The kind of bookstore every college town needs


217-345-2627 | Charleston, IL

Bob's Bookstore - Bookseller | Retail | Charleston, IL

Don't let finals stress you out unnecessarily; come in during our late night hours for a break.


Enjoy the FREE Wi-Fi access available in our store while browsing our extensive collection.


You'll always find something new in stock, we're constantly making new purchases to add books to our growing collection. Check out our Facebook page for regular updates on our new acquisitions.

Browse our rotating stock of classics

Come in for late night hours during finals

  • Literary fiction

  • History

  • Pottery and ceramics

  • Science

  • Philosophy

  • Political science

  • Young adult fiction

Find a book in

any genre

Row of books

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