57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th St., Chicago 60637
773.684.1300 / semcoop.com
The South Side's neighborhood bookstore since 1983, 57th Street Books houses a substantial selection of general interest titles, including kids’ books, popular fiction, cookbooks, sci-fi, and mysteries.
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc.
824 W. Superior St., Suite 100, Chicago 60642
312.944.3085 / AuthorsVoice.net
Since 1938, specializing in books, autographs, photographs, historical artifacts, prints, and busts related to Lincoln, the U.S. Civil War, and U.S. presidents. Discounts earned from the ChiLoveBooks Challenge apply only to in-print books.
Anderson's Bookshop Downer's Grove
5112 Main St., Downers Grove 60515 / 630.963.2665
Anderson's Bookshop La Grange
26 S. La Grange Rd., La Grange 60525 / 708.582.6353
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville
123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville 60540 / 630.355.2665
A cornerstone of our community since 1875, Anderson’s is proud to share our passion and knowledge of books with readers of all ages. Plus a huge selection of events, gifts and toys!
The Book Bin
151 Church St., Northbrook 60062
847.498.4999 / bookbinnorthbrook.com
This 45-year-old iconic Northbrook bookstore is renowned for its friendly, personalized service. Not a superstore—just a super store!
The Book Cellar
4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago 60625
773.293.2665 / bookcellarinc.com
Your independent book store in Lincoln Square!
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm St., Winnetka 60093
847.446.8880 / thebookstall.com
At the Book Stall you get great reviews, sage advice and recommendations, and personalized service for all ages and interests. If you love books, look no further than an indie store!
The Book Table
1045 Lake St., Oak Park 60301
708.386.9800 / booktable.net
We are a fiercely independent, discount new and used bookstore in downtown Oak Park.
Bookends & Beginnings
1712 Sherman Ave., Alley #1, Evanston 60201
224.999.7722 / bookendsandbeginnings.com
Cozy eclectic store nestled in an alley in the heart of Evanston. New & used books, gifts, outstanding cookbook section, kids’ books in 28 foreign languages.
Bookies Bookstore Beverly
10324 S. Western Ave., Chicago 60643 / 773.239.1110
Bookies Bookstore Homewood
2015 Ridge Road, Homewood 60430 / 708-377-0789
Now in two locations, Bookie's has been providing books and gifts to readers of all ages on the South Side for more than 28 years. / bookieschicago.com
Centuries & Sleuths
7419 Madison St., Forest Park 60130
708.771.7243 / centuriesandsleuths.com
We have what you want, though you may not know you want it.
City Lit Books
2523 N. Kedzie Blvd., Chicago
773.235.2523 / citylitbooks.com
Located in the heart of Logan Square, City Lit is a literary hot spot thanks to its well-curated selections of fiction, non-fiction, science fiction and children’s books, along with its rotating calendar of author events and book clubs.
The Dial Bookshop
410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 210, Chicago 60605
firstname.lastname@example.org / dialbookshop.com
The Dial is a used and new bookshop located on the second floor of Chicago's historic Fine Arts Building on Michigan Ave, overlooking Grant Park.
Lake Forest Bookstore
662 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest 60045
847-234-4420 / lakeforestbookstore.com
Now in the historic James Anderson building, the Lake Forest Book Store continues its 70-year relationship with the community and looks forward to serving the residents and visitors for years to come.
Open Books Pilsen
905 W. 19th St., Chicago 60608 / 312.243.9776
Open Books West Loop
651 W. Lake St., Chicago 60661 / 312.475.1355, x100
Open Books is a nonprofit community bookstore that transforms lives through reading, writing, and the UNLIMITED power of used books.
Pilsen Community Books
1102 W. 18th St, Chicago 60608
email@example.com / pilsencommunitybooks.org
A used and new community bookstore in Pilsen. Proceeds help us buy books for classrooms in Pilsen and surrounding neighborhoods.
Powells Books Chicago
1501 E. 57th St., Chicago 60637
773.955.7780 / powellschicago.com
Since 1970, Powell’s has offered the best used and bargain books--all 20 to 80% off retail. Located in Hyde Park, 3 blocks west of the Museum of Science and Industry.
1854 W. North Ave., Chicago 60622
773.342.0910 / quimbys.com
Quimby's Bookstore specializes in small press zines, books, comics and ephemera, favoring the unusual and the aberrant.
Read It & Eat
2142 N. Halsted St., Chicago 60614
773.661.6158 / readitandeatstore.com
Chicago’s destination for culinary books and experiences.
2142 W. Roscoe St., Chicago 60618
773.857.2676 / roscoebooks.com
RoscoeBooks is a neighborhood independent bookstore for kids and adults who love books and love to read.
Rosenberg Bookshop at the Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St., Chicago 60610
312.255.3520 / newberry.org/bookshop
We have a stellar selection of books, notecards, and postcards; gift items by local artisans; and buttons featuring notable items in the Newberry collection.
714 S. Dearborn St., Chicago 60605
312.922.2104 / sandmeyersbookstore.com
Family owned and operated, Sandmeyer's Bookstore in historic Printing House Row has offered the finest selection of books since 1982.
Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery
515 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60642
312.877.5170 / semicolonchi.com
5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago 60637
773.752.4381 / semcoop.com
Widely regarded as one of the best academic bookstores in the world, the Co-op is located on the University of Chicago campus (next door to Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House) and has acted as an epicenter of cultural and intellectual life in Hyde Park since 1961.
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago 60622
773.697.8066 / volumesbooks.com
Hybrid bookstore/cafe catering to all of your boozy + caffeine needs amid a busy & eclectic neighborhood.
Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Company
1276 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago 60622
773.772.8108 / secretagentsupply.com
We encourage the exploration of endless possibility through the power of writing. Sales support 826CHI's free programs for Chicago students.
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St., Chicago 60640
773.769.9299 / womenandchildrenfirst.com
Chicago’s feminist bookstore since 1979, we are as political as we are literary.