Library News

Redesigning Parents to Teach Authentic Children in an Inauthentic Culture
Tuesday, February 3 at 1:00pm
This 90 minute presentation will help parents understand the relationship between the makeup of our children, the way we parent and the impact of our culture on both. Retired teacher Terry Thourson and retired superintendent Dr. Gary Zabilka promise newfound vision on what authentic parenting entails. Time will be allowed for a question and answer session. Each attendee will receive an activity folder of helpful hints to take home.
Saturday, March 7
10:00-11:00: ages 6-8
11:15-12:15: ages 9-12
Registration Required
Come and build awesome robotic LEGO creations! From dancing birds to snapping crocodiles children ranging in ages from six to twelve will be able to build robotic LEGO projects with the assistance of C&A Robot Factory.
Register to Attend -- Call or Visit the Children's Department
This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Bluff Public Library

Manga and Anime Club
Thursday, February 5 at 7:30pm
Join us for a great time as we dive into the world of manga and anime. We'll check out some new favorites as well as some old classics, have lively discussions about the topics that you love most, and even try some Japanese cuisine.

Knitting with Eliza
Wednesdays, January 7 through February 11 at 3:30pm
Ages 9 to 11
Join knitting guru Eliza for this relaxed knitting group. Beginning knitters are welcome. Ms. Eliza will show you the fundamentals of knitting and how to make simple hats and scarves.

New interlibrary loan forms!
Our new interlibrary loan forms are up and running. These new forms have better integration with your online account. Click here for instructions on how to use our interlibrary loan service.

Our new calendar is live!
Our new calendar includes a lot of exciting new features, including email reminders and integration with your online account! Click here for instructions on how to register for programs.

Improved Text Notifications
Have you heard about our new and improved text message notifications? You can now receive text message notifications in addition to your phone or email notifications. Best of all: you can also renew your items via text! This is an opt-in service, so if you were already signed up for text message notifications, you are not automatically signed up for the upgrade notifications. For instructions on opting in, please click here.
Create a Username for Your Online Account! Tired of typing in your library card number to log in to your online account? We are pleased to report that there is now an easier solution! You can now set up a username for your online account. Click here to view a handout with instructions on setting up your username. If you have any questions, please feel free to call or visit the library.

The Health Insurance Marketplace
Visit our Affordable Care Act information page for resources on purchasing health insurance and finding more information from official sources. Please be aware that insurance is only purchased through offical Marketplace sites and not through the library information page.