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- Open Books
213 W. Institute Place, Chicago, IL, 60610, United States
Upcoming Events At This Venue
December 15, 2011
Let’s talk about giving through literature!
December’s stories will focus on the joy of giving and helping others during the holiday season and all year.
Third Thursday of the month
Open Books: 213 Institute Place
Open Books is a non profit social venture that operates an extraordinary bookstore, provides community programs, and mobilizes passionatevolunteers to promote literacy in Chicago and beyond. Consider bringing a book to donate!
We will also be collecting donations for our Holiday Mom Gift Drive for the Sarah’s Inn Holiday Gift Project. Consider bringing a new, unwrapped $15-$25 gift that a mom would enjoy!
November & December Featured Organization
RSVP encouraged but not required
January 11, 2012
Bump Club and Beyond Presents: Story Time Festival at Open Books with More than Milk (All proceeds benefit More than Milk and Open Books)
Check out the awesome event from our friends at Bump Club and Beyond!
100% OF EVENT PROCEEDS GO TO MORE THAN MILK AND OPEN BOOKS
Please join Bump Club and Beyond as we help our resident do-gooders More Than Milk kick off their partnership with Open Books!
WINTER STORY TIME FESTIVAL
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
213 West Institute Place
Chicago, IL 60610
Story Time Festival will include story time from notable local faces including Chicago author, Andrea Beaty, who will be releasing her newst picture book, Artist Ted in February!
Everyone who attends and donates a gently used book to Open Books will go home with their very own copy of Artist Ted!
Lunch and snacks for moms and baby will be provided for everyone.
Open Books is located one block from the Chicago stop on the Brown Line El. There is ample street parking surrounding Open Books and a lot located around the corner from Open Books on Institute Place.
To learn more about this Bump Club event, click here.
January 26, 2012
More than Milk says..
Come cuddle up with your kids and read during this day devoted to promoting literacy, Open Books and the power of used books.
Make the $10 pledge to join us at Open Books on January 26th & read at least 5 books with your child or children. If 25 pledges are made & fulfilled, our sponsors will donate $250 to support Open Book’s Literacy Programs. 50 pledges = $500!
Come any time between 10 AM & 4 PM and bring your friends!
February 8, 2012
March 3, 2012
In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day, Open Books is thrilled to announce Dr. Seuss Day on Saturday, March 3rd!
This one-day-only event will celebrate the work of Dr. Seuss and engage children and families in fun, Seuss-inspired activities in order to create excitement and enthusiasm around reading and writing.
Stop in any time – we’ll be celebrating all day with coloring activities, facepainting, readings, children’s book discounts, and cake, AND with the following Super Special Suess Guests:
1 pm Seuss-inspired drama games with Emerald City Theatre Company
2 pm Seuss storytime with the renowned Storybook Mom
3 pm Seuss crafts with Wishcraft Workshop
Saturday, March 3, 2012
12 – 4 pm
Suggested ages 3+
Open Books store
213 W. Institute Pl.
Chicago, IL 60610