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There are 46 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

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57th Street Books (0.2 miles)
1301 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
5701 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
1501 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
5751 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637
1526 East 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60015
1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
1118 East 58th Street , Chicago, IL 60637
JKM Library (0.4 miles)
1100 East 55th Street, Seminary Building, Chicago, IL 60615
1100 East 55th Street, Seminary Building, Lower Level, Chicago, IL 60615
5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
1116 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
5416 South Cornell Avenue, 5th Floor (Academic and Conference Center), Chicago, IL 60615-5698
1407 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
970 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Frontline Books (0.6 miles)
5206 S. Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
1121 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
6050 South Kenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637-2804
969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
731 East 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60637
4801 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
1000 E. 73rd Street 60619
6151 South Normal Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60621
2505 East 73rd Street, Chicago, IL 60649
6301 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60621

Local events

May
6
DAVID BROOKS
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, May 6 at 11:30am
The Road to Character: The Humble Journey to an Excellent Life

New York Times columnist Brooks tells the story of ten great lives that illustrate how character is developed and what these moral geniuses learned from the world around them.

Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
May
6
DAVID BROOKS
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, May 6 at 5:30pm
A Chicago Council on Global Affairs (CCGA) Program

The Road to Character: The Humble Journey to an Excellent Life

New York Times columnist Brooks tells the story of ten great lives that illustrate how character is developed and what these moral geniuses learned from the world around them.

Location: Street: The Fairmont Chicago Additional: 200 North Columbus Drive City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
May
6
GEORGE VAILLANT
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, May 6 at 7pm
Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study

Harvard Medical School Psychiatry Professor Vaillant speaks on the subject “Happiness Is Only the Cart: Love Is the Horse.” Begun in 1938, the Grant Study of Adult Development charted the physical and emotional health of over 200 men, starting with their undergraduate days. Now Vaillant follows the men into their nineties, documenting for the first time what it is like to flourish far beyond conventional retirement.

Location: Street: Gaffney Auditorium, New Trier High School, Winnetka campus Additional: 385 Winnetka Ave. City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
6
Book Cellar Book Club
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, May 6 at 7pm
The Book Cellar book club meets to discuss The Wind is Not a River by Brian Payton. As always, everyone is welcome and wine and beer are 50% off!

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
7
Christopher Woods - "Sudden Justice America's Secret Drone Wars" - CIS
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Thursday, May 7 at 5pm
**Save the date!**

At the International House, Coulter Lounge

RSVP HERE

Location: Street: 1414 East 59th Street City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60637-1507 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
7
Leslie Parry Author Launch Party
The Book Cellar, Thursday, May 7 at 7pm
The Book Cellar welcomes local author Leslie Parry to celebrate the launch of her debut novel, Church of Marvels, on May 6th at 7pm.

Leslie Parry is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her stories have appeared in The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Missouri Review, The Cincinnati Review and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, among other publications. She was recently a resident at Yaddo and The Kerouac House. Her writing has also received a National Magazine Award nomination and an honorable mention in The Best American Short Stories 2013. She lives in Chicago.

“This quite literally marvelous novel takes you on a hallucinatory ride through old New York, until the four threads of its protagonists’ lives tangle and tighten like a noose. Irresistible.”

— Emma Donoghue, author of ROOM

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
8
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The Standard Club, Friday, May 8 at 11:30am
May
8
THE KATES!!!
The Book Cellar, Friday, May 8 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
8
Rick Springfield
The Standard Club, Friday, May 8 at 11:30pm
Rick Springfield has been writing and performing music for more than four decades. An accomplished actor, he has starred on Broadway, headlined in Las Vegas, and starred in numerous movies and TV series. He was featured prominently in Dave Grohl's highly praised 2013 documentary, Sound City. He maintains an active touring schedule, playing more than 100 dates per year around the world. He lives in Malibu, California, with his wife Barbara. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
May
9
1st Annual Chicago Young Adult Book Fest!!!
The Book Cellar, Saturday, May 9 at 00am
Calling all YA fans! We are absolutely thrilled to invite you all to the first ever Chicago Young Adult Book Fest! This will be an incredible day filled with books, readings, and a slew of your favorite (or soon to be favorite!) Young Adult authors. Stay tuned for more details about locations and the schedule for the day. In the meantime, check out this AWESOME list of authors set to attend! Click their pictures to follow the authors, and join the conversation on Twitter using #CYABookFest2015. SCHEDULE 9:15-9:30: Arrival of authors to Sulzer library 10:00: Introduction by Suzy Takacs, owner of The Book Cellar First Panel: 10:00-10:50: Video Killed the Radio Star by Buggles Topic: external forces influencing writing (fan fiction, social media, other writing influences) Moderator: Ted Goeglein Panelists: Brandy Colbert, Joelle Charbonneau, James Klise, Jeffrey Oaks, Philip Siegel Second Panel: 11-11:50: Let's Talk About Sex by Salt-N-Pepa Topic: Sex and the Ya Novel Moderator: Christa Desir Panelists: Andrew Smith, Molly Backes, Carrie Mesrobian, Adam Selzer, Jessie Foley Third Panel: 12-12:50: A Whole New World from Disney's Aladdin Topic: Creating a world for a YA novel Moderator: Terra Elan McVoy Panelists: Sabaa Tahir, Rachel DeWoskin, Joelle Charbonneau, Erica O'Rourke Fourth Panel: 1-1:50: Story Of My Life by One Direction Topic: Who You Are Vs. What You Write Moderator: Molly Backes Panelists: Philip Siegel, Adam Selzer, Jessie Foley, Jeffrey Oaks, Erica O'Rourke, Todd Hasak Fifth Panel: 2-2:50: So What by Pink Topic: How to make readers connect with you and your characters Moderator: Sabaa Tahir Panelists: Terra Elan McVoy, Rachel DeWoskin, James Klise, Adam Selzer, Brandy Colbert Sixth Panel: 3-3:50: Fancy by Iggy Azalea Topic: The glamorous and not so glamorous truths about being a writer Moderator: Terra Elan McVoy Panelists: Ted Goeglein, Andrew Smith, Crista Desir, Carrie Mesrobian, Molly Backes 4:15: Closing remarks by Suzy Takacs 5:15-7:30pm: Reception and signing at The Book Cellar. Authors will draw a name of another author from a hat and read the work of someone else. Chicago Young Adult Book Fest Authors (in alphabetical order): Molly Backes (The Princesses of Iowa) Joelle Charbonneau (Testing Trilogy) Brandy Colbert (Pointe) Christa Desir (Fault Line) Rachel Dewoskin (Blind) Jessie Ann Foley (The Carnival at Bray) T.M. Goeglein (The Cold Fury Trilogy) Aaron Hartzler (Rapture Practice) Todd Hasak-Lowy (Me Being Me is Exactly as Insane as You Being You) James Klise (The Art of Secrets) Terra Elan McVoy (In Deep) Carrie Mesrobian (Perfectly Good White Boy) J. Adams Oaks (Why I Fight) Erica O'Rourke (Dissonance) Adam Selzer (Play Me Backwards) Philip Siegel (The Break-Up Artist) Andrew Smith (The Alex Crow) Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ash)

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
9
Chicago Young Adult Book Festival!
The Book Cellar, Saturday, May 9 at 10am
WHERE:Conrad Sulzer Regional Library 4455 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 WHEN: Saturday, May 9th, at 10 AM ENJOY PANEL DISCUSSIONS FROM THESE AUTHORS: Molly Backes ● Joelle Charbonneau ● Brandy Colbert ● Christa Desir Rachel Dewoskin ● Jessie Ann Foley ● T.M. Goeglein ●Todd Hasak-Lowy James Klise ● Terra Elan McVoy ● Carrie Mesrobian ● J. Adams Oaks Erica O'Rourke ● Adam Selzer ● Philip Siegel ● Andrew Smith ● Sabaa Tahir Reception & book signing to follow afterwards at The Book Cellar at 5 PM!

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
9
ADAR COHEN and STEVE FIFFER
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Saturday, May 9 at 1pm
Jimmie Lee and James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement that Changed America

DePaul University educator Cohen and Evanston-based author Fiffer discuss their book, the story of the killings in early 1965 of two civil rights activists, whose violent deaths inspired the Selma-to-Montgomery marches.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
May
9
G.K. Chesterton Society Meeting
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, May 9 at 2pm
Title: George B. Shaw

Author: G. K. Chesterton

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
10
Happy Mother's Day!
The Book Cellar, Sunday, May 10 at 12pm
Happy Mother's Day from The Book Cellar! There's still time to pick up a last-minute (yet still thoughtful) gift today--we're open from noon to 6pm, and moms love books and wine!

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
11
Afterwords Book Group
The Book Cellar, Monday, May 11 at 7pm
The Afterwords book group meets to discuss their selection for May, TBD.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
12
RICHARD LEWIS
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30pm
A Printers Row Program

Reflections from Hell

Comedian Richard Lewis (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) and illustrator Carl Nicholas Titolo will join Chicago Tribune jazz critic Howard Reich in conversation about Lewis's new book, bringing the darkly humorous observations of Lewis to life through the imagery of Titolo’s art. For more information and tickets, go to www.tribnation.com.

Location: Street: City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
12
Michael Hall will be promoting It's an Orange Aardvark!
Anderson's Bookshop - Downers Grove, Tuesday, May 12 at 7pm
Michael Hall will be promoting It's an Orange Aardvark! (added from HarperCollins)
May
12
WENDY LOWER
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Tuesday, May 12 at 7pm
Hitler’s Furies

Lower, a history professor at Claremont McKenna College, speaks about her book, new in paperback, that uncovers the role of German women on the Nazi eastern front—not only as plunderers and direct witnesses, but as actual killers.

Two Appearances • Tuesday, May 12 7 pm, B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim Congregation, 1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield

• Wednesday, May 13 7 pm Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 Broadway, Chicago

Location: Street: B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim Congregation Additional: 1201 Lake Cook Road City: Deerfield, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
13
DAVID AXELROD
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, May 13 at 11:30am
A Chicago Council on Global Affairs Program

Believer: My Forty Years in Politics

Axelrod, whose book has become a major bestseller, speaks on the subject “David Axelrod on American Politics.” Luncheon.

Location: Street: The Chicago Club, 81 East Van Buren St. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
May
13
RENEE ROSEN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, May 13 at 12pm
What the Lady Wants: A Novel of Marshall Field and the Gilded Age

Ms. Rosen is the featured speaker at the annual Josselyn Center Luncheon in support of Camp Neeka, a therapeutic day camp for children between the ages of 8 and 12.

Register at www.josselyn.org or call 847 441-5600, ext. 124.

Location: Street: Northmoor Country Club Additional: 820 Edgewood Rd. City: Highland Park, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
May
13
Aleksandar Hemon - "The Making of Zombie Wars" - at the Hideout!
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Wednesday, May 13 at 6pm
* Save the date *

MacArthur Foundation recipient, award-winning author Aleksander Hemon talks about his newest book release at one of Chicago's greatest get-aways, The Hideout.

RSVP HERE

Location: Street: 1354 W. Wabansia Ave. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60637-1507 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
13
WENDY LOWER
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, May 13 at 7pm
Hitler’s Furies

Lower, a history professor at Claremont McKenna College, speaks about her book, new in paperback, that uncovers the role of German women on the Nazi eastern front—not only as plunderers and direct witnesses, but as actual killers.

Location: Street: Anshe Emet Synagogue Additional: 3751 Broadway City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
13
Ann Imig
Women & Children First, Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30pm
Ann Imig (added from Random House)
May
13
**OFFSITE** Up Comedy presents Greg Proops
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, May 13 at 8pm
The Book Cellar and Up Comedy team up again to host comedian and now-author Greg Proops! Proops will share his book, The Smartest Book in the World, in a live podcast--PROOPCAST--that's been around the world. Visit Up Comedy's website for more details and to buy tickets!

Location: Street: 230 W North Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60614 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
May
14
JONATHAN HORN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, May 14 at 12pm
The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee’s Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History

Former White House speechwriter (for President George W. Bush) and author Horn has written a riveting true story about the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington’s family but turned by war against Washington’s crowning achievement, the Union. 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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