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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

Jul
23
Get Pop-Cultured: Batman Day Family Night
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Geneva, Wednesday, July 23 at 6pm
Batman by Various, Various (Illustrator)

Special Event, Children's Event, Teen Event Kerpow! BAM! Powie! Batman fans of all ages are invited to join us for crafts, LEGO building and fun! Kids, get your photo taken in front of our wall mural. Come in costume (villains welcome) for prizes and enter to win our Social Media Costume Contest. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Jul
23
Rachel Bertsche, "Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time"
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, July 23 at 7pm
Join us at the Book Cellar as Rachel Bertsche reads from her new book, Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness One Celebrity at a Time. This memoir is a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars. Bertsche embarks on a quest to emulate her Hollywood role models—while sticking to a budget—to see if they really hold the keys to happiness. But can she immerse herself in the A-list lifestyle and still stay true to herself? And will her pursuit of perfection really lead to happiness? Rachel Bertsche is the national bestselling author of MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend. In addition to her books, Rachel has written for the New York Times Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire, More, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Fitness, Women's Health, New York, Huffington Post, CNN.com, and more. Rachel graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she was the student newspaper's resident sex columnist. ​ Prior to leaving the office life for the comforts of working from home (and in her pajamas), Rachel was a producer for Oprah.com and an editor at O, The Oprah Magazine. She teaches a MediaBistro course in Writing and Editing for the Web.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jul
23
Robert Hellenga
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Wednesday, July 23 at 7pm
ROBERT HELLENGA

A retired Latin teacher makes some shocking choices and finds herself in conversation with God. In The Confessions of Frances Godwin, some of the ultimate questions about life are considered and argued. This is a tale both profound and entertaining. WEDNESDAY, JULY 23 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jul
24
Get Pop-Cultured: Comic Covention Collectibles Weekend
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Orland Park, Thursday, July 24 at 01am
Other, Special Event July 24 to 27, come check out our 2014 limited edition summer convention exclusives. Supplies will be limited, so hurry in! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Jul
24
Downers Grove Annual Sidewalk Sale
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, July 24 at 09am
ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE

Check out Anderson’s great values during Downtown Naperville’s Annual Sidewalk Sale. Summer savings mean deep discounts from 50-80% off. Shop and save! Visit our giant tent sale directly behind the bookstore. THURSDAY, JULY 10 - SATURDAY, JULY 12 ALL DAY Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Downers Grove Additional: 5112 Main Street City: Downers Grove, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60515 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jul
24
Poetry Reading with Alessandra Simmons, Wendy Vardaman, Naoko Fujimoto, Kristy Odelius, and Timothy Yu
The Book Cellar, Thursday, July 24 at 7pm
We are excited to welcome poets from the anthology St. Peter's B-list: Contemporary Poems Inspired by the Saints to the Book Cellar to read excerpts of their work.

Alessandra Simmons is a writer and editor, currently working for a fundraising consulting firm in Chicago. She holds her MFA in Creative Writing from Indiana University. While at IU, she was the editor of Indiana Review. Her current obsessions are saints, sweeping, succulents & podcasts.

Wendy Vardaman has a Ph.D. in English from University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Engineering from Cornell University. Co-editor and webmaster of Verse Wisconsin and co-founder/editor and webmaster of Cowfeather Press, her poems, reviews, and interviews have appeared online and in a variety of anthologies and journals.

Naoko Fujimoto was born in Nagoya, Japan. She is a poet, artist, and occasionally a pianist. Her current favorite word is “spatula” - she found seventeen spatulas in her apartment; none of them are from her purchase— but she is not an admitted spatula collector or detective of all seventeen spatulas.

Kristy Odelius is a poet and professor living in Chicago, Illinois. She teaches creative writing and literature at North Park University, where she is an Assistant Professor in the English department. She is a co-editor and co-founder of Near South, a Chicago-based journal of innovative writing. Last November, her poem "Vertigo to Eros" was nominated for a 2003 Pushcart Prize, and she recently received the 2004 Charles Goodnow Memorial Award in Poetry.

Timothy Yu was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. He earned his BA at Harvard and a PhD at Stanford University. Yu’s scholarly and creative work explores the intersections of race and avant-garde writing traditions.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jul
24
Rebecca Rasmussen
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, July 24 at 7pm
Rebecca Rasmussen (The Bird sisters, Evergreen)

Rebecca Rasmussen is the author of the novel The Bird sisters. Her stories have appeared in or won prizes from TriQuarterly, Narrative Magazine, Glimmer Train, The Mid-American Review, among other journals. She was born and raised in the Midwest. Currently, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter and teaches English part-time at UCLA. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jul
25
Catherine Fitzpatrick, "Going On Nine"
The Book Cellar, Friday, July 25 at 7pm
In Going On Nine, On a sweltering St. Louis afternoon, a child swipes her mother's ring, snatches her sister's nightgown, and runs outside to play "bride." She promptly loses the ring, rips the gown, assumes it’s about to rain daggers, and runs away from home to find a 'better' family than her own wonderful family. What happens next is a summer-long journey around her deceptively sleepy neighborhood, a full-circle quest in which Grace Townsend travels on foot and by horseback, rides shotgun in a shiny new Plymouth Belvedere, hunkers in the back of a rattletrap vegetable truck, crawls into a crumbling tunnel, treks out to a fire in the hinterlands, explores the closet of a prom queen, keeps vigil in the bedroom of a molestation victim, and helps tame a killer dog. Told in the unique voice of an eight-year-old girl and, in wise hindsight by the woman she becomes, Going on Nine is steeped with a sense of place and of a time gone by. Nostalgic but not cloying, each chapter introduces another family in a turning-point situation, reason enough why Grace remembers the summer of 1956 for the rest of her life, and why adults and older YA readers will love Going on Nine. Catherine Underhill Fitzpatrick grew up in the 1950s and 1960s in suburban St. Louis. After graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, she worked as a staff feature writer in Hannibal, St. Louis, and Milwaukee. In September of 2001, Catherine was in Manhattan to cover New York Fashion Week. At first word of the terrorist attacks, she rushed toward Ground Zero and filed award-winning eyewitness reports that are memorialized in Washington DC’s Newseum and the State Historical Society of Missouri archives. Catherine’s articles, stories, and essays have appeared in The Vocabula Review, Prick of the Spindle, Sew News, Fan Story, Yesterday’s Magazette and Reminisce Magazine. Her debut novel, A Matter of Happenstance, is a four-generation family saga that explores the power of personal character over coincidence. Catherine is a board member of the Chicago-area TallGrass Writers Guild.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jul
26
Sisters in Crime (Local Chapter) Meeting.
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, July 26 at 11am
Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
26
Get Pop-Cultured: DC Comics Costume/Cosplay Contest
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Geneva, Saturday, July 26 at 1pm
DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide by DK Publishing

Special Event, Other Choose your favorite DC Comics character for either our costume or cosplay contests. Awards include: Best Overall Character Representation, Best Caped Couple, Best Villain, Best Kid Costume (Ages 0- to 12), Best Non-Costume Hero/Villain Representation. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Jul
26
Author Discussion & Signing with M.E. May
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, July 26 at 2pm
Signing for M. E. May's 3rd book in her Circle City Mystyery series, Ensconced.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
26
The Kates!!
The Book Cellar, Saturday, July 26 at 7pm
Our favorite all-female comedy group The Kates revisit the Book Cellar for a night of comedy! 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)
Jul
27
The History Discussion Group (Clio's Chroniclers)
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, July 27 at 2pm
Title: King Leopold's Ghost: Story of Greed, Terror & Heroism in the Belgian Congo

Author: Adam Hochschild

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
27
The Bookfast Club
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Sunday, July 27 at 3pm
- The Bookfast Club 7/27/14

Location: Street: Anderson's Two Doors East Additional: 111 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
28
Old St. Pat's Book Group
The Book Cellar, Monday, July 28 at 7:30pm
The Old St. Pat's Book Group meets at 7:30 p.m. to discuss Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
28
Salon Classics Book Group
The Book Cellar, Monday, July 28 at 7:30pm
The Salon Classics Book Group discusses I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
30
Never Too Old: A YA Book Club for Adults
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, July 30 at 8pm
The Never Too Old Book Group meets to discuss this month's selection, I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
31
Harry Potter Birthday Celebration
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, July 31 at 1pm
- Harry Potter Birthday Celebration 7/31/14

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jul
31
Richelle Mead Skype Event
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, July 31 at 7pm
- Richelle Mead Skype Event 7/31/14 (Silver Shadows)

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
1
Tom Lukas, "Special Operations"
The Book Cellar, Friday, August 1 at 7pm
Join us as Tom Lukas reads from his debut novel, Special Operations. Following the death of a local policeman, a mysterious person known as the Illuminator descends upon a small New England town to exact justice in a cruel and unusual way. As the story unfolds, what we encounter is a captivating psychological thriller with a story less about the "what" than the "why," a hero who could just as easily be the villain, and an ending with far more questions than answers. Tom Lukas left his career as master carpenter and licensed homebuilder at age thirty-three to earn a degree in English Literature because he wanted to become a writer. At Virginia he found a home at the eText Center and in the American Studies program which emphasized electronic publishing, and applied this new form of craftsmanship as project manager for the National Endowment for the Humanities award-winning literary archive The World of Dante, and in editing the New York Public Library's first electronic literary archive African American Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century. At age fifty he published his first work in North American Review.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
1
Chris Weitz
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Friday, August 1 at 7pm
- Chris Weitz 8/1/14 (Young World)

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
2
Get Pop-Cultured: It's Marvel Day
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Geneva, Saturday, August 2 at 10am
Marvel Spider-Man Little Golden Books Favorites (Marvel), Vol. 2 by Billy Wrecks, Frank Berrios, Various (Illustrator)
The Big Freeze (Marvel) by Billy Wrecks, Michael Borkowski (Illustrator) , Michael Atiyeh (Illustrator)

Special Event, Other We are honoring Marvel's 75th Anniversary with giveaways, product un eofferings and fvents. Join us for a Marvel Storytime, a LEGO build, and Marvel character costume contest. Call the store for individual event details. Don't miss the fun! (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Aug
4
Camp Divergent
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Monday, August 4 at 09am
Camp Divergent 8/4/14 - 8/8/14 Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. in Naperville

Location: Street: Naper Settlement Additional: 523 S Webster Street City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
4
Desi Lit Book Club
The Book Cellar, Monday, August 4 at 7pm
The Desi Lit Book Group meets at the Book Cellar to discuss The Lost Pearl by Lara Zubieri.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
5
**OFFSITE** Jeanine Hays & Bryan Mason @ Room and Board Showroom
The Book Cellar, Tuesday, August 5 at 6pm
Drop by the Room and Board Showroom to hear bloggers and designers Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason discuss their book, Remix: Decorating with Culture, Objects, and Soul. In their book, they take you into homes where cultural, global décor breathes beauty and soul into contemporary interiors. Whether you love to source pieces from your travels or simply wish to evoke the destination of your dreams, Remix shows how bold color, unique patterns like ikats and suzanis, original art, and handcrafted furnishings and accessories can help you express your cultural experiences in stylish, unforgettable rooms.

Location: Street: 55 East Ohio Street City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60611 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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