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...Read More
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...
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
During the month the May, the National Alliance on Mental Illness observes Mental Health Awareness Month. NAMI is the nation's largest mental health care organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI is an alliance of more than 600 local a...Read More
Join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (also referred to as Asian Pacific Heritage Month), which takes place during the month of May. Generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have enriched the culture of the United States and are valuable members of our...Read More
June 1–August 31, 2021 Join your family, friends, and neighbors to discover all the ways that Reading Colors Your World. Complete a variety of bingo challenges designed to get you out of your "reading comfort zone." Experience colorful vistas, faces, ideas, flavors, cultures, lifestyles, and view...Read More
Lake Forest Library is again open for brief visits by the public to browse the collections, check out items, copy and print documents, and more! Masks over your nose and mouth and social distancing are required while in the building. Please do not visit in groups. Hours the building is open start...Read More
By Kristin Ashley Technology Instructor and Media Lab Assistant Squarespace is an easy-to-use web design program that provides templates, tools and other features for a WYSIWYG (“what you see is what you get”) design experience. Developed in 2003, Squarespace has become one of the more popular...Read More
February is Black History Month, and to celebrate we put together a list of books and resources that chronicle Black history in the United States from the 1600s to the present day. These resources also share the lives and works of Black activists, writers, artists, scientists, and more. Th...Read More
The Friends of Lake Forest Library Scholarships are grants of $2,000 awarded to graduating seniors (residents of Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, or Knollwood) who clearly demonstrate a passion for reading. The Friends of Lake Forest Library inaugurated this scholarship in 2003 to recognize students whose l...Read More
Happy 2021! Start your new year off right and shop donated books, games, and puzzles from the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Visit the Lake Forest Station Pop-up Shop (in the building west of the East Station train tracks) this Thursday through Saturday, 11:00 am–5:00 pm. 🤗📖💚 ...Read More
December 19, 2020–February 28, 2021 Read or listen to books, attend virtual library events, and complete cozy winter challenges to mark off squares on your bingo board. Earn book prizes and be entered into a grand prize drawing! Track your progress at lakeforestlibrary.readsquared.com or install th...Read More
Roll out your rolling pins and uncap the sprinkles ... the inaugural Lake Forest Community Cookie Cookbook is here! Thank you to everyone who submitted recipes.
Preheat your oven and then print the pdf.
Pick which format you'd like to print:
(print single or ...