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Best Bookstores in Chicago for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is coming up. Here are Chicago’s best indie bookstores, to visit and support local businesses.



Chicago’s Best Bookstores

Whether buying books for yourself or others, here’s a list of the best local bookshops to visit.



8,000 Books From Shuttered Borders Stores Donated To CPS

The last Chicago Borders bookstore will close on Wednesday, but the bookstore chain’s loss may be the Chicago Public Schools’ gain.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011


Big Discounts As Remaining Borders Bookstores Prepare To Close

Beginning Friday, everything at the remaining Borders bookstores is 40 percent off.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011


Once Heralded As Economic Boons, Borders Stores To Disappear

Not too many years ago, gleaming new Borders bookstores were heralded as catalysts for development in many neighborhoods. But soon, they will all be gone.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011


Report: Wal-Mart Might Be Interested In Old Borders Sites

A retail expert says Chicago’s soon-to-close Borders bookstores might open up opportunities for Wal-Mart, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011