Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

Get Schooled: Diverse Fantasy with Chantel Acevedo

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

REGISTER HERE MUSE SQUAD: THE CASSANDRA CURSE | ACEVEDO | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join us in a virtual chat with author Chantel Acevedo, as she debuts her first Young Adult (YA) novel, Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse. […]

Get Schooled: Teen Stories in Mental Health with Cameron Kelly Rosenblum and Christine Heppermann

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

REGISTER HERE WHAT GOES UP | HEPPERMANN | BUY HERE STEPPING OFF PLACE | ROSENBLUM | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   As part of our Back to School series, join Young Adult (YA) authors Christine Hepperman and Cameron Kelly Rosenblum. Their […]

A Live Reading: National Tooth Fairy Day with Lori Orlinsky

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VIRTUAL EVENT | REGISTER HERE THE TOOTH FAIRY'S TUMMY ACHE | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join award-winning children's author, Lori Orlinsky, on National Tooth Fairy Day as she reads her much-loved book, The Tooth Fairy's Tummy Ache. Lori's event […]

Month of Romance: LGBTQ Romance with Elia Winters and Philip William Stover

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

REGISTER HERE HAIRPIN CURVES | Elia Winters | BUY HERE THE HIDEAWAY INN | Philip William Stover | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   As part of our National Romance Month series, join authors Elia Winters and Philip William Stover […]

Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

Month of Romance: 19 Love Songs with David Levithan

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REGISTER HERE 19 LOVE SONGS | David Levithan | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   As part of our Romance Month Series, David Levithan discusses 19 Love Songs—a collection of short stories, essays, and comics that explore the wonder and […]

Culture Exposure Book Club | Octavia’s Brood

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REGISTER HERE OCTAVIA'S BROOD | Walidah Imarisha | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   We know that it feels so difficult to navigate the world, right now, and we wanted to create a space to foster discussion about the turbulent times […]

Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

Popcorn and Drive-In Movies at Burr Ridge

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

After you stop by Barbara's at Burr Ridge, why not take in a movie? Who said drive-in movies were a thing of the past? Join us at Burr Ridge Village Center each month for our new Popcorn & Drive-In Movies! 📽🍿 We’re so excited to bring this series to Burr Ridge as part of our […]

Get Schooled: Learn How to Focus with Championship Martial Arts

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

REGISTER HERE As part of Get Schooled, our back to school events, we have partnered with Championship Martial Arts to offer a virtual class dedicated to helping kids focus, whether at home or in the classroom! Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   ABOUT CHAMPIONSHIP MARTIAL ARTS "We Help Parents Raise Confident Leaders […]

Voices: Rebellion in Fiction with Leila Rafei

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REGISTER HERE SPRING | Leila Rafei | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   A part of our Voices series, highlighting distinct literary voices and stories and sharing unique viewpoints of the world. ABOUT THE BOOK Three stories. One revolution. Eighteen […]

Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

An Examination of American Free Speech with Critically Acclaimed Journalist Ellis Cose

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REGISTER HERE THE SHORT LIFE AND CURIOUS DEATH OF FREE SPEECH IN AMERICA | Ellis Cose | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join the critically acclaimed journalist and bestselling author, Ellis Cose, as he explores one of the most essential […]

Better Angels: Children’s Cancer Awareness with Sadie Keller

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REGISTER HERE BETTER ANGELS | Sadie Keller | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL CHILDREN'S CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Join our chat with Sadie Keller who will be speaking about her experience with cancer and her book, Better Angels. She […]

Outdoor Story Time with the Indian Prairie Public Library

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Join us for a children's story time while staying safe. The Indian Prairie Public Library will be hosting an outdoor story time for children at our Burr Ridge bookstore. Don't forget—please wear your masks!

Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

Worldwide Livestream and Book Launch with Deepak Chopra

REGISTER HERE | FREE BOOK ON SAME EVENT SITE with VIP Registration   Join Deepek Chopra for an immersive and intimate livestream celebrating Total Meditation and Practices for The Awakened Life. "There are many good reasons to meditate, reasons that date back thousands of years. But this book was written not with a glance backward, […]

Voices: Speak Up for Your Health with Deborah Gordon

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REGISTER HERE THE HEALTHCARE CONSUMER'S MANIFESTO | Deborah Gordon | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join us for a chat with Deborah Gordon, author of The Health Care Consumer’s Manifesto: How to Get the Most for Your Money. Deb navigates and […]

The Wellness Series with Dr. Brooklyn Washington

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

REGISTER HERE Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join Dr. Brooklyn Washington for a live streaming event from our Burr Ridge location! You can watch the show in person from Burr Ridge, or join us on Crowdcast. UPCOMING TOPICS September | Hope for Your Hormones: Dr. Washington will touch on fertility, endocrine […]

Voices: Sexy, Diverse Romance with Talia Hibbert

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REGISTER HERE TAKE A HINT DANNI BROWN | Talia Hibbert | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join a conversation with best-selling author, Talia Hibbert, in a discussion of her newest book, Take a Hint, Dani Brown. Her books are described her as […]

Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

A Conversation with NYT Bestselling Dresden Files Series Author Jim Butcher

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

Sep 29 | 7P Central | REGISTER HERE BATTLE GROUND (#17) | Jim Butcher | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ BONUS: Books are signed by Jim Butcher Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join Jim Butcher in a conversation about his latest urban fantasy, Battle Ground, […]

Culture Exposure Book Club | Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha

Virtual Event on DISCORD

REGISTER HERE YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY | Steph Cha | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ A monthly diverse, inclusive, and anti-oppression bookclub, focusing on reading diverse stories and hosting healing discussions. ABOUT CULTURE EXPOSURE BOOK CLUB We know that it feels so difficult to navigate the world, right […]

Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

Popcorn and Drive-In Movies at Burr Ridge

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

After you stop by Barbara's at Burr Ridge, why not take in a movie? Who said drive-in movies were a thing of the past? Join us at Burr Ridge Village Center each month for our new Popcorn & Drive-In Movies! 📽🍿 We’re so excited to bring this series to Burr Ridge as part of our […]

Farmers Market at the Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

Starting August 2nd and occurring every Sunday through October 11th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (with the exception of September 6th), the Burr Ridge Village Center will be curating a specialty farmers market to support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Enjoy the village green while perusing our hand-picked vendors and listening to the sounds of acoustic music. […]

Thrills and Chills: And Now She’s Gone with Rachel Howzell Hall

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

REGISTER HERE AND NOW SHE'S GONE | Rachel Howzell Hall | BUY BOOK HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. As Part of our Thrills and Chills Series, focusing on dynamic thrillers, mystery, and horror, we bring to you this conversation featuring mystery writer Rachel […]

International Bestselling Authors Stefan Bachmann and Christopher Paolini In Conversation About Cinders and Sparrows | Oct 13

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

Oct 13 | 6P CT | REGISTER HERE CINDERS AND SPARROWS | Stephan Bachmann | BUY BOOK All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join international best-selling authors Stefan Bachmann (Cinders and Sparrows) and Christopher Paolini (To Sleep in a Sea of Stars) at […]

A Perspective on the Rise of Dictators with NYT Bestselling Historian Kenneth C. Davis

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REGISTER HERE STRONGMAN | Kenneth C. Davis | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join Kenneth C. Davis in a virtual conversation about the rise of five dictators and the fall of democracy. What makes a country fall to a dictator? How […]

Chicago-Based Suspense Novelist Dominic Martell Launches New Thriller

Hawthorn Mall 720 Center Drive, Vernon Hills

REGISTER HERE KILL CHAIN | Dominic Martell | BUY BOOK All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Catch Dominic Martell online, or in person at our Hawthorn Mall bookstore, where we will be live streaming this event. He's coming out with a new […]

Educator and Podcaster Amelia Hruby on Feminist Practices for the Radical Present

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REGISTER HERE FIFTY FEMINIST MANTRAS | Amelia Hruby | BUY BOOK HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Amelia Hruby is a feminist writer, educator and podcaster with a Ph.D. Join her in a discussion about her new book, Fifty Feminist Mantras.  ABOUT […]

Freemont Public Library: Best-selling Author Miles Harvey and the Life of an American Conman

REGISTER HERE THE KING OF CONFIDENCE | Miles Harvey | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’   Join best-selling author Miles Harvey at an event hosted by the Freemont Public Library in Mundelein as he explores the extraordinary life of James Strang, the uniquely American confidence who man schemed […]

Women’s Health Taboo Topics: Straight Talk about Vagina Problems with Author Lara Parker

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OCT 26 | 6p C | REGISTER HERE VAGINA PROBLEMS | Lara Parker | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join Lara Parker, deputy editorial director for BuzzFeed.com, in a virtual discussion about women's health regarding her endometriosis and other women's […]

Drive-Through Trick-or-Treat at Burr Ridge Village Center

The Village Center 770 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge

This Halloween, we're becoming Boo! Ridge Village Center on the evening of Tuesday, October 27th! Dress up in your scariest mask and collect a bag of treats and special offers from our shopping center. 🎃 Details: 🎃 - Stop by, drive-through style, to pick up your goodies at880 Village Center Drive, across from The Design […]

Billions of Besties: A Celebration of Fascinating and Simply Exceptional Friendships

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

OCT 27 | 6p | REGISTER HERE BILLIONS OF BESTIES | Susie Arons & Peggy Panosh | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. ABOUT THE BOOK This beautifully illustrated and joyful tribute celebrates famous friendships (both real and fictional) and proves that […]

Look for the Barbara’s Bookstore Scarecrow at the Halloween Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt in Glenview and Get a 15% Discount!

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Looking for a FUN alternative to Halloween family fun?! Want a chance to WIN a year’s worth of @tscglenviewIL (Tropical Smoothie Cafe) smoothies and a $100 Visa gift card?! Smile Today Dental and Tropical Smoothie in Glenview, IL proudly sponsors the 1st Annual Glenview Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt. SOCIALLY DISTANT * SAFE * FUN * OUTDOORS […]

Look for the Barbara’s Bookstore Scarecrow at the Halloween Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt in Glenview and Get a 15% Discount!

The Book Market 2651 Navy Boulevard, Glenview

Looking for a FUN alternative to Halloween family fun?! Want a chance to WIN a year’s worth of @tscglenviewIL (Tropical Smoothie Cafe) smoothies and a $100 Visa gift card?! Smile Today Dental and Tropical Smoothie in Glenview, IL proudly sponsors the 1st Annual Glenview Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt. SOCIALLY DISTANT * SAFE * FUN * OUTDOORS […]

Livestream: Night of 1000 Authors

Virtual Event on Facebook

Nov 3 | 2p C | Click HERE to see the Livestream on YouTube! NIGHT OF A THOUSAND AUTHORS Vote, then Chill After you vote, your responsibility is done. You’re not obligated to watch them count. Instead, relax with talk of murder, mayhem and terror! David Brown, Deputy Director of Publicity at Atria Books and […]

Monthly Wellness Series with Dr. Brooklyn Washington | Cholesterol: More Than Your Heart

REGISTER HERE Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join Dr. Brooklyn Washington for a live streaming event from our Burr Ridge location! You can watch the show in person from Burr Ridge, or join us on Crowdcast. UPCOMING TOPICS November 5 | Cholesterol: More Than Your Heart December 3 | Thyroid: The […]

Freemont Pubic Library Event: Above the Trenches of World War I – The Soldier and the Pigeon Who Saved Him

Virtual Event on WEBSITE

REGISTER HERE CHER AMI AND MAJOR WHITTLESEY | Kathleen Rooney | BUY BOOK A virtual event in conjunction with the Freemont Public Library ABOUT THE BOOK Both heartbreaking and sharply funny…Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey is brilliant and surprising at every turn. —Rebecca Makkai, Pulitzer finalist for The Great Believers From the green countryside of England and the gray canyons […]

Bijal Trivedi: A Deadly Genetic Disease, New Era in Science, and Patients Who Changed Medicine Forever

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

Nov 11 | 6p | REGISTER BREATH FROM SALT | Bijal Trivedi | BUY BOOK  All registrants receive 10% off online book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   Join Bijal Trivedi in a medical discussion about findings about rare diseases that she shares in her new book, Breath From […]

2020 National Book Award Finalist Pilar Quintana Explores the Many Meanings of Motherhood and Love

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REGISTER HERE THE BITCH | Pilar Quintana (translated from Spanish by Lisa Dillman) | BUY BOOK All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. Join National Book Award finalist, Pilar Quintana for a live discussion about her book, The Bitch, a searing psychological portrait of a […]

Orion Carloto Discusses Her Story Book of People, Places, and Memories; Hosted by Finn Wolfhard

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

Nov 17 | 6p | VIP REGISTRATION $22 Includes FREE book + Signed bookplate + FREE shipping (Available Nov. 11-17) General Registration SOLD OUT to first 600 (Ended Nov. 10) FILM FOR HER | Orion Carloto Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees.   With both pen and camera lens, Orion Carloto captures the dreamlike beauty […]

Culture Exposure Book Club | The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin

Virtual Event on DISCORD

REGISTER HERE THE CITY WE BECAME | N. K. Jemisin | BUY HERE All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ A monthly diverse, inclusive, and anti-oppression bookclub, focusing on reading diverse stories and hosting healing discussions. We know that it feels so difficult to navigate the world, right now, and we wanted to […]

THE BIG 50: Chicago Sportswriters Jay Zawaski and Adam Jahns

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Nov 18 | 6p C | REGISTER HERE THE BIG 50: Chicago Blackhawks | Jay Zawaski | BUY BOOK THE BIG 50: Chicago Bears | Adam Jahns | BUY BOOK All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. Join authors Jay Zawaski and Adam Jahns in […]

Fred Guttenberg’s Find the Helpers: What 9/11 and Parkland Taught Me; Hosted by Jesse Rogers

Virtual Event CROWDCAST

REGISTER HERE FIND THE HELPERS | Fred Guttenberg | BUY BOOK All registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. #1 Bestseller in School Safety – Overcoming Grief Through the Humanity of OthersFred Guttenberg loved watching Mr. Rogers with his daughter and his son when they were little. […]