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A crowdsourced collection of information about independent bookstore closings, along with links for online ordering and information about delivery options and other special actions.
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TimestampBookstore Name
Bookstore Address (main store if multiple locations)
CityStateZipTiming
Online Sales Available
Local Delivery/Curbside Pickup Available?
Bookstore Website
Other Comments/Messages
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3/16/2020 22:12:07
The Haunted Book Shop
109 Dauphin St.MobileAL36601Starting 3/16YesYes
http://www.thehauntedbookshopmobile.com
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3/16/2020 15:08:21The Ripped Bodice3806 Main St.Culver CityCA90232
Closed to foot traffic 3/15
YesNotherippedbodicela.com
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3/16/2020 22:13:51The Ripped Bodice3806 Main St. Culver CityCA90232Closed?YesNo Indication
Www.therippedbodicela.com
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3/18/2020 14:55:35
Creating Conversations
2850 Artesia Blvd. #101
Redondo BeachCA90278March 18, 2020YesYes
creatingconversations.org
Our responses & options are continually evolving according to community standards.
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3/18/2020 15:21:09Mysterious Galaxy
3555 Rosecrans St. Suite 107A
San DiegoCA92110-YesYesmystgalaxy.com
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3/19/2020 11:33:49Vroman's Bookstore695 E. Colorado Blvd.PasadenaCA91101
Monday - Saturday 9AM- 5PM and Sunday 10AM-5PM
YesYes
www.vromansbookstore.com
Vroman's Colorado Blvd. Location and Hastings Ranch Location are both currently closed to customers and have cancelled all our remaining March and April author events. We are still accepting online orders and are currently offering curbside pick up for phone orders.
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3/19/2020 9:48:48Old Firehouse Books232 Walnut StFort CollinsCO80524As availableYesYesoldfirehousebooks.com
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3/17/2020 8:46:49RJ Julia Booksellers768 Boston Post RdMadisonCT06443Starting March 17YesYeshttps://www.rjjulia.com/
"Open virtually" 10 to 5 servicing orders
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3/17/2020 8:51:20
The Hickory Stick Bookshop
2 Green Hill Rd #1201Washington DepotCT06793UnclearYesNo Indication
https://www.hickorystickbookshop.com/
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3/16/2020 15:14:42Solid State Books600F H St NEWashingtonDC20002At least a few weeksYesYes
https://www.solidstatebooksdc.com/
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3/17/2020 0:18:34Browseabout Books133 Rehoboth Ave.Rehoboth BeachDE19971
closed 3/17-3/27, someone in store from 10-2 to handle orders
YesYes
browseaboutbooks.com
Thank you!
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3/16/2020 23:43:13Third House Books400 NW 10th Ave GainesvilleFL32601currently closedYesYes
thirdhousebooks.indielite.org
We are closed as we are owned by a immunocompromised person (me, I have an auto immune disease) and concerned for public health. we are offering contactless home delivery, audiobooks, and books shipped from our online store.
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3/16/2020 22:19:16The Book House 5450 Old Floyd RdMabletonGA30126From 3/18-unsure YesYes
Www.thebookhousestore.com
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3/16/2020 23:00:04
The Book Worm Bookstore
4451 Marietta StreetPowder Springs GA30127UnclearYesYes
Www.thebookwormonline.com
Will be in store processing backlog and online sales even if closed for browsing
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3/17/2020 13:04:38Pageturners Bookstore101 East Salem Ave.IndianolaIA50125
as of now for two weeks?
YesYes
www.pageturnersbookstore.com
Free local delivery
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3/19/2020 3:52:21
Rediscovered Books & Once and Future Books
180 N. 8th StreetBoiseID83702Closed to public YesYes
https://www.rdbooks.org/
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3/16/2020 22:21:07Book Rack Used Books4408 N Knoxville #2CPeoriaIL6161410-6YesYes
Www.bookshop.org/shop/bookrackpeoria
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3/17/2020 13:42:42
Pilsen Community Books
1102 W 18th StChicagoIL60608
Closed March 16 until CDC advises otherwise
YesYes
www.pilsencommunitybooks.com
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3/16/2020 22:26:27Second Flight Books
2200 Elmwood Ave. Suite D7
LafayetteIN47904
3/16 until we announce otherwise
YesYes
www.bookmanager.com/scndflt
You can also shop us at bookshop.org/secondflight
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3/16/2020 14:40:35Belmont Books79 Leonard StreetBelmontMA02478Closed as of 3/15YesYes
https://www.belmontbooks.com/
Shipping, free delivery in select locations, and curbside pickup are all still available.
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3/16/2020 14:51:11Brattle Book Shop9 WEST STREETBostonMA02111Closed as of 3/15YesNo
http://www.brattlebookshop.com/
Available by phone during business hours.
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3/16/2020 14:54:20Brookline Booksmith279 Harvard StBrooklineMA02446Closed as of 3/16YesNo
https://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/
We are offering free media mail shipping, and we are working on creative ways to get books and other necessities to you.
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3/16/2020 14:59:01Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Avenue
CambridgeMA02138Closed through 3/28YesNo
http://www.harvard.com/
We plan to staff our phones, email, and harvard.com web order services from 10am to 6pm daily.
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3/16/2020 15:01:48I AM Books189 North StreetBostonMA02113Closed March 12-26YesNo Indication
https://iambooksboston.com/
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3/16/2020 15:13:03Book Moon Books86 Cottage StreetEasthamptonMA01027
Closed 3/16 for at least two weeks
YesYes
https://www.bookmoonbooks.com/
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3/16/2020 15:38:29MIT Press Bookstore
301 Massachusetts Ave
CambridgeMA02139Closed as of 3/14NoNo
http://mitpressbookstore.mit.edu/
We are still monitoring the store email, but all orders currently processing are on hold until we reopen.
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3/16/2020 15:41:05Newtonville Books10 Langley RoadNewtonMA02459
Closed for the month of March
NoNo
https://www.newtonvillebooks.com/cms/
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3/16/2020 15:47:40Papercuts J.P.60 SOUTH STREETBostonMA02130Closed as of 3/14YesYes
https://www.papercutsjp.com/covid19
You can call us on Tuesday 3/17/20 to schedule appointments for book pick-ups and we'll be working on free local delivery.
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3/16/2020 15:50:43An Unlikely Story111 South StreetPlainvilleMA02762Closed through 3/31YesNo Indication
https://www.anunlikelystory.com/
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3/16/2020 14:53:07Print: A Bookstore273 Congress StreetPortlandME04101
6:00 PM on March 16, through March 30
YesNo
https://www.printbookstore.com/our-covid-19-response
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3/16/2020 14:37:17Literati Bookstore124 E WashingtonAnn ArborMI48104Closed as of 3/13YesNo
https://www.literatibookstore.com/
$1 shipping on all web orders
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3/16/2020 14:55:43Literati Bookstore124 E WashingtonAnn ArborMI48104Closed 3/13YesNo
https://www.literatibookstore.com/
Charging just $1 for shipping
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3/16/2020 16:11:01Moon Palace3032 Minnehaha Ave.MinneapolisMN55406Closed nowYesNo Indication
https://www.moonpalacebooks.com/
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3/16/2020 16:13:31Wild Rumpus2720 West 43rd StMinneapolisMN55410Closed nowYesYes
https://www.wildrumpusbooks.com/
We are currently offering FREE SHIPPING on any order over $10 and curbside pick-up by request!
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3/16/2020 16:19:09Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Avenue South
MinneapolisMN55415Closed as of 3/13YesNo
https://milkweed.org/bookstore
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3/16/2020 16:23:53Irreverent Bookworm
5163 Bloomington Ave S
MinneapolisMN55417Closed as of 3/15YesNohttps://irrevbooks.com/
free shipping on all MN orders
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3/16/2020 16:28:07Zenith Bookstore318 N Central Ave.DuluthMN55807Closed nowYesYes
https://zenithbookstore.com/
A skeleton staff will be at the store from 11 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, where we will staff the phone and be available for questions, book recommendations, and orders.
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3/17/2020 14:13:06SubText Books6 West 5th StreetSt. PaulMN55102Closed as of 3/17YesYes
https://subtextbooks.com
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3/16/2020 15:03:54Foggy Pine Books471 W. King StBooneNC28607UnclearYesYes
http://www.foggypinebooks.com/
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3/16/2020 15:06:31Island Bookstore1177 Duck RoadDuckNC27927
"Closed for the near future"
YesYes
http://www.islandbooksobx.com/
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3/16/2020 15:56:14Letters Bookshop313 W Main StDurhamNC27701Closed as of 3/15YesNo
https://www.lettersbookshop.com/
Free shipping for online orders.
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3/17/2020 7:46:40Page 158 Books415 Brooks StWake ForestNC27587
Sales floor is closed now until further notice
YesYes
Www.page158books.com
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3/17/2020 8:48:31Scuppernong Books304 S Elm StGreensboroNC27401TemporaryYesYes
https://www.scuppernongbooks.com/
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3/17/2020 13:56:06
Read With Me Children's Books & Art
111 E. Hargett St #110RaleighNC276013/17/2020YesYesshop.readwithme.us
Online gift cards are available on our website. We'll be offering specials on in-store items through Instagram soon.
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3/19/2020 11:21:28Quail Ridge Books
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd
Raleigh NC27609
Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm
YesYes
Www.quailridgebooks.com
We are offering FREE shipping for the month of March! We are also taking phone orders -- 919-828-1588
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3/16/2020 14:32:18Words Bookstore
179 Maplewood Avenue
MaplewoodNJ07040Closed as of 3/16YesYes
http://www.wordsbookstore.com/
We expect to put in place within the next few days a local home delivery service
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3/16/2020 14:16:46Astoria Bookshop31-29 31st StAstoriaNY11106Closed as of 3/16YesYes
https://www.astoriabookshop.com/?q=h
Currently offering delivery (USPS) and takeout (curbside pickup).
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3/16/2020 14:20:41
Three Lives & Company
154 West 10th StreetNew YorkNY10014
Closed as of 5 p.m. on 3/15
NoYes
http://www.threelives.com/
Curbside pickup, delivery within the West Village, and shipping anywhere in the United States every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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3/16/2020 14:27:33Inquiring Minds6 Church StreetNew PaltzNY12561Closed as of 3/16YesYes
https://www.inquiringbooks.com/
We will remain open for appointments so give us a call between the hours of 10 and 6 to schedule. 845-255-8300. We can also take phone orders and ship books to anywhere in the US for free. We may even be able to deliver books in the New Paltz area
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3/16/2020 14:50:42Greenlight Bookstore686 Fulton StreetBrooklynNY11217
Closing afternoon of 3/16
YesYes
https://www.greenlightbookstore.com/message-customers-march-16-2020
"We hope to be able to offer curbside pickup starting in the next couple of days; you'll get more information about that when you place your order."
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3/16/2020 16:36:36Split Rock Books97 Main StreetCold SpringNY10516
As of March 16, by appointment only
YesYes
https://www.splitrockbks.com/
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3/16/2020 16:41:53McNally Jackson52 Prince StreetNew YorkNY10012Closed nowYesYes
https://www.mcnallyjackson.com/
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3/16/2020 21:59:51The Village Bookstore10 Washington AvePleasantville NY10570
Closed for browsing as of 3/17
YesYes
Www.thevillagebookstore.net
Thank you
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3/17/2020 12:54:24
The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren StreetNew YorkNY10007MARCH 17, 12:52YesYes
www.MysteriousBookshop.com
We are open with a skeleton staff from 11:00-7:00 Monday-Friday (temporarily closed on Saturday. We intend to stay open until forced to shut down, when we will continue to fill online and telephone orders.
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3/16/2020 22:46:20Prologue Bookshop841 N High St.ColumbusOH43215March 17thYesYesprologuebookshop.com
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3/18/2020 12:16:59The Book Farm, Inc.210 Lazenby St.BlanchesterOH45107
Reduced Hours - 10 am - 4pm Mon-Thur. Closed on Fri-Sun
YesNo Indication
https://www.thebookfarminc.com/home.php
Reduced Hours - 10 am - 4pm Mon-Thur. Closed on Fri-Sun
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3/16/2020 13:58:23Powell's Books1005 W Burnside St.PortlandOR97209
All 5 stores closed through 3/31
YesNo
https://www.powells.com/
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3/17/2020 11:41:21
Cloud & Leaf Bookstore
148 Laneda AvenueManzanitaOR97130
3-16 curbside, delivery, and online sales
YesYescloudleafstore.com
We are a beloved independent on the coast of Oregon, the highlight of so many visitors' trip.
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3/17/2020 21:44:01
Dudley's Bookshop Cafe
135 NW Minnesota AveBendOR97703closedYesYes
https://dudleysbookshopcafe.com/
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3/16/2020 17:02:38
City of Asylum Bookstore
40 W. North AvePittsburghPA15212
Closed to browsing immediately
YesYes
www.cityofasylumbooks.org
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3/16/2020 22:19:56Aaron's Books35 E. Main StLititzPA17543Until March 30, for nowYesYesAaronsBooks.com
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3/17/2020 10:07:21Reads & Company234 Bridge St.PhoenixvillePA19460
We have been closed since 3/14, no set date to reopen
YesNo Indication
www.readsandcompany.com
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3/19/2020 11:55:42White Whale Bookstore4754 Liberty Ave. PittsburghPA15224
11am-3pm daily for phone orders/payment and curbside pickup
YesYes
whitewhalebookstore.com
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3/16/2020 22:38:05Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike #14
NashvilleTN3721510-5YesYes
https://www.parnassusbooks.net
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3/17/2020 9:42:48The Bookshop1043 W. Eastland Ave.NashvilleTN37206Closed as of 3/15YesNo
Thebookshopnashville.com
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3/16/2020 16:33:55Malvern Books613 W 29th StAustinTX78705
Closed 3/16 through "at least March 21"
NoNo Indication
https://malvernbooks.com/
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3/17/2020 11:47:11BookPeople603 N. Lamar Blvd. AustinTX787039am -8pmYesYeswww.bookpeople.com
This is where we are now but direction from the local and federal governments can change this at any time.
Thank you!
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3/16/2020 15:00:18
New Dominion Bookshop
404 East Main StCharlottesvilleVA22902
At least through March 31
YesYes
https://ndbookshop.com/about/
Doorstep delivery in the city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County
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3/17/2020 8:49:53Old Town Books104 S Union StAlexandriaVA22314IndefiniteYesYes
https://www.oldtownbooks.com/
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3/18/2020 13:44:20Fountain Bookstore1312 East Cary StreetRichmondVA23219
Currently doing curbside pickup and local delivery and shipping worldwide.
YesYesfountainbookstore.comThank you!
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3/16/2020 19:40:40Elliott Bay Book1521 Tenth AvenueSeattleWA98112
Closed at least until 3/31
YesNo Indication
https://www.elliottbaybook.com/
Free media mail rate shipping within Washington.
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3/18/2020 18:54:41
Queen Anne Book Company
1811 Queen Anne Ave N
SeattleWA98109
10 am to 5 pm, everyday, Mon-Sun
YesYes
https://www.qabookco.com/
Books are an ESSENTIAL, now more than ever! Keep Reading!
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3/23/2020 11:10:03Books & Books265 Aragon AvenueMiamiFL33134Closed as of 3/17YesNo
www.booksandbooks.com
Free shipping!
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3/23/2020 13:13:10Capital Books on K1011 K StreetSacramentoCA9581410-7YesYes
https://capitalbooksonk.com/
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3/23/2020 15:55:0357th Street Books1301 E. 57th St.ChicagoIL60637Check site for updatesYesNo
https://57th.semcoop.com/
enjoy free shipping on everything
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3/23/2020 15:58:35Anderson's Bookshops123 W. Jefferson Ave.NapervilleIL60540
As of Sun. 3/22 online orders only
YesNo
https://www.andersonsbookshop.com/
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3/23/2020 16:00:40Booked506 Main St.EvanstonIL60202
See website for updates
YesNo Indication
www.bookedevanston.com
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3/23/2020 16:02:41
Bookends & Beginnings
1712 Sherman Ave., Alley #1
EvanstonIL60201
See website for updates
YesNo
https://www.bookendsandbeginnings.com/
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3/23/2020 16:04:55Centuries & Sleuths7419 Madison St.Forest ParkIL60130
See website for updates
YesNo Indication
https://www.centuriesandsleuths.com/
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3/23/2020 16:06:29City Lit Books2523 N. Kedzie Blvd.ChicagoIL60647
See website for updates
YesNocitylitbooks.com
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3/23/2020 16:08:13Lake Forest Book Store662 N. Western Ave.Lake ForestIL60045
See website for updates
YesYes
https://www.lakeforestbookstore.com/covid-19-0
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3/23/2020 16:10:06Madison Street Books1127 W. Madison St.ChicagoIL60607
See website for updates
YesYes
https://madstreetbooks.com/
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3/23/2020 16:11:30Page 1 Books1808 Central St.EvanstonIL60201
See website for updates
YesYes
https://page1books.com/
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3/23/2020 16:13:12Prairie Path Books255 Town SquareWheatonIL60189
See website for updates
YesNo
http://www.prairiepathbooks.com/
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3/23/2020 16:14:53Quimby's1854 W. North Ave.ChicagoIL60622
See website for updates
YesYes
https://www.quimbys.com/
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3/23/2020 16:16:54Roscoe Village Books 2142 W. Roscoe St.ChicagoIL60618
See website for updates
YesNo
https://www.roscoebooks.com/
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3/23/2020 16:18:25
Sandmeyer's Bookstore
714 S. Dearborn St.ChicagoIL60605
See website / call for updates
YesNo
http://www.sandmeyersbookstore.com/
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3/23/2020 16:20:48
Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery
515 N. Halsted St.ChicagoIL60642
See website for updates
YesNo
https://www.semicolonchi.com/
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3/23/2020 16:22:38
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.ChicagoIL60637
See website for updates
YesNo
https://www.semcoop.com/closed-doors-open-books
enjoy free shipping on everything
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3/23/2020 16:25:56Book Bin Northbrook1151 Church St.NorthbrookIL60062
See website for updates
YesNo
https://bookbinnorthbrook.indielite.org/
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3/23/2020 16:28:49The Book Cellar
4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave.
ChicagoIL60625
See website for updates
YesYes
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/
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3/23/2020 16:30:24The Book Stall811 Elm St.WinnetkaIL60093
https://www.thebookstall.com/
YesNo
https://www.thebookstall.com/
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3/23/2020 16:33:52The Book Table1045 Lake St.Oak ParkIL60301
See website for updates
YesNo
https://www.booktable.net/
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3/23/2020 16:36:01Unabridged Bookstore3251 N. BroadwayChicagoIL60657
See website for updates
YesNo
https://www.unabridgedbookstore.com/
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3/23/2020 16:38:45Volumes Bookcafe
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.
ChicagoIL60622
See website for updates
YesYes
https://www.volumesbooks.com/
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3/23/2020 16:45:20Women & Children First5233 N. Clark St.ChicagoIL60640
See website for updates
YesNo
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/
Upcoming author events (N.K. Jemisin 3/31; Samantha Irby w/Megan Stielstra 4/14) will now be virtual—see website, get tix+books, and tune in!
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3/27/2020 14:24:34Inkwood Books NJ31 Kings Highway EastHaddonfieldNJ08033Closed as of 3/23YesYes
https://www.inkwoodnj.com/
"If you have a book emergency or need to reach us for any other reason, please send an email to Inkwoodnj@gmail.com and we’ll do our best to get you what you need. Phone calls and voicemail are not an effective way to reach our staff at present, because they will not be physically in the store."
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3/29/2020 23:15:40
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue @165th Street
New YorkNY10032
Closed March 13 @5pm until further notice
YesNowww.wordupbooks.com
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