Monday, November 11, 2019

Apollo 11 Teen Journalist-turned Doctor Delights Young Space Fans at Vernon Hills

VERNON HILLS, IL—In July 1969, David Chudwin was 19 years old. He was one of only a handful of teenagers with official...

A Day for Rock-and-Roll Fans in Vernon Hills

Jim Plotnick and writer Mark Summeria joined other fans of rock-and-roll at our Vernon Hills bookstore during Barbara's Palooza on June...

Sheri Salata Draws Full House at Vernon Hills

VERNON HILLS, IL—Sheri Salata is used to dealing with crowds. And, that's what she drew to the launch of her new book,...

Jerome Pohlen, Real Life ‘Rocketman,’ visits State Street

CHICAGO, IL—July 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Space Mission. Jerome Pohlen's newest book, The Apollo Missions for Kids, ...

Sadie the Dog Delights Visitors at Vernon Hills

VERNON HILLS, IL—Sadie's story is about wow an unwanted dog inspired the world. On Saturday, June 1st, Sadie and her human, Joal...

Gary Bishop Brings His Urban Philosophy to Hawthorn Mall

VERNON HILLS, IL—John Bishop, one of the leading personal development experts in the industry, captured the attention of book buyers during his...

CNN Supreme Court Analyst Joan Biskupic Visits Glenview

GLENVIEW, IL—Chicago native and CNN legal analyst, Joan Biskupic, met fans at our Glenview bookstore (The Book Market) on Sunday, April...

Second Grader from Locke Elementary Wins Essay Contest

CHICAGO, IL—Sterling Williams, a second-grader at Locke Elementary School, won our recent Eddie the Elephant Essay Contest which centered around the themes of...

The First Labor Day Parade

THE FIRST LABOR DAY PARADE New York, NY—The huge procession began with 400 members of Bricklayers Union No. 6,...

Electric Boots

Saw Rocketman on opening day May 31st. It was touching, but maybe because we are old and listened to Elton John...

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

On the first of January we began a drive from Santa Fe, New Mexico, our home, to DesPlaines, Illinois. The purpose...