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Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville)

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123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States

September 2017

Big Machines Book Signing

September 6, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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SHERRI DUSKEY RINKER PICTURE BOOK The beloved books of Virginia Lee Burton have warmed children's hearts for generations. Author Sherri Duskey Rinker pays tribute to the magic of Burton's work in her latest picture book, Big Machines. Rinker, herself is beloved for her Mighty Mighty Construction books. EVENT DETAILS This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, please purchase the author's latest book, Big Machines, from Anderson's Bookshop. To purchase please stop into or…

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Patina Book Signing

September 14, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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JASON REYNOLDS MIDDLE GRADE A newbie to the track team, Patina must learn to rely on her teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons in this follow-up to the National Book Award finalist Ghost by New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds. EVENT DETAILS This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, please purchase the author's latest book, Patina, from Anderson's Bookshop. To purchase please stop into or call Anderson's Bookshop Naperville (630) 355-2665 or order…

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Jeffrey Brown Book Signing

September 18, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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JEFFREY BROWN MIDDLE GRADE The Paelo pair is back in Jeffrey Brown's historical, but hilarious, in his second adventure of stone age siblings, Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age. Brown made his mark with bestselling Jedi Academy series. EVENT DETAILS This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, please purchase the author's latest book, Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age, from Anderson's Bookshop. To purchase please stop into or call…

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Book Signing

September 19, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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STEPHEN BRAMUCCI & VARIAN JOHNSON MIDDLE GRADE Middle grade fun with a double author night! Stephen Bramucci (The Danger Gang and the Pirates of Borneo!) and Varian Johnson (To Catch a Cheat) will both be celebrating their books with their young fans. EVENT DETAILS This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, please purchase one of the authors’ latest books, The Danger Gang and the Pirates of Borneo or To Catch a Cheat, from…

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December 2017

Grinch Storytime

December 3, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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Holiday fun with the Grinch himself!  Storytime and photo opp. as we kick off Naperville’s annual Grinch hunt!

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Grinch Hunt Wrap Up Party

December 29, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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Our “Grow Your Heart Three Sizes” promotion winds up with a party at Anderson’s in Naperville. We hope everyone had a merry time looking downtown for Grinches this holiday season. Today’s event includes activities, raffles for awesome prizes and a chance to meet the Grinch himself!

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March 2018

Cat in the Hat Storytime

March 3, 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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Free

Come celebrate the famous funny feline: The Cat in the Hat. Costumed character, free family fun and photo opp!

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December 2018

Grinch Hunt Wrap Up Party

December 29, 2018, 11:00 am
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
Free

Grow Your Heart Three Sizes” promotion ends with a party at Anderson’s. We hope everyone had a merry time looking downtown for Grinches this holiday season. Today’s event includes fun, smiles and a story. The Grinch will join us himself!  

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September 2019

Make A Mask Workshop

September 18, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
$5

Kids can design their own magical, jeweled mask for dress up or even get a jump start on Halloween costumes at our Make-A-Mask Workshop. We provide everything they’ll need to create one colorful mask. You could pair their creation with one of our ready-to-wear costumes and you’re ahead of the game for Halloween. Added bonus–they made it themselves! Event Details Ages 3+ (no exceptions) Adult must accompany child Registration Please call (630) 355-2665 between 10 AM – 7 PM and…

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October 2019

Storytime at Anderson’s

October 16, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
Free

Join us at any Anderson's Bookshop location for our weekly story time! Specially tailored to the ages and interests of the children in attendance, young readers and their grown ups will discover new favorites and rediscover story time classics. Event Details Free for children and their grown ups!

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Halloween Trolley Rides

October 23, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
$10

Join Anderson's Bookshop for a Halloween Trolley Ride! Enjoy family-friendly spooky stories on this 30-minute tour of Halloween decoration displays in Naperville. Costumes welcome (though not required). What a treat! Event Details Choose the 6:00, 6:45, or 7:00 pm ride, and call us at (630) 355-2665 to reserve your tickets! Tickets are $10 per person. Children 2 years and under riding on a lap are free. Please arrive at the bookshop 10 minutes before your departure time.

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November 2019

Wimpy Kid Wrecking Ball Party

November 5, 2019, 4:30 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
Free

Join us at any Anderson's Bookshop location on November 5th to celebrate the release of the latest Wimpy Kid book: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball! Light refreshments, and a GIANT wrecking ball pinata will be on hand (each pinata contains lots of wimpy kid treats, including a signed print!). Pick up your book while you are here as a limited number of signd copies will be on hand! Free family fun! Pre-order below to increase your odds of getting…

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December 2019

A Crayons’ Christmas Storytime

December 15, 2019, 2:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
Free

Come meet the crayons and enjoy a special storytime!

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Grinch Wrap Up Party

December 30, 2019, 11:00 am
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States

Our “Grow Your Heart Three Sizes” promotion ends with a party at Anderson’s. We hope everyone had a merry time looking downtown for Grinches this holiday season. Today’s event includes fun, smiles and a story. The Grinch, himself, will appear in Naperville! (Please note: The Grinch won't be available to visit us in La Grange.)

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October 2021

YA Lit Conference

October 23, 2021
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States

Anderson's Bookshops 17th annual Young Adult Literature Conference will be virtual so you can enjoy the same quality programming from the comfort of your couch!  In previous years we have had both an educator's conference and a special day just for fans, but this year we are combining them into one day celebrating everything YA!  (reading level and content 12+)  

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July 2022

Educator Extravaganza

July 31, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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Starting to think about back-to-school? Wondering what great books belong in your library or classroom on day one? Join Kathleen and Lorie for the first of two Summer Happy Hours. We’ll book talk, share ARCs, and have giveaways! Come for the camaraderie, stay for the books! Tickets are free, but please register below ahead of time so we can have an accurate headcount. We do have space limitations, so once tickets are gone here, we are sold out. We're looking…

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October 2022

Author Visit – Jasmine Warga

October 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
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Join Anderson’s Bookshop for an in-person signing with Newberry Honor-winning and bestselling author Jasmine Warga to celebrate the release of her new middle grade book, A Rover's Story, on Tuesday, October 4th at 7pm CT. Jasmine will be in conversation with Anderson's Director of Education, Lorie Barber. After their talk, there will be a signing line and the opportunity to take a photo with the author. This event will be held in our Naperville store location (123 West Jefferson Ave),…

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Author Visit – Nathan Hale

October 13, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville), 123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, 60540 United States
Free

Join Anderson’s Bookshop for an in-person signing with New York Times bestselling author Nathan Hale on Thursday, October 13 at 7pm to celebrate the release of Let's Make History! (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales): Create Your Own Comics! Nathan will give a short talk, take audience questions, and have a signing line. This event will be held in our Naperville store location (123 West Jefferson Ave), and pre-registration is required as space is limited.

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