Lake Forest Library celebrated 120 years on Tuesday, July 3, with a tea and cookies reception.
Your Library in the News
If you’ve been waiting for the arrival of the best book of 2018, look no further than The Great Believers (Viking, 2018), the new novel by Rebecca Makkai of Lake Forest. Gregg Shapiro's interview of Makkai includes photos taken in front of Lake Forest Library.
Illinois Lake Forest Library Reference Manager Kate Buckardt chats with Authors Unbound about the 2018 Lake Forest Reads adoption, A Piece of the World, and the history of this fantastic Common Read program.
Lake Forest Library recognizes not everyone is able to go on vacation during spring break.
The library’s evolution and history is on display in the foyer with an exhibition of artifacts, legends, and visual media.
Lake Forest Library is hosting a free Google Expeditions AR (Augmented Reality) event where library visitors can view 3D virtual models using the latest in Google technology.
As their first joint effort, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff libraries will offer three events about the Vietnam War, building on the documentary made by Ken Burns and Lunn Novick.
Lake Forest Library is a participant in Deer Path Middle School's community service program.
League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area Supports National Voter Registration Day, Tues. Sept 26
The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area is taking part in National Voter Registration Day, a nationwide, nonpartisan effort to register thousands of voters on Tuesday, September 26th. Registration will be available in several locations including Lake Forest Library.
Lake Forest Library, in conjunction with the North Shore Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation, is hosting an historical slide show and talk by Arthur Miller. Miller's talk will focus on the fascinating tale of the two train lines, almost side-by-side, that led to the development of downtown Lake Forest.
Lake Forest residents were happy to see the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 even though the weather didn't fully cooperate. At least 200 people gathered on the front lawn of the Lake Forest Public Library.