Open Books West Loop is open for walk-in business! New business hours are Monday - Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.

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GRAND OPENING! Pay What You Want Bookstore in North Lawndale!

For the month of September we are turning the museum at Love Blooms Here Plaza (corner of Central Park and Douglas Blvd.) into a pay what you want bookstore! Presented by North Lawndale Reads and Lawndale Pop Up Spot, the museum will be open every Friday, Saturday, and Monday from 3-6pm for you to browse and shop!

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Two award-winning Chicago bookstores.
100,000+ books for sale.
100% of proceeds help support literacy.

Open Books West Loop

Visit Open Books West Loop

Mon-Sun 10am–5pm

651 W. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60661

312.475.1355 ext.100

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Open Books Pilsen

Visit Open Books Pilsen

Mon-Sun 10am–4pm

905 W. 19th St.
Chicago, IL 60608


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Are you interested in volunteering in our stores? Please email Alison Gerber at [email protected] to hear about current openings and to get started!