One of the world’s most remarkable outdoor art treasures lies hidden in plain sight along Chicago’s waterfront: carvings in the stone retaining walls lining the lakeshore, most of them the work of anonymous carvers. Outsider art authority William Swislow will tell the story of this oft overlooked art and its elusive artists.
Let’s bring summer reading to an end with a visit with the award-winning author/illustrator of over 100 books, Dan Santat! Presented in partnership with the Deerfield, Evanston, Lincolnwood, and Winnetka-Northfield Public Libraries, Dan will discuss his books, lead an interactive art demo, and end with a brief Q&A session.
VIRTUAL Domestic Thriller Night: Megan Miranda & Shari Lapena | Thursday, August 12, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bestselling authors Megan Miranda and Shari Lapena discuss their new books in conversation with bestselling author Mary Kubica. Presented in partnership with Algonquin, Arlington Heights, Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake Villa, Mount Prospect, Niles, Schaumburg, Vernon, and Wilmette Public Libraries.