Open Books Half Off Sale

June 23, 2012 7:38:42 AM PDT
Here's a novel idea for bargain hunting book lovers and literary fans from all walks of life. Grab your pocket change and some loose single dollar bills and stroll into the Open Books store for its highly anticipated Half Off Sale this weekend.

All books in the store, which already are affordably priced at an average of $5, will be sold at 50 percent off. From today's popular adult titles to classic children's books, prices on every single item in the store are cut in half.

All proceeds help support the Open Books literacy programs.

Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Open Books Store, 213 W. Institute Place, Chicago, IL

Open Books is an award-winning nonprofit social venture that operates an extraordinary bookstore, provides community programs, and mobilizes passionate volunteers to promote literacy in Chicago and beyond. Dedicated to enriching lives through reading, writing, and the UNLIMITED power of used books, the organization works with thousands of high-need, low-income students each year through its literacy programs, which range from 1 on 1 weekly reading sessions with elementary school students and creative nonfiction workshops for 4th through 12th graders to mentoring for high school juniors and an immersive reading, writing, and publishing experience for teens. Support for Open Books' programs comes in part from its award-winning store, which holds more than 50,000 donated books and has been hailed as "the most beautiful bookstore in Chicago."

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