The Book Cellar

The Book Cellar - 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave When we were still working for that giant chain bookstore (that will not be named) there was talk of experimenting with wine bars in the stores. Under their corporate auspices it sounded obnoxious and pretentious. The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square, however, perfectly melds the two into... Continue Reading →

CPL – Austin-Irving Branch

CPL - Austin-Irving Branch - 6100 W. Irving Park Rd Hello fellow book friends! Today we're checking out the Austin-Irving branch of the Chicago Public Library. Opened on December 8, 2001, the 15,500 square foot building serves the residents of Portage Park. They seem to have a train theme, with a model railroad in the... Continue Reading →

Two Little Free Libraries in Edgewater

This relatively new project has already taught me a number of things, including just how many Little Free Libraries there are in the Chicago area! We recently moved from San Diego, which, I though, had a good number of LFLs, but now it's clear just how few they have in comparison. I work a few... Continue Reading →

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