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Location: Chicago, IL

Little Libraries

There are 57 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

430 South Michigan Avenue, Auditorium Building, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
Swedenborg Library (0.1 miles)
77 West Washington Street, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60602
50 West Washington Street, 29th Floor (Daley Center), Chicago, IL 60602
20 North Wacker Drive, Civic Opera Building, Suite 1776, Chicago, IL 60606
200 West Madison Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 336, Chicago, IL 60606
111 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60602
325 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
29 East Madison Street, Borchardt Learning Center, Chicago, IL 60602-4405
144 South Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60603
318 West Adams Street, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606
65 East Wacker Place, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601
233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
77 East Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
77 West Jackson Blvd., 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
Poster Plus (0.4 miles)
30 E Adams Street, Suite 1150, Chicago, Illinois 60603
Hudson Booksellers (0.4 miles)
500 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60661
18 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
451 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60654
104 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603
225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
1 East Jackson Boulevard, 10th Floor (DePaul Center), Chicago, IL 60604
122 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
500 N. Dearborn, Suite 825, Chicago, IL 60654

Local events

May
27
Mamrie Hart, "You Deserve a Drink"
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, May 27 at 7pm
The Book Cellar hosts Youtube star Mamrie Hart, presenting her new book, You Deserve a Drink, in Chicago on her #NoFilter tour.

Mamrie Hart is the host of the bawdy cult-hit, You Deserve a Drink, where she has been entertaining viewers with her signature concoction of tasty libations and raunchy puns since 2011. Part of the "YouTube's Holy Trinity", which includes Grace Helbig (The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up) and Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen), Mamrie has complied her best drinking stories--and worst hangovers--into one hilarious volume. From the spring break where she and her girlfriends avoided tan lines by staying at an all-male gay nudist resort, to the bachelorette party where she accidentally hired a sixty year old meth head to teach the group pole dancing, to the time she lit herself on fire during a Flaming Lips concert, Hart accompanies each story with an original cocktail recipe, ensuring that You Deserve a Drink is as useful as it is entertaining.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
28
Josh Malerman will be promoting Bird Box
City Lit Books, Thursday, May 28 at 6:30pm
Josh Malerman will be promoting Bird Box (added from HarperCollins)
May
28
Salon Classics Book Club
The Book Cellar, Thursday, May 28 at 7pm
The Salon Classics book group meets to discuss A Death in the Family by James Agee.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
28
Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman (added from Random House)
May
29
Author Discussion & Signing with Patricia Skalka
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Friday, May 29 at 7pm
Patricia Skalka returns to Centuries & Sleuths with her second Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery, Death at Gills Rock.

Dave Cubiak is back, and this time he’s the new sheriff in town After tracking a clever killer in Death Stalks Door County, park ranger and former Chicago homicide detective Dave Cubiak is elected Door County sheriff. His newest challenge arrives as spring brings not new life but tragic death to the isolated fishing village of Gills Rock. Three prominent World War II veterans who are about to be honored for their military heroics die from carbon monoxide poisoning during a weekly card game. Blame falls to a faulty heater but Cubiak puzzles over details. When one of the widows receives a message claiming the men “got what they deserved,” he realizes that there may be more to the deaths than a simple accident.

Investigating, Cubiak discovers that the men’s veneer of success and respectability hides a trail of lies and betrayal that stems from a single, desperate act of treachery and eventually spreads a web of deceit across the peninsula. In a dark, moody tale that spans more than half a century, Cubiak encounters a host of suspects with motives for murder. Amid broken dreams, corruption, and loss, he sorts out the truth. Death at Gills Rock is the second book in Patricia Skalka’s Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery series.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
29
**OFFSITE** Jesse Ball at The Poetry Foundation
The Book Cellar, Friday, May 29 at 7:30pm
The Poetry Foundation hosts local author and poet Jesse Ball. Visit their website for more information.

Location: Street: 1335 S Michigan Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60605 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
30
Sisters in Crime (Local Chapter) Meeting.
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, May 30 at 11am
Topic: T.B.A.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
30
Author Discussion & Signing with Annie Hansen
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, May 30 at 1pm
Annie Hansen returns to Centuries & Sleuths with her second Kelly Clark Mystery Bean in Love.

Kelly Clark is making quite a comeback in her hometown of Geneva, IL after her divorce. She’s in love, her relationships are solid, and her finances are back on track due to her sister’s generous offer to live rent free in the apartment above Chocolate Love, a favorite hang-out in the Historic District. When Kelly’s sister, Nikki, decides to expand her Chocolate Love empire by opening a new coffee shop, Bean in Love, the Clark family pulls together to help.

As the local fall festivals kick into high gear, trouble comes blowing into town with rumors of a local ghost causing real trouble in town. When a beloved local dies at the Geneva History Center under suspicious circumstances, Kelly and Nikki are called on to figure out what happened. Could a ghost from the past really have a hand in the death? Things get complicated when the sisters face an unexpected pregnancy, a surprise proposal, and a possible foreclosure. All of the stress makes Kelly question if she is really moving on with her life or if she’s just fooling herself. After all, Kelly’s been in love and it ended horribly. Could it really be better for her this time around?

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
30
THE KATES!!!
The Book Cellar, Saturday, May 30 at 7pm
Join us for a night of comedy with our favorite comedians, The Kates! Arrive early for seats and drinks.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
31
**OFFSITE** The Lives of Robert Ryan and The Set Up at The Music Box
The Book Cellar, Sunday, May 31 at 12pm
The Book Cellar pairs with The Music box to present a combined literary and film event!

Patrons can purchase tickets for a screening of The Set Up (1949, directed by Robert Wise and starring Robert Ryan) and the book The Lives of Robert Ryan by J.R. Jones.

Tickets can be purchased at The Music Box.

More info about the film can be found on Page 15 of the Music Box Theatre Calendar.

Location: Street: 3733 N Southport Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60613 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
31
Steve Fiffer & Adar Cohen, "Jimmie Lee and James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement that Changed America"
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Sunday, May 31 at 3pm
At the Co-op

RSVP HERE

About the book:

Jimmie Lee and James is the first book to take a close look at the stories of civil rights activists Jimmie Lee Jackson and James Reeb, whose 1965 murders inspired the Selma-to-Montgomery marches, which became the driving force behind the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

About the authors:

Location: Street: 5751 S Woodlawn Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60637-1507 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jun
1
DANA PERINO
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, June 1 at 11:30am
And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side From her years as a presidential press secretary to her debates with colleagues on Fox News' The Five, Dana Perino reveals the lessons she's learned that have guided her through life, including stories from behind the scenes at the White House with President George W. Bush that the cameras never captured.

Dana Perino is a Fox News Contributor and co-host of one of the most popular shows on cable television, The Five. Perino was the first Republican woman to serve as the White House Press Secretary, and served for over seven years in the administration of George W. Bush, including at the Department of Justice after the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Luncheon $47.

Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jun
2
Mindy Segal
Kendall College, Tuesday, June 2 at 00am
Mindy Segal (added from Random House)
Jun
2
New Arrivals
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Orland Park, Tuesday, June 2 at 10:30am
Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman
Knit Together by Angela Dominguez
How to Draw a Dragon by Douglas Florian, Douglas Florian (Illustrator)

Storytime Join us to explore our latest and greatest stories! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Jun
2
Clark Elliott
Clark Elliott (added from Random House)
Jun
3
Building Houses
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Oakbrook, Wednesday, June 3 at 11am
When a Dragon Moves In by Jodi Moore, Howard McWilliam (Illustrator)
Audrey's Tree House by Jenny Hughes, Jonathan Bentley (Illustrator)

Storytime We will read two great stories about building special houses: Audrey's Tree House by Jenny Hughes and Jonathan Bently and When a Dragon Moves In by Jodi Moore. A themed activity will follow the Storytime. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Jun
3
STANLEY McCHRYSTAL
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, June 3 at 11:30am
Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World

General McChrystal, former commander of all U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and before that commander of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), speaks about his new book. In it, he shows how any organization can make the same transition to act like a Team of Teams—where small groups combine the freedom to experiment with a relentless drive to share their experience. Luncheon.

Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jun
3
MARY MORRIS
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, June 3 at 6:30pm
The Jazz Palace

Chicago native Morris tells us how she returned (again and again) to her roots to research and write her new novel that captures the atmosphere and dazzling music of the Jazz Age in Chicago. Fellow author and Chicago native Peter Orner calls the book “An exquisite love letter to her hometown and yet a book that transcends time and place.” Ms. Morris will also be in town for the Printers Row Lit Fest, where she will be interviewed by Chicago Tribune jazz critic Howard Reich on June 6. Meet her here first!

Event co-sponsored by the Glencoe Public Library.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jun
3
Book Event: "He Writes About Us" Kenan Heise
Kenan Heise, author of "He Writes About Us," will be discussing his life and career as a Chicago newspaperman at the Chicago Authors Room in Harold Washington Library in Chicago, IL on June 3.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
Jun
4
PORTER ERISMAN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, June 4 at 12pm
Alibaba’s World: How a Remarkable Chinese Company Is Changing the Face of Global Business

Erisman, one of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s first western employees and head of international marketing from 2000 to 2008, discusses his new book. It’s an instructive story analyzing Alibaba's role as a harbinger of the new global business landscape. Luncheon.

Location: Street: University Club of Chicago, 76 E Monroe Street City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jun
4
GERALD POSNER and GARRY WILLS
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, June 4 at 5:30pm
A Chicago Council on Global Affairs Program

Posner and Wills speak on the topic “Pope Francis and the Vatican: Legacy and Limits of Reform.”

Location: Street: Renaissance Chicago Blackstone Hotel Additional: 636 South Michigan Ave. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jun
4
Untitled event
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Thursday, June 4 at 6pm
Jun
4
MIMI SHERATON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, June 4 at 6:30pm
Join us as Mimi Sheraton entices us with 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jun
5
PRINTERS ROW LIT FEST KICK-OFF
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Friday, June 5 at 11am
Here’s an opportunity to attend the official kick-off to the Printers Row Lit Fest with some of the area’s leading writers. Authors and book lovers can mingle over cocktails and coffee to discuss their latest works and to sign books. Authors will join attendees at their tables for the luncheon service, followed by a program hosted by Chicago Tribune writer Rick Kogan. Additional time will then be available for more discussions with authors and for them to sign books. Reception and Luncheon.

Call The Book Stall at 847 446-8880 for reservations.

Registration opens at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jun
6
Clark Elliott
Chicago Tribune Store, Saturday, June 6 at 00am
Clark Elliott (added from Random House)
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