Help little ones discover their inner bookworm

Do your kids love reading? Do you wish they would read more? Do you want them to learn to love books? It’s time for a trip to Open Books!


Bring your little ones, bookworms and reluctant readers to our colorful and inviting bookstore to inspire and encourage their love for the written word.



Open Books is a nonprofit bookstore with a special mission to enrich lives through reading, writing and the awesome power of used books. Located in River North, the store ...

Posted on October 14, 2011 at 8:00 AM by Erica Hawkinson

Open Books - a bookstore doing so much more!

Open Books is thrilled to be partnering with NPN and would like to tell you a little bit about ourselves.  We are a nonprofit social venture that operates a bookstore, provides community programs and mobilizes passionate volunteers to promote literacy in Chicago and beyond.

Did you know that 53% of adults in Chicago have low or limited literacy skills?

It is a shocking statistic, and it is our mission at Open Books to inspire children and teens to learn the fundamental skills ...

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 8:00 AM by Erica Hawkinson