Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

New Release Fridays

June 21, 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! ...

STEAM Storytime

June 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, STEAM, Storytime

Big Thinkers! Block Play!

June 24, 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. ...
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Bring mouth-watering cookbook photos to life! Make a dish to share with the group as we discuss the cookbook and the recipes we choose. This month's cookbook: 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food by Jamie Oliver ...

Dungeons and Dragons

June 25, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17

Pajama Storytime

June 25, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Storytime

Sell Your Stuff Online

June 25, 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:
There are lots of great options for unloading your old possessions, from old faves like eBay to newer places like Facebook Marketplace. Michael Gershbein of Very Smart People will cover them all with selling and safety tips!  ...

It's Storytime!

June 26, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime

Family Storytime

June 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Storytime

Drop-in Tech Help

June 27, 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...

Trent James Comedy Magician

June 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families, Everyone
Program Type: Hands-on Activity, Show or Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 130

Big Thinkers! Block Play!

June 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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! ...

Hamilton's Women

June 29, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Talk or Lecture
Body:
Meet the real women in Alexander Hamilton's life.  His wife, Elizabeth Hamilton, her sister Angelica Schuyler Church, and Peggy Schuyler van Rensselaer. Actress and scholar Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., brings these smart, beautiful women to life....

Big Thinkers! Block Play!

July 1, 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. ...

Firework Salt Painting

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Come and learn the coding skills behind different types of game design. We'll cover racing games, platform games, quest games, and everything in between. Students will be coding in Scratch and designing their own stories. Skill level: Moderate ...

Firework Salt Painting

July 1, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity

Firework Salt Painting

July 1, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Kids and Families
Program Type: Hands-on Activity

Coding Club: Game Design Workshop

July 2, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Hands-on Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Come and learn the coding skills behind different types of game design. We'll cover racing games, platform games, quest games, and everything in between. Students will be coding in Scratch and designing their own stories. Skill level: Moderate ...

Board Game Club

July 2, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming