Find Your Next Great Read At The Lake Forest Bookstore

Display of contemporary fiction books in store window

There are so many enjoyable ways to support local businesses, and shopping locally for books is one of the easiest. Spend this weekend curled up with a great book from the Lake Forest Bookstore, a beloved independent bookstore located less than five minutes away from Kelmscott Park. You can even shop online for curbside pickup or home delivery to our Lake Forest apartments

Serving Lake Forest Readers Since 1949

The history of the Lake Forest Bookstore stretches back more than 70 years, when it was founded by a group of local women who loved books. Since then, the store has remained female-owned and was most recently purchased by Eleanor Thorn in 2013. 

While the Lake Forest Bookstore has expanded in size over the decades, the focus remains on quality over quantity. Local readers enjoy access to a small but well-curated collection, including a great mix of travel books, classic literature, cookbooks, and bestsellers.

Purchase E-Books, Physical Books Or Audiobooks

The convenient shopping options at this independent bookstore will rival any corporate chain. Browse online for both the perfect book and your preferred format. Lake Forest Bookstore has a large inventory of eBooks you can download hassle-free to read on the Kobo Books app. Customers can also order physical books for home delivery or designate a store pickup and get notified when your items are ready. 

In the mood for getting engrossed in an audiobook? The store’s partnership with offers access to over 70,000 titles. Pay a monthly membership of $14.99 and then enjoy great discounts for every audiobook purchase. 

Along with a great selection and easy shopping options, the Lake Forest Bookstore offers incredibly friendly service! From a quality independent bookstore to a museum about local history, Lake Forest has excellent cultural resources. Contact us to learn more about living at Kelmscott Park Apartments.

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