Upcoming Events

  • Get Lit. Open Mic Night
    Wed, May 18
    Lit. on Fire Books
    May 18, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Lit. on Fire Books, 712 W Main St, Peoria, IL 61606, USA
    Come home, loves. This is mainly a poetry open mic, although fiction and music are welcome, just keep it simple/ acoustic because we do not have a stage or room for big bands and equipment. No sign up sheet, we hold an open forum. Join us anytime. Take the stage when you feel moved to share.
  • Illinois Libraries Present: Michelle Zauner in conversation with Jessica Hopper
    May 18, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join us for an evening with musician and author Michelle Zauner as she discusses her music career and her beloved bestselling memoir, "Crying in H Mart." Jessica Hopper joins her in conversation.
  • Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney
    May 25, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join Jessamine Chan and Emily Maloney for a discussion about the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances, through the lens of their acclaimed books, "The School for Good Mothers" and "Cost of Living."
  • Author Joel Shoemaker Book Celebration
    Thu, May 26
    Lit. on Fire Books
    May 26, 6:00 PM CDT
    Lit. on Fire Books, 712 W Main St, Peoria, IL 61606, USA
    Join us on Thursday, May 26th at 6 pm as we celebrate the success of Joel Shoemaker's debut novel "Bacon Grief" in person at Lit. on Fire Books!
  • Lit. on Fire After Dark
    Sat, May 28
    Lit. on Fire Books
    May 28, 8:00 PM CDT – May 29, 1:00 AM CDT
    Lit. on Fire Books, 712 W Main St, Peoria, IL 61606, USA
    Did somebody say LGBTQIAP+ Glow Party?!? That's right- BYO glow gear, snacks, and drinks (for yourself or to share!) and we'll provide the tunes and gorgeous atmosphere! Donations will be accepted, but are NEVER required. This event is FREE, and you must be 18 or over to attend.
  • Illinois Libraries Present: An Evening with Chef Kwame Onwuachi
    Jun 22, 7:00 PM CDT
    Zoom
    Join us for an engaging evening with chef Kwame Onwuachi. His first cookbook, "My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef" celebrates the cuisine of the African diaspora, “the world’s wisest food.” He'll share the importance of the connections between cuisine, place, and culture.