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September 2018

Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

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One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

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One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

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One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

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One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 25, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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Books on the Chopping Block

September 29, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:30pm

Multiple Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Free Dramatic Readings by City Lit Theater Company of excerpts from the Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books in America, as compiled by the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual freedom. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. Schedule: Sunday 9/23, 2:00PM - Sulzer Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL Monday 9/24, 6:30PM - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL ​Tuesday 9/25, 4:30PM - Edgewater Branch 6000 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL​ Wednesday 9/26, 7:30PM - Mt. Prospect Library…

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