Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Study Sunday

February 24, 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! ...
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM
Body:
Hands-on challenges every month! Come in to make a special project or take it home to complete. This month's masterpiece: Make a MOOSE based on the book If You Give a Moose a Muffin. While you're here, check out our DESIGN CENTER for additiona...

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 25, 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 25, 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 26, 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 26, 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 Storytime for 3–6 year olds

February 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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...

Storytime for 2 year olds

February 28, 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 28, 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. ...

Deep Freeze Read Book Discussion

February 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Book Group, Deep Freeze Read
Body:
Discuss The Death and Life of the Great Lakes in preparation for Dan Egan's visit to Lake Forest on March 6! Deep Freeze Read is a one-book two-community reading program from Lake Forest and Lake Bluff libraries centered on a nonfiction book relev...

Drop-in Pajama Storytime

February 28, 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 at the Library while we enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Pajama Storytime is geared for children ages 3–6. ...

Baby Storytimes

March 1, 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!

March 4, 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

"Jackie Kennedy" a portrait

March 5, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Body:
A portrayal of Jackie Kennedy's life from her childhood to first lady and beyond. ...

Big Thinkers!

March 6, 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

Interview with Author Dan Egan

March 6, 2019
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Deep Freeze Read
Body:
Environmental Studies professor Glenn Adelson interviews Dan Egan, reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. Students and the public are welcome to attend. No registration is required. For more in...
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: Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Pota...

An Evening with Dan Egan

March 6, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Talk or Lecture, Deep Freeze Read
Body:
Susie Hoffmann, Director of Education at Lake Forest Open Lands Association, interviews Journalist Dan Egan, author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. There will be a book signing after the interview; Lake Forest Book Store will provide books ...

Great Decisions Discussion Group

March 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...

Big Thinkers!

March 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, Storytime

Forest Writers' Group

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

LEGO Club: LEGO Volcano

March 9, 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. March 9, 2019 challenge: LEGO Volcano ...

Big Thinkers!

March 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, Storytime

Library Board Meeting

March 12, 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. ...