"Imagination is the spirited appreciation of reality."
       —Frederick Sommer

   

2014

 
Events are listed in reverse chronological order  
 
   
Booksigning with Roy Diblik
Saturday, May 31th, 11:00am - 2:00pm
 
   

Photo of book coverBest known as the plantsman behind the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park in Chicago, Roy Diblik will be signing copies of his new book The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden in the Garden Room at Town House Books. His book fosters a new approach to planting and garden design that encourages the home gardener to use the natural relationships between plants to grow a lush, gorgeous, no-fuss garden. The book is $19.95. Call 630-584-8600 for more information.

 
 
   
Mother's Day Brunch
Sunday, May 11th
 
   

Join us for a special Mother's Day Brunch where mom gets a beautiful long-stemmed rose and a special 10% off in the bookstore. There's also a complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne. The menu includes:

  • Crab bisque or chilled strawberry soup
  • Our signature salad topped with crumbled blue cheese and bacon, toasted pecans, dried cranberries and buttermilk ranch
  • Town House eggs benedict with Creole potatoes or brioche French toast stuffed with peaches, blueberries and cream cheese, with applewood-smoked bacon
  • A selection of homemade desserts

The price is $29.95 per person and includes coffee, tea or orange juice. Call for reservations 630-584-8603.

 
   
 

The "Over The Hill" Trio in Concert at Town House Café
Thursday May 1st & Friday May 2nd
Doors open at 7:30pm, Concert at 8:00pm

 
 

“At Home with Oscar Hammerstein”
Town House Café is delighted to welcome back vocalists Candy Kless and Sammi King along with pianist Dr. Jim Pritchard for an evening featuring music from Rodgers and Hammerstein's "King and I" as well as the "Sound of Music". The trio will also perform music from Hammerstein's protégé, Stephen Sondheim, along with top 40 hits from the early 1950's.

$20 admission: by pre-paid reservation only. Seating is limited. Purchase dessert, wine, beer and coffee before the show & at intermission. Call (630) 584-8603.

   
 

Book Signing & Author Dinner with Julia Glass
Thursday, April 17, 2014
6pm Reception, 7pm Dinner

Town House Books & Café is honored to host Julia Glass, recipient of the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction. She has also been awarded three Nelson Algren Fiction Awards and the Tobias Wolff Award for her first novel, Three Junes. Ms Glass will be signing copies and reading from her new novel, And The Dark Sacred Night ( Pantheon 26.95).

The author will greet people and sign books in the Garden Room of Town House Books from 6-7pm. Reception is free of charge and open to the public. Dinner following the reception is by reservation only, cost is $40 per person which includes the program, a three course dinner, tax & gratuity. Beer and Wine are available for purchase. For additional information and to purchase tickets, which go on sale March 18 at 9am, call the café at (630) 584-8603.

The book is available April 1, so call the bookstore now at (630) 584-8600 to reserve your copy.

 
   
 
Book Signing & Author Dinner with Brigid Pasulka
Thursday March 13th
6 pm signing, 7pm dinner
 
   

Photo of book coverWe are thrilled to invite this charming Chicago author back to Town House to read and discuss her novel The Sun and Other Stars. For lots of great information about Brigid and her book go to her website www.brigidpasulka.com. The book is available for $26.00.

The author will greet people and sign books in the Garden Room of Town House Books from 6-7pm. Reception is free of charge and open to the public. Dinner following the reception is by reservation only, cost is $40 per person which includes the program, a three course dinner, tax & gratuity. Beer and Wine are available for purchase. For additional information please call the café at (630) 584-8603.

 
   
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