Calendar

Leslie Goddard

WITH THE COV-19 PANDEMIC, MOST IN-PERSON BOOKINGS FOR FALL 2020 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. Even if an in-person event is listed here, always check with the presenting organization to see if it is still on.


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


This calendar is updated approximately once a month. It may take up to 4 weeks for a booking to appear here.​

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Sept. 8, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Cook Memorial Public Library Dist., Eleanor Roosevelt (virtual event)


Sept. 9, 2020, 7 p.m., Bartlett Public Library Dist., Betty Crocker (virtual event)


Sept. 10, 2020, 11 a.m., Northwest Indiana Community Art Association, The Making of Gone With the Wind (virtual event)


Sept. 10, 2020, 7 p.m., Glencoe Public Library, Route 66 (virtual event)


Sept. 11, 2020, 12:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 11, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


Sept. 12, 2020, 2 p.m., River Forest Library, Votes for Women (virtual lecture)


Sept. 14, 2020, 7 p.m., Irish-American Heritage Center, Chicago Candy (virtual lecture)


Sept. 15, 2020, 2:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 15, 2020, 7 p.m., Blue Island Public Library, Marshall Field's (virtual event)


Sept. 16, 2020, 2 p.m., private virtual event


Sept. 16, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Deerfield Public Library, Votes for Women lecture (virtual)


Sept. 17, 2020, private virtual event


Sept. 17, 2020, 1 p.m. Dickinson Hall, Lake Forest, Route 66 (virtual event)


Sept. 17, 2020, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty (virtual event)


Sept. 21, 2020, 2 p.m., private virtual event


Sept. 21, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Palos Heights Public Library, Marshall Field's (virtual event)


Sept. 23, 2020, 2 p.m., Great Neck Library (N.Y.), Betty Crocker


Sept. 23, 2020, 7 p.m., Elk Grove Village Public Library, Marshall Field's


Sept. 24, 2020, 2 p.m., The Carrington at Lincolnwood (virtual marketing event), Chicago Candy


Sept. 24, 2020, 7 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, IL, Marshall Field's (virtual event)


​Sept. 26, 2020, 3 p.m., Winnetka Public Library, Louisa May Alcott (virtual event)


Sept. 27, 2020, online access begins, Elmhurst History Museum, Alice Paul (virtual prerecording)


Sept. 27, 2020, 5 p.m., private event


​Sept. 28, 2020, 7 p.m., Thornton Historical Society, Chicago's Department Stores


Sept. 29, 2020, 7 p.m., Northbrook Public Library, Chicago's Bygone Department Stores (virtual)


Sept. 30, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 30, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


Oct. 1, 2020, 1 p.m., Naperville Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty (virtual)


Oct. 1, 2020, 7 p.m., Blue Island Public Library, Amelia Earhart (virtual event)


Oct. 5, 2020, 2 p.m., Niles Senior Center, Queen Elizabeth II

Oct. 6, 2020, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Chicago Candy


Oct. 6, 2020, 7 p.m, Friends of Historic Second Church, Chicago, Alice Paul (virtual event)


Oct. 7, 2020, 10 a.m., The East Wing, Glenview, Chicago Candy (virtual lecture)


Oct. 7, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Oct. 7, 2020, 7 p.m., Naperville Public Library, Typhoid Mary (virtual lecture)


Oct. 8, 2020, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Georgia O'Keeffe


Oct. 8, 2020, 7 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society/League of Women Voters, Votes for Women (lecture)


Oct. 9, 2020, 2:30 p.m., Lake Bluff Public Library, Route 66 (virtual event)


Oct. 10, 2020, 11 a.m., Friends of Historic Second Church, Chicago, Alice Paul


Oct. 11, 2020, 2 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church of New Lenox, Jackie Kennedy


Oct. 12, 2020, 7 p.m., Villa Park Public Library, Alice Paul (virtual event)


Oct. 13, 2020, 7 p.m., Mount Prospect Public Library, First Ladies


Oct. 14, 2020, 12:30 p.m., Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, WI, Amelia Earhart


Oct. 14, 2020, 7 p.m., Cary Area Public Library, Chicago Candy (virtual event)


Oct. 15, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 15, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Peru Public Library, Bad Blood (virtual lecture)


Oct. 17, 2020, noon, DuPage County Historical Society, Alice Paul


Oct. 18, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 19, 2020, 11 a.m., Cantigny Park Golden Oaks Club, Queen Elizabeth II (virtual event)


Oct. 20, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


Oct. 21, 2020, 1 p.m., private event

Oct. 21, 2020, 7 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, Alice Paul (virtual event)


Oct. 22, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


Oct. 22, 2020, 7 p.m., Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House, Alice Paul (virtual event)


Oct. 23, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Oct. 24, 2020, 1 p.m., DuPage County Historical Museum, Votes for Women lecture


Oct. 25, 2020, 2 p.m., Bloomington Public Library, Rachel Carson


Oct. 26, 2020, 11:25 a.m., private event


Oct. 26, 2020, 6:30 p.m., private event


Oct. 27, 2020, 2 p.m., Ela Area Public Library Dist., Lady Bird, Pat & Betty (virtual event)


Oct. 27, 2020, 6 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library Dist., Minooka, Chicago Candy (virtual event)


Oct. 28, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 28, 2020, 7 p.m., Irish-American Heritage Center, First Ladies (virtual event)


Oct. 29. 2020, 1 p.m., McHenry County College RAP, Alice Paul


Oct. 29, 2020, 7 p.m., Harper College Library, Betty Crocker (virtual event)


Oct. 30, 2020, 1 p.m., Freeport Senior Resource Center, Betty Crocker (virtual event)


Oct. 30, 2020, 4 pm., Mather's More Than a Cafe, Route 66 (virtual event)


Nov. 2, 2020, 1 p.m., private virtual event


Nov. 3, 2020, 11:30 a.m., Rockford Woman's Club, Alice Paul


Nov. 4, 2020, 12:30 p.m., private event


Nov. 4, 2020, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library, Lady Bird, Pat and Betty (virtual event)


Nov. 5, 2020, 11 a.m., Lutheran Home, Arlington Heights, Tea for Three


Nov. 5, 2020, 7 p.m., Brookfield (Wisconsin) Public Library, Bad Blood


Nov. 7, 2020, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Christmas in the Movies


Nov. 9, 2020, Out of State, ERIE, PA


Nov. 10, 2020, 11:30 a.m., Eastern Iowa Community College, TBD


Nov. 10, 2020, 7 p.m., Blue Island Public Library, Votes for Women (virtual event)


Nov. 11, 2020, 12:45 p.m., private event


Nov. 11, 2020, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Public Library, Amelia Earhart (virtual event)


Nov. 12, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Remembering Marshall Field's


Nov. 12, 2020, 7 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, Typhoid Mary (virtual event)


Nov. 14, 2020, 12:30 p.m., North Suburban Genealogical Society, TBD


Nov. 15, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Nov. 16, 2020, 7 p.m., Irish-American Heritage Center, Marshall Field's (virtual event)


Nov. 17, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Nov. 18, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Nov. 18, 2020, 7 p.m., Riverside Public Library, (virtual event)


Nov. 19, 2020, 2 p.m., Great Neck Library, Typhoid Mary (virtual event)


Nov. 19, 2020, 7 p.m., Flossmoor Public Library, Route 66 (virtual event)


Nov. 20, 2020, 1 p.m., OUT OF STATE


Nov. 23, 2020, 11:15 a.m., private event


Nov. 30, 2020, 1 p.m., Christmas in Movies, Asbury Methodist Village (virtual event)


Nov. 30, 2020, 7 p.m., Village of Bartlett Museums, Midcentury Christmas (virtual event)


Dec. 1, 2020, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Christmas in the Movies


Dec. 1, 2020, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 1, 2020, 4 p.m., private event


Dec. 2, 2020, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 2, 2020, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Marshall Field's at Christmas


Dec. 3, 2020, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, TBD


Dec. 3, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Cook Memorial Public Library Dist., It's a Wonderful Life (virtual event)


Dec. 4, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 5, 2020, 3 p.m., Oak Park River Forest Museum, Christmas at Marshall Fields


Dec. 6, 2020, 1 p.m., Downers Grove Public Library, Midcentury Christmas (virtual lecture)


Dec. 7, 2020, 2 p.m., New City Library N.Y., Betty Crocker (virtual lecture)


Dec. 7, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Edgebrook Branch, Chicago Public Library, Christmas in the Movies


Dec. 8, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Dec. 8, 2020, 6 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library Dist., Christmas at Marshall Field's (virtual event)


Dec. 9, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 10, 2020, 1 p.m., private event OUT OF STATE


Dec. 11, 2020, 11:30 a.m., private event


Dec. 13, 2020, 2 p.m., Bensenville Public Library, Midcentury Christmas (virtual event)


Dec. 14, 2020, 7 p.m., Bartlett Public Library Dist., It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 15, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


Dec. 15, 2020, 2 p.m., First National Bank of Evergreen Park, Christmas at Marshall Fields


Dec. 15, 2020, 7 p.m., Chautauqua History Comes Alive, Greenville S.C., Typhoid Mary (virtual event)


Dec. 16, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 16, 2020, 7 p.m., Rolling Meadows Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's (virtual event)


Dec. 17, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 17, 2020, 7 p.m., Warrenville Public Library District, Christmas at Marshall Field's (virtual event)


Dec. 18, 2020, 10 a.m., Sun City Community Association, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 19, 2020, 10 a.m., Lake Forest Library, Midcentury Christmas (virtual event)


Dec. 21, 2020, 10:45 a.m., private event


Dec. 21, 2020, 2 p.m., Northbrook Park District, Betty Crocker (virtual event)


Dec. 21, 2020, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's (virtual event)


Dec. 22, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 23, 2020, TBD, Irish-American Heritage Center, History of Afternoon Tea (virtual event)


Jan. 11, 2021, 1:30 p.m., University Guild (Northwestern), Route 66 (virtual event)


Jan. 11, 2021, 7 p.m., Vernon Area Public Library, Little Black Dress (virtual event)


Jan. 12, 2021, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, America's First Ladies (virtual event)


Jan. 13, 2021, noon, private event


Jan. 14, 2021, OUT OF STATE


Jan. 21, 2021, 11:30 a.m., private event


Jan. 25, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


Feb. 3, 2021, noon, private event


Feb. 5, 2021, 10 a.m., private event (virtual event)


Feb. 10, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Chicago Candy


Feb. 11, 2021, 6 p.m., Milwaukee Civil War Round Table, Clara Barton


Feb. 12, 2021, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Civil War Round Table, Clara Barton


Feb. 18, 2021, 11:30 a.m., OUT OF STATE


Feb.. 21, 2021, private event


Feb. 22, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


March 2, 2021, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, TBD (virtual event)


March 3, 2021, 7 p.m., private event


March 4, 2021, 7 p.m., Yorkville Garden Club, Rachel Carson


March 6, 2021, daytime, private event


March 7, 2021, 2 p.m., Byron Forest Preserve District, Rachel Carson


March 9, 2021, 12:30 p.m., private event


March 9, 2021, 6:30 p.m., Paris Public Library, Amelia Earhart


March 10, 2021, noon, private event


March 11, 2021, 7 p.m., Acorn Public Library Dist., Queen Elizabeth II


March 16, 2021, OUT OF STATE not available


March 18, 2021, 1:30 p.m., private event


March 19, 2021, 10:30 a.m., The East Wing, Glenview, TBD


March 21, 2021, daytime, private event


March 21, 2021, 6 p.m., private event


March 22, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


March 24, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Queen Elizabeth II


March 25, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Queen Elizabeth II


April 6, 2021, 1 p.m., private event


April 7, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


April 8, 2021, 10 a.m., private event


April 10, 2021, TBD, Warrenville Historical Museum and Art Gallery, TBD


April 11, 2021, 1 p.m., private event


April 12, 2021, 9:30 a.m., private event


April 13, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Royal Weddings


April 15, 2021, 10 a.m., Glen Ellyn Book Review Group, Bad Blood


April 17, 2021, 1 p.m, private event


April 18, 2021, 2 p.m, Elmhurst History Museum, Eleanor Roosevelt


April 20, 2021, 10:30 a.m., private event


April 21, 2021, 7 p.m., private event


April 22, 2021, NOT AVAILABLE out of state


April 23, 2021, 11 a.m., Geneva Lake Conservancy, Rachel Carson


April 24, 2021, 11:30 a.m., private event


April 25, 2021, 2 p.m., unavailable


April 26, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


April 26, 2021, 6:30 p.m., Julia Hull District Library, Tea for Three


April 27, 2021, 9:30 a.m., Barrington Area Book Review Club, TBD


April 27, 2021, 1 pm., Oakton Community College Passage, Rachel Carson

 

April 28, 2021, 9:30 a.m., Prospect Heights Book Review Club, TBD


April 29, 2021, 1 p.m., private event


May 1, 2021, noon, First Christian Church Downers Grove Tea, Tea for Three


May 4, 2021, 1 p.m., Mundelein Park District Seniors, Tea for Three


May 5, 2021, 1 p.m., private event


May 6, 2021, 10:30 a.m., University Place West Lafayette IN, Tea for Three


May 11, 2021, 9 a.m., private event


May 12, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Route 66


May 14, 2021, 1 p.m., Friday Book Review Club, Louisa May Alcott


May 15, 2021, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, Gone With the Wind


May 17, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


May 27, 2021, 1:30 p.m., Palos Newcomers Club, Grace Kelly


June 7, 2021, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Cantigny Park Golden Oaks, Lizzie Borden


June 8, 2021, 1 p.m., private event


June 8-20, 2021, OHIO CHAUTAUQUA


July 13, 2021, 10 a.m., private event


July 13-17, 2022, ASHLAND, OHIO, CHAUTAUQUA (out of state)


July 20, 2021, 1 p.m. Jacob Henry Mansion, Route 66


Aug. 14, 2021, 2 p.m., private event


Aug. 25, 2021, 7 p.m., private event


Aug. 26, 2021, 10:30 a.m., private event


Sept. 1, 2021, 10 a.m., private event


Sept. 21, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Route 66


Oct. 20, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Afternoon Tea


Oct. 27, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Chicago Candy


Oct. 27, 2021, 7 p.m., private event


Oct. 28, 2021, 10:30 a.m., private event


Nov. 16, 2021, 3 p.m., private event


Nov. 17, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Marshall Field's


Nov. 18, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, It's a Wonderful Life


Nov. 20, 2021, 10:30 a.m., CAGGNI, Route 66


Nov. 30, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Marshall Field's


Dec. 1, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Marshall Field's


Dec. 7, 2021, 10 a.m., private event


Dec. 9, 2021, 11:30 a.m., The Greenhouse at Christ Church of Oak Brook, Queen Elizabeth II


Jan. 5, 2022, 10 a.m., Inverness Book Club, TBD


May 3, 2022, 9 a.m., private event