Renowned 2011 Little City Book Fair Scheduled for August 19-21 at Harper College Gymnasium
Formerly the Little City Used Book Sale at Westfield Old Orchard, the event serves hundreds of children and adults in the Chicago area with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities
PALATINE, Ill.—March 3, 2011
Boasting new dates and a new location, Little City Foundation will once again offer thousands of new and gently used books in nearly 60 subject categories, plus an extensive collection of CDs, DVDs, comic books, cookbooks and collectors books. The annual Little City Book Fair will take place Friday, August 19 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday, August 21, 2011 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. All proceeds from the fair will benefit Little City Foundation to support hundreds of Chicago’s most vulnerable citizens.
Thousands of Chicagoans are invited to attend the Little City Book Fair at no charge (with an exception of opening night when a $10 donation is requested) at the Harper College gymnasium on 1200 West Algonquin Road in Palatine, Ill.
History – Military
History – U.S.
History – World
All proceeds from the fair will benefit Little City Foundation to support hundreds of Chicago’s most vulnerable citizens.
About Little City
Being a leader for 59 years, Little City continues to be inspirational and transformational in developing its 56-acre therapeutic community in Palatine. From a modest beginning of three homes and 16 residents primarily with Down syndrome, Little City has grown into a recognized leader offering a wide array of innovative services to more than 1,000 clients weekly. In addition to the Palatine location, Little City has a Community Services Office in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, adult service centers in Palatine and Waukegan, and 13 adult community homes and one children’s group home located throughout suburban Cook and DuPage Counties.
Today, Little City’s comprehensive program portfolio includes vocational training and employment placement, foster care and adoption, home-based family support, health and wellness, recreation and therapeutic activities, disability awareness and community education, a day school and an award-winning arts program. Visit www.littlecity.org.