NOTE FOR ORGANIZATIONS: March and April 2018 are completely booked and I am no longer able to accept bookings for those months.

 

PLEASE NOTE FOR AUDIENCE MEMBERS: Not all events are free and many require advance registration. Please contact the organization in advance if you are interested in attending.



Feb. 21, 2018, 7 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, Hamilton's Women

 

Feb. 22, 2018, private event (out of state)


Feb. 23, 2018, Early Bird Book Club (at Glen Oak Country Club, Glen Ellyn), TBD

 

Feb. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., Batavia Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Feb. 26, 2018, 2 p.m., private event


Feb. 26, 2018, 7 p.m., Arlington Heights Memorial Library/Arlington Heights Garden Club, Rachel Carson

 

Feb. 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Barrington Area Book Club, TBD

  

Feb. 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m., private event

 

March 1, 2018, Noon, Northbrook Women's Club, Hamilton's Women

 

March 1, 2018, 7 p.m., Carol Stream Historical Society, Eleanor Roosevetl

 

March 2, 2018, private event


March 2, 2018, 3 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)


March 3, 2018, noon, private event

 

March 3, 2018, after 2:30 p.m., private event

 

March 4, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

March 5, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


March 6, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, Amelia Earhart

 

March 6, 2018, 7 p.m., Flagg Creek Heritage Society, Louisa May Alcott

 

March 7, 2018, 12:15 p.m., private event

 

March 7, 2018, evening, Sulzer Regional Library, Bette Davis

 

March 8, 2018, 11 a.m., Plainfield Public Library District, Queen Elizabeth’s lecture

 

March 8, 2018, 2:30 p.m., private event

 

March 8, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

March 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Friday Book Review Club, Atlantis Banquets, Arlington Heights, Jackie Kennedy

 

March 9, 2018, 5:30 p.m., Elk Grove Park District Historical Museum, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

March 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Des Plaines Public Library/AAUW, Alice Paul

 

March 10, 2018, 3 p.m., Robert R. McCormick House at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Amelia Earhart


March 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Roselle Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

March 12, 2018, 7 p.m., Riverside AAUW at Riverside Public Library, Amelia Earhart

 

March 13, 2018, Luncheon, Garden Clubs of Illinois, Brownie Wise

 

March 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m., private event

 

March 14, 2018, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

March 14, 2018, 7 p.m., Salt Creek AAUW and LaGrange Park Library, TBD

 

March 15, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Itasca Bank and Trust Women's Initiative, Louisa May Alcott

 

March 15, 2018, 1 p.m., North Riverside Parks and Recreation Seniors, Brownie Wise

 

March 15, 2018, 7 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

March 16, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

March 16, 2018, 2 p.m., private event


March 17, 2018, 10 a.m., Captain Harmon Aughe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and the Women's Expo 2018 Frankfort Community Public Library, Amelia Earhart

 

March 18, 2018, 2 p.m., Bensenville Park District Ladies Spring Tea, Brownie Wise

 

March 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m., private event

 

March 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

March 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Aspen Drive Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

March 21, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, Violet Jessop

 

March 21, 2018, 7 p.m., Ela Area Public Library District, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

March 22, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop

 

March 22, 2018, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library, Rachel Carson (visit website to sign up online)

 

March 23, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

March 24, 2018, 2 p.m., Acorn Public Library District, Jackie Kennedy

 

March 25, 2018, 2 p.m., Lemont Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

March 26, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Midwestern Antiques Club, Brownie Wise

 

March 26, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

March 27, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop

 

March 27, 2018, 7 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II lecture

 

March 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Prospect Heights Book Review Club, TBD

 

March 28, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop

 

March 28, 2018, 7 p.m., West Chicago Public Library, Hamilton's Women

 

March 29, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

March 29, 2018, 7 p.m.,  7 p.m., Orland Park Public Library, Alice Paul

 

March 30, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

March 31, 2018, 2 p.m., Lisle Library District, Amelia Earhart


April 2, 2018, 10:30 a.m., First Monday Presents at Westminster Place-Presbyterian Homes, Rachel Carson

 

April 2, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

April 2, 2018, 7 p.m., Glenview Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


April 3, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

April 3, 2018, 6 p.m., Steger South Chicago Heights Public Library, Violet Jessop


April 4, 2018, noon, private event

 

April 4, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

April 5-6, 2018, Maquoketa Friends of the Library and the Jackson County Historical Society, TBD

 

April 7, 2018, 1 p.m., Women of Faith at Faith Lutheran Church, Glen Ellyn, Amelia Earhart

 

April 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Claymoor Book Club, TBD

 

April 10, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Christ Community Church, Lemont, Violet Jessop

 

April 10, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


April 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Windsor Park Carol Stream, Violet Jessop

 

April 11, 2018, 7 p.m., Homewood Historical Society, Hamilton's Women

 

April 12, 2018, 1 p.m., Knox Presbyterian Church Hall of Famers, Naperville, Jackie Kennedy

 

April 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Raymond A. Sapp Library, Wyanet, Louisa May Alcott

 

April 13, 2018, 9:15 a.m., private event


April 14, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

April 15, 2018, TBD, United Methodist Women, Park Ridge

 

April 16, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

April 16, 2018, 7 p.m., Addison Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


April 17, 2018, 2 p.m., private event


April 17, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


April 18, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


April 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Orland Park Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II lecture

 

April 19, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

April 19, 2018, evening, Association of Lincoln Presenters 2018 Conference, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kennedy

 

April 20, 2018, luncheon, private event


April 21, 2018, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Rachel Carson

 

April 21, 2018, 7 p.m., Wild Ones, Rachel Carson


April 22, 2018, 4 p.m., Naper Settlement, Rachel Carson

 

April 23, 2018, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Louisa May Alcott


April 23, 2017, 7 p.m., Lockport Area Branch AAUW, Hamilton's Women

 

April 24, 2018, 2:30 p.m., private event

 

April 25, 2018, 1 p.m., Clara Cummings Book Club, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

April 25, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


April 26, 2018, Luncheon, private event

 

April 26, 2018, 7 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Marshall Field's

 

April 27, 2018, 2 p.m., private event


April 28, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

April 29, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

April 30, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


April 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Julia Hull District Library Stillman Valley, Eleanor Roosevelt

 

May 1, 2018, 1 p.m., Tuesday Book Review, Kankakee, Jackie Kennedy

 

May 1, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


May 2, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

May 2, 2018, 7 p.m., Woodridge Public Library, Royal Weddings


May 3, 2018, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Royal Weddings


May 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Covered Bridge Quilters Guild, Princeton IL, Eleanor Roosevelt

 

May 4, 2018, 11 a.m., private event


May 5, 2018, 11 a.m., Chicago Public Library Roden Branch, Louisa May Alcott

 

May 6, 2018, 2 p.m., Morton Grove Public Library, Amelia Earhart


May 7, 2018, Noon, private event

 

May 7, 2018, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Rachel Carson


May 8, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

May 8, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

May 9, 2018, luncheon, Rockford Woman's Club, Louisa May Alcott


May 9, 2018, 7 p.m., Orland Park Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


May 10, 2018, 1:15 p.m., private event

 

May 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Warren-Newport Public Library, Gurnee, Georgia O'Keeffe


May 11, 2018, 2 p.m., First National Bank of Illinois, Lansing, Jackie Kennedy


May 12, 2018, 3 p.m., Winnetka Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


May 14, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

May 14, 2018, 7 p.m., Villa Park Public Library, Royal Weddings


May 15, 2018, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

May 15, 2018, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs  Kennedy

 

May 16, 2018, 12:30 p.m., The Every Wednesday Literary Club, Elgin, TBD

 

May 16, 2018, 7 p.m., Johnsburg Public Library, Royal Weddings


May 17, 2018, Noon, Wauwatosa Woman's Club, WI, Jackie Kennedy

 

May 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

May 18, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


May 19, 2018, 2 p.m., Berwyn Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


May 21, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Mather's More than a Cafe, Louisa May Alcott


May 22, 2018, NOT AVAILABLE


May 23, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


May 24, 2018, Luncheon (specific time TBD), Skokie Valley Chapter DAR, Hamilton's Women

 

May 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Cherry Valley Public Library, Amelia Earhart


May 26, 2018, 1:30 p.m., CIBC Lake Forest, Chicago Candy


May 27, 2018, 2 p.m., Dundee Library, Queen Elizabeth II lecture


May 29, 2018, Noon, Ela Township Community Center, Bette Davis


May 30, 2018, 11 a.m., Liberty Bank, Chicago, Jackie Kennedy


May 30, 2018, 7 p.m., Geneva Public Library District, Louisa May Alcott


May 31, 2018, private event (out of state)


June 2, 2018, 1 p.m, CIBC Wilmette, Amelia Earhart


June 4, 2018, 1 p.m., DeKalb County Farm Bureau, Louisa May Alcott

 

June 5, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Hinsdale Bank and Trust Platinum Adventures, Bette Davis

 

June 6, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

June 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Windsor Park Carol Stream, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

June 7, 2018, 7 p.m., Prairie Trails Public Library, Bertha Palmer


June 8, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Maine Township MaineStreamers, Louisa May Alcott


June 8, 2018, 1:30 p.m., GreenFields of Geneva, Violet Jessop


June 11, 2018, 7 p.m., Northbrook Public Library, Amelia Earhart


June 12, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Jackie Kennedy


June 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Eastern Iowa Community College District, Louisa May Alcott


June 13, 2018, 7 p.m., Guttenberg Library Foundation, Amelia Earhart


June 14, 2018, 11 a.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning Institute at Addolorata Village, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)


June 14, 2018, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, Marshall Field's

 

June 15-24, 2018, Greenville, S.C. Chautauqua

 

June 26, 2018, 7 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


June 27, 2017, Harper College Lifelong Learning at Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1:30 p.m., Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)


June 28, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

June 29, 2018, 1 p.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning Institute, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)

July 3, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, America's First Ladies


July 10, 2018, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Louisa May Alcott


July 10, 2018, 1 p.m., McHenry County College Continuing Education, Brownie Wise


July 11, 2018, Noon, Dowagiac Junior Arts Club, Jackie Kennedy

July 12, 2018, 7 p.m., Lombard Historical Society and Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Alice Paul


July 13, 2018, Noon, Moline Public Library, Brownie Wise

July 14, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Colona District Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


July 15, 2018, Afternoon, Anamosa Friends of the Library, Iowa, TBD

 

July 17, 2018, 2 pm.., private event


July 18, 2018, 10 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Louis May Alcott
 

July 19, 2018, 1 p.m., Vernon Area Public Library, Lincolnshire, Eleanor Roosevelt


July 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Charles B. Phillips Public Library District, Newark IL, Jackie Kennedy


July 22, 2018, private event


July 23, 2018, 2 p.m., Ela Area Public Library District, Louisa May Alcott

 

July 24, 2018, 10 a.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning Institute at The Garlands, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)


July 27, 2018, evening, 2018 Iowa Storytelling Festival, Violet Jessop

 

July 29-August 11, 2018, vacation

 

August 6-9, 2018, High Plains Chautauqua, Colorado

 

August 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Council Bluff Public Library, TBD

 

August 14, 2018, 2 p.m., Rock Valley Public Library, TBD

 

August 14, 2018, 6 p.m., Hawarden Public Library, Iowa, Eleanor Roosevelt

 

August 15, 2018, 1 p.m., Le Mars Public Library, Iowa, TBD

 

August 15, 2018, 7 p.m., Sioux Center and Orange City Public Libraries, Iowa, TBD

 

August 16, 2018, 1 p.m., Laurens Public Library, Iowa, TBD

 

August 16, 2018, 7 p.m., West Bend Public Library, Iowa, TBD

 

August 17, 2018, 2 p.m., Marshalltown Public Library, Iowa, Amelia Earhart

 

August 20, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

August 21, 2018, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College, Passages series, Hamilton's Women

Aug. 23, 2018, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Violet Jessop

 

August 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 4, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Louisa May Alcott


Sept. 6, 2018, 6 p.m., Frank L. Weyenberg Library, Mequon, WI, Louisa May Alcott


Sept. 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 8, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 11, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 12, 2018, Noon, Union Church of Hinsdale Men's Club, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 14, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

Sept. 15-16, 2018, TBD, Revolutionary War event, Cantigny, Hamilton's Women

 

Sept. 16, 2018, 2 p.m., Frankfort Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


Sept. 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Thomas Ford Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Eastern Iowa Community College, America's First Ladies


Sept. 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 19, 2018, 1 p.m., The Making of Gone With the Wind


Sept. 20, 2018, 1 p.m., St. Charles Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library, Ten Illinoisans Who Changed History


Sept. 21, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


Sept. 24, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Thornton Historical Society, Royal Weddings


Sept. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 26, 2018, noon, All Saints Lutheran Church seniors, Orland Park, Bette Davis

 

Sept. 27, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Windsor Park Carol Stream, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 28, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 29, 2018, 9 a.m., Wild Ones Symposium, Schererville, IN, Rachel Carson


Sept. 29, 2018, TBD (afternoon), Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 30, 2018, 2 p.m., Bloomington Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Oct. 1, 2018, luncheon, Geneva Lake Women's Association, Brownie Wise


Oct. 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


Oct. 4, 2018, 10:15 a.m., private event


Oct. 4, 2018, 1:15 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 10, 2018, 10 a.m., private event


Oct. 22, 2018, 10 a.m., private event


Oct. 30, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Amelia Earhart


Oct. 31, 2018, 10 a.m., Stickney Township, Chicago Candy


Nov. 3, 2018, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Nov. 5, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 8, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event


Oct. 9, 2018, 1 p.m., Levy Senior Center, Evanston, Chicago Candy


Nov. 2, 2018, noon, Active Retired Citizens Club, Triton College, Clara Barton


Nov. 13, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Clara Barton


Nov. 13, 2018, 7 p.m., Women at the Well, Church of the Holy Spirit, Schaumburg, Christmas at the White House

 

Nov. 16, 2018, 10 a.m., Downers Grove Senior Center, Christmas at the White House

 

Nov. 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Liberty Bank, Chicago, Marshall Field's


Nov. 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Dyer Historical Society, Marshall Field's


Nov. 27, 2018, 6 p.m., LaSalle Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Nov. 29, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


Dec. 1, 2018, 10 a.m., Lake Forest Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m., CIBC Lake Forest, TBD


Dec. 4, 2018, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 4, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 6-8, 2018, OUT OF STATE


Dec. 9, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 11, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 12, 2018, 10:30 a.m., private event


Dec. 12, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


Dec. 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library, Edgebrook Branch, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 14, 2018, HELD for private event


Dec. 15, 2018, 1 p.m., Harvard Diggins Public Library, Christmas at the White House


Dec. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 19, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


Feb. 10, 2019, time TBD, Crystal Lake Historical Society, Chicago Candy


Jan. 2, 2019, 10 a.m., private event


Feb. 20, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


Feb. 26, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


March 5, 2019, 1 p.m., Woman's Department Club of Wheaton, TBD


March 20, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


March 28, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


May 7, 2019, 9 a.m., private event


May 15, 2019, noon, private event


May 21, 2019, 10 a.m., private event


Sept. 8, 2019, private event


Sept. 14, 2019, 1 p.m., private event



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Leslie Goddard