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

Dec. 1 – Illinois Reads Sneak Peek Reception, 7PM at Downers Grove. Varied

Dec. 3 – Grinch costume character visit, 2PM. Children

Dec. 3 – Sarah Linden & Tyler Knott Gregson, authors of North Pole Ninjas, 2PM at La Grange. Children

Dec. 4 – Michael Perry, author of Montaigne in Barn Boots, 7PM. Non-Fiction

Dec. 6 – Naperville READS featuring authors Chris Grabenstein, Margaret Peterson Haddix, James R. Hannibal, Dick Lehr, Beth McMullen and Wendelin Van Draaen, 7PM at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Children

Dec. 8 – Neil Patrick Harris, author of Magic Misfits, 7PM at Bobak’s Signature Events, 6440 Double Eagle Dr. in Woodridge. Middle Grade

Dec. 9 – GenYA Book Group, 6:30PM at Downers Grove. Discussion of Exit, Pursued by a Bear by EK Johnston. Young Adult

Dec. 11 – James Rollins, author of The Demon Crown, 7PM. Fiction

Dec. 15 – Otis Wilson, author of If These Walls Could Talk: Chicago Bears, 7PM. Non-Fiction

Dec. 16 – Sherri Duskey Rinker, author of The 12 Sleighs of Christmas, 6:30PM at Downers Grove. RSVP to the Downers Grove location. 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

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.

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