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July 2019

Sounds of Summer “Stuff the Bag” Sidewalk Sale

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, happening 7 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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We are overstocked with bargain books right now and our loss is your gain at our weekly Thursday Sounds of Summer Stuff the Bag Sidewalk Sale. If you can stuff it in the bag, it’s yours!* From July 11 to August 22, on the same Thursdays as the Summer Sounds Series, you can stock up with bargain books at Barbara's all day. Then, head over at 6:30PM and listen to the music. Here is the summer lineup: July 11 BandolerosJuly…

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Story Time with Indian Prarie Public Library

July 12 @ 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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Meet Cynthia Cain

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Cynthia Cain lives in the Midwest where, when she’s not chasing after her dogs or hanging out with her children, grandchildren, family, and friends, she stays busy working, writing, and contemplating every paragraph she drafts. She loves to travel and is inspired by the places she visits and the people she meets. She is a member of the Midwest Writers’ Center and continues to advance her craft through conferences and online courses. A perfect evening to her includes a thunderstorm,…

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Meet Author Maria Goldberg

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Marla Goldberg is an Energy Healer, Intuitive, Speaker, Teacher, International Best Selling Author, and Host of Guided Spirit Conversations podcast. She recently wrote her first book, My F*ng Long Journey to Loving Myself: A Guide to a Shorter Path. Her mission and purpose in life are to "inspire, motivate and educate my clients and all that I connect with through my books and my podcast, through the use of my tools and techniques to help them enhance or shift their…

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Poetry Slam with Caroline and Bill

July 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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 every third Saturday of the month. 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…

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

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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Sounds of Summer “Stuff the Bag” Sidewalk Sale

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, happening 7 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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We are overstocked with bargain books right now and our loss is your gain at our weekly Thursday Sounds of Summer Stuff the Bag Sidewalk Sale. If you can stuff it in the bag, it’s yours!* From July 11 to August 22, on the same Thursdays as the Summer Sounds Series, you can stock up with bargain books at Barbara's all day. Then, head over at 6:30PM and listen to the music. Here is the summer lineup: July 11 BandolerosJuly…

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Promenade Players “All in the Timing”

July 18 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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$22.00

Wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun! Off-Broadways hit, ALL IN THE TIMING is a sextet of one-act comedies by playwright David Ives, which uses inspired language and word play to examine various attempts at relationships and communication with comical results. It will push your smart buttons and tease your brain as Ives spins hilarity out of words. Join us for laughter and an experience that will tickle your heart. STAFFProduced by: Promenade Players TeamDirected by: Matt Bourke & Joey…

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Promenade Players “All in the Timing”

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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$22.00

Wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun! Off-Broadways hit, ALL IN THE TIMING is a sextet of one-act comedies by playwright David Ives, which uses inspired language and word play to examine various attempts at relationships and communication with comical results. It will push your smart buttons and tease your brain as Ives spins hilarity out of words. Join us for laughter and an experience that will tickle your heart. STAFFProduced by: Promenade Players TeamDirected by: Matt Bourke & Joey…

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Seeing Stars: The Apollo Mission for Kids

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Jerome Pohlan with Vikram, a second-grader who loves books and hopes to become an astronaut, dentist, or President of the United States when he grows up. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Space Mission. Introduce kids to the people and engineering behind the race to the Moon! Join us for a full day of science, to celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo mission. Authors Jerome Pohlen ("The Apollo Missions for Kids") and Suzanne Slade ("Countdown") will be…

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Story Time and Kids’ Activities with Tracie Main

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Tracie will read from her newest book, "Biddie Squiddy's Magic Words," and "Johnny Mommy's Magic Words," followed by kids' activities. Raising boys, Tracie has traded in her high heels for gym shoes and feathered ensembles for jerseys, and "I’m okay with that," she says. "In fact, I wouldn’t have it any other way. I’ve gracefully given up a girlie girls world for a new world filled with baseball, belches and bugs.  However, along with these boyish things come the most…

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Meet Author David Chudwin, MD

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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David Chudwin, MD was the only college journalist accredited by NASA to cover the 1969 Apollo 11 launch and first landing on the Moon. At age 19, he was one of only a handful of teenagers with official press passes at the Kennedy Space Center for the launch.His book, "I Was a Teenage Space Reporter," gives his account of covering the first landing on the Moon in 1969; lessons learned from the Apollo program and their relevance to future space…

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Promenade Players “All in the Timing”

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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$22.00

Wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun! Off-Broadways hit, ALL IN THE TIMING is a sextet of one-act comedies by playwright David Ives, which uses inspired language and word play to examine various attempts at relationships and communication with comical results. It will push your smart buttons and tease your brain as Ives spins hilarity out of words. Join us for laughter and an experience that will tickle your heart. STAFFProduced by: Promenade Players TeamDirected by: Matt Bourke & Joey…

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Promenade Players “All in the Timing”

July 20 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
+ Google Map
$22.00

Wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun! Off-Broadways hit, ALL IN THE TIMING is a sextet of one-act comedies by playwright David Ives, which uses inspired language and word play to examine various attempts at relationships and communication with comical results. It will push your smart buttons and tease your brain as Ives spins hilarity out of words. Join us for laughter and an experience that will tickle your heart. STAFFProduced by: Promenade Players TeamDirected by: Matt Bourke & Joey…

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Promenade Players “All in the Timing”

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
+ Google Map
$22.00

Wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun! Off-Broadways hit, ALL IN THE TIMING is a sextet of one-act comedies by playwright David Ives, which uses inspired language and word play to examine various attempts at relationships and communication with comical results. It will push your smart buttons and tease your brain as Ives spins hilarity out of words. Join us for laughter and an experience that will tickle your heart. STAFFProduced by: Promenade Players TeamDirected by: Matt Bourke & Joey…

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

July 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

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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Literature Bandits Book Club

July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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The Literature Bandits Book Club meets monthly on Wednesdays at our Burr Ridge store. Here is the lineup for books to be discussed. All book club participants receive a 20% on books purchased for the event. To find out which book will be discussed, call Georgette Coan, bookstore manager at: 630.920.1500

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Sounds of Summer “Stuff the Bag” Sidewalk Sale

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, happening 7 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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We are overstocked with bargain books right now and our loss is your gain at our weekly Thursday Sounds of Summer Stuff the Bag Sidewalk Sale. If you can stuff it in the bag, it’s yours!* From July 11 to August 22, on the same Thursdays as the Summer Sounds Series, you can stock up with bargain books at Barbara's all day. Then, head over at 6:30PM and listen to the music. Here is the summer lineup: July 11 BandolerosJuly…

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Meet Author Cynthia Cain

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Cynthia Cain lives in the Midwest where, when she’s not chasing after her dogs or hanging out with her children, grandchildren, family, and friends, she stays busy working, writing, and contemplating every paragraph she drafts. She loves to travel and is inspired by the places she visits and the people she meets. She is a member of the Midwest Writers’ Center and continues to advance her craft through conferences and online courses. A perfect evening to her includes a thunderstorm,…

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Story Time with Meg MacDonald

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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It's an hour of story time with book reader, Meg MacDonald.

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Meet Author Patricia Garland

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Patricia Garland says that she is an ordained Prophetess who has been serving God over 27 years. She is the founder and C.E.O. of Virtuous Women International, located Arizona and Illinois. BIO FROM PATRICIA "In 1985 she began hosting a live broadcast on WKRS. In 1993 she opened doors as a Healing House of Hope for women that were homeless, women that were in shelters, and women that had been abused and battered; a place to come and be delivered,…

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Meet Jim DeRogatis

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Jim DeRogatis is an American music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions. DeRogatis has written articles for magazines such as Spin, Guitar World and Modern Drummer, and for fifteen years was the pop music critic for the Chicago Sun-Times.He joined Columbia College Chicago’s English Department as a lecturer in the fall of 2010 and is currently an associate professor of instruction teaching Music & Media in Chicago, Reviewing the Arts, Cultural Criticism and the Arts, and Journalism as Literature. ABOUT…

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Meet Donna DiMarco

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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In the photo, Donna DiMarco, from the Nyle DiMarco Foundation, shares the importance of deaf children having early access to sign language. Donna lives in Gurnee, Illinois with her cat, Joey. She also enjoys peace and pleasure with her family and spends most of her leisure time with her brothers, Frank and Tony, and sister Lorraine. THE BOOKWe live it and love it. We know in our belly it is a part of our human experience, part of a greater…

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

July 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

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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Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Help us to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by wearing your favorite Harry Potter costumes.

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Meet Author Rachel Felder

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
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Rachel Felder is a journalist who specializes in writing about trends, fashion, and beauty. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Financial Times, Travel & Leisure, and Departures; she has also contributed to publications such as Women's Wear Daily, and the web sites of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. Her new book, Red Lipstick, is a unique, full-color compendium that celebrates and explores the enduring power and allure of the world’s most iconic lip shade, jam-packed…

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August 2019

Sounds of Summer “Stuff the Bag” Sidewalk Sale

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, happening 7 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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We are overstocked with bargain books right now and our loss is your gain at our weekly Thursday Sounds of Summer Stuff the Bag Sidewalk Sale. If you can stuff it in the bag, it’s yours!* From July 11 to August 22, on the same Thursdays as the Summer Sounds Series, you can stock up with bargain books at Barbara's all day. Then, head over at 6:30PM and listen to the music. Here is the summer lineup: July 11 BandolerosJuly…

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ROC Book Club

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Members of the ROC Book Club meet every first Thursday of the month to discuss their selected books.

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Dog Days of Summer | Meet Sadie

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Shot and left to die...Sadie was found bleeding and alone in the mountains of Kentucky. She had been left to die after delivering a litter of puppies - with a bullet hole between her eyes and another in her back. Strangers found her and took her to a veterinarian, and Starfish Animal Rescue had her transported to a shelter in Wisconsin. Little did Joal Derse Dauer expect to meet Sadie there! The Book“A triumphant tale of second chances that shows…

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Meet Author Marla Goldberg

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Marla Goldberg is an Energy Healer, Intuitive, Speaker, Teacher, International Best Selling Author, and Host of Guided Spirit Conversations podcast. Her mission and purpose in life is to inspire, motivate and educate my clients and all that I connect with through my books and my podcast, through the use of my tools and techniques to help them enhance or shift their life circumstances. Marla recently wrote her first book, My F*ng Long Journey to Loving Myself: A Guide to a…

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Art Meditation Mondays

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 6 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Art can help you to gain clarity and focus. Join Sandy Wisneiski every first Monday of the month for an evening of art meditation. These are evening events, so you can come over after work to relax. Sandy's "Mindful Spirit" events are all about striving to be healthy in mind, body, and spirit. She has a holistic approach to wellness, with a spiritual twist.

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

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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Sounds of Summer “Stuff the Bag” Sidewalk Sale

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, happening 7 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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We are overstocked with bargain books right now and our loss is your gain at our weekly Thursday Sounds of Summer Stuff the Bag Sidewalk Sale. If you can stuff it in the bag, it’s yours!* From July 11 to August 22, on the same Thursdays as the Summer Sounds Series, you can stock up with bargain books at Barbara's all day. Then, head over at 6:30PM and listen to the music. Here is the summer lineup: July 11 BandolerosJuly…

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Story Time with Indian Prarie Public Library

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Recurring Event
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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Little Red Hen and Friends Puppet Show

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Enjoy a great story through puppets with The Little Red Hen and Friends. Performed by Chicagoland Puppetry Guild and Little Puppet Company.

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Meet Author Judy Foley

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Judy Foley, author of Retaliation at the Highest Level, is the Founder and CEO of Navigate Transformation. She is an experienced business management executive in corporate and consulting environments. Her credentials include hands-on operational experience working with boards of directors, C-suite executives and leadership teams on strategy, leadership skills, transformation, change management, process re-engineering, Six Sigma, merger and acquisitions integrations, operations and supply chain. Judy has held executive positions with multiple high profile organizations including Checkers Industrial Safety Supply, where…

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Meet Donna DiMarco

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Longtime entrepreneur Donna DiMarco chooses to take a fall. And, through time and toil, picks herself up and finds the peace she well deserves. An incredible journey and a powerful moment, the author likens it to an epiphany. She exclaims “she accepts the transmission” and the birth of a book “Caught in the Power of a Thing That Cannot Be Seen” is born and the next chapter of a life true to divinity begins!

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Poetry Slam with Caroline and Bill

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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 every third Saturday of the month. 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…

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

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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Dian Mues of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Dian Mues of the Chicago Symphony will be performing a Bach Suite with her Viola.

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Meet Author Caralyn Kempner

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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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 Glenview bookstore on the organization and decoration of the home followed by a book signing. Her first book, Top-To-Bottom Home Organizing, is an all-encompassing home organizing reference guide for readers who want to get their own homes in order. Caralyn lives in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook with her husband, three children,…

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Sounds of Summer “Stuff the Bag” Sidewalk Sale

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, happening 7 times

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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We are overstocked with bargain books right now and our loss is your gain at our weekly Thursday Sounds of Summer Stuff the Bag Sidewalk Sale. If you can stuff it in the bag, it’s yours!* From July 11 to August 22, on the same Thursdays as the Summer Sounds Series, you can stock up with bargain books at Barbara's all day. Then, head over at 6:30PM and listen to the music. Here is the summer lineup: July 11 BandolerosJuly…

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Meet Sadie the Dog Who Survived Cruelty and Death

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Sadie's story is about how an unwanted dog inspired the world. Her book is called, Saving Sadie. She will be with her human, Joal Derse Dauer, at our Burr Ridge bookstore. Sadie has come a long way from her previous life of cruelty and exploitation. Shot and left to die, Sadie was found bleeding alone in the mountains of Kentucky with a bullet hole between her eyes and another in her back. She had been left to die after delivering…

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Back-to-School at Barbara’s

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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A weekend for kids as they begin to gear up to go back to the classroom. Authors Lori Degman, Patty Toht, Tracie Main, and storyteller Meg MacDonald will be on-hand to read to the kids. There will also be an all-day art fair and other activities

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Meet Caralyn Kempner

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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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 bookstore on the organization and decoration of the home followed by a book signing. Her first book, Top-To-Bottom Home Organizing, is an all-encompassing home organizing reference guide for readers who want to get their own homes in order. Caralyn lives in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook with her husband, three…

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Meet Pre-Teen Author Mariyah Gray

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Mariyah Gray is an 11-year-old self-published author. Join her for story time while she reads from her book, The Adventures of The Power Twins and the Power Squad.

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Meet Kay T. Smith

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Meet Kay T. Smith, author of Through Me to Me. The book is a compilation of pieces that explore her struggles of confusion, fear and rejection, but also of unrelenting faith that there is a brighter day. Her prayer is that someone will be helped and never give up on their journey to get to know themselves and reconnect with God in a new and refreshing way; as He intended.

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Women’s Recharge Group

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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A group of women get together to discuss various topics. Meetings are every third Saturday of the month, except September 2019. Gather at Hansa Coffee on the second level.

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Join Sandy Wisniewski for Meditation with Dogs

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on February 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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No, it doesn't mean that your pup will have to do the downward dog! But it could provide some peace of mind while bonding with Fido. WHAT IS DOG MEDITATION?According to petguide.com, Meditation has been proven to provide a wide variety of benefits. In addition to reducing stress and anxiety levels, it can also lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and could protect you from chronic disease. Many of the benefits you receive from meditation can also work for your dog.…

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Meet Author Lori Degman

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Bring the kids to a story time event with Lori Degman, author of a new book, Like a Girl. ABOUT THE AUTHORLori Degman is the award-winning author of 1 Zany Zoo and Cock-a-Doodle Oops!, Norbert's Big Dream, and Just Read. Lori was a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing and is now a full-time author. ABOUT THE BOOKOnce upon a time, “like a girl” was considered an insult. Not anymore! In art, aviation, politics, sports, every walk of…

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