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Lake Bluff Public Library

Lake Bluff Public Library

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Lake Bluff Public Library’s collection offers borrowers approximately 50,000 books, as well as audiobooks, DVD s, CDs, computer games, eBooks, eAudiobooks, downloadable music, and current magazine and newspaper subscriptions. Programs are presented for all ages--adults, teens and children. Services for adults include reader’s advisory, book clubs, a summer reading club, and personal computer instruction. The Children’s Department provides storytimes, summer and winter reading clubs, crafts, and book clubs for middle and
high school students. Special services offered by the library include Wi-Fi, interlibrary loans through the Reaching Across Illinois Library
System, and computer workstations with internet access. Library visitors may register to vote, have documents notarized, find tax forms, have documents notarized, and use the photocopy machine. Private meeting space is available for Lake Bluff residents.

Events

Lake Bluff 125th Birthday Bash
  • Bring your picnic blankets and join us for a community celebration 126 years in the making! Lake Forest Bank and Trust, Lake Bluff 125 Committee, Lake Bluff Pub ...
  • Saturday Sep 25, 2021
Needle Felting Pumpkin Cats
  • Create an autumnal pumpkin kitty out of wool in this fun class! Join Natasha Lehrer Lewis as you learn how to transform fibers into animals with this magical te ...
  • Monday Sep 27, 2021
Voter Registration Day
  • The Library and the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area are observing National Voter Registration Day. Stop by the Library to register to vote ...
  • Tuesday Sep 28, 2021
Preparing for Health Care Costs in Retirement
  • Carrie Espinosa with Horizon Benefit Services will share some effective strategies on how to plan for health care costs in retirement.
  • Thursday Sep 30, 2021
Organizing Room by Room with ADHD
  • Learn ADHD friendly ways to organize your house so that it’s functional and reduces your stress. Be able to find your things, get out the door on time, and rela ...
  • Tuesday Oct 5, 2021
Tween & Teen Crafts
  • Join us for teen crafts this fall and put your own unique spin on these fun projects. All materials provided, just bring your creativity!
  • Thursday Oct 7, 2021
The Late-Blooming Novelist: Navigating the World of Publication
  • Local author Scott Spires will guide you on how to get your novel published if you don’t have an agent. Scott will discuss the writing and publication of his no ...
  • Tuesday Oct 12, 2021
Family Pajama Storytime
  • Families, come dressed in your PJs for this cozy evening storytime! Enjoy stories and a craft as your evening winds down. (ages 3+ with an adult) In-Person Onl ...
  • Wednesday Oct 13, 2021
The Color of Law & Reversing Segregation with Richard Rothstein
  • Author and researcher Richard Rothstein presents on the policies that led to racial segregation in American communities, and what can be done to reverse these ...
  • Wednesday Oct 13, 2021
Battle Robots Workshop
  • Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head to head combat mission? Come and learn engineering strategies for build ...
  • Saturday Oct 16, 2021
Trivia Night @ Lake Bluff Brewing Company
  • In-person Trivia at LB Brewing Co. is back! Register your team of up to 4 people for a night of Trivia at LB Brewing Co. Registration opens one week before the ...
  • Monday Oct 18, 2021
Adult Crafternoon
  • Join us for a fun crafternoon at the Library, or take home supplies and create a masterpiece on your own schedule. Take home supplies will be available througho ...
  • Wednesday Oct 20, 2021
Teen Advisory Board
  • Join this virtual fun group and earn volunteer hours. Meet your new favorite book, new people, and give us your two cents about teen services. Play a bookish gu ...
  • Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Trunk or Treat @ Lake Bluff Park District
  • Looking for a safe place to take your child trick or treating? Join the Library at the Lake Bluff Park District for their annual Trunk or Treat event. Show your ...
  • Friday Oct 22, 2021
Outdoor Movie Night @ Blair Park
  • The Lake Bluff Library and Lake Bluff Park District have partnered again to bring a FREE family friendly movie night at Blair Park right after Trunk or Treat en ...
  • Friday Oct 22, 2021
Trick or Treat @ the Library
  • Children, teens, and adults can stop by the Library during the week of Halloween to trick-or-treat. All you need to do is say “trick-or-treat” to the friendly s ...
  • Monday Oct 25, 2021
Halloween Open House
  • Dress in your Halloween finest and join us for a not-so-spooky party! Drop in for some stories, a craft, and treats, no tricks! In-Person Only.
  • Tuesday Oct 26, 2021
Cannoli with Bill the Baker
  • Bill the Baker will demonstrate how to make cannoli, a delicious Italian pastry made up of sweet ricotta filling wrapped in a fried dough tube. Samples will be ...
  • Thursday Oct 28, 2021
Donna Williams Memorial Dedication Ceremony
  • Join us for the dedication of Donna Williams’ memorial in the Lake Bluff Library Children’s Department.
  • Friday Oct 29, 2021
Tween & Teen Crafts
  • Join us for teen crafts this fall and put your own unique spin on these fun projects. All materials provided, just bring your creativity!
  • Thursday Nov 4, 2021
Trivia Night @ Lake Bluff Brewing Company
  • In-person Trivia at LB Brewing Co. is back! Register your team of up to 4 people for a night of Trivia at LB Brewing Co. Registration opens one week before the ...
  • Monday Nov 8, 2021
The Life, Laughter, and Legacy of Robin Williams
  • Historical Presenter, Michelle Gibbons, will take you into the life and mind of the comic genius, Robin Williams and explain how an alien from outer space named ...
  • Tuesday Nov 9, 2021
Girls of the 50s
  • Join vocalist Heather Braoudakis as we reminisce about our favorite “Girls of the 1950s”— singers like Doris Day, Dinah Shore, Patti Page, Judy Garland, and Deb ...
  • Monday Nov 15, 2021
Reading for Equity and Diversity (READ) Book Club
  • Each quarter, we will discuss a different book that focuses on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) topics or #OwnVoices content. This quarter, we’ll be readi ...
  • Wednesday Nov 17, 2021
Teen Advisory Board
  • Join this virtual fun group and earn volunteer hours. Meet your new favorite book, new people, and give us your two cents about teen services. Play a bookish gu ...
  • Thursday Nov 18, 2021

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