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Little Libraries

There are 57 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

77 West Jackson Blvd., 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
144 South Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60603
1 East Jackson Boulevard, 10th Floor (DePaul Center), Chicago, IL 60604
1 East Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604
400 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
401 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Poster Plus (0.2 miles)
30 E Adams Street, Suite 1150, Chicago, Illinois 60603
224 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60604
545 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
122 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
410 South Michigan Ave, Ste. 210, Chicago, IL 60605
315 South Plymouth Court, East Building, Floors 6 - 10, Chicago, IL 60604
29 East Madison Street, Borchardt Learning Center, Chicago, IL 60602-4405
233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
104 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603
318 West Adams Street, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
77 East Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
18 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
Swedenborg Library (0.4 miles)
77 West Washington Street, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60602
714 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60605
50 West Washington Street, 29th Floor (Daley Center), Chicago, IL 60602
624 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Columbia Bookstore (0.4 miles)
624 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605

Local events

May
22
Mark Z. Danielewski
Lollipop Seeds, Friday, May 22 at 7pm
Mark Z. Danielewski (added from Random House)
May
22
Mark Z Danielewski, "The Familiar, Volume 1: One Rainy Day in May"
The Book Cellar, Friday, May 22 at 7pm
The Book Cellar is proud to host author Mark Z Danielewski!

Mark burst onto the literary scene in 2000 with his ferociously ambitious debut novel, House of Leaves, which went on to win the first NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award and has sold more than half a million copies. We continue to sell an amazing 50,000 a year of House of Leaves. His reputation has grown in the last 14 years: Only Revolutions was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award and The Fifty Year Sword was turned into an annual Halloween show at the Walt Disney REDCAT Theatre featuring five voices and large-scale shadow puppets. Now, Mark is embarking on his most ambitious, experimental project yet: a 27-volume novel about a girl and her cat. Mark says of his novels: “If House of Leaves tackles the movie, Only Revolutions music, and The Fifty Year Sword the campfire story, then The Familiar will show how the novel can stalk, take down and devour the television series.” The Familiar: One Rainy Day in May (onsale 5/12/15) is the pilot to a 27-volume story taking us from Los Angeles to Mexico, from Singapore to Texas. It features a wide range of characters including a therapist-in-training whose daughters prove far more complex than her patients, a gang member hired to kill two scientists on the run in Marfa, a recovering addict in Singapore, a programmer near Silicon Beach. At the very heart of the story is a 12-year-old girl who one rainy day sets out from Echo Park to get a dog only to find a different kind of creature, one which will not only alter her life but threaten the world we all think we know and the future we take for granted.

Mark grew up in various places, including NYC, went to Collegiate High School and Yale University, and now lives in Los Angeles. His sister is the singer Poe and in 2000, the two toured across the US together opening up for Depeche Mode and promoting Poe’s album Haunted which incorporates elements of House of Leaves. His father, Tad Danielewski, was an avant-garde film director and teacher.

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
23
CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Saturday, May 23 at 00am
MAY 4 THROUGH MAY 10 IS CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK.

See our children’s pages for our exciting line-up of events.

http://thebookstall.com/childrensnews.htm

Location: Street: 811 Elm Street City: Winnetka, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60093-2236 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
May
25
Memorial Day-Close at 5pm!
The Book Cellar, Monday, May 25 at 10am
Happy Memorial Day! We'll be open from 10am to 5pm today. See you tomorrow!

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
25
James Rollins will be promoting The Kill Switch
Tuscan Market and Wine Shop, Monday, May 25 at unknown time
James Rollins will be promoting The Kill Switch (added from HarperCollins)
May
25
James Rollins will be promoting The Kill Switch
Tuscan Market and Wine Shop, Monday, May 25 at 7pm
James Rollins will be promoting The Kill Switch (added from HarperCollins)
May
27
Mamrie Hart
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, May 27 at 00am
Mamrie Hart

Mamrie Hart is from middle-of-nowhere North Carolina. She now lives in Los Angeles with her Chihuahua, Beanz. (added from Random House)
May
27
Mamrie Hart, "You Deserve a Drink"
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, May 27 at 7pm
The Book Cellar hosts Youtube star Mamrie Hart, presenting her new book, You Deserve a Drink, in Chicago on her #NoFilter tour.

Mamrie Hart is the host of the bawdy cult-hit, You Deserve a Drink, where she has been entertaining viewers with her signature concoction of tasty libations and raunchy puns since 2011. Part of the "YouTube's Holy Trinity", which includes Grace Helbig (The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up) and Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen), Mamrie has complied her best drinking stories--and worst hangovers--into one hilarious volume. From the spring break where she and her girlfriends avoided tan lines by staying at an all-male gay nudist resort, to the bachelorette party where she accidentally hired a sixty year old meth head to teach the group pole dancing, to the time she lit herself on fire during a Flaming Lips concert, Hart accompanies each story with an original cocktail recipe, ensuring that You Deserve a Drink is as useful as it is entertaining.

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
28
Josh Malerman will be promoting Bird Box
City Lit Books, Thursday, May 28 at 6:30pm
Josh Malerman will be promoting Bird Box (added from HarperCollins)
May
28
Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman (added from Random House)
May
28
Salon Classics Book Club
The Book Cellar, Thursday, May 28 at 7pm
The Salon Classics book group meets to discuss A Death in the Family by James Agee.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
29
Author Discussion & Signing with Patricia Skalka
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Friday, May 29 at 7pm
Patricia Skalka returns to Centuries & Sleuths with her second Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery, Death at Gills Rock.

Dave Cubiak is back, and this time he’s the new sheriff in town After tracking a clever killer in Death Stalks Door County, park ranger and former Chicago homicide detective Dave Cubiak is elected Door County sheriff. His newest challenge arrives as spring brings not new life but tragic death to the isolated fishing village of Gills Rock. Three prominent World War II veterans who are about to be honored for their military heroics die from carbon monoxide poisoning during a weekly card game. Blame falls to a faulty heater but Cubiak puzzles over details. When one of the widows receives a message claiming the men “got what they deserved,” he realizes that there may be more to the deaths than a simple accident.

Investigating, Cubiak discovers that the men’s veneer of success and respectability hides a trail of lies and betrayal that stems from a single, desperate act of treachery and eventually spreads a web of deceit across the peninsula. In a dark, moody tale that spans more than half a century, Cubiak encounters a host of suspects with motives for murder. Amid broken dreams, corruption, and loss, he sorts out the truth. Death at Gills Rock is the second book in Patricia Skalka’s Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery series.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
29
**OFFSITE** Jesse Ball at The Poetry Foundation
The Book Cellar, Friday, May 29 at 7:30pm
The Poetry Foundation hosts local author and poet Jesse Ball. Visit their website for more information.

Location: Street: 1335 S Michigan Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60605 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
30
Sisters in Crime (Local Chapter) Meeting.
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, May 30 at 11am
Topic: T.B.A.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
May
30
Author Discussion & Signing with Annie Hansen
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Saturday, May 30 at 1pm
Annie Hansen returns to Centuries & Sleuths with her second Kelly Clark Mystery Bean in Love.

Kelly Clark is making quite a comeback in her hometown of Geneva, IL after her divorce. She’s in love, her relationships are solid, and her finances are back on track due to her sister’s generous offer to live rent free in the apartment above Chocolate Love, a favorite hang-out in the Historic District. When Kelly’s sister, Nikki, decides to expand her Chocolate Love empire by opening a new coffee shop, Bean in Love, the Clark family pulls together to help.

As the local fall festivals kick into high gear, trouble comes blowing into town with rumors of a local ghost causing real trouble in town. When a beloved local dies at the Geneva History Center under suspicious circumstances, Kelly and Nikki are called on to figure out what happened. Could a ghost from the past really have a hand in the death? Things get complicated when the sisters face an unexpected pregnancy, a surprise proposal, and a possible foreclosure. All of the stress makes Kelly question if she is really moving on with her life or if she’s just fooling herself. After all, Kelly’s been in love and it ended horribly. Could it really be better for her this time around?

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