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Children's Book Club

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

                      

ELIZABETH BERG

Tuesday, June 30th

12:00 pm at the University Club

Bestselling author Elizabeth Berg talks about The Dream Lover, her latest book, a historical novel based on the 19th century writer George Sand, a story set in 19th century France, about the loves, passions, and fierce struggles of a woman who defied the confines of society.

Please note: The dress code for the event is business casual. Denim is not permitted.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880

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ANDREW KNAPP and MOMO!!! - Note: New Date!!!

Tuesday, June 30th

6:30 pm at The Book Stall

Here’s your one-and-only Chicago-area opportunity to meet the Instagram superstar Momo, the black-and-white, brown-eyed Border collie who plays hide-and-seek in his buddy Andrew Knapp’s books Find Momo and the brand-new Find Momo, Coast to Coast. In it, readers will look for Momo hiding in Grand Central Station, in front of the White House, in New Orleans’ French Quarter and elsewhere.

This event is free and open to the public.

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BEST OF THE BOOK STALL STORYTIME!

Tuesday, June 30th

4:00 pm at The Book Stall

 

Join us at this special event and listen to some of our best new picture books, participate in related activities, and enjoy a healthy afternoon snack.

 

This event is recommended for kids ages 3-6. A $5.00 gift card purchase per child is required for this event.

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ROBERT KURSON

Wednesday, July 1st

7:00 pm at the Glencoe Public Library

 

Chicago author Robert Kurson, author of the international bestseller Shadow Divers, speaks about his new book, Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship. It's a historical thriller and true story of two men who were willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the lost ship of the infamous 17th century pirate, Joseph Bannister.

 

This event is free and open to the public.

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CLOSING AT 6:00 PM!!!

Friday, July 3rd

 

We are closing early today. Sorry for the inconvenience. We will be open again on Sunday, July 5th at 11:00 am.

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CLOSED FOR THE 4TH OF JULY!!!

Saturday, July 4th

All Day at The Book Stall

 

We will be closed all day today to celebrate the 4th. We will resume regular business hours tomorrow, July 5th at 11:00 am.

 

Have a happy and safe 4th!

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PAPER AIRPLANE WORKSHOP

Thursday, July 9th

4:00 pm at The Book Stall

Learn how to make stunt flyers and long distance haulers in our Paper Airplane Workshop. Participants will create several different paper airplanes, and practice launching them. A healthy afternoon snack and all materials will be provided.

This event is recommended for kids ages 7-9. A $5.00 gift card purchase per child is required for this event.

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JOY PREBLE & T.M. GOEGLEIN

Saturday, July 11th

2:00 pm at The Book Stall

 

Join YA authors Joy Preble (Finding Paris) and T.M. Goeglein (The Cold Fury trilogy) as they talk about their work: how they write, and what went into the making of their latest books.

 

 

This event is recommended for ages 12 to adult and is free and open to the public.

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TODD HASAK-LOWY - "How to Read Like a Writer" Event!

Sunday, July 12th

4:00 pm at the Evanston Public Library

Join writer Todd Hasak-Lowy (Me Being Me is Exactly As Insane As You Being You) in an interactive discussion about the relationship between active reading and creative writing. Todd will also answer questions and sign books.

This event is recommended for ages 12 and up and is free and open to the public. Space may be limited so please call the store to reserve your spot: 847.446.8880.

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PETER SLEVIN

Tuesday, July 14th

12:00 pm at the University Club

 

Meet Peter Slevin, a former Washington Post reporter and now professor at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, and hear him discuss his biography of First Lady Michelle Obama, following her to the White House her from her working-class childhood on Chicago’s South Side.

Please note: The dress code for the event is business casual. Denim is not permitted.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880

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FANCY NANCY CUPCAKE EXTRAVAGANZA!!!

Tuesday, July 14th

3:00 pm at The Book Stall

Come to our Fancy Nancy Super-Elegant Cupcake Extravaganza! Listen to Fancy Nancy stories, work on writing your own extra-fancy tale, and then decorate a super-special cupcake as we celebrate our favorite erudite picture-book character.

This event is recommended for kids ages 6-8. Fancy dress is requested but not required. A $5.00 gift card purchase per child is required for this event. Please call the store to reserve your spot: 847.446.8880 (we need to know how many cupcakes to bake).

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ALI WENTWORTH - TWO EVENTS!!!

Please note: This is the newly re-scheduled date

Wednesday, July 15th

11:30 am at The Union League Club, and

 

6:30 pm at Sunset Ridge Country Club, 2100 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield, IL

 

We are thrilled to welcome comedian, actress, and author Ali Wentworth at two events celebrating her new book, Happily Ali After, a series of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes describing her mission of self-improvement. She will be at The Union League Club during the day for a luncheon and then at an evening benefit hosted by the North Shore Women's Board of the American Cancer Society.

Please note: The dress code for the event at The Union League Club is business casual. Denim is not permitted. For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880

To reserve a spot for the benefit for the Women's Board of the American Cancer Society event at Sunset Ridge, please go to: http://www.acsnorthshorewomensboard.com

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DON'T TELL THE PIGEON ABOUT THIS PARTY!!!

Thursday, July 16th

4:00 pm at The Book Stall

Join us for a celebration of Mo Willem's beloved Pigeon character. We'll read Pigeon stories, participate in book related activities, and peck at some popcorn.

This event is recommended for kids ages 4-7. A $5.00 gift card purchase per child is required for this event.

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MADELEINE PLONSKER

Tuesday, July 21st

12:00 pm at the University Club

 

Art collector and philanthropist Madeleine Plonsker presents her bilingual book of images by Cuban photographers that she has collected over the years. Published by the Lake Forest Press, the book is the first North American publication with support from the Cuban Ministry of Culture and Fototeca de Cuba, Cuba’s repository of photography comparable in function to the Smithsonian Photography Department in Washington, D.C. Come and see some of the actual works featured in Madeleine’s gorgeous book.

Please note: The dress code for the event is business casual. Denim is not permitted.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880

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RENEE ROSEN

Tuesday, July 28th

12:00 pm at the University Club

Ms. Rosen discusses her bestselling novel, What The Lady Wants, about visionary retail tycoon Marshall Field and a love affair that stood through an age of devastation and opportunity, when an adolescent Chicago was transformed into the gleaming White City of the Chicago’s World’s Fair of 1893.

Please note: The dress code for the event is business casual. Denim is not permitted.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880

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KEVIN O'BRIEN

Thursday, August 6th

6:30 pm at The Book Stall

We welcome back bestselling author and longtime Book Stall friend Kevin O’Brien for a talk about his latest thriller, No One Needs to Know. It’s the story of the murder of an actress and her family in a rented Seattle mansion in 1970 and the cursed on-location shooting of a film about the slaying decades later.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Photos From Recent Events

Walter Isaacson

Chris Chelios

Brooke Shields

Anjelica Huston

Fabio Viviani

Michael Pitre

Ellen Sussman

Barbara Mahany

Renee Rosen and Rebecca Makkai

Gale Gand

Bryan Stevenson

Jodi Picoult

Maziar Bahari, Jon Stewart, & Clarence Page

Clarence Page

Yotam Ottolenghi

Nick Kristof

Alan Cumming

Steven Pinker

Kevin Emerson

Ken Burns

Nicky Hilton

Tavis Smiley

Paul Ryan

Joan Rivers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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