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Digital Media Literacy

9/24/2020 The Center for Media Literacy defines Media Literacy as "a 21st-century approach to education. It provides a framework to access, analyze, evaluate, create and participate with messages in a variety of forms – from print to video to the Internet. Media literacy ...

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Nature Photo Basics (owl in tree)

Nature Photo Basics

By Kristin Ashley
Media Lab Assistant I find that nature photography can be a rewarding and pleasant pursuit. You get to spend time in nature, which is always restorative, and your subject matter may include landscapes, wildlife, plants, trees and flowers all taken in different seasons and...

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Resources for New Parents

by Liz Poppenhouse 9/21/2020 As a new mother, I've been doing a lot of reading and researching about this whole parenting adventure lately! I wanted to share a few of my favorite books, Instagram accounts, and activities for new parents. Books  Cribsheet: As the title says,...

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BEST BOOKS FOR BEGINNING READERS

BEST BOOKS FOR BEGINNING READERS

BOOK TALK: BEST BOOKS FOR BEGINNING READERS by LORIE   Winner of the 2016 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award 
  Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins, his football team. His classmates don&; t mind, but the kids on their rival team tease him for being a "butterfinger...

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Hints for BreakoutEDU Games September 15 by Kathy

  Here are clues for the games TICKET TO LEARNING: GOING PLACES, BACK TO REALITY, BREAKOUT THE BEAT, and WE THE PEOPLE.    Lock combinations are at end of post.  GOOD LUCK!    HINTS FOR TICKET TO LEARNING: GOING PLACES.  NUMEBR LOCK=&n...

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Intro to Live Streaming

Intro to Live Streaming

by Patrick Villanueva, Media Lab Assistant  Real-time services are all the rage these days and have taken off during the quarantine. With the world turned upside down and everyone stuck at home, it's only pushed us to rely on technology and the internet more than ever before. ...

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Motivational self-help nonfiction to read in fall 2020

With all the change and uncertainty at the current moment, focusing and staying motivated and continuing to lean in can become more challenging. Below are some books that you can either read or listen to help yourself get and stay motivated and focused on your life and your work this fall. Some titl...

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BreakoutEDU September Game Clues by Kathy

Here are clues for the games SCHOOL DAZE  and RAIDERS OF THE LOST LOCKER. Lock combinations are at end of post.  GOOD LUCK! SCHOOL DAZE  Hint for Lock 1: Number Lock       The pencil points to a month on each clipboard.  (What is the...

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Breakout EDU Online Games For Kids

Enjoy our Virtual Escape Room Games! Play new games for different age groups, added twice a month all fall.
Can you break out of our virtual escape room? Visit student.breakoutedu.com, tap “Sign up here” to create an account, choose “Signup With Breakout EDU,” and enter our class code, U...

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2020 Election Voter Guide

Lake Forest Library seeks to empower residents to exercise their right to vote, and to be informed about their choices and the media they consume. This non-partisan guide can be used as a way for patrons to find any information they might need to prepare to vote in the 2020 Election. ...

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Making a Card in Shutterfly

Making a Card in Shutterfly

Making a Card in Shutterfly   By Kristin Ashley Media Lab Assistant If you are like me, you have a number of card-giving occasions throughout the year including birthdays, anniversaries, holidays and weddings. I find it is a hassle to stop by the store for just one card, especially ...

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2020 art stroll

2020 Lake Forest Art Stroll

Jump to a section:   About the Arts Stroll Kristin Ashley Artist’s Statement Library resources for artists and about the arts Upcoming library events for creative types and art enthusiasts Viewing and learning about art at the library About the Arts Stroll The...

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Nonfiction Recommendations for Kids

Nonfiction Recommendations by Lorie

NONFICTION RECOMMENDATIONS BY LORIE   Babies and toddlers are curious and ready to learn! Introduce them to science words that go beyond the basics with this first 100 words baby board book. From physics to biology, from astronomy to geography, from medicine to thermodynamics and beyond...

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2020 Annual Book Sale Canceled

We miss all our volunteers and supporters and hope everyone is doing well and keeping safe. On Saturday, June 20, 2020, the Board of the Friends of Lake Forest Library decided to cancel the Annual Book Sale in September due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are sad to miss this annual tradition and ho...

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