57th Street Books

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57th Street Books
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57th Street Books

A sister store to the more intellectual Seminary Co-Op Books, 57th Street Books is a surprisingly large, yet cozy shop nestled in the basement of a Hyde Park apartment building. While the store's wide and general variety will rarely disappoint, it is especially lauded for its robust children's section, as well as a noteworthy selection of local authors. The shop also hosts occasional events, author signings, and book clubs. 

Venue name: 57th Street Books
Contact:
Address: 1301 E 57th St
Chicago
60637
Cross street: at Kimbark Ave
Opening hours: Daily 10am-8pm
Transport: Train: Elec Main to 55th-56th-57th St. Bus: 55.
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Christine G

This is absolutely one of my daughter favorite stores to visit in Hyde Park. We go here at least once a quarter. They have a great selection of unique and interesting books to choose from. Its tucked away on a quite street, that in the spring time is a beautiful walk not to far from Washington Park.