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Little Libraries

There are 60 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

905 W. 19th St., Chicago, IL
1805 South Loomis Street, Chicago, IL 60608
1443 West 18th Street, Chicago, IL 60608
2353 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616
2116 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616
3241 South Federal Street, Hermannn Hall, Room 205, Chicago, IL 60616
1218 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60607
3400 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608
3140 South Federal Street, 1st Floor, Room 113, Chicago, Illinois 60616
1101 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607
801 South Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607
The UIC Bookstore (1.5 miles)
750 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607
35 West 33rd Street, Chicago, IL 60616
1507 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
1212 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois
3360 South State Street, S.R. Crown Hall, Chicago, IL 60616
3424 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60616
555 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607
3424 South State Street, Room 231, Chicago, IL 60616
1915 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60609
Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60605
714 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60605
550 West Van Buren Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60607
430 South Michigan Avenue, Auditorium Building, 11th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
3647 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60609

Local events

Sep
2
MAC BARNETT and CHRISTIAN ROBINSON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, September 2 at 4:30pm
Leo: A Ghost Story

Children’s picture book author Barnett and illustrator Robinson engage with young fans ages 6-10 for a sidewalk chalk-drawing extravaganza celebrating their new book. It’s the story of Leo, a ghost who leaves the home he occupies when the family who moves in rejects his friendly gestures. Come participate!

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
2
MICHELE WELDON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, September 2 at 7pm
Escape Points: A Memoir

We’re pleased to welcome Ms. Weldon, a professor at Northwestern’s Medill School, for a celebration of the launch of her memoir about raising three growing sons alone following a divorce and in the face of cancer and an ambitious career.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
2
Roxane Gay will be promoting Bad Feminist
Women & Children First, Wednesday, September 2 at 7:30pm
Roxane Gay will be promoting Bad Feminist (added from HarperCollins)
Sep
3
BRENÉ BROWN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 3 at 7pm
A Family Action Network (FAN) Program currently sold out

Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution

For the legions of fans of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection, comes the next step in the groundbreaking research of thought leader Brené Brown, Ph.D. A research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Brown’s TED talks on shame and vulnerability have garnered over 23 million views and have changed our cultural conversation. Brown has worked with organizations including Facebook, Microsoft, Pixar, AT&T, Costco, West Point, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and many others. Her new book, Rising Strong, tells us what it takes to get back up after failure and teaches us how owning our stories of disappointment and heartbreak give us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle, Brown writes, can be our greatest call to courage, and Rising Strong our clearest path to a wholehearted life.

This event requires an RSVP, and is currently sold out. See www.familyactionnetwork.net for more information.

Location: Street: Gaffney Auditorium, New Trier High School, Winnetka campus City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
5
SAM REAVES
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Saturday, September 5 at 11:30am
Meet & Greet at the store

Mob Cop: My Life of Crime in the Chicago Police Department

Local author Reaves signs the book he co-wrote with and about Fred Pascente, a Chicago police officer for 26 years who had close ties to the Mafia. Pascente’s story details the decline of traditional organized crime in the United States and reveals information about the inner workings of the Chicago Outfit that has never been publicly released.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
10
JUDY SCHACHNER
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 10 at 7pm
Dewey Bob

The author of the popular Skippyjon Jones picture book series introduces her new book about a cute raccoon named Dewey Bob Crockett.

Location: Street: Vernon Area Public Library Additional: 300 Olde Half Day Road City: Lincolnshire, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
12
M.E. FRIEDMAN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Saturday, September 12 at 11:30am
Meet & Greet at the store

Farfel the Magic Bunny

Meet first-time author Friedman whose children’s book is a story of comfort for those who have lost a loved one. The little bunny Farfel brings healing, hope and the realization that the spirit of those we love remain with us always.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
13
William Kent Krueger
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, September 13 at 11am
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
13
Mystery Writers of America (Midwest Region) Meeting
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, September 13 at 1pm
Topic: T.B.A.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
14
DICK and LIZ CHENEY
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 14 at 11:30am
Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, speak about their new book giving their view of the unique nature of American power, how they feel the principle of American power has been abandoned, and how they believe the country can and must lead again. Luncheon.

Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
14
DREW DAYWALT
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 14 at 4:30pm
The Day the Crayons Came Home

The author of the children’s favorite The Day the Crayon Quit signs copies of his new collaboration with Oliver Jeffers. Please note the purchase of a Crayon book from The Book Stall is required to enter the signing line.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
15
KAREN ABBOTT
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Tuesday, September 15 at 12pm
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War

Bestselling author Abbott tells the story of four women who fought the Civil War in the shadows, uslng all means at their disposal to obtain information about the enemy, Confederate or Union. Writes author Erik Larson, author of Dead Wake and other bestsellers: “With this book, Karen Abbott declares herself the John le Carré of Civil War espionage, with the added benefit that the saga she tells is all true and beautifully researched.” Luncheon.

Location: Street: University Club of Chicago, 76 E Monroe Street City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
17
Chelsea Cain
Anderson's Bookshop - Downers Grove, Thursday, September 17 at 7pm
Chelsea Cain is the author of the New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers Heartsick, Sweetheart, Evil at Heart, The Night Season, Kill You Twice, and Let Me Go. Her Portland-based thrillers have been published in twenty-four languages, recommended on the TODAY show, appeared in episodes of HBO’s True Blood and ABC’s Castle, been named among Stephen King’s top ten favorite books of the year, and included in NPR’s list of the top 100 thrillers ever written. According to Booklist, “Popular entertainment just doesn’t get much better than this.” (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
17
JOE URSCHEL
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 17 at 7pm
The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation

Urschel, the executive director of the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington D.C., tells the story of the 20,000-mile, 16-state chase of George “Machine Gun” Kelly, one of the most celebrated gangsters of the 1930s. It’s the story, too, of a desperate Justice Department bureaucrat – J. Edgar Hoover – who used the case to launch the FBI.

Location: Street: Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel City: Highland Park, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
18
PATRICK McBRIARTY
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Friday, September 18 at 6:30pm
Sleepy Storytime at the store

Local author McBriarty, who has a focus and fascination with Chicago’s bridges, shows us his children’s books Drawbridges Open and Close and Airplanes Take Off and Land designed to introduce kids, in a fun way, to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) topics by answering the "why" questions they often have about how the machines all around us work.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
21
ELANA ASHLEY
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 21 at 11:30am
Meet & Greet

Big Bully Holly Howler

Dr. Ashley, who is an author, artist, storyteller, and ventriloquist, will present her new children’s book featuring eight puppet characters.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
21
CHRISTINE SNEED
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 21 at 7pm
Paris, He Said

Ms. Sneed discusses her new novel about a woman given the opportunity to move to Paris with her wealthy lover and begin a career as a painter. She’ll be reading together with novelist Paulette Livers, author of the book Cementville.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
24
SHEILA NIELSEN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 12pm
Job Quest: How to Become the Insider Who Gets Hired

Chicago career counselor Nielsen, a lawyer with more than 25 years of experience coaching professionals, talks about her book. In it she uses a game approach and an analogy to a medieval quest to help readers understand what to look for and how to how to develop an insider advantage for their job searches through a process of rapid relationship and trust building. Luncheon.

Location: Street: University Club of Chicago, 76 E Monroe Street City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
24
SALINA YOON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 4pm
Penguin’s Big Adventure

Award-winning children’s picture book author Yoon introduces her latest Penguin book, in which the haracter becomes the first penguin to explore the North Pole.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
24
BEN VAUGHN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 5:30pm
Southern Routes: Secret Recipes from the Best Down-Home Joints in the South

Food Network host Vaughn’s book is a collection of 100 recipes and stories behind the best and most interesting and entertaining family-owned restaurants from North Carolina to Texas. Cocktail Reception.

Location: Street: The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
24
Book Event: "Doug Buffone: Monster of the Midway" Chet Coppock
DePaul University Bookstore - DePaul Center, Thursday, September 24 at 6pm
Chet Coppock, author of "Doug Buffone: Monster of the Midway," will be signing copies of his book at the DePaul University Bookstore in Chicago, IL on September 11.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
Sep
24
ERIK LARSON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 6:30pm
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

TWO EVENTS WITH ERIK LARSON

• THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 6:30 pm, Cocktails and Book Lecture Winnetka Community House

• FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 11:30 am, Luncheon and Book Discussion Happ Inn Bar and Grill, Northfield

The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library hosts two events with the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller about the sinking of the Lusitania in May 1915.

Reservations required at www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Location: Street: See two locations above , Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
24
TIM GREEN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 7pm
Lost Boy

Popular children’s author Green, a former All American football star at Syracuse University and defensive player for the Atlanta Falcons, speaks about his writing and his books, including his latest middle grade novel, Lost Boy.

Location: Street: Arlington Heights Public Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave. City: Arlington Heights, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
25
Friends of the Library Book Sale Members Night
Des Plaines Public Library, Friday, September 25 at 6pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale Members Night. Become a member at the door call 847-376-2922 for details

Categories: Community Group, Community

Friends Rooms A/B/C (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
25
STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Friday, September 25 at 7pm
Everybody Rise

New York Times reporter Clifford discusses her novel about a young woman who plunges headlong into glittering world of wealth and social prestige in Manhattan in 2006.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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