A used-book shop at WAS

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A used-book shop at WAS

Postby dumpster.penguin » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:19 pm

A second-hand bookstore has popped up in Washington Union Station! Actually, it is a book sale for some kind of non-profit; but the books are real. It is located on the shopping mezzanine, in a rather obscure place. Stop by, hand over whatever you finished reading, and pick up something for the next leg of your journey!
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Re: A used-book shop at WAS

Postby STrRedWolf » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:46 pm

Interesting! It's called Carpe Librem (which if my rusty Latin is to be believed, translates to "Seize the Book!") and is on the second floor of the shopping areas. Books can be donated at the store. They moved the 17th street store down to Union Station.

http://turningthepage.org/what-we-do/bo ... n-chicago/ for more info.
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Re: A used-book shop at WAS

Postby mtuandrew » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:58 am

Planning to check them out soon, I’ll give you my impressions & how they compare to my gold standard.
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Re: A used-book shop at WAS

Postby jonnhrr » Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:55 pm

It wouldn't hurt for them to have a selection of railroad themed books, given the number of railfans that might be passing through.
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