This Old Book Bookstore
Recent News & Events
Dec 25, 2022 
Holiday Hours
Dec. 24 - Open, 10 - 2 Dec. 25 - Closed,  Dec. 26 - Closed,  Dec. 27 - Open 10 - 5:30, Dec 31 - Open 10 - 5:30, Jan. 1 - Closed
Nov 26, 2022
Small Business Saturday
It's time for our yearly Blind Date With A Book! SPEND $25.00 AND INSTANTLY WIN A FREE MYSTERY BOOK! YOUR CHOICE!

Bring In Your Gently Used Books
                We Will Give Them A New Life!

This Old Book has been delighted to provide Grayslake with quality used, rare and out-of-print books for sale since 2002. Located on Center Street in the heart of downtown Grayslake.

We have over 35,000 books to choose from and a computerized inventory to better serve your needs. Whether you are a casual browser, a serious collector or just looking for a place to spend the day, we strive to offer a comfortable and inviting environment. Our store is a constant revolving treasure trove where new items arrive, and depart, daily. Never a dull moment nor an empty shelf as we are overflowing with current titles & vintage books of all genres.

We Buy and Trade Your Used Books

Not enough room on your bookshelves for a new book? We happily offer a exchange program for books. Books may be traded in for store credit.

All books, both paper and hardcover, will be priced/credited individually based on our need and the books' condition. Up to 2 medium sized boxes can be brought in at a time.  Please check our What We Do page for more information.   

 We Offer New Books Online 

This Old Book is excited to announce we have partnered with 

When we don’t have a used copy of a book your looking for just go to SHOP NOW and have a new book shipped directly to you. Every book purchase you make through our link will help support your favorite local bookstore!

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