Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
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: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon ...

Pageturners: What Are You Reading?

June 13, 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: 130
Body:
Come socialize with your fellow bibliophiles and bring your reading recommendations for the summer!  ...

Big Thinkers! Block Play!

June 14, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Stations will be set up throughout the room for children and their caregivers to explore all the elements of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) with blocks and other building materials. ...

Intro to Coding

June 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Body:
Join us and explore the fun world of coding!  If coding is new to you, this is the class for you.  Starting with hands-on paper games, we will use Google's CS First curriculum to learn Scratch and create scripts.  A new activity each w...

New Release Fridays

June 14, 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: Coming Soon! ...

Bike Maintenance with Kiddles

June 15, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Body:
Learn how to repair a flat tire, keep your bike clean to avoid rusting, and more in this instructional class for all ages! ...

Big Thinkers! Block Play!

June 17, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Stations will be set up throughout the room for children and their caregivers to explore all the elements of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) with blocks and other building materials. ...

Breakout Room No Sweat!

6/17 @ 10:00am
to
6/22 @ 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Test your skills at solving puzzles to unlock our BreakoutEdu boxes.  There will be an easier game in the morning, and a harder one in the afternoon/evening.  One person in the group must be over the age of 12.  Call to reserve a ...

Poetry Group

June 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Spend quality time with excellent works of poetry among other poetry lovers as you dive deeper into poets and their works. ...

Science Junior

June 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM

Grow Your Own Pizza

June 18, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: East Courtyard
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Come plant tomatoes and herbs with us in the East Courtyard! Decorate their containers and take home your own "pizza garden." ...

Board Game Club

June 18, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming

It's Storytime!

June 19, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime

Family Storytime

June 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime

ReferenceUSA for Your Business

June 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business Program, Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Body:
Do you own a small business? Looking for ways to reach customers or research competitors? Then this class is for you. A representative of Reference USA will de-mystify this useful business tool and teach new tricks and tips. ...

Play –Doh Playdate

June 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity

Streaming Movies Free through the Library

June 20, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Media Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Body:
Discover how to use the Hoopla and Kanopy apps to watch excellent movies for free through the Library. Bring your device. ...

Drop-in Tech Help

June 20, 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...

Play –Doh Playdate

June 20, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity

Big Thinkers! Block Play!

June 21, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Stations will be set up throughout the room for children and their caregivers to explore all the elements of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) with blocks and other building materials. ...

Intro to Coding

June 21, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Body:
Join us and explore the fun world of coding!  If coding is new to you, this is the class for you.  Starting with hands-on paper games, we will use Google's CS First curriculum to learn Scratch and create scripts.  A new activity each w...