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Steven Pinker talk and booksigning

Chicago Public Library

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, IL

Steven Pinker talk and booksigning

Ticket Information

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Cindy Pritzker Auditorium - main room
This ticket allows entry into the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium which is the main room. This is where the author will be speaking. There is a maximum of two tickets per order. Patrons must be seated no later than 5:50 p.m. Seats that are unclaimed after 5:50 may be forfeited. These tickets will be available until capacity has been reach.
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Overflow room
This ticket option will become available when the main room is full. This ticket allows entry into the overflow room where the author can be seen and heard live via a closed circuit feed. Patrons in this room will still be able to have their books signed at the conclusion of the talk. These tickets will be available until capacity has been reached.
Ended Free  

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Event Details

Chicago Public Library presents

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading authorities on language and the mind and author of the bestsellers, The Stuff of Thought and The Blank Slate, discusses and signs his new book,

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

Thursday, October 13

6 p.m.

Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center

400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605

This program is presented in partnership with the Illinois Science Council.

Thank you for planning to attend this event. After you have completed your ticket order, you will receive a confirmation email. You must print out the ticket that is attached to that email and bring it with you to the event. That ticket confirms your registration. When you present the ticket at the Library it will be checked against the RSVP list of names and you will be given a numbered entry card which will allow entry into the event space.

  • Check-in begins at approximately 4:00 p.m.
  • Doors to the Auditorium will open at approximately 5:00 p.m.
  • This event will begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Seating within the space is on a first come, first served basis. 

Attendees with tickets to the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium (main room) must be seated by 5:50 p.m. Seats for the Cindy Pritzker Auditoirum that are unclaimed by 5:50 p.m. may be forfeited.

 

If you are planning to attend the event with a companion please read the following:

One entry card will be given per person. This means that if you and your companion plan to arrive at the event separately each person must check in separately, using the name of the registrant. Upon arrival, you may check in and then wait for your companion before entering the Auditorium OR you may check in, enter the Auditorium, and your companion will check in when he/she arrives. Please keep in mind that seats in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium that are unclaimed by 5:50 p.m. may be forfeited.

 

Steven Pinker talk and booksigning guidelines:

In order to accommodate as many people as possible the publisher and the author ask that you please observe the following guidelines.

  • The number on your entry card will determine your place in the booksigning line.
  • Books will be sold at this event. However, you may also purchase your book elsewhere and bring it with you to the event.
  • Steven Pinker will sign copies of The Better Angels of Our Nature.
  • Steven Pinker may also sign copies of his previous books, The Stuff of Thought and The Blank Slate.
  • You may take photos of the author during the booksigning.

These guidelines are subject to change at the time of the event.

 

Parking

There are several parking facilities within walking distance of the Harold Washington Library Center. The below link lists addresses of nearby parking facilities.

http://www.chipublib.org/branch/details/library/harold-washington/p/Directions/

 

 

If you have any other questions regarding this event please call (312) 747-8184.

 

 

 

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When & Where


Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center
400 South State Street
Cindy Prtizker Auditorium, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60605

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:00 PM (CDT)


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