Author Talk. 6-7:15 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Former New York Times investigative reporter Leslie Maitland discusses her book, “Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Love Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed.”
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Lecture. “Oppression in Northeast India. 6:30-8 p.m., Stuart Hall, Room 104, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-834-0957. Erendro Leichombam, founder of the not-for-profit Manipur International Center, presents.
Lecture. “The Undefeated Mind: On the Science of Constructing an Indestructible Self.” 6-7:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274.
Lecture. 6-7 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Sculptor Mowry Baden presents.
Lecture. “Theology Now.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Hent de Vries, of Johns Hopkins University, presents.
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Those attending will discuss Jo Walton’s “Among Others.”
Aromatherapy Yoga. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Led by Meredith Haggerty.