Gaper's Block noted the following upcoming event on October 7, 2006:
Holmes/Doyle Colloquium @ Newberry Library
Come into the world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. The Newberry Library's annual colloquium delves into the author's collection of written works and memorabilia and showcases his contributions to Victorian literature. Lecture subjects include "Doyle's Favorite Book," "Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle: A Self Portrait" and "When Is a Book Not a Book?" Free and open to the public, 9:30am-12pm. The Newberry Library is located at 60 W. Walton St. Call 312-943-9090 for more information.
Interested Sherlockians who are travlleing there might also want to check the Sherlockian map for Chicago-area residents, as well as the Sherlockian Calendar for other items of note throughout the autumn.