A new groove and dance is making its way into the Lake Forest Public Library, via the hip-shaking and shoe-tapping movements of Bollywood dancing, presented by Bolly DanceFit, as a part of the Go Lake Forest initiative.
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Lake Forest Library celebrated 120 years on Tuesday, July 3, with a tea and cookies reception.
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.
Gregg Shapiro's interview of Rebecca Makkai includes photos of her at 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.
Addie Gundry, a Lake Forest chef and cookbook author presented to a crowd of more than 40 people at Lake Forest Library April 25. She shared her life experiences and culinary training including working for Martha Stewart, winning Alton Brown’s Cutthroat Kitchen, and competing on The Food Network Star.
The Lake Forest Library Board of Trustees voted Tuesday, March 13, to retain the services of Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc. (HGA) to conduct a feasibility study exploring possible renovations and improvements to the Library building to benefit Library patrons and the Lake Forest community.
Lake Forest Library recognizes not everyone is able to go on vacation during spring break.
And for that reason, Lorie Rohrer, head of children’s services, wanted to offer extra activities during spring break at the library.
The Lake Forest Library has served residents since 1898. The library moved to its current location, 360 E. Deerpath Road, Lake Forest, in 1931. The old building has housed books, learning spaces and library programs for decades. Today, the library needs a little tender love and care as it is facing a series of issues as discussed at the Lake Forest City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 5.
Last year, Congressman Brad Schneider’s office started an incentive asking residents to make valentine cards for local veterans. Many people responded last year and Schneider was able to drop off heartfelt cards to the Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago and a breakfast of the Lake County Honor Flight.
There was no ball drop in Times Square and no countdown to midnight, but Lake Forest Library created their own way to ring in the New Year for local children at their second-annual Noon Years' Eve event.