One of the frequently overlooked Lake Forest Library collections is the Great Courses lecture series that is available in both Audio and DVD formats. These courses are arranged in 30 minutes segments for the ease of use. To further encourage lifelong learners in our community, the library carries over 280 items on various subjects.
Why not honor the First World War centenary with World War I: The "Great War" by Professor Vejas Liulevicius of University of Tennessee? Re-assess your finances with the help of Financial Literacy by Professor Connel Fullenkamp of Duke University and Thinking like an Economist by Professor Randall Bartlett of Smith College. You may want to refresh your knowledge of How the Earth Works with Professor Michael Wysession from Washington University in St. Louis or even investigate the Physics in Your Life with Professor Richard Wolfson of Middlebury College.
On a lighter note, learn to enjoy great music and art with How to Listen to and Understand Great Music with Professor Robert Greenberg of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and How to Look at and Understand Great Art with Professor Sharon Hirsh of the Rosemont College. Are you a wine connoisseur at heart? Check out The Everyday Guide to Wine by Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, the Master of Wine.
There are many more subjects worth exploring, and we welcome your suggestions. Please call the Reference Desk at 847-810-4609.