Anderson’s Bookshop Literary Events

The following events are hosted by Anderson’s Bookshop in downtown Naperville unless otherwise noted.


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August Events

August 1 – Pageturners Book Group discussion of The Nix by Nathan Hill, 9:30AM. Call Kathy with any questions at Anderson’s.  Book Discussion

August 1 – Where’s Waldo Wrap-Up Party celebrating month-long Waldo hunt in Naperville, 11AM. Children’s Activity

August 1 – Young at Heart Book Group discussion of Saints and Misfits by SK Ali, 6:30PM in Downers Grove, (630) 963-2665. Free, but RSVP to the Downers Grove store.  Book Discussion

August 1 – Cover to Cover Book Group discussion of The Nix by Nathan Hill, 7PM at Panera Bread Co., 1191 E. Ogden Ave. in Naperville. Call Kathy with any questions at Anderson’s Bookshop. Book Discussion

August 2 – Where’s Waldo Wrap-Up Party celebrating month-long Waldo hunt in La Grange, 11AM in La Grange. Children’s Activity

August 2 – Read, Run, Renew Book Group discussion of Life Without Limits, by Chrissie Wellington, 7PM at Peak Running Co., 945 Burlington, Downers Grove. Free, but RSVP to the Downers Grove store.  Book Discussion

August 2 – Daryl Gregory, author of Spoonbenders, 7PM. Fiction

August 3 – Jason Reynolds, author of Miles Morales, 7PM. Young Adult

August 7 – Tom Perrotta, author of Mrs. Fletcher, 7PM. Fiction

August 9 – Theresa Schwegel, author of The Lies We Tell, 7PM in La Grange. Fiction

August 12 – The Whole Story Book Group discussion of Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson, 6:30PM in Downers Grove. Free, but RSVP to the Downers Grove store.  Book Discussion

August 13 – Peter Thompson, author of Summer on Earth, 2PM. Middle Grade

August 15 – Stacey Ballis, author of How to Change a Life, 7PM. Fiction

August 15 – Mother Cluckers Comedy Show, 8PM in La Grange. Adult Performance

August 16 – Read, Run, Renew Book Group discussion of Life Without Limits, by Chrissie Wellington, 7PM at Peak Running Co., 945 Burlington, Downers Grove. Free, but RSVP to the Downers Grove store.  Book Discussion

August 18 – Aaron Reynolds, author of A Creepy Pair of Underwear, 7PM. Picture Book

August 19 – GenYA Book Group discussion of Fly by Night by Frances Hardinge, 2PM in Downers Grove. Free, but RSVP to the Downers Grove store.  Book Discussion

August 22 – Julia Keller, author of Fast Falls the Night, 7PM.  Fiction

August 26 – William Kent Kruger, author of Silver Springs, 2PM. Fiction

August 31 – Julia Durango, author of One Day House, 7PM in Downers Grove. Picture Book

 

Anderson’s Bookshop

Naperville, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave.

(630) 355-2665

Downers Grove, 5112 Main St.

(630) 963-2665

La Grange, 265 LaGrange Rd.

(708) 582-6363

www.andersonsbookshop.com

Disclaimer – Times and venues are subject to change without notice. Contact Anderson’s Bookshop for up-to-the minute info.

IndieBound Naperville

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.