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Independent Bookstore Day!

Join the nationwide party celebrating local indie bookstores!


Festivities at The Book Cellar will include:

• Exclusive books and merchandise available day only!

• Surprise discounts on every book purchase!

• Specialty literary cocktails and Garret’s Popcorn!

• Raffle for book-lover prizes!

• Photo-op with literary legends, Austen and Poe!

• At 1PM, special guest, Eli’s Cheesecake author, Maureen Schulman, with tips and tastes to share!


We are also participating in the  #MyChicagoBookstore Challenge, which encourages book lovers to indulge in bookstore tourism by visiting 10 or more stores on that one day.

To begin your trip, you can pick up a #MyChicagoBookstore carabiner and a first "luggage tag" from the store of your choice with an initial purchase of $25 or more.

Additional bookstore visits throughout the day (no purchase required) enable you to collect an additional tag at each subsequent bookstore. The payoff comes for visits at the following levels:

Visit TEN stores and get 10% off at participating bookstores for the ENTIRE YEAR!

Visit FIFTEEN stores and get 15% off at participating book stores for the ENTIRE YEAR!

Participating Stores Include:

57th Street Books

Anderson's Bookshop

The Book Bin

The Book Cellar

The Book Stall at Chestnut Court

The Book Table

Bookends & Beginnings


Centuries and Sleuths

Magic Tree Bookstore

Newberry Library Bookshop

Open Books

Powell’s Books Chicago


Read It & Eat


Sandmeyer's Bookstore

Seminary Co-op Bookstore

Volumes Bookcafe,

Wicker Park Secret     Agent Supply Co./826CHI

Women & Children First


Event date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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All titles are subject to availability. Prices Subject to Change. Please call (773) 293-2665 to confirm.
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