Anderson’s Bookshop Literary Events

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

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December Events

All events held at Anderson’s Naperville unless otherwise noted.

November 25 – Pick up play cards to “Find the Grinch & Grow Your Heart Three Sizes for the Holidays.” Cards and other fun things will be available any day after November 25 at Anderson’s that will direct players throughout Naperville’s independent business community. Instructions come with play card to fill out by visiting independent businesses, then entering to win raffle prizes at 11AM Sat., December 29, 2018.
(Family fun for kids) Local matters!
December 4 – Standard Club Luncheon featuring Ken Krimstein, author of The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, 11:30AM, 320 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago. RSVP to Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665. Non-Fiction
December 5 – Jacob Grant, illustrator of Owls are Good at Keeping Secrets, 11AM at 7PM in LaGrange. Picture Book
December 12 – Christopher Kimball, author of Milk Street: Tuesday Nights. 7PM. Non-Fiction
December 29 – Grinch costume character visit and wrap-up party, 11AM at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665. ALSO, Grinch wrap-up party, 11AM at Anderson’s Bookshop, (no costumed character visit), 26 S. La Grange Rd., La Grange (708) 582-6353. Children’s Storytime

Anderson’s Bookshop

Naperville, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Anderson’s Toy Shop, 111 W. Jefferson Ave.

(630) 355-2665

Downers Grove, 5112 Main St.

(630) 963-2665

La Grange, 265 LaGrange Rd.

(708) 582-6363

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 (Usually at 6PM on the first Monday of the month) at Kreger’s Brat & Sausage Haus 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