Lake Forest Library partners with local businesses

Lake Forest Library
360 E Deerpath Rd
Lake Forest IL 60045


Lake Forest Library programs in partnership with local businesses and organizations

May 31, 2018 – LAKE FOREST Ill – Lake Forest Library collaborates with local businesses, organizations, and authors to present programs throughout June. For more information and to register for the events listed below, visit In addition, the Library actively looks for opportunities to partner with and support Lake Forest and welcomes suggestions from the community.

Friday, June 1 at 6:30 pm
Local author Rebecca Makkai is the featured speaker at the Library's Book Club Reception

Listen to Rebecca Makkai discuss her new book, The Great Believers, at this after-hours event with wine and cheese.

Monday, June 4 at 7:00 pm
Flower Arranging with Eileen Weber of Lake Forest Flowers

Eileen demonstrates the ins and outs of flower arranging and participants get to arrange their own bouquets.

Wednesday, June 6 at 7:00 pm
Ravinia Picnic Prep with The Fresh Market

Margaret Smith, manager of The Fresh Market in Lake Forest, demonstrates how to make easy and healthy picnic meals, while offering samples to the audience.

Wednesday, June 13 at 7:00 pm
Winged Predators in Your Yard presented by the Wildlife Discovery Center

Kali Cotteleer brings Cyclone the Barred Owl to the Library and discusses why owls, hawks, and other predatory birds are good for the environment.

Thursday, June 14 at 2:00 pm
The Children's Library presents Music with the Lake Forest Symphony

A quintet from the Lake Forest Symphony performs music from Beethoven, Barthe, Milhaud, Cambini, and Klughart. The program is geared toward children ages 3–12, but the music can be enjoyed by all ages.

"We try to partner with local businesses and organizations whenever we can for programs and events. People are instantly more excited about a program when they see it is presented by someone local. I think it helps people feel more connected to the community," said Liz Poppenhouse, Adult Services Librarian.

Adult Services Manager Kate Buckardt agrees. "Please reach out to us if you have a great idea. We are always looking for new program ideas to collaborate on with local partners."

More info

Liz Poppenhouse
Adult Services Librarian