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News Fri Jul 10 2009

Open Books Announces Store Location

open books coming soon.jpgExciting news from Open Books: The non-profit literacy organization has announced the location of their used bookstore and literacy community center as 213 W. Institute Pl., the 100-year-old building that currently houses their office. Opening in the Fall, the store and center will hold over 40,000 used books for sale, three full classrooms and a mobile computer lab, offices and community event space, and space specifically for online book sales, rare and fine books, book processing and other bibliophilic needs. Check their blog to keep up to date on store happenings and find out how you can contribute to its success. Don't forget that you can also check their events and volunteer opportunities lists to see where they'll be next and how you can get involved in promoting literacy throughout the city.

We wish Open Books all the best as they see their dreams of the past three years come to fruition!

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