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Chicagoland literary events: Sept. 3-9

Saturday

Chris "Elio" Eliopoulos will sign his graphic novel "Okie Dokie Donuts: Open for Business!" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Challengers Comics + Conversation, 1845 N. Western Ave.; free.

Monday

All branches of the

Chicago Public Library

will be closed in observance of

Labor Day

.

Tuesday

Children's author

Peter Brown

will read and sign his newest book "You Will Be My Friend!" at 7 p.m. at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville; free.

Wednesday

The Poetry Foundation library will hold an open house from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior St.; free.

Thursday

"Granta 116:Ten Years Later" will celebrate its release with a discussion on how

9/11

changed the world, with contributors Anthony Shadid, Nuruddin Farah, Aleksandar Hemon and Nami Mun at 7 p.m. at Barbara's Bookstore, 1218 S. Halsted St.; free.

"Story Club" will feature writers Kevin Gladish, Angela Benander, Kelsie Huff and Dana Norris, in addition to four open mic slots, at 8 p.m. at Uncommon Ground

Wrigleyville

, 3800 N. Clark St.; free.

Friday

Patricia Ann McNair will discuss her story collection "The Temple of Air" at 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark St.; free.

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