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City Hall

The City Manager, City Clerk, and Public Information are located at City Hall, which is open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays, except holidays.  Meetings of the City Council and most Boards and Commissions are held at City Hall. Read More
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Compost & Recycling Center

The Compost Center is located at 1381 W. Kennedy Road, Lake Forest, IL.  A current Lake Forest vehicle sticker must be displayed on the vehicle in order to access the site. Only one trip is allowed per day. Hours vary by season. Read More
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CROYA is the youth organization serving Lake Forest. Programs available for Middle School and High School students, planned by youth and range from leadership and community service to peer training and retreats. Open weekdays 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Read More
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Dickinson Hall

Dickinson serves as the hub of activity for older adults living in Lake Forest and offers a variety of programs, classes, special interest groups, parties and trips . Open weekdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Read More
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Lake Forest Library

The Library provides a myriad of services and resources to residents including programs, events, computer access, meeting room and study space. Library patrons may check out books, movies or music. Hours vary, visit for more information. Read More
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Municipal Services

City offices include Community Development, Engineering, Finance, Forestry, Human Resources, Innovation & Technology, Parks, Streets & Sanitation and Water & Sewer.  The building is open weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., except holidays. Read More
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Public Safety Building

The Police and Fire Departments are located at this facility. Lobby hours are Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Responsible for the public safety in our community, programs to educate in the areas of life and property safety offered here. Read More
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Recreation Center

The Recreation Center offers fitness and recreation activities for residents. Boat launch permits, beach passes, park permits, and birthday party information are available here. The Recreation Center and Fitness Center are open daily. Read More
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