Make The Case 2019

Make The Case – Chicago’s famous bookcase-decorating competition + bar night is back! Hosted by Open Books’ associate board, Make The Case is a full-filled evening where teams go head-to-head to decorate the coolest, most creative bookcase in three hours. The winning team receives fabulous prizes and bragging rights for a year.
After the event, Open Books stocks every case entered into the competition with high-quality, hand-selected, and age-appropriate books, and donates them to classrooms and nonprofits across Chicago. Everyone wins!
Join the fun by becoming a sponsor of Open Books’ signature event of the year – 100% of proceeds support the advancement of literacy in Chicago.

*All guests must be 21 or older to attend Make The Case

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Game of Thrones Trivia Night

To the most Noble House in all Westeros,

We are pleased to invite you to the King’s Landing in West Loop’s Open Books for a grand evening of the finest event this side of the Narrow Sea. Join the Queen for trivia of our history as recorded by Grand Maester George R. R. Martin.

Kindly arrive in your best Westeros, Medieval, or Chicago attire at 5:30 in the evening to register your House for the Maester’s trivia, which will begin in the throne room at 6:30.

Pose for your royal portrait as the Queen allows you to briefly sit on the Iron Throne. Enjoy Dornish wine and spirits in exchange for donations to the Night’s Watch. The first 30 in attendance will leave King’s Landing with your very own dragon egg.

Send a raven to your Allied Houses to gather together for this most excellent evening and win the great honour of First Place of Trivia.

We look forward to your presence. All proceeds support Open Books literacy and book programs.

Make The Case 2017

Join us for MAKE THE CASE 2017 at Moonlight Studios!

Make the Case is a fun-filled evening where teams of local literacy supporters go head-to-head trying to decorate the coolest, most creative bookcase they can in three hours. Spectators are invited to cheer on the teams; enjoy food, drinks, and music; and submit their votes for the best case. At the end of the evening, the winning team receives fabulous prizes and bragging rights for a year. After the event, Open Books stocks the shelves with engaging, age-appropriate, high-quality books through our Book Worm Angels program, and donates them to classrooms and nonprofit organizations throughout the city. In 2015, more than 300 people attended Make the Case, helping to grant more than 125,000 books in the 2015-2016 school year.

There will also be music, raffle prizes, open bar, food and fun!

More info coming soon!

Make The Case 2017

Join us for MAKE THE CASE 2017 at Moonlight Studios!

Make the Case is a fun-filled evening where teams of local literacy supporters go head-to-head trying to decorate the coolest, most creative bookcase they can in three hours. Spectators are invited to cheer on the teams; enjoy food, drinks, and music; and submit their votes for the best case. At the end of the evening, the winning team receives fabulous prizes and bragging rights for a year. After the event, Open Books stocks the shelves with engaging, age-appropriate, high-quality books through our Book Worm Angels program, and donates them to classrooms and nonprofit organizations throughout the city. In 2015, more than 300 people attended Make the Case, helping to grant more than 125,000 books in the 2015-2016 school year.

There will also be music, raffle prizes, open bar, food and fun!

More info coming soon!

Make The Case 2016

Join us for MAKE THE CASE 2016 at Moonlight Studios!

Presented by the Open Books Associate Board, Make the Case is a fun-filled evening where teams of local literacy supporters go head-to-head trying to decorate the coolest, most creative bookcase they can in three hours. Spectators are invited to cheer on the teams; enjoy food, drinks, and music; and submit their votes for the best case. At the end of the evening, the winning team receives fabulous prizes and bragging rights for a year. After the event, Open Books stocks the shelves with engaging, age-appropriate, high-quality books through our Book Worm Angels program, and donates them to classrooms and nonprofit organizations throughout the city. In 2015, more than 300 people attended Make the Case, helping to grant more than 125,000 books in the 2015-2016 school year.

There will also be music, raffle prizes, open bar, food and fun!

Purchase your tickets today, or for more information on forming a team, contact the Open Books associate board at [email protected]org.

Make The Case 2016

Join us for MAKE THE CASE 2016 at Moonlight Studios!

Presented by the Open Books Associate Board, Make the Case is a fun-filled evening where teams of local literacy supporters go head-to-head trying to decorate the coolest, most creative bookcase they can in three hours. Spectators are invited to cheer on the teams; enjoy food, drinks, and music; and submit their votes for the best case. At the end of the evening, the winning team receives fabulous prizes and bragging rights for a year. After the event, Open Books stocks the shelves with engaging, age-appropriate, high-quality books through our Book Worm Angels program, and donates them to classrooms and nonprofit organizations throughout the city. In 2015, more than 300 people attended Make the Case, helping to grant more than 125,000 books in the 2015-2016 school year.

There will also be music, raffle prizes, open bar, food and fun!

Purchase your tickets today, or for more information on forming a team, contact the Open Books associate board at [email protected]org.