The following events are hosted by Anderson’s Bookshop in downtown Naperville unless otherwise noted.
1 – Peter Reynolds, author of The Word Collector, 7PM. Picture Book
1 – AC Gaughen, author of Reign the Earth, 7PM in La Grange. Young Adult
2 – Jane O’Connor, author of Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens, 7PM in Downers Grove. Picture Book
2 – Marieke Nijkamp, author of Before I Let Go, 7PM. Young Adult
3 – Melissa Albert, author of The Hazel Wood, 2PM In conversation with Joelle Charbonneau. Young Adult
4 – Carrie La Seur, author of The Weight of an Infinite Sky, 2PM. Fiction
5 – Judd Winick, author of HILO 4: Walking the Monsters, 7PM. Middle Grade
6 – Gloria Chao, author of American Panda, moderated by author Christa Desir, 7PM. Young Adult
6 – Erin Hunter, author of Bravelands #2: Code of Honor, 7PM in La Grange. Middle Grade
7 – Kenneth & Sarah Jane Wright, authors of Lola Dutch, 6PM in La Grange. Picture Book
8 – Courtney Sheinmel, author of The Kindness Club Designed by Lucy, 7PM in Downers Grove. Middle Grade
8 – Sue Burke, author of Semosis, 7PM in La Grange. Sci-Fiction
8 – Tereasa Surratt & Donna Lukas, authors of The Forever Tree, 7PM. Picture Book
12 – Tammi Sauer, author of Wordy Birdy, 7PM. Picture Book
13 – Page Turners Book Group, book discussion of Evicted by Matthew Desmond, 9:30AM. Book Group
13 – Cover to Cover Book Group, book discussion of Evicted by Matthew Desmond, 7PM at Harbor Chase, 1619 N. Mill St., Naperville. Book Group
13 – Crystal Cestari and Stephanie Kate Strohm, authors of The Sweetest Kind of Fate and The Prince of Disguise, 7PM. Young Adult
16 – David Levithan, author of Every Day, 7PM. Young Adult
17 – Bryan Mealer, author of The Kings of Big Spring, 2PM. Non-Fiction
19 – Ronald Smith, author of Black Panther: The Young Prince, 7PM. Young Adult
22 – Mother Cluckers Comedy Night, free entertainment for adults, 8PM in La Grange. Comedy Show
24 – Anderson’s Bookshop 15th Annual Children’s Literary Breakfast, 8AM to noon, at the Signature Room, 6440 Double Eagle Drive, Woodridge. Contact Anderson’s Bookfair Company, (630) 820-0044 or www.andersonsbookshop.com. Conference
26 – Joanne Lipman, author of That’s What She Said, 7PM. Non-Fiction
28 – Bowie Book Group, book discussion, 7PM Downers Grove. Call for details. Book Group
Naperville, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.
Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave.
Downers Grove, 5112 Main St.
La Grange, 265 LaGrange Rd.
Disclaimer – Times and venues are subject to change without notice. Contact Anderson’s Bookshop for up-to-the minute info.
Award-winning Anderson’s Bookshop initiated the founding of IndieBound Naperville in 2008. The educational group of independent businesses with the distinguishing bright red signs meets monthly to share experiences and best practices. New members always are welcome to link with the growing group of independent business owners focused on educating the community about the importance of shopping locally whenever possible.
To learn more about IndieBound Naperville, visit www.indieboundnaperville.org.