Upcoming Events

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Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
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 ...

Mystery Book Group: The House of Silk

July 11, 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: The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz ...

YA Book Group: Book Tasting

July 11, 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:
Just for the summer, YA Book Groups are meeting together. Join us and Lake Bluff Library to get a taste of books before they’re officially published and take home your favorite early releases. See all YA Book Group dates and topics....

Forest Writers Group

July 13, 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. ...

Poetry Group

July 15, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
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. ...

Cook with Books: Where Cooking Begins

July 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
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 ...

YA Book Group: Book Stacks

August 8, 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:
Just for the summer, YA Book Groups are meeting together. Show off your summer reading, get our fall book group schedule, and compete in bookish games. See all YA Book Group dates and topics....

Forest Writers Group

August 10, 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. ...

DPM 6th Grade Meet Your LA Teacher!

August 12, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
The 6th Grade Language Arts teachers from Deerpath Middle School will be in the library from 4-6pm to meet their new students, talk about summer reading, and give you an idea what to expect from 6th Grade!  ...

True Story Book Group: An American Summer

August 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Body:
Explore critically acclaimed nonfiction books with us. Find out for yourself that sometimes fact truly is stranger than fiction. This month's title: An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago by Alex Kotlowitz ...

Poetry Group

August 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
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. ...

Cook with Books: Appetites: A Cookbook

August 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
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 ...

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. ...

Poetry Group Meeting

September 16, 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. ...

High School Book Group

September 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group

Cook with Books: Barefoot in Paris

September 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Hands-on Activity
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: Barefoot in Paris by Ina Garten ...

Documentary Discussion: Enlighten Us

September 30, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Movie
Body:
Watch the documentary, Enlighten Us with us, then stay afterward for a brief discussion on the movie. Enlighten Us follows the meteoric rise and fall of motivational speaker James Arthur Ray, who was convicted of negligent homicide after thre...

A Conversation with Rebecca Makkai

October 10, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale
Body:
Listen to a conversation between Rebecca Makkai and Davis Schneiderman, Dean of Lake Forest College, as they discuss The Great Believers, the writing process, and more. Q&A session to follow. Please register for this free event thr...
Registration
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Body:
Enjoy light refreshments as Rebecca Makkai discusses her writing and her novels in the intimate surroundings of the Library, followed by a Q&A session. Books will be available for purchase from the Lake Forest Book Store and a book signing will t...

Forest Writers Group

October 12, 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. ...

High School Book Group

October 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Children's Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group

Poetry Group Meeting

October 21, 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. ...

Cook with Books: Bosh!

October 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Kasian Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Hands-on Activity
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: Bosh! Simple Recipes, Amazing Food, All Plants by Henry Firth & Ian Theasby ...