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Quimby's Bookstore

1854 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622 USA

187 Reviews
Closed Now
Opens Thu 12p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
  • Wheelchair
  • Public
  • No Wifi
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“Awesome zine and comic book store”

Quimby's is an independently owned bookstore that sells independently-published and small press books, comics, zines and ephemera. We favor the unusual, the aberrant, the saucy and the lowbrow.  We have to be logistically creative in utilizing space because we have so much stuff. Also, we often experiment with getting lots of different type of books to see what works for our customers, like a section for children/radical parenting or humor. 

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Ben F.

One of those real "must visits". A fantastic blend of self-published, indie, and even some more notable releases, but the zine scene here is the real highlight. Amazing variety, and there's no... Read more

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Jen S.

I love Quimby's. It was the final destination of many teenage journeys into Wicker Park, and it's still dishing up an eclectic mix of zines, graphic novels and independent press offerings to this... Read more

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Amie F.

Support Local! They have a wide selection of zines, independent literature, and eccentric works from your favorite author. It's pricier than buying online, but the experience is worth it.... Read more

Quimby's Bookstore

1854 W North Ave
Chicago, Illinois
60622 USA
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Closed Now
  • Sun, Mon, Thu - Sat: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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