475 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
The Bookstore of Glen Ellyn

Your proudly independent neighborhood bookstore

475 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


We Are Ready for Summer!

Summer is a great time to catch up on reading.

With longer days, warm nights, pool-days, and vacations - everyday is a great day for reading.

Join our summer reading program for your opportunity to earn store rewards.  Stop by today for more information.

Summer Storytimes!  We will have drop-in storytimes every Thursday at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.

See our Events Page for more fun Glen Ellyn events.

Are You Looking for New Children's Books?

The Kids Indie Next List for Summer is now available online

Thank you Sarah Donovan

Sarah spoke to a packed house on Tuesday, May 8th about her debut young adult novel, Alone Together.  To reserve your copy together, give us a call.  It's a favorite among our teen staff!

The Bookstore Book Club

June 27th at 7:00pm

Would you like to inspire a lively conversation at your next book club meeting? The Bookstore's Book Club used the list of 100 books on the PBS Great American Read list as inspiration for what to read next, and there were so many possibilities that we ended up setting a limit of picking one title from each of the 3 columns on the list. We had previously chosen Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance for our June discussion book, and now we have the rest of our year decided! We will be reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith for August, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte for September, and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe for October.  Please call if you would like to join us.  We meet the 4th Thursday of every month.

About Us

Since 1960, we have been your proudly independent neighborhood bookstore in Glen Ellyn, IL, committed to providing excellent customer service and a wide range of books for all readers.

Located in the Historic downtown area among premier shops and restaurants, our bookstore offers books, greeting cards, puzzles and gifts.  

Our knowledgeable Glen Ellyn bookstore staff provides personalized book recommendations.  Call ahead, email us, or order online today.

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The Bookstore of Glen Ellyn

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


Summer Store Hours (June 1 - September 3)

We will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 3rd .