Calendar

Leslie Goddard

NOTE FOR ORGANIZATIONS: December 2017 and March 2018 are now 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 a program.​​

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Nov. 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kennedy, Salem Township Public Library

 

Nov. 10, 2017, 1 p.m., Burr Ridge Park District, Hamilton's Women

 

Nov. 10, 2017, 4 p.m., Chicago Public Library Roden Branch Victorian Tea, Amelia Earhart

 

Nov. 11, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, Lenox, MA, Hamilton's Women

 

Nov. 12, 2017, 2 p.m., Bensenville Community Public Library, Brownie Wise

 

Nov. 13, 2017, 10 a.m., private event

 

Nov. 13, 2017, 7 p.m., Northfield Public Library, Bette Davis

 

Nov. 14, 2017, 1 p.m., Levy Senior Center, Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 15, 2017, Noon, Friends of the Glenview Library, Hamilton's Women

 

Nov. 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m., North Riverside Public Library, Hamilton's Women

 

Nov. 16, 2017, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 16, 2017, 7 p.m., Evanston History Center, Jackie Kennedy

 

Nov. 17, 2017, 11:30 a.m., private event


Nov. 17, 2017, 7 p.m., EAA Chapter 15, Prairie Golf, Lockport, Amelia Earhart


Nov. 18, 2017, noon, CIBC Orland Park,, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Nov. 19, 2017, 1 p.m., Prairie Center for the Arts, Hamilton's Women

 

Nov. 19, 2017, 3 p.m., Prairie Center for the Arts, Hamilton’s Women

 

Nov. 20, 2017, 3 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 20, 2017, 7 pm, private event

 

Nov. 21, 2017, 12:15 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 21, 2017, 6:30 pm, private event

 

Nov. 22, 2017, 1 pm, private event

 

Nov. 22, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library Edgebrook Branch, Queen Victoria lecture

 

Nov. 27, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 28, 2017, 1 p.m., Private Bank, Worth, Christmas at the White House

 

Nov. 28, 2017, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kennedy

 

Nov. 29, 2017, 2 p.m., Ela Area Public Library, Marshall Field's at Christmas

 

Nov. 30, 2017, 12 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 1, 2017, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 2, 2017, 10 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 2, 2017, 1:30 p.m., The Private Bank Lake Forest, Christmas at the White House

 

Dec. 3, 2017, 11 a.m., McHenry Civil War Round Table, Clara Barton

 

Dec. 4, 2017, 11 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 4, 2017, evening, Zion Lutheran Church, Brownie Wise

 

Dec. 5, 2017, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 5, 2017, 6 p.m., Frank L. Weyenberg Library, WI, Clara Barton

 

Dec. 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 6, 2017, 7 p.m., Westmont Public Library, TBD

 

Dec. 7, 2017, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 7, 2017, 7 p.m., Addison Public Library, Christmas at the White House

 

Dec. 8, 2017, 10 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 10, 2017, 2 p.m., River Forest Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 11, 2017, 7 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Christmas at the White House

 

Dec. 12, 2017, 11 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 12, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 13, 2017, noon, private event

 

Dec. 13, 2017, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 14, 2017, 11 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 15, 2017, 10:45 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 16, 2017, 11 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 18, 2017, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Christmas at the White House

 

Dec. 19, 2017, 10 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 19, 2017, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 20, 2017, 7 p.m., Riverside Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Dec. 21, 2017, 1 p.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning, The Garlands in Barrington, The Making of Gone With the Wind

 

Dec. 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Charles B. Phillips Library, Newark, IL, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 22, 2017, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 27, 2017, Noon, University Club of Chicago, Louisa May Alcott

 

Dec. 28, 2017, 7 p.m., Geneva Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Jan. 3, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Jan. 8, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

Jan. 9, 2018, 1 p.m., Patty Turner Center Deerfield, Louisa May Alcott

 

Jan. 10, 2018, 11 a.m., Plainfield Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Jan. 11, 2017, 1 p.m., St. Charles Public Library, Alice Paul

 

Jan. 12, 2018, 10 a.m., State Bank of the Lakes, Antioch, Brownie Wise

 

Jan. 13, 2018, 1 p.m., Zion Benton Public Library, Brownie Wise

 

Jan. 17, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

Jan. 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

Jan. 19, 2018, 8 p.m., South Park Church Keenagers, Park Ridge, Hamilton's Women

 

Jan. 21, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Sugar Grove Public Library District, Louisa May Alcott

 

Jan. 22, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

Jan. 23, 2018, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Jan. 26, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Jan. 28, 2018, 2 p.m., Palos Heights Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

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

 

Jan. 31, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Highland Park Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Feb. 1, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Feb. 2, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Green Hills Public Library, Chicago Candy

 

Feb. 3, 2018, Luncheon, private event

 

Feb. 5, 2018, 1 p.m., Addison Senior Club, Jackie Kennedy

 

Feb. 6, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 7, 2018, 12 noon, private event

 

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

 

Feb. 9, 2018, NOT AVAILABLE

 

Feb. 10, 2018, 10 a.m., Winnetka Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Feb. 11, 2018, afternoon, private event

 

Feb. 12, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Windsor Park Carol Stream, Chicago Candy

 

Feb. 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Bourbonnais Public Library, Hamilton's Women

 

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

 

Feb. 14, 2018, 2 p.m., First National Bank of Evergreen Park, Chicago Candy

 

Feb. 14, 2018, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Amelia Earhart

 

Feb. 15, 2018, noon, private event

 

Feb. 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Irish-American Heritage Center, Rachel Carson

 

Feb. 18, 2018, 12:30 p.m., Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance, TBD

 

Feb. 20, 2018, 12:30 p.m., Northbrook Park District, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Feb. 20, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

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

 

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, 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. 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Morris Area Public Library, Amelia Earhart

 

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, TBD

 

March 3, 2018, noon, private event

 

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

 

March 4, 2018, afternoon, 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, Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, TBD

 

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 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 17, 2018, 10 a.m., Frankfort IN DAR, 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., Ela Area Public Library District, Louisa May Alcott

 

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

 

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 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 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 17, 2018, 7 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 21, 2018, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, 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 26, 2018, Luncheon, private event

 

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

 

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

 

April 29, 2018, 2 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 2, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

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

 

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

 

May 7, 2018, Noon, private event

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

May 12, 2018, luncheon, Crown Point Community Library, TBD

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

July 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

July 17, 2018, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Louisa May Alcott

 

July 18, 2018, 10:30 .m., Niles-Maine District Library, Louis May Alcott

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Sept. 7, 2018, 1:30 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. 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Thomas Ford Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Dec. 4, 2018, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, TBD

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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