploring at home! ...
Description:
Lake Forest Library is closed Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27. Happy Memorial Day! We look forward to seeing you when we reopen! ...
Description:
Lake Forest Library is closed Monday, May 27. Happy Memorial Day! We look forward to seeing you when we reopen! ...

Teen Movie Tuesdays

May 28, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Rough start to the week? Reset with a movie at the Library (chosen by you!). Popcorn and drinks are on us!! This week's movie: Coming Soon! ...

Big Thinkers!

May 29, 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

Drop-in Tech Help

May 30, 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...

Airborne on D-Day

May 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Body:
Relive the preparation and achievement of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions who, in the early hours of June 6, 1944, performed the most hazardous of military operations—dropping paratroopers into enemy territory. Discover how their bravery helped...

Big Thinkers!

May 31, 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: Isn't It Romantic

May 31, 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: Isn't It Romantic When a young woman is fed up with love, she decides to shun everything romantic. No love stories, romantic ideas, or dat...

Bookmark Design Contest

6/1 @ 9:00am
to
6/29 @ 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Design a bookmark to match our Summer Reading theme: Ride Bikes Read Books!  Bookmarks will need to be designed within a specified size. (TBD by the marketing department)  There will be two prize winners, one for grades 5-8 and a...

Bike, Helmet, or Scooter Decoration!

June 1, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Front Lawn
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Bring your bike, helmet or scooter to the Summer Reading Kickoff Party and decorate it for the summer. You provide the bike, we'll provide the decorating supplies! ...

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

June 1, 2019
11:30am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Show or Performance
Body:
Sign up for Summer Reading programs for children, teens, and adults! Enjoy activities and treats! ...