Curbside Splendor Book Fair pops up with many surprises

Oak Park Public Library, Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park, and 826CHI partner to bring book fair to Oak Park

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By Oak Park Public Library

This Saturday, April 12, promises literary pop-up fun for everyone, thanks to Curbside Splendor Publishing, making a stop in Oak Park.

Join us for a daytime Pop-Up Book Fairb at Hemingway Museum, and a 21+ after-party at the Main Library, after-hours. The schedules for the events, both free, are looking great.

Curbside Splendor Pop-Up Book Fair
Saturday, April 12, 11 am – 5 pm
Hemingway Museum, 200 N. Oak Park Ave.

Curbside Splendor, The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park, Oak Park Public Library, and 826CHI are proud to present Pop-Up Book Fair 2014, the Oak Park edition. Browse more than 30 of Chicago area's finest independent publishers and booksellers, and enjoy author appearances, reading and panels, all against the backdrop of the beatiful Hemingway Museum. This all ages literary extravaganza is free with RSVP, so register now to attend. Follow the event on Facebook for the full list of participants and updates.

Pop-Up Book Fair Special Guests you won't want to miss:

Noon // Conversation with Chris Ware and Hilary Chute, presented by 57th Street Books
1 pm // Local author William Hazelgrove reads from his book, The Pitcher. Q & A to follow.
2 pm // The Fictional Ernest Hemingway, presented by Don Evans of Chicago Literary Hall of Fame
3 pm // People and Places that Influenced Ernest Hemingway, presented by author Nancy Sindelar
4 pm // Saturnalia, performed by Rey Andújar

WORDS MUSIC: A Pop-Up Book Fair After-Party
Saturday, April 12, 6 pm – 10 pm
Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St.

Continue the Pop-Up Book Fair fun with an after-hours after-party featuring author readings, live music from Paul Cary, cash bar, and more. 21 . Join us for the words and music, stay for the bookish camaraderie.

Readings by Curbside authors Susan Lanier (author of The Game We Play), Bill Hillmann (author of The Old Neighborhood), Daniela Olszewska (author of Citizen J), and James Tadd Adcox (author of Does Not Love).



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