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Address: 208 N Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4013
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+1 217-356-2555
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Cool as Hell!

It has been advertised as a store with 3 stories' worth of books. I imagined a huge warehouse when my husband told me about it when checking out attractions for our vacation... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

It has been advertised as a store with 3 stories' worth of books. I imagined a huge warehouse when my husband told me about it when checking out attractions for our vacation. While it wasn't the warehouse that I imagined; it was a lot better! I climbed to the upper levels in this store and kept discovering room after room... More 

2 Thank targetlady85
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great stop with any reader. The prices at this used bookstore were outstanding and there was a good selection on older books.

1 Thank Mary K
Champaign, Illinois
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64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Located downtown in an old store front building, this is a good place to browse if you like books. No one rushes you, and you can sit down to take a look at what is available. Evening hours (closes at 7:30 on Friday) accommodates those that are waiting for a reservation from a nearby restaurant, to that have had an... More 

1 Thank svenskjim
New Castle, Indiana
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48 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I have an affinity for independent bookstores and especially those that I would describe as being organized chaos. There are so many sections and three floors. What makes me the happiest about this store and a major requirement to be on my top bookstore list is to have an extensive section with books in French (there are books in other... More 

1 Thank Robbie S
Ogden, Illinois
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great book shop with lots of old and interesting books. They have new material too. Always a fun stop when I am downtown. I always find new books when I visit. Staff is very friendly as well.

1 Thank polobuyer1
Champaign, Illinois
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I find something to read every time I stop by. Good at ordering books and can find anything on the internet without the hassle of ordering and shipping. They take care of it all. Have been going their for years.

1 Thank jwhoyt1
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Really wonderful 3 story used bookstore. If you're looking for a place to get lost for a while stop here and peruse he well organized shelves, from first editions to pulp, this book shop is charming and welcoming, and very very helpful!

1 Thank g & t m
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is by far the best used bookstore in Champaign-Urbana. The selection is amazing, the atmosphere is perfect for spending an afternoon looking for books, and there is an entire wall of women's studies/ feminist works. I love it.

Thank thetravelingchemist
Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Always stop in when I'm in town to get excellent recommendations from historical fiction or light reading from helpful,super friendly staff. This is a real find!

Thank Gratefulll
Toledo, Ohio
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115 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Stumbled upon this darling book store and fell in love with it! Spent an hour there the first day and returned the second day ! Loved poking around and visiting all the little rooms stuffed full of books! I bought several things which I was so happy to find there. The staff was so helpful and nice to us! We... More 

Thank Shirley S

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