West Loop Half Off Books Sale

June 21 to June 23/9:00AM-7:00PM/ Fri-Sat & Noon-6:00PM

All Used Books will be 50% Off at Open Books West Loop.

25% Off All New Books and Special Orders.

All Purchases Support Literacy!

-In Store Sales Only-

Garage Sale at Pilsen Open Books

All kids books will be $1, all paperbacks $2, and all hardcovers $3. You can also fill up an entire box of books (35-40 books total) for only $40! The sale runs 10 am – 5 pm on all dates. Special discount box for teachers also available! No other deals or discounts can be used during this time.

Open Books Pilsen is located at 905 W. 19th St.
312 243 9776
[email protected]

**No other deals apply during this sale**

Garage Sale at Open Books Pilsen

All kids books will be $1, all paperbacks $2, and all hardcovers $3. You can also fill up an entire box of books (35-40 books total) for only $40! The sale runs 10 am – 5 pm on both dates. Special discount box for teachers also available! No other deals or discounts can be used during this time.

Team Bookin’ It 2018

Open Books’ annual fundraiser Team Bookin’ It, brings together runners and virtual runners in support of literacy. TBI is part of the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon, July 21-22 at Grant Park. The race includes a 5K on Saturday, July 21 and a 10K and Half Marathon on Sunday, July 22.

If you’re not into running, you can still be part of the TBI team! Sign up as a virtual runner, and let your fundraising creativity shine! Proceeds from TBI support Open Books’ literacy and book granting programs.

Fundraising Minimums

Half Marathon: $700
10K: $500
5K and Virtual Runner: $300

Sign up for Team Bookin’ It 2018

Register for Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

Game of Thrones Trivia Night

To the most Noble House in all Westeros,

We are pleased to invite you to the King’s Landing in West Loop’s Open Books for a grand evening of the finest event this side of the Narrow Sea. Join the Queen for trivia of our history as recorded by Grand Maester George R. R. Martin.

Kindly arrive in your best Westeros, Medieval, or Chicago attire at 5:30 in the evening to register your House for the Maester’s trivia, which will begin in the throne room at 6:30.

Pose for your royal portrait as the Queen allows you to briefly sit on the Iron Throne. Enjoy Dornish wine and spirits in exchange for donations to the Night’s Watch. The first 30 in attendance will leave King’s Landing with your very own dragon egg.

Send a raven to your Allied Houses to gather together for this most excellent evening and win the great honour of First Place of Trivia.

We look forward to your presence. All proceeds support Open Books literacy and book programs.

80 Minutes Around The World: Immigration Storytelling

80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Storytelling show features the stories and experiences of immigrants and allies of various ages, backgrounds, genders and economic status. The show was born out of the need to combat the criminalization of immigrants and refugees by the current administration.

 

Pop-Up Free Library

For three days, BING will transform into a FREE BOOKSTORE! Our friends at Open Books will be dropping by to fill our shelves with a wide array of fiction, non-fiction, YA, and children’s books that will all be up for grabs. Bring your reusable shopping bag (feel free to fill it with any books that you’d like to contribute to the giveaway) and pick out some gems. Beginning the following Tuesday, BING will reopen with an entirely new inventory containing fiction, poetry, Black studies, cookbooks, children’s books, art + photography, and much more!

Three Beers For Open Books!

Enjoy Lagunitas Brewing Company’s best beers and give to Open Books! Ticket price and net proceeds from beer sales benefit Open Books’ mission and programs.

Snacks and quirky entertainment will be waiting for you!

A Wrinkle In Time – Storytime Event With SAIC

We will be discussing Hope Larson’s graphic novel adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. Along with the discussion, we will be looking at, touching, and examining works of art that are thematically relevant to the story. This includes exploring dimensionality through interaction with 3D printed/laser cut reproductions of museum objects. There will also be a sculpture making activity inspired by the protagonists travels through the 5th dimension.