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Better Magazine "Best of Chicago & Suburbs 2022"


Congratulations to all of us! Once again, our business is a finalist for Better's Best of Chicago and the Suburbs 2022. 

Voting runs through June 27th, so please click the link below and vote for us and for your other favorite businesses.

This is the 12th Best of Celebration, and our 6th chance to win... we're counting on you!


July Mystery Book Club Discussion

Our discussion of November Road by Lou Berney, will be lead by Alli Gilley & Ron Oberman. Detective Ron and Detective Alli are excited to get to the heart of this mystery with you as our partners! As with our Adult Book Discussion, there will not be a Zoom option this year.

New Virtual Programs!

Book Bin is thrilled to be one of the independent bookstores to co-sponsor the Illinois Libraries Present Zoom series!



Find out more here:


Previous Events:

January 26, "An Evening with Silvia Moreno-Garcia" 

February 16, "An Evening with Jasmine Guillory" 

March 30, "An Evening with Jenny Lawson"

April 27, "Nick Offerman & Jeff Tweedy"

May 25 "Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney" -- authors of School for Good Mothers and Cost of Living: Essays, respectively

Upcoming Events:

June 22 "An Evening with Chef Kwame Onwuachi" -- author of My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef: A Cookbook

(Rescheduled Date) June 30 "An Evening with Michelle Zauner" -- bestselling author of Crying in H-Mart


My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef: A Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525659600
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - May 17th, 2022

Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525657743
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

P.E.O. Presentation Books


(From a presentation on May 9, 2022 to a local philanthropic organization)

Alli is really excited to be talking about books to willing listeners!   

Click just below to "Read More" and see the featured titles in Alli's PEO Presentation

Contactless Curbside Pick-ups still available

Contactless Curbside Pick-ups still available!

          Even though we are open to customers again, please feel free to continue shopping with curbside pick-up through phone and web orders if that works well for you. We are happy to serve you in any way.


Curbside Pick-up Hours

Every day through 12/23/21:          10:00 am - 4:00 pm

          Here are the many other ways, besides coming into the store, that you can contact us with what you need:

          We can get books to you in these ways:

  • In-store pick-up during store hours
  • Shipping starting at $6 via the Post Office Media Mail (starting at $11 for Priority Mail)
  • Contactless Curbside Pick-up off the hardest working bench in Northbrook
  • Home Delivery on a very limited basis with a $6 delivery charge (within a limited area)


          Thank you for your support, love and orders over our 50 years!