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Jane Addams Book Shop

208 N Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4013
+1 217-356-2555
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Cool as Hell!

It has been advertised as a store with 3 stories' worth of books. I imagined a huge warehouse when... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
My teen was in heaven

Great stop with any reader. The prices at this used bookstore were outstanding and there was a good... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Mary K
via mobile
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Locally owned independent used bookstore with over 70,000 books on 3 floors in a great downtown environment.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 Sep 2016
“Cool as Hell!”
23 Aug 2016
“My teen was in heaven”
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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
208 N Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4013
+1 217-356-2555
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

It has been advertised as a store with 3 stories' worth of books. I imagined a huge warehouse when my husband told me about it when checking out attractions for our vacation. While it wasn't the warehouse that I imagined; it was a lot better!...More

2  Thank targetlady85
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great stop with any reader. The prices at this used bookstore were outstanding and there was a good selection on older books.

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Located downtown in an old store front building, this is a good place to browse if you like books. No one rushes you, and you can sit down to take a look at what is available. Evening hours (closes at 7:30 on Friday) accommodates those...More

1  Thank svenskjim
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I have an affinity for independent bookstores and especially those that I would describe as being organized chaos. There are so many sections and three floors. What makes me the happiest about this store and a major requirement to be on my top bookstore list...More

1  Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great book shop with lots of old and interesting books. They have new material too. Always a fun stop when I am downtown. I always find new books when I visit. Staff is very friendly as well.

1  Thank polobuyer1
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I find something to read every time I stop by. Good at ordering books and can find anything on the internet without the hassle of ordering and shipping. They take care of it all. Have been going their for years.

1  Thank jwhoyt1
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Really wonderful 3 story used bookstore. If you're looking for a place to get lost for a while stop here and peruse he well organized shelves, from first editions to pulp, this book shop is charming and welcoming, and very very helpful!

1  Thank g & t m
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is by far the best used bookstore in Champaign-Urbana. The selection is amazing, the atmosphere is perfect for spending an afternoon looking for books, and there is an entire wall of women's studies/ feminist works. I love it.

Thank thetravelingchemist
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Always stop in when I'm in town to get excellent recommendations from historical fiction or light reading from helpful,super friendly staff. This is a real find!

Thank Gratefulll
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Stumbled upon this darling book store and fell in love with it! Spent an hour there the first day and returned the second day ! Loved poking around and visiting all the little rooms stuffed full of books! I bought several things which I was...More

Thank Shirley S
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