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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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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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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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...

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Reading Colors Your World Bingo

Summer Reading Colors Your World Bingo

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...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Info

Jump to a section: From Governor Pritzker's Office Who to Contact Lake County Health Department City of Lake Forest What you can do Opportunities to help Updated June 9, 2021 Information from Governor Pritzker's Office Pritzker has announced a "bridge to phase 5" p...

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Spring 2021 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 2021 Consolidated Election. ...

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eMagazines in Libby app

Digital Magazines Now Available in the Libby App

The Lake Forest Library online magazine collection has moved to the Libby app. After March 31, 2021, the RBdigital app will no longer be available. In Libby, find all of your favorite RBdigital magazines, including back issues. Plus, find hundreds of other popular magazine titles with special int...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Info for Lake County

Updated 2/26/2021. Information changes rapidly, so please double check with the Lake County Health Department. Confused about COVID vaccines and vaccinations? Don't know where to go or what to believe? We've gathered some resources to help. Things to keep in mind The situation changes ra...

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