905 W. 19th St.
Chicago, IL 60608

Wed – Sun  10am – 4pm


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Chicago Reader
Best of Chicago 2015
Best Hidden Bookstore



Open Books Pilsen stocks a huge selection of books especially suitable for families and educators. The warehouse-style setup also features books starting at $1 and special sales events tied to neighborhood celebrations like 2nd Fridays and the Pilsen Flea Market.

Are you picking up a Book Worm Angels or Book Grant box from us? Just come over any time we’re open (Wed-Sun, 10am-4 pm) and we’ll help you load your books into your car.

K-12 Educators: Do you know about our FREE Book Grab Table? Visit us any time we’re open (Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm), we’ll give you a box to fill with the books of your choice for a variety of reading levels (new books added every week).