Meet Moving Expert Ali Wenzke

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Meet Ali Wenzke, author of "The Art of Happy Moving: How to Declutter, Pack, and Start Over While Maintaining Your Sanity and Finding Happiness." Her book is a comprehensive, upbeat […]

Book Signing with Lisa Marie Runfola

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

After living an average life in Buffalo, New York, Lisa Marie Runfola gave it all up to live an unconventional expat lifestyle abroad—only to return a few years later to […]

Meet London Chefs Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver

Macy's State Street 111 N. State Street, Lower Level, Chicago

The Book of St John: Over 100 brand new recipes from London’s iconic restaurant. Join the inimitable Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver at our State Street bookstore as they welcome […]

Monday Movers Story Time

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Join the Glenview Public Library as they present story time at our bookstore.

Women Creating Their Best Lives Club

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

A meeting of the "Women Creating Their Best Lives Club." Connect on issues related to managing stress, living with purpose, and creating more joy in our lives.

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Book Signing with Dr. David Schneider

The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine is written by an author with plenty of experience holding a scalpel, Dr. David Schneider's in-depth biography is an encompassing history […]

Saturday Kids Club with the Glenview Public Library

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Featured Guests: February 1: Cosley Zoo Presents: Groundhogs and Illinois Native Mammals March 7: Dave DiNasio's ReptilesApril 4: Smartypants Big Balloon ShowMay 2: Morning Cartoon Playshop

Classic Rock with Mark Plotnick and Jim Summaria

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Barbara’s Bookstore in Burr Ridge will host a special event featuring two authors who know a thing or two about rock and roll. Veteran music photographer Jim Summaria and writer […]

Book Signing with James McGuinness

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

James McGuinness is originally from England but now lives in Highland Park, IL, where he lives with his wife, daughter, and dogs. "Stars Will Guide You Home" is his first […]

McNulty Irish Dancers

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Come and see the McNulty Irish Dancers as they celebrate with a special St. Patrick's Day performance. They believe that Irish Dance is an art form to be cherished, passed […]

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Story Time with Indian Prairie Public Library

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

The Indian Prarie Public Library hosts Story Time every month at Barbara's hosted by our bookstore in Burr Ridge.

Classic Rock with Jim Summaria and Mark Plotnick

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Barbara’s Bookstore in Glenview will host a special event featuring two authors who know a thing or two about rock and roll. Veteran music photographer Jim Summaria and writer Mark […]

Book Signing with Mystery Thriller Author Bill Rapp

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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. […]

Presentation by Dr. Jason Langslet

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Proper brainstem function not only keeps the body in its correct alignment, but it is crucial for normal function and well-being. From migraines and neck pain, to vertigo, sciatica, and […]

Book Signing with Dr. Moira Dolan

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

For years Dr. Moira Dolan been collecting fascinating information about Nobel Prize winners in medicine. Then she began writing it all down in what turned into chapters of Boneheads to […]

Open Mic: Calling All Poets and Storytellers

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Bring up to six (6) poems, or up to six (6) minutes of a story to share. The first round will be poetry only. If time allows, we will have […]

Romance is Such a Funny Thing

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

This is a musical comedy performance containing original songs that blend country, jazz, and rock.

Meet Dr. Moira Dolan

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

For years Dr. Moira Dolan been collecting fascinating information about Nobel Prize winners in medicine. Then she began writing it all down in what turned into chapters of Boneheads to […]

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Bookworms Book Club at Hawthorn Mall

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Get on the ground floor of the newly-launched Bookworms Book Club at our Hawthorn Mall bookstore. Led by our well-read store manager, Georgette Coan, who will deftly steer you into […]

Book Signing Susan Salvi and Megan Kellie

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

ABOUT THE BOOK What is Someday a Bird Will Poop On You: A Life Lesson? Well, it is a perfect gift book. Get it for you or for anyone who […]

Book Signing with Robert Hellenga

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Robert Hellenga published his first story in 1973 and his first novel (after 39 rejections) in 1994. His seventh novel, Love, Death and Rare Books will be released in March […]

Romance is Such a Funny Thing

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

This is a musical comedy performance containing original songs that blend country, jazz, and rock.

Monday Movers Story Time

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Join the Glenview Public Library as they present story time at our bookstore.

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Classic Rock with Mark Plotnick and Jim Summeria

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Barbara’s Bookstore in Vernon Hills will host a special event featuring two authors who know a thing or two about rock and roll. Veteran music photographer Jim Summaria and writer […]

Book Signing with Children’s Author Lori Orlinsky

Macy's State Street 111 N. State Street, Lower Level, Chicago

Lori Orlinsky has a new children’s book out. She’ll be signing copies of The Tooth Fairy’s Tummy Ache at our new Burr Ridge bookstore. Lori is a multi award-winning children’s […]

Book Signing with Children’s Author Faith Goldstein

Macy's State Street 111 N. State Street, Lower Level, Chicago

Faith Goldstein’s debut picture book, Gorillas’ Night Out, published by Indigo River Publishing, was released in January 2019. Gorillas’ Night Out is an award-winning book, having been recognized as a […]

Learn to Make Something with the Crocheters of the Lakes

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Join the Crocheters of the Lakes at our Hawthorn Mall bookstore where they will teach you to learn to crochet! Bring your own yarn and hooks, or use ours (while […]

Monday Movers Story Time

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Join the Glenview Public Library as they present story time at our bookstore.

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Saturday Kids Club with the Glenview Public Library

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Featured Guests: February 1: Cosley Zoo Presents: Groundhogs and Illinois Native Mammals March 7: Dave DiNasio's ReptilesApril 4: Smartypants Big Balloon ShowMay 2: Morning Cartoon Playshop

Book Signing with Caralyn Kempner

Caralyn Kempner is a Professional Home Organizer and an active member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO). Join her at a seminar at our Burr Ridge […]

Monday Movers Story Time

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Join the Glenview Public Library as they present story time at our bookstore.

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Story Time with Indian Prairie Public Library

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

The Indian Prarie Public Library hosts Story Time every month at Barbara's hosted by our bookstore in Burr Ridge.

Booksigning with Coach Darren Barndt

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Darren Barndt is a high school administrator in suburban Chicago. He has been coaching for over twenty-five years and regularly speaks to teams and businesses about the expectations that drive […]

Open Mic: Calling All Poets and Storytellers

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Bring up to six (6) poems, or up to six (6) minutes of a story to share. The first round will be poetry only. If time allows, we will have […]

Monday Movers Story Time

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Join the Glenview Public Library as they present story time at our bookstore.

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Bookworms Book Club at Hawthorn Mall

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

Get on the ground floor of the newly-launched Bookworms Book Club at our Hawthorn Mall bookstore. Led by our well-read store manager, Georgette Coan, who will deftly steer you into […]

Book Signing with Children’s Author Suzanne Slade

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH Join children's author Suzanne Slade as she introduces her latest book, Exquisite, a picture-book biography of celebrated poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the first Black person to […]

Book Signing with Children’s Author Lori Degman

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! Join Children's author, Lori Degman, as she kicks off her newest children's book, Travel Guide for Monsters. Right now, the book is still under wraps, […]

Monday Movers Story Time

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Join the Glenview Public Library as they present story time at our bookstore.

Join Sharon for Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

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 […]

Book Signing with Dr. Neal Barnard

This nationally bestselling book explains the shocking new science of how hormones are wreaking havoc on the body, and the delicious solution that improves health, reduces pain, and even helps […]