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Independent Bookstore Day

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Time Out says

Celebrate independent bookstores throughout Chicagoland by exploring the many wonderful businesses that keep great books flowing throughout the city. This year, customers can participate in the #ChiLovesBooks challenge by making a $25 purchase at a participating store in order to obtain a passport. Visit nine more indie bookstores throughout the day and you'll earn 10% off at participating shops for an entire year (if you make it to 15 stores on April 27, you'll get 15% off for an enitre year. Take a look at the complete list of participating bookstores below and start making a reading list.

57th Street Books
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc.
Anderson's Bookshop (Naperville, Lagrange and Downers Grove)
Book Bin Northbrook
The Book Cellar
The Book Stall
The Book Table
Bookends & Beginnings
Bookie's (Chicago and Homewood)
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore
City Lit Books
The Dial Bookshop
Lake Forest Book Store
Open Books (Pilsen and West Loop)
Pilsen Community Books
Powell's Books Chicago
Quimby's Bookstore
Read It & Eat
Rosenberg Bookshop at the Newberry Library
Sandmeyer's Bookstore
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Volumes Bookcafe
Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.
Women & Children First Bookstore


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