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Location: Chicago, IL 60638, United States

Little Libraries

There are 61 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

6348 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638
6423 West 63rd Place, Chicago, IL 60638
6233 South Archer Road, Summit, IL 60501
6800 West 43rd Street, Stickney, IL 60402
7816 West 65th Place, Bedford Park, IL 60501
4020 West 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60629
5055 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60632
6500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629
3801 South Central Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804
7358 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629
8449 South Moody Avenue, Burbank, IL 60459
7500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60652
8419 West 50th Street, McCook, IL 60525
5444 34th Street, Cicero, IL 60804
4209 Joliet Avenue, Lyons, IL 60534-1597
7840 West 79th Street, Bridgeview, IL 60455
4101 West 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60652
6120 South Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
Comic Collector (3.7 miles)
3246 Harlem Ave, Riverside, IL
1 Burling Road, Riverside, IL 60546
Bibliodisia Books (3.9 miles)
4400 South Spaulding St., Chicago, IL 60632
2807 West 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60632
4314 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60632
7641 South Oak Grove Avenue, Justice, IL 60458
9270 Joliet Road, Suite 750c (at The Quarry Shopping Center), Hodgkins, IL 60525

Local events

Sep
5
SAM REAVES
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Saturday, September 5 at 11:30am
Meet & Greet at the store

Mob Cop: My Life of Crime in the Chicago Police Department

Local author Reaves signs the book he co-wrote with and about Fred Pascente, a Chicago police officer for 26 years who had close ties to the Mafia. Pascente’s story details the decline of traditional organized crime in the United States and reveals information about the inner workings of the Chicago Outfit that has never been publicly released.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
10
JUDY SCHACHNER
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 10 at 7pm
Dewey Bob

The author of the popular Skippyjon Jones picture book series introduces her new book about a cute raccoon named Dewey Bob Crockett.

Location: Street: Vernon Area Public Library Additional: 300 Olde Half Day Road City: Lincolnshire, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
12
M.E. FRIEDMAN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Saturday, September 12 at 11:30am
Meet & Greet at the store

Farfel the Magic Bunny

Meet first-time author Friedman whose children’s book is a story of comfort for those who have lost a loved one. The little bunny Farfel brings healing, hope and the realization that the spirit of those we love remain with us always.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
12
Danielle Fishel
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Saturday, September 12 at 7pm
Danielle Fishel is an actress and TV host best known as America’s first television crush, Topanga Lawrence, from the hit 1990s sitcom Boy Meets World the eagerly anticipated spin-off, Girl Meets World. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
13
William Kent Krueger
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, September 13 at 11am
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
13
Mystery Writers of America (Midwest Region) Meeting
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, September 13 at 1pm
Topic: T.B.A.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
13
William Kent Krueger
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Sunday, September 13 at 2pm
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
14
DICK and LIZ CHENEY
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 14 at 11:30am
Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, speak about their new book giving their view of the unique nature of American power, how they feel the principle of American power has been abandoned, and how they believe the country can and must lead again. Luncheon.

Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
14
DREW DAYWALT
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 14 at 4pm
The Day the Crayons Came Home

The author of the children’s favorite The Day the Crayon Quit signs copies of his new collaboration with Oliver Jeffers. Please note the purchase of a Crayon book from The Book Stall is required to enter the signing line.

Our time with the author is limited. Arrive early if youy want to spend any time with him.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
15
KAREN ABBOTT
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Tuesday, September 15 at 12pm
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War

Bestselling author Abbott tells the story of four women who fought the Civil War in the shadows, uslng all means at their disposal to obtain information about the enemy, Confederate or Union. Writes author Erik Larson, author of Dead Wake and other bestsellers: “With this book, Karen Abbott declares herself the John le Carré of Civil War espionage, with the added benefit that the saga she tells is all true and beautifully researched.” Luncheon.

Location: Street: University Club of Chicago, 76 E Monroe Street City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
17
JOE URSCHEL
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 17 at 7pm
The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation

Urschel, the executive director of the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington D.C., tells the story of the 20,000-mile, 16-state chase of George “Machine Gun” Kelly, one of the most celebrated gangsters of the 1930s. It’s the story, too, of a desperate Justice Department bureaucrat – J. Edgar Hoover – who used the case to launch the FBI.

Location: Street: Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel City: Highland Park, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
17
Chelsea Cain
Anderson's Bookshop - Downers Grove, Thursday, September 17 at 7pm
Chelsea Cain is the author of the New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers Heartsick, Sweetheart, Evil at Heart, The Night Season, Kill You Twice, and Let Me Go. Her Portland-based thrillers have been published in twenty-four languages, recommended on the TODAY show, appeared in episodes of HBO’s True Blood and ABC’s Castle, been named among Stephen King’s top ten favorite books of the year, and included in NPR’s list of the top 100 thrillers ever written. According to Booklist, “Popular entertainment just doesn’t get much better than this.” (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
18
PATRICK McBRIARTY
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Friday, September 18 at 6:30pm
Sleepy Storytime at the store

Local author McBriarty, who has a focus and fascination with Chicago’s bridges, shows us his children’s books Drawbridges Open and Close and Airplanes Take Off and Land designed to introduce kids, in a fun way, to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) topics by answering the "why" questions they often have about how the machines all around us work.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
21
ELANA ASHLEY
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 21 at 11:30am
Meet & Greet

Big Bully Holly Howler

Dr. Ashley, who is an author, artist, storyteller, and ventriloquist, will present her new children’s book featuring eight puppet characters.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
21
CHRISTINE SNEED
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 21 at 7pm
Paris, He Said

Ms. Sneed discusses her new novel about a woman given the opportunity to move to Paris with her wealthy lover and begin a career as a painter. She’ll be reading together with novelist Paulette Livers, author of the book Cementville.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
24
SHEILA NIELSEN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 12pm
Job Quest: How to Become the Insider Who Gets Hired

Chicago career counselor Nielsen, a lawyer with more than 25 years of experience coaching professionals, talks about her book. In it she uses a game approach and an analogy to a medieval quest to help readers understand what to look for and how to how to develop an insider advantage for their job searches through a process of rapid relationship and trust building. 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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Sep
24
SALINA YOON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 4pm
Penguin’s Big Adventure

Award-winning children’s picture book author Yoon introduces her latest Penguin book, in which the haracter becomes the first penguin to explore the North Pole.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
24
BEN VAUGHN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 5:30pm
Southern Routes: Secret Recipes from the Best Down-Home Joints in the South

Food Network host Vaughn’s book is a collection of 100 recipes and stories behind the best and most interesting and entertaining family-owned restaurants from North Carolina to Texas. Cocktail Reception.

Location: Street: The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
24
Book Event: "Doug Buffone: Monster of the Midway" Chet Coppock
DePaul University Bookstore - DePaul Center, Thursday, September 24 at 6pm
Chet Coppock, author of "Doug Buffone: Monster of the Midway," will be signing copies of his book at the DePaul University Bookstore in Chicago, IL on September 11.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
Sep
24
ERIK LARSON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 6:30pm
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

TWO EVENTS WITH ERIK LARSON

• THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 6:30 pm, Cocktails and Book Lecture Winnetka Community House

• FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 11:30 am, Luncheon and Book Discussion Happ Inn Bar and Grill, Northfield

The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library hosts two events with the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller about the sinking of the Lusitania in May 1915.

Reservations required at www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Location: Street: See two locations above , Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
24
TIM GREEN
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Thursday, September 24 at 7pm
Lost Boy

Popular children’s author Green, a former All American football star at Syracuse University and defensive player for the Atlanta Falcons, speaks about his writing and his books, including his latest middle grade novel, Lost Boy.

Location: Street: Arlington Heights Public Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave. City: Arlington Heights, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
25
STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Friday, September 25 at 7pm
Everybody Rise

New York Times reporter Clifford discusses her novel about a young woman who plunges headlong into glittering world of wealth and social prestige in Manhattan in 2006.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
26
TEACHER IN-SERVICE
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Saturday, September 26 at 10am
Teacher In-service at the store

Children’s author Linda Urban is a special guest at our annual Teacher Day.

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
26
Mystery Writers of America (Midwest Region) Meeting
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, September 26 at 1pm
Topic: T.B.A.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
28
JONATHAN EVISON
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Monday, September 28 at 7pm
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance

Bestselling author Evison speaks about his new novel, the story of 78-year-old Harriet Chance, who embarks on an Alaskan cruise planned by her recently deceased husband and must suddenly confront the truth about pivotal events that changed her life. It’s described as a bighearted novel with an endearing heroine, a tale of acceptance, reexamination, and forgiveness.

Location: Street: Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel City: Highland Park, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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