Happy World Book Day

Happy World Book Day

The ability to read and to learn and to dip into someone else’s thoughts, let alone their world, is pretty amazing.

This year, I joined a book club and while I pictured a bunch of girls getting together and drinking wine, there are actually more guys in our book club. That and while wine is drank, in between Faulkner and Doyle, we take the time to celebrate more than literature—we celebrate each other via birthdays, job promotions, and even have an off-site meeting i.e. a Book Club Camping Trip.

In light of today, World Book Day, a day recognized to promote reading and learning, I invite you to join a book club in your area. You can find them online through sites like Meetup.com and Eventbrite.com and even GoodReads, and you can attend virtually or in-person.

Book Clubs to Join in Chicago

  • Northside New in Town Book Club for Women

Details: Wine, Coffee, Books, and Making New Friends

Location: Chicago, 60640 ZipCode

Age: Women in their 20s

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  • Chicago North Side Women’s Book Club

Details: 7 Professional women reading non-fiction and the classics

Location: Chicago, 60640 ZipCode

Age: Women in their 30s and 40s

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  •  30 + Book Club

Details: Discss a book over drinks and appetizers. Genres include: chic literature, mystery, thriller, action, and adventure

Location: Old Town

Age: 30 years and older

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  • Lakeview Redditor’s Book Club

Details: Formed on Reddit in October 2014

Location: Lakeview

Age: Co-ed 20s and 30s

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Amanda Elliott is a writer and speaker and a relationship builder. She believes that meeting people in person is important. After attending numerous fashion, startup, and creative events, she founded Windy City Cosmo is 2015 to help people make connections in the city as they build their businesses, start and end relationships and see and be seen. Over the past three years, the entrepreneurs she’s interviewed have become the most successful in Chicago and Windy City Cosmo won an award in 2017 for her work for female entrepreneurs.

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