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Bookmark Design Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who submitted entries to the 2021 Bookmark Design Contest! Everyone's artwork was a wonderful example of how Reading Colors Your World, this year's Summer Reading theme. Congratulations to the winners and runners-up in each age group! Winners Riaan Chavda, Noa Burke, Grac...

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Sign up to volunteer at the Friends Fall Book Sale

Dear Book Sale Volunteers and Friends of Lake Forest Library Members: SAVE THE DATE
2021 Friends of Lake Forest Library Book Sale
September 16–19 If you have volunteered at previous sales, Thank You! If this is your first sale, Welcome! You make the sale a success. We hope you vo...

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2021 Friends of the Lake Forest Library Book Sale at Lake Forest Rec Center September 16-19

Shop the Friends Fall Book Sale September 16–19

We are excited to once again hold our annual Fall Book Sale at the Lake Forest Recreation Center. We missed interacting with our volunteers, shoppers, and the Lake Forest community during this past year and cannot wait to see everyone again. 45th Annual Fall Book Sale Thursday, September 16 Read More

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Best Books for Job Seekers

Job searching can be daunting and full of uncertainty. This blog will cover eight books that might be able to help. Books highlighted here cover a range of job-hunting topics, such as returning to the workplace after a break, switching careers, getting your first professional job after completing school, deciding what you want to be “when you grow up”, and more. Find them in the library at call number 650.14.

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Read the Rainbow Pride Books

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride

Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Celebrated in the month of June, Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a six-day stretch of protests in which LGBTQ+ activists fought back against a police raid of the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in New York City. It was a major protest against anti-LGBTQ+ la...

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More hours and services

Additional Hours & Services Restored June 1

If you haven't already been visiting the Library again in person, now is a great time to return with more open hours and restored services! Hours restored Monday–Thursday 9:00 am–9:00 pm Friday 9:00 am–6:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am–5:00 pm Services restored Increased buildin...

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Friends 2021 Summer Book Sale

Friends Summer Book Sale at Lake Forest Station June 24–26

We're enjoying seeing everyone who is visiting the Lake Forest Station Pop-Up, and will continue to sell used books, games, and puzzles there on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through June 19. We have more exciting news. Normally at this time of year the Friends are holding their Children's Bo...

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Resources for Learning New Skills

The Library offers print books, events, and apps as part of its mission to provide the community with resources for lifelong learning and growth. Read on to learn more about which apps Lake Forest Library cardholders have access to and which skills each app teaches. Get started using these apps at lakeforestlibrary.org/apps. Join us on June 18 at 10:30 am via Zoom with the Career Resource Center for a demonstration of using LinkedIn Learning.

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