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December 2019

Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 6 @ 10:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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MediaLovers Book Chat

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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The MediaLovers Book Club is not like your typical book club. We'll offer a fast-paced discussion that includes books and authors, but also movies and TV, things to do, places to go, and current and historical events. As one attendee said, "It feels like a TV talk show where you get to be one of the guests." UPCOMING IN DECEMBER by Rick Kotrba, Host "We hope you can join us at The Book Market on Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m.for…

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Bring the Family to Sunday Fun Day

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, happening 3 times

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Sundays are for families at our bookstore in Burr Ridge! Enjoy face painting, meet strolling holiday characters Frozen’s Elsa, Anna and Olaf, The Grinch, and More! The holiday lineup includes: Sunday, December 8 3p-5p- The Holiday Minions- Face Painting Sunday, December 15, 3p-5p- The cast of Frozen: Anna, Elsa, and Olaf Sunday December 22 3p-5p- The Grinch- Face Painting- Balloon Artist See you there!

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Pajama Story Time with Mrs. Claus

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Every Tuesday evening between November 26 and December 17, bundle up your little elves for an evening with Mrs. Claus at Burr Ridge Village Center! Enjoy story time, photos with Mrs. Claus, hot cocoa and cookies. Pajamas, blankies and teddy bears welcome! Space is limited so please RSVP HERE to secure your elves spot.

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Story Time with Indian Prarie Public Library

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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The Indian Prarie Public Library hosts Story Time every month at Barbara's hosted by our bookstore in Burr Ridge.

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Classic Rock with Plotnick, Summaria, and Easterling

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Join co-authors Mark Plotnick and photographer Jim Summaria, plus former rock DJ Greg Easterling at this special event about rock-and-roll. They will present a computer slide show. Classic Rock: Photographs from Yesterday and Today features the original, high-quality performance photography of veteran photojournalist, Jim Summaria. Through his camera lens, readers get a front row view of many Rock and Roll Hall of Famers in performance as well as other artists often overlooked but whose contributions are compelling. This mostly full…

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 13 @ 10:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Breakfast with Santa and Meet Live Reindeer

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Would you like to have breakfast with Santa? This is an annual blockbuster event, being held on two days (12/14 and 12/15,) so please register ASAP to: http://theglentowncenter.com

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Meet Professor Boaz Johnson

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Professor of Hebrew, Bible and Theological Studies The #MeToo movement is a global phenomenon. Several Christian organizations have been engaging with issues of abuse against women in places like Africa and Asia. Much of this happens among internally displaced or external refugees. Dr. Rajkumar Boaz Johnson, who grew up in the slums of New Delhi, witnessed atrocities against girls and women. His book, The Marys of the Bible, provides a biblical response to issues raised by the "Me Too" movement—questions…

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Christmas Butterfly Story Time with F. Michael Smith

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Meet F. Michael Smith, author of The Christmas Butterfly, a delightful holiday book about a Christmas tree and a butterfly. Both inspirational and heartwarming, this story is guaranteed to bring a smile to adults and children alike. So cozy up to this wonderful winter's tale and enjoy the magical occurrence. The illustrations were lovingly created by award winning water color artist, Carolyn Lombardo.

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Doin’ the Cruise with Michaels, Plotnick, and Summaria

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Join radio personality Mitch Michaels, along with co-authors photojournalist Jim Summaria, and writer Mark Plotnick at this special event promoting rock radio personality, Mitch Michaels. Doin' the Cruise: Memories From a Lifetime in Radio and Rock & Roll features his years in radio. Mitch Michaels has a long record as a personality, innovator, and communicator, in the field of radio. From his beginnings at WHFS Bethesda, Md., his native Cleveland at WNCR and WMMS, to his many years in Chicago…

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Story Time with Mrs. Claus

December 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Get the kids into the spirit of the season and join Mrs. Claus as she leads a story time and reads from a selection of children's holiday books.

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Breakfast with Santa and Meet Live Reindeer

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Would you like to have breakfast with Santa? This is an annual blockbuster event, so please register ASAP to: http://theglentowncenter.com

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Mystery Thriller Author Bill Rapp

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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In The Budapest Escape, CIA officer Karl Baier has been running a highly-placed source in the Communist Party and Hungarian government from his post in Vienna for over a year. When he receives a warning that is source is in danger, Baier knows he will have to return to Budapest to find and rescue his agent if he is even alive. Despite resistance from CIA Headquarters in Washington, Baier and a colleague will have to locate the Hungarian agent, overcome…

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Meet NHL Hall of Famer Eddie Olczyk

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
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NOTE: Signed books are limited to the first 50 copies sold of Eddie Olczyk: Beating the Odds in Hockey and in Life at Macy’s on State Street. Proof of purchase is required. Pre-event purchases are encouraged. No memorabilia of personal items will be signed and there is no place holding. All events subject to change or cancellation. When Eddie Olczyk looks at his life, he can’t believe how many times he’s beaten the odds. At age sixteen, he was selected…

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Bring the Family to Sunday Fun Day

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, happening 3 times

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Sundays are for families at our bookstore in Burr Ridge! Enjoy face painting, meet strolling holiday characters Frozen’s Elsa, Anna and Olaf, The Grinch, and More! The holiday lineup includes: Sunday, December 8 3p-5p- The Holiday Minions- Face Painting Sunday, December 15, 3p-5p- The cast of Frozen: Anna, Elsa, and Olaf Sunday December 22 3p-5p- The Grinch- Face Painting- Balloon Artist See you there!

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

December 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Pajama Story Time with Mrs. Claus

December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Every Tuesday evening between November 26 and December 17, bundle up your little elves for an evening with Mrs. Claus at Burr Ridge Village Center! Enjoy story time, photos with Mrs. Claus, hot cocoa and cookies. Pajamas, blankies and teddy bears welcome! Space is limited so please RSVP HERE to secure your elves spot.

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Meet Tara Knudson

December 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
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Christmas Cookie Day! celebrates the beloved tradition of making Christmas treats and even features a special Christmas cookie recipe for you and your child to create. The bright illustrations by Pauline Siewert and sweet, rhyming text by Tara Knudson are sure to capture the wonder of young readers and parents alike. Perfect for building new memories, this board book has a beautiful, glittery cover. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Tara Knudson is a former teacher who has been writing poetry and stories…

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Empowered Women Authors Showcase

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Times have changed since the days when women had difficulty in getting their work published, just because they were women. Today, the majority of writers and authors are women! Come meet some accomplished women writers including: Judy Foley, author, Retaliation at the Highest Levels: Why CEOs, Boards of Directors and HR Need to Change the CultureJennifer Fondrevay, author, A Survivor's Guide for Thriving Through Mergers and AcquisitionsRosemary Hurwitz, author, Who You Are Meant To Be: The Enneagram EffectCaralyn Kempner, author,…

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Meet Chef Jernard Wells

December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
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NOTE: Signed books are limited to the first 100 copies sold of Southern Modified at Macy’s on State Street. Proof of purchase is required. Pre-event purchases are encouraged. No memorabilia or personal items will be signed and there is no place holding. All events subject to change or cancellation. Jernard Wells is an award-winning celebrity chef, TV host, bestselling cookbook author known from numerous appearances on the Food Network and the Cooking Channel. He and actress Denise Boutte teamed up…

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Meet Young Adult Author Kimberly Gabriel

December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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The Young Adult novel, Every Stolen Breath is set in the Windy City. Two years after her father’s murder, Lia Finch is the only one left still pursuing his killers. In downtown Chicago, teenagers have been attacking their victims in packs. Sharing the coordinates of their targets through social media, the swarm emerges from the crowd and descends on a single person, with each member landing a blow until the victim is dead. Local authorities dismiss it as gang violence…

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Meet Entrepreneur Author Sophie Morrison

December 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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"I'm glad I didn't wait for perfect," says Sophie Morrison about her book, Brain Judo: Activate Your Entrepreneurial Strengths. "If I hadn't published my sloppy, incomplete, imperfect book eight months ago, I still wouldn't have experienced this whirlwind of a year." Most importantly, Sophie has received hundreds of messages from people whose lives were improved in some way from reading Brain Judo—people who have learned to accept all parts of themselves, found healthy outlets for their rebellious/creative/risky tendencies, and have…

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Bring the Family to Sunday Fun Day

December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, happening 3 times

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Sundays are for families at our bookstore in Burr Ridge! Enjoy face painting, meet strolling holiday characters Frozen’s Elsa, Anna and Olaf, The Grinch, and More! The holiday lineup includes: Sunday, December 8 3p-5p- The Holiday Minions- Face Painting Sunday, December 15, 3p-5p- The cast of Frozen: Anna, Elsa, and Olaf Sunday December 22 3p-5p- The Grinch- Face Painting- Balloon Artist See you there!

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

December 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Holiday Puppet Show with the Chicago Puppetry Guild

December 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Founded in 1961 to "honor and promote the art of puppetry," CPG is a cultural and artistic resource for the Chicago area. A social organization with picnics, potlucks, and "field trips" to meet and greet visiting puppeteers, CPG also has a well-hidden serious side. "We advocate for puppetry with local arts producers and funders, support local performers and artists, and mentor and encourage students at all levels." CPG creates a "National Day of Puppetry" each Spring in conjunction with other…

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

December 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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January 2020

Friday Fun with The Glenview Public Library

January 3, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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FRIDAY FUN (Ticketed Event): Friday, January 3 @ 10:30-11:15AFinish the week with stories and hands-on fun with the Youth Services Librarians. (Tickets can be purchased at the Glenview Public Library)SATURDAY KIDS CLUB: Saturday, January 4 @ 10:30-11:15AStory Time Improv presents: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.SUPER SATURDAY PERFORMANCE: Saturday, January 11 @ 10:30-11:15AJodi Koplin's Jiggle Jam ConcertSERVICE BUDDIES Birthday in a Bag (Grades 1-8): Saturday, January 11 @ 1:30-3:00PStudents in 5th through 8th grades will assist 1st through 4th…

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Saturday Kids Club with The Glenview Public Library

January 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, happening 5 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Cosley Zoo presents Groundhogs and Illinois Native Mammals.

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

January 7, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Saturday Kids Club with The Glenview Public Library

January 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, happening 5 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Cosley Zoo presents Groundhogs and Illinois Native Mammals.

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Super Saturday Performances with The Glenview Public Library

January 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Jodi Koplin presents the Jiggle Jam Concert.

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Service Buddies: Birthday in a Bag (Grades 1-8)

January 11, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Students in 5th through 8th grades will assist 1st through 4th graders with a service project decorating Birthday bag kits for the Northfield Township Food Pantry. This is a great opportunity for younger patrons to earn service hours.

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Poetry Slam with Caroline and Bill

January 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 3 times

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Join the Johnsons for a monthly poetry slam at our Burr Ridge bookstore. Caroline (a published local poet), along with her husband, Bill (a professional singer in Chicago), will set a scene for poetry, music, and refreshments. Bring up to eight (8) poems, or up to seven (7) minutes of a story to share. This open mic is FREE!! Come early so you can sign up for the open mic – First come, first served.

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Monday Movers Storytime with The Glenview Public Library

January 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Come join us for Monday Movers Storytime with The Glenview Public Library.

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Yoga Story Time with the Glenview Public Library

January 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Learn fun yoga poses with stories and music. No previous yoga experience required. Just drop in.

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

January 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Meet Food Historian Cynthia Clampitt

January 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Cynthia Clampitt is a writer, speaker, and food historian. However, over the last two decades, food history and the relationship between food and culture began to increasingly consume her attention. Cynthia's food history research took her all over the world, and she wrote a food history column for fourteen years. In the last few years, her research has increasingly focused on one of the richest agricultural areas in the world: the American Midwest. The first book to emerge from this…

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Friday Fun with The Glenview Public Library

January 17, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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FRIDAY FUN (Ticketed Event): Friday, January 3 @ 10:30-11:15AFinish the week with stories and hands-on fun with the Youth Services Librarians. (Tickets can be purchased at the Glenview Public Library)SATURDAY KIDS CLUB: Saturday, January 4 @ 10:30-11:15AStory Time Improv presents: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.SUPER SATURDAY PERFORMANCE: Saturday, January 11 @ 10:30-11:15AJodi Koplin's Jiggle Jam ConcertSERVICE BUDDIES Birthday in a Bag (Grades 1-8): Saturday, January 11 @ 1:30-3:00PStudents in 5th through 8th grades will assist 1st through 4th…

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Saturday Kids Club with The Glenview Public Library

January 18, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, happening 5 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Cosley Zoo presents Groundhogs and Illinois Native Mammals.

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

January 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Saturday Kids Club with The Glenview Public Library

January 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, happening 5 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Cosley Zoo presents Groundhogs and Illinois Native Mammals.

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

January 28, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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February 2020

Saturday Kids Club with The Glenview Public Library

February 1, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, happening 5 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Cosley Zoo presents Groundhogs and Illinois Native Mammals.

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

February 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Poetry Slam with Caroline and Bill

February 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 3 times

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Join the Johnsons for a monthly poetry slam at our Burr Ridge bookstore. Caroline (a published local poet), along with her husband, Bill (a professional singer in Chicago), will set a scene for poetry, music, and refreshments. Bring up to eight (8) poems, or up to seven (7) minutes of a story to share. This open mic is FREE!! Come early so you can sign up for the open mic – First come, first served.

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