Anderson’s Bookshop Literary Events

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


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June Events

June 26 – Mary Kubica, author of Every Last Lie, 7PM in La Grange.  Fiction

June 27 – Nina George author of The Little French Bistro, 7PM. Fiction

June 27 – Young at Heart Book Group discussion of Say No to the Bro by Kat Helgeson (who will be in attendance), 6:30PM in Downers Grove. Free but RSVP to the Downers Grove store.  Book Discussion

June 28 – Mackenzi Lee author of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, 7PM. Fiction

June 29 – Jennifer Kitses author of Small Houses, 7PM.  Fiction

July Events

July 1 – Rachel Ruiz, author of When Penny Met POTUS first anniversary celebration11AM, in La Grange. Picture Book

July 2 – Amy Young, author of A New Friend for Sparkle, 2PM in La Grange. Picture Book

July 5 – Candace Fleming, author of Go Sleep in Your Own Bed, 11AM in La Grange. Picture Book

July 5 – Read, Run, Renew Book Group discussion of Life Without Limits, by Chrissie Wellington, 7PM at Peak Running Co., 945 Burlington, Downers Grove. Free, but please RSVP to the Downers Grove store. Book Discussion

July 6 – Carrie Anton & Erin Falligant, presenting the American Girl Character Encyclopedia, 7PM in La Grange. Children’s Book & Activity

July 7 – Don Winslow, author of The Force, 7PM. Fiction

July 10-14 – Summer Literary Camp: The Camp That Shall Not be Named, 9AM to 3PM at Anderson’s Bookfair Company, 520 Exchange Court, Aurora. Details at www.andersonsbookshop.com/literary-summer-camps-2017. Children’s activity

July 10 – Christina Henry, author of Lost Boy, 7PM in La Grange. Fiction

July 11 – Adriana Trigiani, author of Kiss Carlo, 7PM at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane, Naperville. Tickets at Anderson’s Bookshop. Fiction

July 12 – Kathy Reichs, author of Two Nights, 7PM at Koten Chapel, 329 E. School Ave. on the campus of North Central College. Tickets at Anderson’s Bookshop. Fiction

July 13 – Tom Ryan, author of Will’s Red Coat, 7PM in La Grange. Nonfiction

July 14 – Lucy Buffett, author of Gumbo Love, 7PM in La Grange. Nonfiction

July 15 – GenYA Book Group discussion of The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle, 2PM at Anderson’s Bookshop Downers Grove. Free but, RSVP to the Downers Grove store.  Book Discussion

July 15 – Bianca Marais, author of Hum If You Don’t Know the Words, 2PM. Fiction

July 16 – How to Raise a Global Citizen Book Group discussion, 2PM at Anderson’s Bookshop, Downers Grove. Free but, RSVP to the Downers Grove store. Book Discussion

July 17 – Blair Thornburgh, author of Who’s That Girl, 7PM in La Grange. Young Adult

July 18 – Chris Colfer, author of Land of Stories #6: Worlds Collide, 7PM at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. on the campus of North Central College. Tickets at Anderson’s Bookshop. Middle Grade

July 18 – Mother Cluckers Comedy Show, 8PM in La Grange. Adult Performance

July 19 – 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

July 19 – Fiona Barton, author of The Child, 7PM. Young Adult

July 21 – Michael Connelly, author of The Late Show, 7PM at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. on the campus of North Central College. Tickets available exclusively at MichaelConnellyAndersons.brownpapertickets.com. Fiction

July 21 – Kevin Hearne, author of Beseiged in conversation with Mary Robinette Kowal, 7PM. Fantasy Fiction

July 24-28 – Summer Literary Camp: Camp Mad Scientist9AM to noon OR at 12:30-3:30PM at Anderson’s Bookfair Company, 520 Exchange Court, Aurora. Details at www.andersonsbookshop.com/literary-summer-camps-2017. Children’s activity

July 24 – Authors Becky Albertalli (Upside of Unrequited) & Angie Thomas (Hate U Give), 7PM. Young Adult

July 25 – Maureen Leurk, author of Cicada Summer, 7PM.  Fiction

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.