Used bookstore recommendations in the suburbs, near Metra?

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Used bookstore recommendations in the suburbs, near Metra?

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1markell
Ago 4, 2010, 9:20pm

Hi Chicagoans! I'm looking for recommendations for used and antiquarian bookstores that are easily accessible from Metra stations in the Chicago suburbs. I tried Titles, Inc. in Highland Park last week, which was great: a nice older downtown with some good lunch options, and a very good shop. Thanks in advance!

2paradoxosalpha
Editado: Ago 4, 2010, 10:44pm

In Evanston, there's Amaranth and Bookman's Alley, both within a couple of blocks of the Davis station. (Plenty of places to eat in the neighborhood, if that's a consideration.) And Chicago Rare Books is a few yards from the Main Street station.

3markell
Ago 5, 2010, 9:11am

Thanks! Sorry, I forgot to mention that Evanston is the one 'burb I'm really familiar with, but I like all those shops and visit them pretty regularly!

4elbakerone
Editado: Ago 26, 2010, 4:45pm

Bundles of Books in Glen Ellyn is an awesome used bookstore that I recently discovered with the help of some friends. There's a Metra station really close to it and lots of other cute shops and restaurants nearby!

5DevourerOfBooks
Ago 23, 2010, 11:35am

And if you're in Glen Ellyn, stop by The Bookstore to get some new books as well. I love that store, I drive all the way down from Palatine to buy my books there.