Previous Events

Illinois Libraries Present (ILP) has had some amazing presenters so far. Here's a look at the talent who have been apart of ILP so far...

Season 2 | Sep 2022 - May 2023

Braiding Sweetgrass: A Conversation with Robin Wall Kimmerer   

Wed, Jun 21, 2023

A Conversation with Jesmyn Ward   

Tue, Jun 6, 2023

On Being Fabulous with Jonathan Van Ness & Kristi Yamaguchi 

Wed, May 17, 2023

Drawing Comics with Jarrett J. Krosoczka 

Sat, May 6, 2023

Will Shortz: Secrets of a Puzzle Master  

Tue, Apr 25, 2023

Danny Trejo Talks Tacos, Hollywood, & Redemption  

Tue, Apr 4, 2023

The Weird & Wonderful World with Mary Roach  

with Annalee Newitz

Wed, Mar 1, 2023

Kwame Alexander: Saying Yes to Your Story 

Wed, Feb 8, 2023

A Conversation with Ross Gay 

with Dan "Sully" Sullivan

Wed, Jan 11, 2023

A Conversation with Shauna Sever 

with Louisa Chu

Tue, Dec 13, 2022

A Conversation with Caitlin Doughty 

with Mark Bazer

Wed, Nov 16, 2022

Marlee Matlin: From Oscar to West Wing and Beyond

Wed, Sep 17, 2022

Pilot Season Events | 2022

An Evening with Michelle Zauner

with Jessica Hopper

Thursday, June 30, 2022

 An Evening with Chef Kwame Onwuachi

with Erick Williams

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

 Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Nick Offerman & Jeff Tweedy

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

An Evening with Jenny Lawson

with R. Eric Thomas

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

An Evening with Jasmine Guillory

with Morgan Rogers

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

An Evening with Silvia Moreno-Garcia

with Gus Moreno

Wednesday, January 26, 2022