Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Books & Beyond: Dear Mr. Washington

February 6, 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: Dear Mr. Washington by Lynn Cul...

Excel 1

February 6, 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:
Do spreadsheets make you feel boxed in? This hands-on class for beginners introduces you to Excel's interface and basic operation, including formulas, functions, and formatting....

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 7, 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. ...

Storytime for 3–6 year olds

February 7, 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

February 7, 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...

Great Decisions Discussion Group

February 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Adult Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Body:
February 7 topic Refugees and Global Migration February 21 topic The Middle East: Regional Disorder March 7 topic Nuclear negotiations: Back to the Future? March 21 topic The Rise of Populism in Europe April 4 topic Decoding U.S.-Chi...

2019 Paperback Book Sale

February 8, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced paperback books! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Throughout the year, the Friends of Lake Forest Library sort and curate thousands of books donated t...

Baby Storytimes

February 8, 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: 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! Fridays

February 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
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...

2019 Paperback Book Sale

February 9, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Library Foyer
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced paperback books! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Throughout the year, the Friends of Lake Forest Library sort and curate thousands of books donated t...

Forest Writers' Group

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

Chicken Little with Improv Playhouse

February 9, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 126
Body:
Chicken Little is convinced the sky is falling, but the townsfolk have their doubts. This hilarious and exciting new take on a classic folktale is a great lesson about raising your voice in a time when nobody is sure what to believe! This story and p...

Teen Study Sunday

February 10, 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! ...

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 11, 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

February 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...

Storytimes for 3–6 year olds

February 12, 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

February 12, 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. ...

"I'm Lost Without You" Valentine Cards

February 12, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Deep Freeze Read
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Body:
Make a romantic, maritime-inspired craft! Get artistic with maps to create a homemade Valentine's Day card to let your seafaring sweetheart know that you'd be lost without them. A Deep Freeze Read program.  Deep Freeze Read is a one-book t...

Library Board Meeting

February 12, 2019
7:30pm - 9:00pm
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. ...

Drop-in Storytime for 3–6 year olds

February 13, 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 13, 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

February 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
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: The Lost Hero

February 13, 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 Heroes of Olympus Book 1: The Lost Heroby Rick Riordan ...

True Story Book Group: Bunk

February 13, 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: Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbugs, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin Young...

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 14, 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. ...

Storytime for 3–6 year olds

February 14, 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. ...