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March 2019

Open Books Volunteer Info Session

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

To get started as a volunteer, please join us for a new volunteer information session! We will be hosting them around Chicago in all of our neighborhood partners.

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Read-Aloud Book Club

March 26 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Join Read-Aloud Book Club for How To Set A Fire and Why by Jesse Ball on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:15 PM.

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Creative Writing Club

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Creative Writing Club at Open Books is our weekly program for young writers to sharpen their literary skills. An hour and a half full of creative games, writing time, and feedback from peers awaits you! We’re looking forward to forming a community of young writers who can inspire each other and write the next great American novels (and poetry!). This is a free, drop-in program, and no pre-registration is required. The club will meet on Wednesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. Open…

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Thursday Storytime

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us at 10 am every Thursday and Saturday for Storytime at our Open Books West Loop location. Come for the books and songs stay for the memories!

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Spring Half Off Sale- In Store

March 29 - March 31

Half Off Sale from Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31 at Open Books West Loop 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. 50% Off On Used Books and 25% Off On New Books & Special Orders. 100% of Proceeds Support Literacy! Sale For In-Store Purchases Only.  

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Saturday Storytime

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us at 10 am every Thursday and Saturday for Storytime at our Open Books West Loop location. Come for the books and songs stay for the memories!

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April 2019

Open Books & Laugh: Standup For Literacy

April 5 @ 8:00 pm

OPEN BOOKS & LAUGH! is a night of standup comedy supporting Open Books. Join us at Laugh Factory for amazing performances from some of the city's best comedians and have some laughs to support literacy in Chicago! Powered by Eventbrite Front Row, Pre-Show Happy Hour (includes reserved seating, food, two drinks, an Open Books Store Membership, and fun extras!): $75 *General Admission: $30 in advance, $40 at the door *2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage).…

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Book Club- Chicago Nerd Social Club

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Chicago Nerd Social Club for a discussion of The Last Adventure of Constance Verity by A. Lee Martinez on Monday, April 8 at 6:30 PM at Open Books West Loop.

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Open Book Club

April 9 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Join Open Book Club for a discussion of Becoming by Michelle Obama on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:15 PM at Open Books West Loop.

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July 2019

Team Bookin’ It 2019

July 20 - July 21

Open Books’ annual fundraiser Team Bookin’ It, brings together runners and virtual runners in support of literacy. TBI is part of the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon, July 20-21 at Grant Park. The race includes a 5K on Saturday, July 20 and a 10K and Half Marathon on Sunday, July 21. If you’re not into running, you can still be part of the TBI team! Sign up as a virtual runner, and let your fundraising creativity shine! Proceeds…

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