Store Hours: Sunday 11-3 Mon-Wed 10-6 Thurs-Fri 10-8 Saturday 9-5

The Bookstore of Glen Ellyn

Your proudly independent neighborhood bookstore

Your proudly independent neighborhood bookstore

Your proudly independent neighborhood bookstoreYour proudly independent neighborhood bookstore

Winter Hours


Sunday 11 - 3

Monday 10 - 6

Tuesday 10 - 6

Wednesday 10 - 6

Thursday 10 - 8

Friday 10 - 8

Saturday 9 - 5

Upcoming Events

Valentine Story Times


Wednesday and Thursday, February 12/13 at 10:30AM

Join Us for Valentine stories, crafts and cookies!  Suggested ages 2 - 5.  No registration required.

Book Club Suggestion Night


Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00PM

Join us for our Annual Book Club suggestion night!  Our staff will present our favorite books for your next book club meeting. RSVP by calling, emailing, or stopping by to say you can come. 

Bookstore Book Club


Thursday, February 27 at 7:00PM

Please call if you would like to join us.  630.469.2891  We meet the 4th Thursday of almost every month.  This month we will be discussing The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

Author Event with Gretchen Berg


Tuesday, March 10 at 7:00 PM

Gretchen Berg, will be doing her first reading of her book at The Bookstore!  Gretchen Berg was raised in the Glen Ellyn area and has recently moved back to Chicago.  Gretchen’s first novel The Operator (on sale March 10th), is set in a small Midwestern town in the early 1950s, and centers on Vivian Dalton, a nosy switchboard operator whose penchant for hearsay and invasion of the privacy of others causes her to stumble on gossip involving her own family, setting in motion a social unraveling that hits uncomfortably close to home.  Pre-Order Your Copy now

Author Rebecca Sive


Thursday, March 19

This event is sponsored by the Glen Ellyn and Wheaton Chapters of the League of Women Voters. League members, guests and members of the public are invited to Cantigny Park for a presentation by Rebecca Sive, a nationally known author, contributor and motivational speaker for major news outlets on women running for political office.  She will be discussing her book, Vote Her In.

GECRC Annual Literary Event


Wednesday, May 5

Meet acclaimed author Courtney Maum and immerse yourself in the Surrealist movement of 1930s Mexico!

Courtney Maum will be sharing her work Costalegre, Inspired by the real-life relationship between Peggy Guggenheim and her daughter, Pegeen, it is the touching story of a privileged teenager who has everything a girl could wish for except for a mother who loves her back. Courtney is also the author of I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, Touch, and the handbook Before and After the Book Deal: A writer’s guide to finishing, publishing, promoting, and surviving your first book.

Proceeds benefit Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center.

Ticket sales begin March 1. 

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475 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137, United States


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