Melanie Holmes will discuss the brand-new book, 100 Things to Do in Illinois Before You Die – hot off the press from Reedy Publishing’s line of citywide/statewide bucket list books. Think you’ve seen all of the best parts of Illinois? What about the white bison? Have you ever slept in a caboose or a treehouse? How about some whitewater rafting or a hot air balloon ride? Illinois is a beautiful blend of rolling cornfields, a “driftless” zone perfect for downhill skiing, and a national forest that spreads from river to shining river. Come and listen on Wednesday, June 7, at 6 pm, as Holmes shares some funny adventure stories and clues you in to the tips for seeing, eating, and absorbing the best of our culturally-crucial, entertaining state!
Holmes’ previous books include The Female Assumption (2014 Global Media Award Recipient, Best Book category); A Hero on Mount St. Helens (2019, University of Illinois Press); Manteno/Images of America (2020, Arcadia Publishing); and The Secret Life of Postcards (2021). 100 Things to Do in Illinois Before You Die is Holmes’ fifth book.
Seating is limited. Please register at 1-800-613-3163.
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