Illinois Library Presents: Nick Offerman/Jeff Tweedy

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April 27 @ 7 PM CT


Join us for an evening with actor, humorist, and woodworker Nick Offerman. Best known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed series Parks and Recreation, Nick will be discuss his newest book, "Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside." His hiking buddy, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, will join him in conversation.



Nick Offerman is the New York Times bestselling author of "Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers," "Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living," and "Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop." Born in Joliet, IL, he is married to the most beautiful and talented actress working today, Megan Mullally. He publishes the Substack newsletter Donkey Thoughts, and in his spare time he can be found at his woodshop in Los Angeles building hand-crafted items from wood, ranging from spoons to canoes and ukuleles.

Jeff Tweedy is an American musician, songwriter, author, and record producer best known as the singer and guitarist of the band Wilco. Originally from Belleville, IL, Tweedy has released 20 studio albums across his career. He is the author of two books, "Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc." and "How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back."

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

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