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Location: Lisle, IL

Little Libraries

There are 29 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532
777 Front Street, Lisle, IL 60532
850 Warrenville Road - Library 1st Floor, Lisle, IL 60532
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532
1223 E Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL 60563
2929 Green Trails Dr, Lisle, IL
1207 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
201 East Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
320 East School Street, Naperville, IL 60540
171 E Chicago Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
47 East Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
123 West Jefferson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
200 West Jefferson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517
White Activities Center - Lower Level, 325 East Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
1550 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515
425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599
Brain Snacks (4.0 miles)
5239 Carpenter Street, Downers Grove, Illinois
1050 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL 60515
5112 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515
2035 South Naper Boulevard, Naperville, IL 60565
1271 Rickert Drive, Suite 135, Naperville, IL 60540
123 N. Washington St., Wheaton, IL 60189
2820c South Highland Avenue (at The Highlands of Lombard), Lombard, IL 60148

Local events

Oct
31
John Searles will be promoting Help for the Haunted
Oak Park Public Library - Main Library, Friday, October 31 at 7:30pm
John Searles will be promoting Help for the Haunted (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
1
**OFFSITE** Patti Smith at Symphony Center
The Book Cellar, Saturday, November 1 at 10am
Legendary rock ’n’ roller. Punk poetess. Conjurer of the dead. This year’s Chicago Tribune Literary Award pays tribute to Patti Smith, a galvanizing artistic force for four decades. At the heart of New York’s downtown scene with the likes of Andy Warhol, Lou Reed, Sam Shepard, and Allen Ginsberg, Smith—all shaggy hair and hollow cheeks—mesmerized the avant-garde. Her debut album, Horses, was electrifying. Its raw energy changed music and poetry for good. Just kids, her gorgeous, stirring memoir of the era and her relationship with the late Robert Mapplethorpe, made people fall in love with Smith all over again. Spend an unforgettable hour at Symphony Center with this American icon. This program is presented in partnership with the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row series. The Book Cellar will be providing books for this event. Tickets are required---please visit the Chicago Humanities Foundation website for more information.

Location: Street: 220 S Michigan Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60604 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
1
*RESCHEDULED* Book Event: "Made in America" Chris Chelios
Von Maur, Saturday, November 1 at 11:30am
*RESCHEDULED* Chris Chelios, author of Chris Chelios: Made in America, will be signing copies of his book at Von Maur in Lombard, Illinois on December 6 at 11:30 AM.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
Nov
1
Marjane Satrapi
Chicago Humanities Festival 2014, Saturday, November 1 at 12pm
Marjane Satrapi (added from Random House)
Nov
1
Marjane Satrapi
Marjane Satrapi (Chicken With Plums, Embroideries, Persepolis, Persepolis 2, The Complete Persepolis, Persepolis Boxed Set)

Marjane Satrapi was born in Rasht, Iran. She now lives in Paris, where she is a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers throughout the world, including The New Yorker and The New York Times. She is the author of Persepolis, Persepolis 2, Embroideries, Chicken With Plums, and several children's books. She cowrote and codirected the animated feature film version of Persepolis, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Her most recent film was a live-action version of Chicken With Plums. (added from Random House)… (more)
Nov
1
*RESCHEDULED* Book Event: "Made in America" Chris Chelios
Costco #387, Saturday, November 1 at 2:30pm
*RESCHEDULED* Chris Chelios, author of Chris Chelios: Made in America, will be signing copies of his book at Costco in Schaumburg, Illinois on November 1 at 2:30 PM.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
Nov
1
Dr. Suzana Flores, "Facehooked"
The Book Cellar, Saturday, November 1 at 7pm
The Book Cellar welcomes author Dr. Suzana Flores with her new book, "Facehooked".

"Facehooked" is an exploration of the psychological effect of Facebook, and social-media networks, on the way we think, communicate, interact and understand ourselves and others. Unlike other books written by psychologists about social media, Facehooked is not so research-driven, and instead focuses more on real-life case studies in order to reach a broader audience. Over the past three years, Flores has studied the Facebook phenomenon extensively, interviewing people from across the globe on their experiences with social-media addiction, and how social-media has affected their sense of self, social interactions, sense of privacy, need for validation, relationships, as well as their emotional responses to stress encountered online, cyber-bullying, and emotional manipulators.

As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Suzana Flores's work centers on discovering the source of people’s distress. Recently, she'd noticed that the source of her client’s anxiety had a new dimension: Facebook. Over the past three years, she has studied the effects of social media on self-perception and interactions. She is currently writing a book on how social media is affecting our emotions, relationships and our lives.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
2
Book Event: "Made in America" Chris Chelios
Total Hockey, Sunday, November 2 at 11am
Chris Chelios, author of Chris Chelios: Made in America, will be signing copies of his book at Total Hockey in Downers Grove, Illinois on November 2 at 11:00 AM.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
Nov
2
Author Discussion & Signing with Joe R. Lansdale
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, November 2 at 2pm
Come to Centuries & Sleuths to meet "Champion Mojo Storyteller" Joe R. Lansdale at his discussion & signing for his latest books, The Thicket and COLD IN JULY.

This is his first signing at Centuries and Sleuths and his latest visit to Chicago in 16 years!

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Nov
3
Patricia Wells will be promoting The French Kitchen Cookbook
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Monday, November 3 at 7pm
Patricia Wells will be promoting The French Kitchen Cookbook (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
3
Desi Lit Book Group
The Book Cellar, Monday, November 3 at 7:30pm
The Desi Lit Book Group meets at 7:30 p.m. to discuss "Oleander Girl" by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
4
An Evening With Mike Mullin
Mount Prospect Public Library, Tuesday, November 4 at 7pm
For teens and adults.

Mike Mullin’s debut novel, Ashfall, the first in a series, imagines what would happen if the world was plunged into a cataclysmic natural disaster after a supervolcano eruption. Ashfall was named one of the top five young adult novels of 2011 by National Public Radio and a Best Teen Book of 2011 by Kirkus Reviews. Mullin will talk about the importance of determination, resilience, and grit in achieving life goals, and he’ll finish by trying to break a concrete block with his bare hand! Book signing immediately following the presentation. Bring your own books, or they will be available to purchase at the library.

Categories: Young Adult

Meeting Room A room 154 (added from RSS Feed)
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Nov
5
Food for Thought Book Discussion - Session 1
Mount Prospect Public Library, Wednesday, November 5 at 12pm
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

A multigenerational novel which begins with two motherless siblings in an Afghan village and crosses continents to explore the many ways in which family members love, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another reveals how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us at the times that matter most.

Categories: Discussion

Meeting Room B room 152 (added from RSS Feed)
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Nov
5
Book Cellar Book Club
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, November 5 at 7pm
The Book Cellar Book Club meets at 7 p.m. to discuss "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. As always, 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)
Nov
6
**OFFSITE** Poetry Foundation, Harriet Reading Series
The Book Cellar, Thursday, November 6 at 6:30pm
The Book Cellar provides books for the Poetry Foundation's poet Garret Caples, as part of their Harriet Reading Series. Visit their website for more information.

Location: Street: 61 W Superior St. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60654 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
6
Rebecca Dudley
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, November 6 at 7pm
- Rebecca Dudley 11/6/14 (Hank Finds an Egg)

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
6
Dan Pashman, "Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious"
The Book Cellar, Thursday, November 6 at 7pm
The Book Cellar presents Dan Pashman with his new book, Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious.

As a Cooking Channel host and creator of the WNYC podcast The Sporkful, Dan Pashman is obsessed with doing just that. Eat More Better weaves science and humor into a definitive, illustrated guidebook for anyone who loves food. But this book isn’t for foodies. It’s for eaters. In the bestselling tradition of Alton Brown’s Good Eats and M.F.K. Fisher’s The Art of Eating, Pashman analyzes everyday foods in extraordinary detail to answer some of the most pressing questions of our time, including: Is a cheeseburger better when the cheese is on the bottom, closer to your tongue, to accentuate cheesy goodness? What are the ethics of cherry-picking specific ingredients from a snack mix? And what role does surface-area-to-volume ratio play in fried food enjoyment and ice cube selection? Written with an infectious blend of humor and smarts, Eat More Betteris a tongue-in-cheek textbook that teaches readers to eat for maximum pleasure. Chapters are divided into subjects like engineering, philosophy, economics, and physical science, and feature hundreds of drawings, charts, and infographics to illustrate key concepts like The Porklift—a bacon lattice structure placed beneath a pancake stack to elevate it off the plate, thus preventing the bottom pancake from becoming soggy with syrup and imbuing the bacon with maple-based deliciousness.

Eat More Better combines Pashman’s award-winning writing with his unparalleled field research, collected over thirty-seven years of eating at least three times a day. It delivers entertaining, fascinating, and practical insights that will satisfy your mind and stomach, and change the way you look at food forever.

Read this book and every bite you take will be better.

Dan Pashman is the creator and host of WNYC's James Beard Award–nominated food podcast The Sporkful. He’s also the host of Cooking Channel’s Good to Know and You’re Eating It Wrong and a contributor to NPR, Slate, Buzzfeed, and LA’s KCRW. He lives with his wife and two daughters. Find Dan at Sporkful.com

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
6
Ina Garten
Auditorium Theatre, Thursday, November 6 at 7:30pm
Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?, Barefoot Contessa foolproof, Make It Ahead, Barefoot Contessa at home, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, Barefoot Contessa Family Style, Barefoot Contessa Parties!, Barefoot in Paris, The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Collection)

In 1978, Ina Garten left her job as a budget analyst in the White House to pursue her dream of operating a specialty food store in the Hamptons. She is a frequent contributor to major national magazines and writes a recurring column in O Magazine. Her new television series on entertaining can be seen on Food Network. Ina lives in East Hampton, New York, and Southport, Connecticut, with her husband, Jeffrey. (added from Random House)… (more)
Nov
6
**OFFSITE** Bob Odenkirk at UP Comedy Club
The Book Cellar, Thursday, November 6 at 8pm
The Book Cellar is proud to work with UP Comedy Club to host comedian Bob Odenkirk, presenting his new book, A Load of Hooey, November 6th and 7th. Tickets are $45 through UP's website and include the price of the book--visit their website for more information.

Location: Street: 230 W North Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60614 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Nov
7
Renee Rosen, "What the Lady Wants: A Novel of Marshall Field and the Gilded Age", in discussion with Amy Meadows
The Book Cellar, Friday, November 7 at 7pm
The Book Cellar is pleased to present Renee Rosen and her new novel, What the Lady Wants: A Novel of Marshall Field and the Gilded Age, in discussion with Amy Meadows, former window designer for Marshall Fields

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 left the city in a state of dismal disarray, destruction and depression. In an effort to rebuild and restore the society, culture, and economy, powerhouse moguls bred from the impenetrable classes of American Royalty took to the streets building major department stores which would eventually give way to hosting the famous World’s Fair of 1893. Quickly becoming the epicenter of national progression, Chicago blossomed into the “Gleaming White City”, a world that author Renée Rosen explores in What the Lady Wants.

Renée Rosen is the author of Dollface and the young adult novel, Every Crooked Pot. She lives in Chicago where she is at work on a new novel.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
7
**OFFSITE** Bob Odenkirk at UP Comedy Club
The Book Cellar, Friday, November 7 at 8pm
The Book Cellar is proud to work with UP Comedy Club to host comedian Bob Odenkirk, presenting his new book, A Load of Hooey, November 6th and 7th. Tickets are $45 through UP's website and include the price of the book--visit their website for more information.

Location: Street: 230 W North Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60614 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Nov
8
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Des Plaines Public Library, Saturday, November 8 at 09:30am
Sketchbook Strategies - An illustrator’s sketchbook is their greatest tool. Come learn how to make your sketchbook work for you, as a story generator, character creator, personal journal, or even as a meditative tool. Bring a sketchbook and your favorite drawing tools.

Categories: Community Group

Friends Room B (added from RSS Feed)
Nov
8
Let's Read About Paddington Bear
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Joliet, Saturday, November 8 at 11am
Paddington (B&N Edition) by Michael Bond

Storytime, Special Event, Children's Event (added from Barnes & Noble)
Nov
8
Brendan Reilly
Union League Club of Chicago, Saturday, November 8 at 12pm
Dr. Brendan Reilly is executive vice chair of medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. A widely published clinical researcher and educator, he has served as the chair of medicine and physician-in-chief at Chicago’s Cook County Hospital, which, during Reilly’s thirteen-year tenure there, was the inspiration (and setting) for the hit NBC television series ER. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Nov
8
Forest Park Chamber of Commerce's Wine Walk
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, November 8 at 1pm
Forest Park Chamber of Commerce's "Wine Walk" 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Several wines with several places to stop and taste along Madison Street.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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