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1564 N. Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622
Conveniently located near the Damen Blue Line CTA stop.


If you're looking for a certain title or want to ask about selling books to us, it's best to call. For all other inquires, please email us.


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9am to 11pm seven days a week.

Books Bought:

Fridays 6pm to 10pm

Saturdays 9am to 4pm

Welcome to Myopic Books

One of Chicago's oldest and largest used bookstores, Myopic Books has three floors full of books, an amount totaling over 80,000 editions.


We carry sections such as fiction, art, architecture, music, film, philosophy, science, religion, pyschology, literary criticism, mythology, children's, cooking, sci-fi, biography and local history/interest... and many more. Have a question? Give us a call at (773) 862-4882.


Located in the heart of Wicker Park. We are conveniently open until 11pm every day of the week.


Book Buying Hours

We buy books on Fridays from 6pm to 10pm and Saturdays from 9am to 4pm. For small amounts (a single box or bag) we may be able to accomodate you anytime if you call us first. For more information about selling us your books visit our Book buying Info Page