Upcoming Events

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LEGO Club: Don't Make a Duck!

April 13, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
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. Today's challenge:With the blocks we give you, you will REALLY want to make a duck. But we chal...

Teen Study Sunday

April 14, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Studying and College Prep
Body:
Make the Kasian Room 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! Snacks included! ...

Coding Club

April 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Body:
Kickstart your programming and app building skills! Come once or come every week to create stories and build your own adventures, then bring them to life as a video or app using block coding! ...

Storytime for 2 year olds

April 15, 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

Big Thinkers!

April 15, 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...

The Poetry Group

April 15, 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 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. ...

Teen Choice Movie Night

April 16, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Body:
Vanquish the Monday blues with a weekly movie (chosen by you!) at the Library. Popcorn and drinks are on us!...

Baby Storytimes

April 17, 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: 25

Big Thinkers!

April 17, 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...

LEGO Stop Motion Animation Workshop

April 17, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
Learn how to use the Stop Animation Studio app to create and edit videos of your LEGO characters moving, jumping, and talking to each other! Bring your phone or tablet and one or two of your favorite LEGO characters. We will supply the rest of the LE...

Introduction to PowerPoint

April 17, 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: 7
Body:
Learn the ins and outs of creating vibrant and dynamic presentations, including how to add and edit slides, use design templates, insert media, and apply slide transitions and animations. ...

Afternoons with Judy Levin: There There

April 18, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Dive deeper into fantastic books with the renowned book reviewer and discussion leader Judy Levin. This month's title: There There by Tommy Orange...

YouTube for Beginners

April 18, 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: 8
Body:
You can find almost anything on YouTube, from cat videos to tutorials on changing your car oil! Learn about this video sharing website and how to use it. ...

Drop-in Tech Help

April 18, 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

April 18, 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. ...

Great Decisions Discussion Group

April 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Body:
Great Decisions involves citizens in the process of making foreign policy. After registering, please visit the Reference Desk to pick up your briefing book with each session's readings. (Briefing books will be available starting January 17.) Jo...

Growing Veggies 101

April 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 129
Body:
Do you dream of growing your own vegetables at home? Not sure where to begin and what grows well in our climate? Erika Vernon of Elawa Farm answers these and other questions and she teachers beginners how to get their own garden started. ...

Storytime for 2 year olds

April 18, 2019
9:30pm - 10:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

Baby Storytimes

April 19, 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

Big Thinkers!

April 19, 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

April 19, 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

April 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens, Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Body:
Through games and projects in a fun, supportive atmosphere, girls learn the basics of programming languages like PHP and JavaScript. Participants commit to attending all eight sessions. ...

Don't Be Bored! Games

April 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity
Body:
Join us for a rousing game of Monopoly Junior, Scrabble Junior, bingo, dominoes, and more! ...