Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and creative capitalization of books.
Our River North Store is now closed…and our brand-new West Loop store, classrooms, and offices are open! Visit us at 651 W. Lake to see all the wonderfulness.
Book donations are more than welcome at our Pilsen location or our drop boxes.
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We collect used books.
All books in good condition are welcome, and all donations are tax-deductible. Find out where to drop them off and how to have us pick them up.
They fund our programs.
We provide inspirational literacy experiences for more than 5,000 K-12 students every year, from reading help through novel-writing.