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Location: Chicago, IL 60638, United States

Little Libraries

There are 58 "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

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
30
Chuck Palahniuk
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Saturday, May 30 at 7pm
Chuck Palahniuk We are beyond thrilled to welcome Chuck Palahniuk for his first ever Anderson’s Bookshop event! We willl help celebrate his latest compilation of short stories, Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread as well as Fight Club 2 (the comic book sequel to his best-selling novel)

This event will include a cash bar. There will be no autographing at this event. All books and comics will be pre-signed.

The event will also feature an additional special guest author: Irvine Welsh, author of The sex lives of Siamese twins and the international bestselling Trainspotting.

Attendees can expect a presentation, games, prizes, the reading of a sure-to-shock story, Q & A and other exciting and fun surprises. It?s a memorable evening made for Palahniuk fans! This event is co-sponsored by Chicago Comics.

Tickets are required for this event and are $40. Each ticket admits one person to the event and includes 1 pre-signed copy of Make Something Up and one pre-signed first run copy of the comic, Fight Club 2. There will not be a live signing.

Chuck Palahniuk is the New York Times bestselling author of over fourteen books including Beautiful you, Doomed, Choke, Stranger Than Fiction, Invisible monsters, Survivor, and Fight Club. Also, he is awesome. SATURDAY, MAY 30 at 7:00 PM Chicago Marriot Naperville | 1801 N. Naper Blvd., Naperville

Location: Street: Chicago Marriott Naperville City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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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
1
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Jun
1
Michael Perry
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Monday, June 1 at 7pm
Michael Perry Bovine fans, you are in luck! The author of Visiting Tom and Population 485, Michael Perry, is a funny guy with an eye for the rural life, and he’s visiting with his first novel, The Jesus Cow. A laid-back Wisconsin farmer is in for a wild ride with his moo-raculous newborn calf.

• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase The Jesus Cow from Anderson's Bookshop. MONDAY, JUNE 1 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)
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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
2
Paolo Bacigalupi
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Tuesday, June 2 at 7pm
Paolo Bacigalupi (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
3
Author Reading: Cherilynn Veland, Stop Giving It Away: How to Stop Self-Sacrificing and Start Claiming Your Space, Power, and Happiness
Women & Children First, Wednesday, June 3 at 7:30pm
Being caring and compassionate is important—but too many women allow the weight of others’ needs to press so hard on them that they find they often fail to speak up for what they want and need. And women do this all the time. It’s time for these women to stop worrying quite so much about everyone else—and start taking care of themselves.

In Stop Giving It Away, therapist Cherilynn Veland utilizes her twenty-plus years of counseling experience to untangle what binds so many women to other people’s needs, wants, and expectations, and to build a case for what these women can do to make changes that will help them live more fulfilling personal and professional lives. Illustrating her points with real-life stories of women who—to the detriment of their relationships and personal happiness—have given away too much at home and at work, Veland provides readers with a toolkit for recognizing and analyzing unhealthy behaviors, developing healthy relationship strategies, and setting good personal boundaries. Accessible, entertaining, and illuminating, Stop Giving It Away is a book for every woman who tends to put everyone else first—and herself last.

Location: Street: 5233 N. Clark St. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60640-2122 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jun
4
Simon Majunder at The Standard Club Chicago
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, June 4 at 11:30am
Please call to make reservations for this event (630) 355-2665. Tickets are $40 and event start at 11:30 AM.

Location: Street: The Standard Club Additional: 320 S Plymouth Court City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60604 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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
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The Book Cellar, Thursday, June 4 at 6pm
Jun
4
How to Draw Comics the Ladydrawers Way
Women & Children First, Thursday, June 4 at 6pm
The Ladydrawers Comics Collective, joined by Femicomix Finland, will get you ready for the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) with a series of performances, readings, games, and possibly interpretive dances from international comics creators that will show you how to make comics The Ladydrawers Way™. You will also be able to peruse the debut of our new anthology, How To Draw Comics The Ladydrawers Way™! By the end of the evening you will definitely know how to draw comics The Ladydrawers Way™!* *Education not guaranteed. BIOS: Aino Sutinen produces infocomics, strips, documentary, and autobiographical comics and some short stories. She also works as press officer at Finnish Comics Society in Helsinki. Anna-Leena Kankaanpää uses comics to empower herself and, hopefully, others. She publishes comics online for a health organization and her superpower is stashing tons of material for all her great publications to come. Anne Elizabeth Moore is a world-traveling cultural critic and comics journalist. She is the author of Unmarketable and Cambodian Grrrl, and chief cat-herder of The Ladydrawers Comics Collective. Delia Jean is an artist and cartoonist from the North Side of Chicago with a passion for teaching, a knack for drawing, and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She's a frequent collaborator and organizer with The Ladydrawers Comics Collective. Johanna Rojola is a comics artist and teacher from Helsinki. She's an active member of the Femicomix Finland. Hanna-Pirita Lehkonen is a feminist comics artist and an activist from Vantaa, Finland. She specializes in educational comics, youth work and body positivity. Ray Swanson is a non-binary zinester, comicker, and militant crafter located in Chicago. Their work focuses on trans and queer themes and what it means to be"other." Also aliens, zombies, and space mermaids. Sheika Lugtu is a cartoonist, animator and printmaker. She lives on the internet and draws comics about food, cows and her life. Taina Hakala is a selfmade artist working with comics, collage, drawing, photography. She organizes comics reading sessions and other network activities. Femicomix Finland is a feminist network that organizes different kinds of events in Finland and around the world. The Ladydrawers Comics Collective is a diverse ("queer") group that conducts original studies on the impact of gender and race on economics in comics and other forms of cultural production, and releases their findings in comics both experimental and traditional. The group has a monthly column on Truthout and has previously published work in Bitch, Annalemma, and Tin House. Their strips have been reviewed by Forbes, Jezebel, Hyperallergic, The Chicago Reader and The New York Times Magazine. The group's first book, Threadbare, is about the hidden connections between the garment trade and the sex trade, and comes out next year. Ladydrawers.wordpress.com

Location: Street: 5233 N. Clark St. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60640-2122 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jun
4
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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
4
Charles Belfoure
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, June 4 at 7pm
Charles Belfoure Let’s talk about Paris, 1942. During WWII, a Parisian architect is hired to design the perfect Nazi-proof hiding place for a wealthy Jewish man. What a compelling story. Meet Charles Belfoure, the author of this fabulous saga, The Paris Architect.

• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase The Paris Architect from Anderson's Bookshop. THURSDAY, JUNE 4 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville

Location: Street: A Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
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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