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Our Town Books

64 East Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL 62650

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For book lovers young and old, Our Town Books offers a reading selection for all.

Our Town Books is committed to the legacy established by Jim & Sally Nurss - making it a comfortable place in downtown Jacksonville, Illinois where people who like to read, to write, and to talk about books and ideas can gather. At Our Town Books, you’ll find a great selection of new and high-quality used books, including classic and contemporary fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, local authors, obscure works of particular merit, and most importantly, poetry.


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  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sun: Closed

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