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January 2019

The Little Traveler will open at 11am on Saturday, January 19

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

To allow us a little extra time to dig out of the snow, The Little Traveler will open at 11am on Saturday, Jan. 19.Please also note:The CHAIR CANING event originally scheduled for today has been RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, Jan. 23.Third Street will be closed to traffic from 10am-Noon today to accommodate the Fox Valley Women's March.

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The Little Traveler will close at 3pm

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The store will close early today so our staff can begin our annual inventory.

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CLOSED due to extreme weather

January 30

Everybody stay warm and safe!

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The Little Traveler will be CLOSED on January 31 for Inventory

January 31
April 2019

Book Signing with Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild

April 7 @ 12:00 pm

Please Note: The breakfast program advertized in the Spring 2019 Almanack has been cancelled. Jaqueline  will be here for a book signing from noon to 2pm.Jacqueline writes cozy fiction set in the countryside and Nantucket. For some of her stories, she’s even drawn inspiration from The Little Traveler! She studied at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, was an interior designer, and now owns Her Majesty’s English Tea Room in Dunlap, IL. She’s also a cast member of Murder Mystery at Grand Hotel,…

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CLOSED for Holiday

April 21

The Little Traveler will be closed on Easter, Sunday, April 21.

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May 2019

Closed for the Holiday

May 27

The Little Traveler will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in honor of Memorial Day.

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June 2019

Butterflies Everywhere

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop by our Conservatory to meet butterfly breeder Victoria Burris and children’s author Lori Harris.Purchase your very own chrysalis to release!See live exhibits and learn about the beautiful and industrious Monarch butterfly. Also shop beautiful Wild Adornment jewelry, inspired by nature's endless pattern and color combinations on the wings of butterflies.Watch The butterflies in action. (Video posted at the Butterflies Everywhere Facebook page).Lori will sign copies of her book, Butterfly Birthday.

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July 2019

CLOSED for the Holiday

July 4

The Little Traveler will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in honor on Independence Day.

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Book Signing with Tess Kossow

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Meet local author Tess Kossow in our Stationery dept. and learn how she was inspired by her own sweet boy, Ferris, to create the I’m Very Ferris children’s book series. This series tackles the delicate subject of In Vitro Fertilization and was written to give parents a way to talk about IVF with their kids. Copies of I’m Very Ferris, the first book in the series, will be available for purchase at the event.

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Best of the Best

After a second round of voting in the Daily Herald's Reader's Choice awards, The Little Traveler was named Best of the Best in 4 categories. The Daily Herald's readership spans a huge geographic area, pretty much the entire Chicago suburbs, so this...

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