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Bookie's New & Used Books

Open Now: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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I love Bookies!

With the death of the independant bookstore, Bookies is a breath of fresh air. They have a great... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Jake S
Chicago, Illinois
Love Bookies

I can always find something that I want at Bookies. I have been going there for many years. They... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Jeannine K
Chicago, Illinois
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16 May 2017
“I love Bookies!”
12 Sep 2016
“Love Bookies”
The Bookie's Paperbacks & More is one of the unique independently owned stores in the Beverly area of Chicago. Bookie's stocks new and used books of all kinds for all ages. We take trade ins for discounts on purchases. Bookie's celebrated 20 years...more
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10324 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60643-2411
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

With the death of the independant bookstore, Bookies is a breath of fresh air. They have a great rotating selection of used books and magazines. The selection is always changing so you need to almost visit 2-3 times/week to see what has come in. It...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I can always find something that I want at Bookies. I have been going there for many years. They have changed owners a few times and they always honor the credits you have there. Love this place. People that work there will help you find...More

Thank Jeannine K
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The title says it all. The prices are low ad they have a decent selection. They accept books for donation as well. We just gave them 10 boxes full of books. Try to keep these little shops around.

Thank Sboll
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

Hi this is Allison from Bookie's, I'm so sorry if your credits weren't applied properly. I'm sure it was human error. Just call me Mon thru Fri morning or email me and I'll make sure any credits will be applied to an account for you,...More

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Once in a while, I find something here I need. But I wish my "credits" didn't keep disappearing. I've probably brought in 20 books for every one I purchase, but I never have anything "on file" to show for it.

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Small cramped used book store. Utilizes a shared parking lot with 7/11. Parking at a minimum at times. The street to the west is One-Way. Large assortment of titles. Friendly staff. Will take your discarded books. They keep your name on file and when you...More

Thank ParkAvenueMOOSE
Reviewed 8 September 2013

One of the few surviving book stores on the southside of Chicago. Allison is great (the owner) and the place employs tons of book nerds, just what you want in a book store.

Thank SOGChicago
Reviewed 27 September 2012

A great selection, Bookies is a nice old bookstore. Every time I come here I have to buy whatever books I might not have, because the books fly off the shelves. It won't be there next time I go, and I'll be angry at myself...More

Thank scarletwildfire
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Bookstore are a rarity in this area. I love a good book store and this fits the bill. They have a great selection of new and used book and can order anything you need that isn't currently in the store. The service is great. The...More

Thank RitaLyC
Reviewed 26 March 2012

As far as books my daughter needs for school they always have what we need and they have a great used book program also!!

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One of the South Side’s most architecturally arresting
neighborhoods, Beverly is a quiet area where you’ll
find more residents than tourists. You don’t have to
travel far to see an Irish castle: the Beverly
Unitarian Church sits commandingly on South Longwood
Drive. This traditionally Irish neighborhood is now a
mix of cultures but still maintains its strong roots
in the neighborhood pubs lining Western Avenue. Though
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