Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and creative capitalization of books. Open Books offers signature literacy programs for students from across Chicago.



Open Books Bookstore:

It's been called "the most beautiful bookstore in Chicago," and it holds more than 70,000 donated books (including 10,000+ kids' books!) for sale to help support our literacy mission. Come visit!





213 W. Institute Pl.

Chicago, IL 60610

Monday - Saturday
10am - 7pm
12noon - 6pm 

1 block north of Chicago+Franklin
on the Brown / Purple lines.

312.475.1355 x 100
[email protected]