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Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Little Libraries

There are 61 "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

Jun
1
Hammond Reads Book Distribution Committee
Hammond Public Library, Wednesday, June 1 at 2pm
Jun
9
Inspired by the Past: Writing Chicago Historical Fiction
Volumes Bookcafe, Thursday, June 9 at 7pm
Join Allium Press of Chicago authors Frances McNamara, D. M. Pirrone, and Mary Burns—who all write historical fiction set in Chicago—for a lively conversation about why they think Chicago is such a rich and dramatic setting for historical fiction, moderated by Don Evans of the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.

FRANCES MCNAMARA is the author of the Emily Cabot mystery series, which is largely set in 1890s Chicago—Death at the Fair, Death at Hull House, Death at Pullman, Death at Woods Hole, Death at Chinatown, and Death at the Paris Exposition.

D. M. PIRRONE is the author of three novels, No Less in Blood, Shall We Not Revenge, and For You Were Strangers. The latter two are the first two novels in the Hanley & Rivka Mysteries series, which is set in Chicago right after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

MARY BURNS is the author of four novels, two short-story collections, a non-fiction book about snow geese, and several radio and stage plays. Her newest title is The Reason for Time, a historical novel set in Chicago during the turbulent summer of 1919. (emvic)
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Jun
12
Elizabeth Hinton, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America
Chicago Tribune Printers Row Journal, Sunday, June 12 at 12:45pm
Elizabeth Hinton, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

In conversation with Baz Dreisinger, author of Incarceration Nations, moderated by Steve Mills (signing to follow), Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest (added from Harvard University Press)
Jun
12
Elizabeth Hinton, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America
2016 Printers Row Lit Fest, Sunday, June 12 at unknown time
Elizabeth Hinton, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

Panelist (signing to follow), Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest (added from Harvard University Press)
Jun
23
Books + Beer
Join the Chicago Public Library Foundation Junior Board as we join forces with Revolution Brewing and Rachel Yeomans, host of Lit With a Twist, for a live beer tasting and book pairing! Rachel will take us through a literary adventure of six books and pair them with six brews courtesy of Revolution Brewing.

Cost is $40 per person. Ticket price includes food, tasting flight of six beers, and one Chicago Public Library t-shirt.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Chicago Public Library Foundation and educational programming at Chicago Public Library.

Purchase your ticket here:
https://secure3.convio.net/cplf/site/Ticketing;jsessionid=00000000.app328a?view=Tickets&id=100961&NONCE_TOKEN=78E67F80DC21E78BDE0DC0EF3231DF97

See you there! (aarti)
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Event location: Revolution Brewing Tap Room, 3340 N. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago
Jun
27
Grades 4 & 5 Book Discussion (For kids entering grades 4-5)
Elmhurst Public Library, Monday, June 27 at 2pm
Read "Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk" by Liesl Shurtliff, and join us for a lively discussion, games, and crafts.

Jack is a prankster who takes nothing seriously until his papa is snatched up by giants. Jack climbs the famous beanstalk and discovers a land where he and his kind are considered elves and giants are regular folk. Booklist says this book for grades 3-6 "soars into the sky and is a delightful story of family, perseverance, and courage."

Kids who register for the book discussion can get a copy of the book at The Help Desk.

Categories: School Kids Program, Kids

Storytime Room (added from RSS Feed)
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Oct
25
Allyson Hobbs, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30pm
Allyson Hobbs, A chosen exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life

Lecture, “Passing in White America,” and signing, Chicago Humanities Festival (Karla Scherer Endowed Lecture Series, University of Chicago) (added from Harvard University Press)
Mar
7
Stephen M. Stigler, The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 6pm
Stephen M. Stigler, The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

Talk and signing, Seminary Co-op (added from Harvard University Press)
Mar
9
Catherine J. Ross, Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights
International House at the University of Chicago, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:15pm
Catherine J. Ross, Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights

Panelist, “The Battle over Free Speech on College Campuses,” University of Chicago Institute of Politics (cosponsored by the International House Global Voice Program) (added from Harvard University Press)
Apr
12
Sianne Ngai, Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting and Ugly Feelings
Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 5pm
Sianne Ngai, Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting and Ugly Feelings

Giving the 2015–2016 Distinguished Harris Lecture, “Theory of the Gimmick,” Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities at Northwestern University (added from Harvard University Press)
Apr
13
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War
University of Chicago-Rosenwald Hall, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7pm
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Speaking and signing, University of Chicago (added from Harvard University Press)
May
18
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 6pm
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing

Speaking and signing, Seminary Co-op (added from Harvard University Press)
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