618 E. Walnut Carbondale, IL 62901

Open 10am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday
Closed Sunday and Monday

Meet Casper

at Southern Illinois' Largest Used Bookstore

Visit The Bookworm to browse over 100,000 new and used titles.

Stop by to visit Casper, our friendly bookstore cat. While you're here check out our huge selection of quality new and used books of every genre, including a large local interest section. You can also shop for some of our inventory online at Abe Books by clicking here.


Come in for a book signing by local authors.

Click here to view events calendar

Trade Policy

Looking to get rid of some books? We'll take them off your hands.

Learn more about trading books

We buy textbooks!

We pay CASH for current textbooks!

Learn more about selling your textbooks

Local Books

We carry a large selection of books by local authors.

Click here to view our current local interest inventory

Why shop local?

Did you know? Shopping local is good for the local economy and the environment!

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We have more than just books!

Come see our selection of T-shirts, coffee mugs, bookmarks and more!

Find unique gifts for the book lovers in your life.