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Skype with Sixty-Eight Rooms author Marianne Malone!
DEEP F EZE D New Winter Reading Program and Events!
360 E Deerpath Rd, Lake Forest, IL Main 847.234.0636 Children’s 847.234.0648 www.LakeForestLibrary.org
December ◆ January ◆ February
With Love returns in February
Winter Reading Program ... (R) Registration requested for all events. Visit deepfreezeread.org.
Lake Bluff Public Library and Lake Forest Library are proud to present a new, joint winter reading program called Deep Freeze Read ... This One Book, Two Community program kicks off in January and brings together Lake Forest and Lake Bluff with the purpose of enhancing nonfiction literacy and inspiring discussion around real-world issues. This inaugural year, join us in reading The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan and attending events across our two communities. A selection of events is listed to the right. For program partners, a list of all events, and to register, visit deepfreezeread.org.
Meet the Author Interview with the Author
An Evening with Dan Egan (R)
Wednesday, March 6 1:00–2:30 pm At Lake Forest College
Wednesday, March 6, 7:00 pm At Gorton Center
Environmental Studies professor Glenn Adelson interviews author Dan Egan. Students and the public are welcome to attend.
Adventure on the High Seas! Movie Series At Lake Forest Library Join us for Sunday matinées! All movies start at 2:00 pm. XX January
6 In the Heart of the Sea
XX January 20
The Perfect Storm
XX February 17
The Finest Hours
Green Energy at Home (R) Thursday, January 24, 7:00 pm At Lake Forest Library Learn how to decode your gas and electric bills, discover available incentives to improve your home’s efficiency and take advantage of cheaper off-peak rates, and decode state policies for installing solar on private homes.
Susie Hoffmann from Lake Forest Open Lands interviews Dan Egan, followed by a book signing. Lake Forest Book Store will be on site selling books after the interview.
“I’m Lost Without You” Valentine Cards (R) Tuesday, February 12, 2:00 pm At Lake Forest Library Bring the whole family to craft homemade Valentine’s Day cards using maps. Let your seafaring sweetheart or family member know that you’d be lost without them!
Deep Freeze Read Book Discussion Thursday, February 28, 2:00 pm At Lake Forest Library Join Lake Bluff and Lake Forest library staff to discuss The Death and Life of the Great Lakes in preparation for Dan Egan’s visit to Lake Forest on March 6! Enjoy environmentally-friendly crafts and a movie series at Lake Bluff Public Library. For all events, visit deepfreezeread.org.
Prairie, Forest, Lake, Ravine: Our Community’s Relationship with its Environment (R) Tuesday, January 29, 7:00 pm At Lake Forest Library Lake Forest Open Lands Association is a leader in the protection and stewardship of ecologically and culturally significant landscape in our region. Learn more as LFOLA president John Sentell recaps the history of the organization and describes current programs and preserves, including the remarkable restoration of McCormick Ravine.
For a list of all events and to register ...
Two Communities ◆ One Nonfiction Book
WITH LOVE & BLIND DATES WITH LOVE—Stay tuned this February for the return of With Love, from Your Library. Enjoy bonus deals and discounts at your favorite local businesses all month! A list of participating shops and restaurants will be available in mid-January at lakeforestlibrary.org/love.
DEEP F EZE D
BLIND DATE—Discover a book you may never have picked up on your own during Blind Date with a Book, January 21–February 14. Books will be on display in the Rotunda (and wrapped to hide their titles—it’s a blind date, after all!). Read your book and turn in the included Rate Your Date card for a chance to win a prize. Stay tuned for details!
Friends News Thank you to everyone who supported and purchased books at the 43rd Annual Book Sale in September. We raised just over $100,000!
in the Library Foyer
Holiday Books and CDs November 19–December 31
Paperback Sale Friday, February 8 Saturday, February 9
Each spring, the Friends award $2,000 scholarships to three graduating high school seniors who demonstrate a passion for reading. For details and application materials, visit lakeforestlibrary.org/ scholarships.
and all things literary
Forest Writers’ Group Saturdays, 9:30–11:30 am December 8, January 12, February 9 Come meet fellow writers, share your work, engage in writing exercises, and exchange constructive feedback.
Books You Need to Read this Winter Tuesday, December 11, 2:00 pm Discover must-read recently published book recommendations from your book-obsessed librarians. Tea and cookies provided!
True Story Book Group Wednesdays, 7:00 pm Explore critically acclaimed nonfiction books with us. Find out for yourself that sometimes fact truly is stranger than fiction. XX December
12 A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator’s Rise to Power b y Paul Fischer XX January 9 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond XX February 13 Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin Young
Mystery Book Group
Cook with Books
Thursdays, 7:00 pm
Mondays, 7:00 pm
Read the first book of a different mystery series with us each month. Warning: You may get hooked on the whole series!
Bring mouth-watering cookbook photos to life! Make a dish to share with the group as we discuss the cookbook and the recipes created.
13 The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen XX January 10 The Man with a Load of Mischief by Martha Grimes XX February 14 The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie b y Alan Bradley
Great Books Discussion Group Wednesdays, 10:00–11:30 am Read and discuss classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, and poems. XX January
16 Bhagavad Gita by Veda Vyasa XX February 6 Henry IV, Part 1 by Shakespeare XX February 13 Henry IV, Part 2 by Shakespeare
Afternoons with Judy Levin Thursdays, Noon Dive deep into fantastic books with renowned book reviewer and discussion leader Judy Levin. XX January
17 The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer XX February 21 The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
The Poetry Group Mondays, 7:00 pm January 21, February 18 Immerse yourself in verse during interactive presentations that inspire you to spend quality time with excellent works of poetry.
28 Cooking Light cookbooks and magazines On display in the Rotunda XX February 25 Milk Street: Tuesday Nights by Christopher Kimball
Great Decisions Discussion Group (R) Thursdays, 7:00–8:30 pm Great Decisions involves citizens in the process of making foreign policy. Participants receive a briefing book from the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) with bi-monthly readings. Join us to watch a short film from the FPA, discuss and debate each issue, and complete a national opinion ballot to communicate our views to Congress and the White House. Facilitated by the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area. XX February
7 Refugees and Global Migration XX February 21 The Middle East: Regional Disorder
Deep Freeze Read Book Discussion Thursday, February 28, 2:00 pm Join us to discuss The Death and Life of the Great Lakes in preparation for author Dan Egan’s visit to Lake Forest on March 6!
Read, Discuss, Inspire
Monday, December 10, 7:00 pm
Discover festive floral designs and hostess gifts beyond the standard poinsettias and mistletoe. Eileen Looby Weber of Lake Forest Flowers shares her favorite ideas just in time for holiday entertaining.
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Festive Floral Designs and Hostess Gifts with Lake Forest Flowers (R)
Vitalant Blood Drive Saturday, December 20, 1:00–5:00 pm
New Release Fridays Every Friday, 3:00 pm Be the first to see newly released DVDs. Popcorn included! To find out what’s showing each week, visit lakeforestlibrary.org/movies.
Every two seconds, someone needs blood. Make a difference this holiday season and help your community by donating. (Vitalant is the new name for LifeSource.)
Introduction to Brush Calligraphy (R) Monday, February 4, 7:00 pm Make Valentine’s Day special by adding a handmade touch to gifts for your sweetheart, friends, or family. Professional calligrapher Joi Hunt teaches the basics of brush calligraphy so that you can personalize cards, gift tags, and more!
Agatha Christie: The Mystery of Living (R) Tuesday, February 5, 7:00 pm Examine the life of the Queen of Crime and the world’s best-selling novelist of all time! Agatha Christie, beloved mystery writer and creator of detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, comes to life during this living history presentation by performer Betsey Means from WomanLore.
MY KIND OF TOWN ... Remembering Marshall Field’s Christmas (R) Saturday, December 1, 10:00 am From incomparable holiday window displays the length of State Street ... to the Walnut Room Christmas tree and Uncle Mistletoe ... reminiscing about Marshall Field’s in Chicago is the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit!
Al Capone: America’s Gangster (R) Wednesday, December 5, 7:00 pm Experience the new virtual reality app that brings to life photographs and documents from Chicago’s most notorious unsolved crime, the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. John Russick from the Chicago History Museum puts the Prohibition era in context and explains why Al Capone had such a significant impact on Chicago’s identity.
Architecture Lecture: Borrowing the Familiar (R) Thursday, December 6, 7:00–8:30 pm See the design and development of a Chicago home through the eyes of an architect! Alison Von Glinow shares the behind-the-scenes work of bringing a new home to life using the idea of “Borrowing the Familiar.”
(R) Registration requested · 847.234.0636 · www.lakeforestlibrary.org
POSITIVITY AND PROGRESS IN 2019 New Year, New You ... and New Productivity Apps (R)
Staying Positive in a Negative World (R)
Thursday, January 10, 10:00 am Are you looking to become more creative, focused, productive, or organized in 2019? Now is the perfect time to automate and prioritize items on your to-do list using the latest productivity apps.
Monday, January 14, 7:00 pm Do you struggle with negative thoughts? You’re not alone. Research shows that of the 60,000 thoughts an average person thinks each day, over 45,000 of those thoughts are negative. Learn ten fundamental practices for maintaining a positive attitude despite the odds.
Supporting Adolescent Mental Health (R) Tuesday, January 22 7:00 pm Learn about mental health issues among adolescents, including warning signs and how best to support your child. Presented by Family Service of Lake County.
GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS Communicating with Email Marketing (R)
Using Morningstar for Personal Finance (R)
Federal Income Taxes for Your Business (R)
Monday, January 7, 6:30 pm
Tuesday, January 15, 6:30–7:30 pm
Tuesday, February 19, 6:30 pm
Email is the most cost-effective, targeted, and trackable way to build and maintain business relationships. SCORE volunteer Norbert Barsczewski discusses how communicating regularly with customers can help a small business stay connected, nurture customer loyalty, and generate increased referrals and repeat sales.
Enhance your personal finance toolbox with data from the Morningstar Investment Research Center! Deepen your investment know-how with reliable portfolio analysis and the most up-to-date financial news commentary.
SCORE volunteer Joel Shabsin demystifies tax laws that business owners need to be aware of. Learn about the different types of business entities and the tax requirements, benefits, and disadvantages of each, followed by a Q&A session. No actual taxes will be completed at this event.
To register, call Dickinson Hall at 847.234.2209
TECH TUESDAY CLASSES YouTube for Beginners Tuesday, January 15, 10:00 am At Dickinson Hall You can find almost anything on YouTube, from cat videos to tutorials on changing your oil! Learn more about this video-sharing website and how to use it.
For all your creative tech needs, make an appointment ...
lakeforest library.org/ media-lab
How to Use Siri for Almost Everything Tuesday, February 19, 10:00 am At Dickinson Hall Learn how to use Siri to set reminders and alarms, transcribe text, look up information, or navigate to a destination.
Learn more than 60 languages with Mango–all for free with your library card! To get started, visit lakeforestlibrary.org/mango. ciao!
All Things Tech
Monday, December 3, 10:00 am Wednesday, February 6, 7:00 pm
Do spreadsheets make you feel boxed in? This hands-on class for beginners introduces you to Excel’s interface and basic operation, including formulas, functions, and formatting.
Saturday, December 15 Sunday, December 16 1:00–4:30 pm
TECH CLASSES Excel 1 (R)
Excel 2 (R) Prerequisite: Excel 1 Monday, December 10, 10:00 am Wednesday, February 20, 7:00 pm
for Lake Forest High Schoolers
E S C A P E
Monday, December 17 Tuesday, December 18 Wednesday, December 19 1:00–8:30 pm BOOMER TIME
Work Play Hard Hard
Our popular study center ... is open the week of exams! Enjoy expanded seating areas, charging stations, and free food and drink. Don’t miss special guest appearances by Boomer the Yellow Lab to help you de-stress!
The second installment of our Excel class. Learn pivot tables, calculating across a workbook, and more!
Saturday 3:00–4:00 pm Monday 4:00–5:00 pm Wednesday 4:00–5:00 pm
Files and Folders: Organizing Your Computer (R)
What is a Gap Year? (R)
Monday, December 3, 7:00 pm
Make an appointment
Wednesday, January 2, 7:00 pm Monday, January 14, 10:00 am Is your computer more disorganized than your junk drawer? Learn how to organize your files and folders in a way that makes sense for you.
TECH HELP Drop-in Tech Help Every Thursday, 2:00–4:00 pm Got a tech issue? Don’t we all! Just bring your device to the Reference Desk and we’ll connect you with one of our tech‑savvy librarians.
One-on-One Tech Help Lake Forest Library card holders are entitled to one 30-minute personalized tech help session per week. To book your session, visit lakeforestlibrary.org/ tech-help.
Whether you spend the time between high school and college traveling the world or combine work, community service, and internships, it’s important to make thoughtful choices so that your experiences help you develop life skills and passions. Discover your options and how a Gap Year affects college planning with insight from Katherine Stievater, founder of Gap Year Solutions. This program is geared toward high school juniors and seniors and their parents.
Creativity Club Mondays, 4:00–5:00 pm XX December
10 No-sew Fleece Scarves January 28 Valentine’s Day Quilling Craft XX February 18 Homemade Bath Bombs
December 22–29 These puzzles will make or break you! Figure out the secrets of the locked boxes. One person in the group must be 12 or older. Schedule your 1-hour appointment by calling 847.234.0648.
Teen Study Sunday Sundays in January and February 1:00–4:30 pm Make the Kasian Room at the Library your go-to study spot. Perfect for teens looking for a quiet space to do homework and work on group projects, with convenient access to books and online resources. Now featuring snacks!
(R) Registration requested www.lakeforestlibrary.org 847.234.0636
January 21–March 1
Make storytime a regular part of your week! Register and reserve your spot for the entire session. Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.
Baby Storytimes (R)
Read Around the Apple Tree Thursdays, December 6, 13, 20, and 27 10:00–10:30 am Gather round the Apple Tree Children throughout December for a weekly interactive storytime!
Ages 0–23 months
Drop-in Pajama Storytime Ages 3–6
Wednesdays, 10:30–11:00 am Fridays, 9:30–10:00 am
Thursdays, December 13, January 31, February 28 6:30–7:00 pm
Storytimes for 2 year olds (R)
Wear your pajamas at the Library while we enjoy stories, songs, and activities.
Mondays, 9:30–10:00 am Thursdays, 9:30–10:00 am
Storytimes for 3–6 year olds (R) Tuesdays, 9:30–10:00 am Tuesdays, 1:30–2:00 pm Thursdays, 1:30–2:00 pm
Drop-in STEAM Storytime Ages 3–6 STEAM Storytimes are a mix of storytime and science lab, perfect for building early literacy and inquiry skills! XX Saturday,
December 22 10:30–11:30 am All Things Winter! Make a Magic Color Scratch elf ornament XX Saturday, January 26 10:30–11:30 am Germs! Caring for your stuffed friends XX Saturday, February 23 10:30–11:30 am Sound! Explore the world with your ears
Drop-in Storytime Ages 3–6 Wednesdays, January 23–February 27 9:30–10:00 am Not ready to commit to weekly storytimes? Want more storytimes on top of weekly storytimes? Either way, Drop-in Storytime on Wednesday mornings is the perfect solution!
BIG T H I N K E R S
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Big Thinkers! STEAM Mondays 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Wednesdays 11:30–2:30 pm
Fridays 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to pique your curiosity and spark new ideas. Drop in to play and THINK BIG!
book Groups for bookworms in Training
Read this month’s selected book and join us to share your thoughts. Activities and refreshments are also part of the fun! Visit the Children’s Library to check out your copy of this month’s book!
Books & Beyond (R) K–1st graders with a caregiver
Wednesdays, 4:00–5:00 pm
9 Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Martin XX February 6 Dear Mr. Washington by Lynn Cullen
Wednesday, February 20 7:00–8:00 pm
Graphic Novel Book Group (R) 2nd–5th graders
Wednesdays, 4:00–5:00 pm
Join us for a special Reading Rangers event when we Skype with author Marianne Malone!
16 Sunny Side Up by Jennifer Holm XX February 13 Heroes of Olympus Book 1: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
We’ll get the inside scoop on her Sixty-Eight Rooms series, which takes place in the Thorne Miniature Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago. Reading Rangers is usually for 2nd–5th graders, but fans of all ages are welcome to attend this time. Register today at lakeforestlibrary.org/68rooms.
Reading Rangers (R) 2nd–5th graders XX Wednesday,
January 23 4:00–5:00 pm The Lifters by Dave Eggers XX Wednesday, February 20 7:00–8:00 pm *Special time* The Sixty-Eight Rooms: Book 1 by Marianne Malone
Build Up Some STEAM!
Get to know our new Exploration Kits! We’ll show you how to use each kit, then you can try them for yourself. Place a hold or check one out to keep exploring at home!
all sorts of STEAM topics from building to coding and everything in between!
Friday, December 14, 10:00–11:00 am Friday, January 18, 3:00–4:00 pm Friday, February 22, Noon–1:00 pm
Fantastic & fun hands-on learning!
Exploration Kits Petting Zoo (R)
Children Tree Trimming Party Monday, December 3, 10:30 am–6:30 pm ’Tis the season to deck the Library halls with homemade ornaments. Make ornaments to hang on the Library tree and to take home.
LEGO Club Ages 5+ STEAM Join us for brick-building fun as we tackle different LEGO challenges. Children ages five and up welcome; an adult must accompany children under seven. Build a Flat Funny Face Tuesday, December 4 6:00–7:00 pm
Saturday, December 8 3:00–4:00 pm
Build an Ice Slide Tuesday, January 22 6:00–7:00 pm
Saturday, January 26 3:00–4:00 pm
Build a LEGO Snow Fort Saturday, February 2 3:00–4:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 6:00–7:00 pm
Tween Creativity Club
in the Children’s Library
Winter Breakout! Make an appointment December 22–29 These puzzles will make or break you! Figure out the secrets of the locked boxes. One person in the group must be 12 or older. Schedule your 1-hour appointment by calling 847.234.0648.
Snowy Day Scavenger Hunt Thursday, December 27, 9:00 am–9:00 pm Come in out of the cold and hunt for wintry objects hidden throughout the Children’s Library to win a prize from the treasure chest!
Don’t Be Bored! Games and Holiday Bingo!
Ages 8–13 STEAM
Saturday, December 29, 1:30–3:30 pm
Mondays, 4:00–5:00 pm XX December
10 No-sew Fleece Scarves Make two scarves for twice the fun: One to donate to charity and one for yourself! XX January 28 Quilling Craft for Valentine’s Day XX February 18 Make a splash with Homemade Bath Bombs
The Nutcracker Ballet with LoMastro Performing Arts Academy Tuesday, December 11, 6:30–7:15 pm Calling all sugar plum fairies and mouse kings! Enjoy a festive performance of The Nutcracker by Loren Specht and her students from LoMastro Performing Arts Academy.
Fast Forward Fiction Ages 8–12 Wednesday, December 12, 4:00–4:45 pm So many books, so little time! Preview the newest and best books in the Children’s Library and discover which books are worth a longer look. For each round, you’ll have just a few minutes to examine a book and read the first couple pages. Then share with the group what you liked (or didn’t like!) about the book so far, so everyone can decide whether to add it to their list of books to read. Page 10
Shake off cabin fever with a rousing game of Monopoly Junior, Scrabble Junior, dominoes, and more, with prizes for the winners. Bingo starts at 2:00 pm sharp!
Book to Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Saturday, December 29, 2:00–4:00 pm We’ll settle the endless debate once and for all: which is better, the book or the movie? Watch the movie with us, discuss how the book was turned into a movie, and share what you like and don’t like about the film adaptation.
Noisy New Years Craft STEAM Monday, December 31, 9:00 am–4:30 pm Create noisemakers to take home and celebrate the New Year. Perfect for annoying visiting family and friends, but you didn’t hear that from us!
NOON Year’s Eve Party Monday, December 31, 11:30 am–12:30 pm Why should adults have all the fun? Ring in the New Year in the Children’s Library without having to stay up past your bedtime. We’ll count down to noon with stories, crafts, and lots of fun, and then wake up the Library with noisemakers, bubble wrap, and balloons!
(R) Registration requested · 847.234.0636 · www.lakeforestlibrary.org
Children Interactive Music Show with Wendy and DB (R) Saturday, January 19, 2:00–2:45 pm What do you get when you combine guitars, scarves, and more? How about an upbeat and interactive concert performed by the trio of Wendy, DB, and a mystery musician! Full of fun activities for kids and families to enjoy.
Family Campout and World Changers Readathon Book to Movie: Tuck Everlasting Saturday, January 5, 2:00–4:00 pm Would you want to live forever? Whether you answer yes or no, spend some of your lifetime watching Tuck Everlasting with us and comparing the 1975 book with the 2002 movie.
Cooking with Kids (R) K–4th grade STEAM
Mondays, 4:00–5:00 pm Enjoy food fun while we make delicious, no-bake recipes. Two dates are available for each monthly food theme; each child may attend only one date each month. 7 or 14 Winter Warm-ups XX February 4 or 11 Friendship Food XX January
Byte-sized Program: Circuit Circus (R) Ages 10–13 STEAM
Thursday, January 17, 4:00–5:00 pm You’re never too young to make a New Year’s resolution to eat healthy! Discover tasty new dishes during this vegetarian cooking presentation.
28 Valentine’s Day art surprise! XX February 25 Make a moose based on the book If You Give a Moose a Muffin
Chicken Little with Improv Playhouse (R) Ages 3–10
in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (R)
Saturday, February 9, 2:00–2:45 pm
Monday, January 21, 1:00–3:00 pm
Chicken Little is convinced the sky is falling, but the townsfolk have their doubts. This hilarious and exciting new take on a classic folktale is a great lesson about raising your voice in a time when nobody is sure what to believe!
It’s not too cold (indoors) for a family campout! So come set up a campsite, make a campfire craft, and snack on indoor s’mores! Then get cozy and start reading from our large selection of children’s biographies about people who have changed the world, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, and Malala Yousafzai. Make sure to check out some books to take home and continue your family readathon!
Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop off your stuffies 9:00 am–4:30 pm on Friday, January 25
Maker Mania: Spy Craft (R) Ages 10–13 STEAM
Friday, February 15, 2:00–3:00 pm Make spy gadgets using common objects from around your house, inspired by Nick and Tesla’s Secret Agent Gadget Battle by “Science Bob” Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith. If you haven’t already, check out the entire Nick and Tesla series!
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Ages 10–13 STEAM
Mondays, 9:00 am–9:00 pm
Kids Can Cook Vegetarian (R)
Saturday, January 12, 2:00–3:00 pm Make electric connections and create a BrushBot!
Make a Masterpiece Monday
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Image credits—Page 1: Photo behind Deep Freeze Read box by Egor Kamelev on Pexels. Page 2–3: Photo by Ezra Comeau Jeffrey on Unsplash. Page 5: Marshall Field’s at the Holidays by Chicago Daily News and Library of Congress on Wikimedia Commons. Page 11: Martin Luther King Jr. by Dick Demarsico and Library of Congress on Wikimedia Commons. Page 12: Camera by Creative Stall on thenounproject.com.
December 2018–February 2019 Library news and upcoming events in one convenient package