Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Due to limited help during the holidays, the Friends are not accepting book donations on these dates: September 1–30 November 24–30 December 22–31 Please wait until after these dates to donate your books, so that the dock doesn't become o...

Drop-In Tech Help

September 5, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults
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...

New Release Fridays

September 6, 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! ...

Teen Study Sunday

September 8, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep

Grandparent's Day Storytime

September 8, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime
Body:
Grandparent’s Day Storytime is for children ages 3 – 7 with their grandparents and parents! Let us spend time with our grandparents for a Grandparent’s Day celebration! Hear stories and songs, and make a special craft together. ...

Exploration Kits Petting Zoo

September 9, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Try out our newest Exploration Kits and check one out to continue exploring at home! ...

French Cooking with Chef Susan Maddox: LFRR Event

September 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Body:
Discover the ins and outs of French cooking with Chef Susan Maddox, former owner and chef at Le Titi de Paris, a French restaurant in Arlington Heights. This program is offered in conjunction with Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale, a one book/one co...

Library Board Meeting

September 10, 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. ...

44th Annual Book Sale: Members' Preview

September 11, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) Throughout the year, the Fri...

44th Annual Book Sale

September 12, 2019
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) Throughout the year, the Fri...

Drop-In Tech Help

September 12, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Age Group: Adults
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: Playing with Fire: LFRR Event

September 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Do you like puzzles, enigmas, and whodunits? Indulge your inner detective with us! This month's selection: Playing with Fire by Peter Robinson This program is offered in conjunction with Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale, a one book/one communit...

44th Annual Book Sale

September 13, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) Throughout the year, the Fri...

New Release Fridays

September 13, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Jumpstart your weekend and be the first to see newly-released DVDs! Popcorn included. This week's movie: Coming Soon! ...

Girls Who Code

September 13, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12

44th Annual Book Sale: Teachers get 25% off

September 14, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) Throughout the year, the Fri...

Forest Writers Group

September 14, 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. ...

LEGO Club

September 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity

44th Annual Book Sale: Everything 50% off

September 15, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Body:
Our biggest book sale of the year! Come browse and purchase a wide selection of gently-used, bargain-priced books, audiobooks, and more! Organized by the Friends of Lake Forest Library. (Thank you, Friends!) Throughout the year, the Fri...

Teen Study Sunday

September 15, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep

Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play!

September 15, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
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 Storytime and stay in the Kasian Room for a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials! ...

Terrific Twos Storytime

September 16, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime
Body:
Terrific Twos Storytime just for two–year olds will meet at 9:30 am every Monday from September 16 through November 11! Bring your children to enjoy 30 minutes of stories, rhymes, music, and movement. ...
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
This program is offsite and being offered by Stirling Hall. Please register through the Parks and Recreation page here. Join Stirling Hall Art Teacher, Cheryl Steiger as she instructs on how to recreate a moody acrylic painting of a rainy Eif...