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Books on the Square

153. E. Jackson St., Virden, IL 62690

(217) 965-5443

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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For more than 20 years, Books on the Square in Virden, Illinois, has been a favorite stop of book collectors and avid readers alike.  The store houses more than 30,000 used books and takes up three storefronts, including the original Bank of Virden building, which was the first brick building in town.  Books on the Square specializes in books about Illinois, Lincoln, and the Civil War, including many books written by authors of these eras.  New and used books, as well as rare collectible editions, can be found in the shop and at the online store.   Books on the Square also has a second location in Springfield, Illinois. 


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