In light of the new guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and the end of the state mask mandate, the Lake Bluff Library has made some adjustments to its practices regarding masks:
So, you went to our Craft Swap on Saturday and got a ton of free craft supplies…now what? Well, it’s your lucky day: we just added a brand new digital resource that’s all about crafting. Creativebug is a database that offers unlimited access to online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques where you can learn everything from sewing and needlework to painting and ceramics. You’ll even get access to JOANN’S exclusive online learning community. So, what are you waiting for? Head on over to Creativebug today and sign up for an account using your Lake Bluff Library card number.
The Lake Bluff Public Library is pleased to announce a change to its lending policy. Beginning January 1, 2022, the Library will no longer charge overdue fines for materials that are returned late.
Why wait in line to renew your license plates when you can skip the line, renew your license plates, check out a book, AND support your local library? We are pleased to announce that the Lake Bluff Public Library will offering license plate renewal services at the Circulation Desk starting Monday, October 25. Here’s what you need to know:
What to bring
We have five great programs planned to celebrate the spooooookiest day of the year!
Trunk or Treat
10/22 from 6:30-7:30pm at Lake Bluff Park District
Registration is Required
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 Lake Bluff Library support and stop by our trunk! We hope to see you there!
Event is located at the Lake Bluff Park District at 355 W. Washington Ave in Lake Bluff.
School is back in session, so we thought it was the perfect time to talk about some of the Library’s homework help databases:
In-person programming returned to the Library this fall along with some new types of programs:
The Library and the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area are observing National Voter Registration Day on September 28, 2021. Here’s what you need to know:
Register to vote on 9/28
A voter registrar from the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area will be at the Library from 2-4pm on September 28.
…or during normal operating hours
Did you know that the Library is an official place of voter registration for Lake County? Visit our Voter Registration page for more information on this service. If you’re planning on coming in on a weekend or evening, we recommend calling ahead to make sure that we have a registrar scheduled to be in.
Effective Monday, August 30, all patrons visiting the Library will be required to wear a mask, regardless of their personal vaccination status. This is in compliance with the new Illinois Mask Mandate issued by Governor Pritzker. We will have complimentary masks available at the Library for those who forget their masks at home. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Has this ever happened to you? You know you want to read something, but you’re just not sure what. Maybe you want something that’s just like that great book you read a couple weeks ago, or maybe you’re looking to branch out and try something new.
If this sounds familiar, we have good news: the Library can help! Below are some great reader’s advisory resources that can help you navigate the wild world of what to read next:
In-Person Reader’s Advisory
We have a number of trained reader’s advisors on staff. Come in and talk to one of our staff members working at the reference desk upstairs (or at the main desk in the Children’s Department if you’re looking for youth materials) and we’ll see what we can find for you.