A Conversation with Author Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Friday, January 29, 6:00 PM.

Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, the bestselling author/illustrator behind more than forty books for young readers, including his wildly popular Lunch Lady series. Most recently, he has found acclaim with his memoir Hey, Kiddo, about growing up in a family grappling with addiction and finding the art that helps you survive.
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LiWorks Teen Book Fest: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Friday, January 29, 1:45 PM.

Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of Hey, Kiddo, a graphic memoir of his father's disappearance, his mother's addiction, his life with his grandparents and how art saved his life. Hey, Kiddo is a powerful book that also happens to be a National Book Award Finalist, the 2019 Harvey Awards Book of the Year, and one of Chicago Public Library's Best Books of 2018.

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POSTPONED – Meet Svengoolie!

Saturday, March 21, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Meet Sven, get a photo or an autograph, and then, after a break, continue the fun with screenings of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein...

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A Conversation with Sonali Dev

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 2:00 - 4:00 PM.

Bestselling author Sonali Dev uses her insights into Indian culture to conjure up Bollywood-style love stories that explore issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in the idea of a happily-ever-after.


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A Conversation with Lori Rader-Day

A Conversation with Lori Rader-Day Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Award-winning author Lori Rader-Day’s newest novel, Under a Dark Sky is a psychological thriller set in a dark sky stargazing park near Mackinac Island where recent widow …


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A Conversation with Augustus Rose

A Conversation with Author Augustus Rose Sunday, February 04, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Join author Augustus Rose for a discussion of his obsessions: cults, subcultures, urban exploration, speculative science, metaphysics, alchemy, conspiracy theories, underground art movements, and the artist …


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A Conversation with Stuart Dybek

A Conversation with Stuart Dybek  Saturday May 20, 2017. 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Raised on the South Side within a family of Polish immigrants, poet and short fiction writer Stuart Dybek has become one of Chicago’s finest voices. Using dreams,

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A Conversation with Mystery Writer Sharon Fiffer

A Conversation with Mystery Writer Sharon Fiffer  Sunday, October 2nd, 2016. 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Meet Sharon Fiffer, the author of eight mysteries starring Jane Wheel. Recently laid off, separated, and heading for a midlife crisis, Jane is trying to …


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