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To help protect the health of our staff and customers, our physical store will remain closed for the forseeable future. Our online store is open! We offer priority shipping and curbside pickup. Our phones are open from noon to 4 PM. We appreciate your support as we try to navigate the unique demands of this time.

Lit Crawl 2018

For this annual event, Clark Street is transformed as literary events take over neighborhood bars, restaurants, and businesses! Our line-up this year will include:

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Poems While You Wait - Typewritten poetry on demand crafted by local Chicago poets. $5 per poem.    

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Story Time with Drag Queens - The Queens return to Women & Children First to read classic bedtime stories to kids of all ages! After Story time, there will be time for photos with the queens.

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. - The Best Books of 2018 . . . So Far, curated by Adam Morgan, founder of the Chicago Review of Books, and featuring local literati: Jose Olivarez, Abby Geni, Julia Fine, Greta Johnsen, Julian Randall, and Kathleen Rooney!


Event date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640