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The Great Bunk Bed Battle

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL PICTURE BOOK MONTH!

Readers - New!    The Great Bunk Bed Battle by Tina Kugler  Siblings Fritz and Franny have all sorts of bedtime adventures in this early reader from Geisel Honor winner Tina Kügler!    I Want to Sleep Under the Stars!  By Mo&...

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Great Tech Gift Ideas

By Kristin Ashley
Media Lab Assistant and Technology Instructor We wish you a Merry Holiday Season! Even though we are all sheltering at home, we can still celebrate the holidays with thoughtful tech gifts that will surely earn you a virtual hug. To assist you in your shopping, I chose a v...

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Best Books of 2020

Best Books of 2020

Your Lake Forest librarians did a whole lot of reading this year, and these are their favorites! Interested in any of these? Put them on hold online or give us a call and we will place the books in the Foyer for you to pick up! What were your favorite books this year? FICTION  Transce...

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BreakoutEDU Hints November 17 by Kathy

Here are hints for Talkin' Turkey and Mission Nutrition.  Lock combos at end of post. HINTS FOR TALKIN’ TURKEY TEXT: The words for this joke message are mixed up. The answer is a pun.  DIRECTION: Find the path the turkey needs to take to exit the maze and keep track of the directi...

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New November Children's Chapter Books by Kathy

The Willoughbys Return by Lois Lowry  Thirty years after their disappearance, the previously frozen Willoughbys have thawed out and returned from the Alps, to the consternation of their children and grandchildren Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson/Kwame Alexander  Fictionaliz...

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Reference Code to Solve Problems

Reference Code to Solve Problems

by Patrick Villanueva, Media Lab Assistant and Technology Instructor
November 13, 2020 Steve Jobs once said, "Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think." He didn't quite elaborate on that, but I wanted to explore it a bit further....

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Community Cookie Cookbook: Share your favorite cookie recipe with us!

Contribute to the Lake Forest Community Cookie Cookbook!

Send us your favorite family cookie recipe! The Library will compile all the collected recipes into an online and print booklet for you to enjoy this holiday season and for years to come. You can also include a short story about why this recipe is special to your family if you’d like. Submit y...

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Kids Vote

You Voted on Your Favorite Book Characters

Thank you to everyone who voted in our Book Character showdown! We're delighted to announce that PETE THE CAT defeated the Cat in the Hat and HARRY POTTER bested Percy Jackson. We hear that the Cat in the Hat and Percy Jackson conceded graciously. What's next? We hope you vote on our librar...

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BreakoutEdu Game Hints November 5

Here are the clues for Keyla’s Thanksgiving, Five Little Turkeys, and Haspy & Lockit Code Buddies  KEYLA’S THANKSGIVING  Number Lock = The letters on the Thanksgiving banner are in the colors of yellow, green and orange. Count the pumpkins and a...

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Native American Heritage Month

Books to Read during Native American Heritage Month!

FICTION: There There by Tommy Orange Tommy Orange's wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize. Among them is Jacquie Red Feather, newly ...

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17 EPIC books and series to keep you reading all winter

By Michelle Doshi 10-30-2020   In case you are someone looking to escape into an epic that just keeps going and going and going and going, this blog is for you. Below you will find Sci Fi, Fiction, and Fantasy epics that are large in scope, often involve war, with heroes, villains,...

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