Locally Owned Bookstores and Toy Stores Offering Curbside Pickup and Delivery!

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It’s no secret that small businesses need our help. At these locally owned bookstores and toy stores, you will find the perfect gift for those on your holiday shopping list. The level of passion and knowledge that these shop owners have is what makes the shopping experience special! With convenient curbside pickup or delivery, these great bookstores and toy stores should be your first stop when holiday shopping this season. 

Locally Owned Bookstores and Toy Stores in the Western Suburbs

Berwyn’s Toy & Trains
7025 Ogden Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
(708) 484-4384
Berwyn’s Toy and Trains much more than just trains. Figurines, LEGOs, animals, princesses, and hobby kits can be found on their shelves. They are currently offering curbside pickup to customers.

Barbara’s Bookstore
770 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 920-1500
The children’s section at Barbara’s is one of the best around, with everything from ‘first’ books to young adult, plus lots of games, toys and activity sets for every young and inquisitive mind. Barbara’s is currently offering curbside pickup, as well as delivery within 5 miles of the store.

Learning Express Toys
19 S. Prospect Avenue
Clarendon Hills, IL 60521
(630) 590-5495
From arts and crafts to outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone. Shipping and in-store pickup available.

Learning Express Toys
18 Countryside Plaza
Countryside, IL, 60525
(708) 352-8697
Shipping, curbside, and in-store pickup available.

Frugal Muse Books
7511 Lemont Road
Darien, IL 60561
(630) 427-1140
Frugal Muse Books is a great stop for gentlely-used books. Find books, puzzles, games and more. Curbside pickup is available.

My Special Toy Store
5137 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 324-6344
Here you will find a unique and special toy store for boys and girls of all ages! Daily curbside pickup is available.

Anderson’s Bookshop 
5112 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 963-2665
Anderson’s mission is to share a passion and knowledge of books to create lifelong readers. They strive to be a place of good company, great reads, and engaging conversations for all ages. Contact-free in-store pick-up is available during regular hours.

Fair Game
5147 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 963-0640
At Fair Game, you will find a vast selection of board games, puzzles and card games designed to challenge minds and encourage face to face interaction. When placing an online order, customers may select curbside pickup, contactless delivery or shipping.

Harvey’s Tales
216 James Street
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-2991
Harvey’s Tales carries the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Besides offering a wide range of books, Harvey’s Tales also carries games, puzzles, toys and novelty gifts. Private shopping is available by appointment on Monday. Curbside pickup is also available for customers.

Learning Express Toys
1420 Commons Drive
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-8697
From arts and crafts to outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone. In-store pick-up, local delivery, and curbside pick-up available.

The Little Traveler
404 S. Third Street
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-4200
The Little Traveler’s shelves are filled with games and toys for children of all ages. You can even grab a snack or coffee to-go from their cafe. Online orders can placed for curbside pickup. Customers may also call and select items for curbside pickup. The Little Traveler also offers free delivery in Geneva, St. Charles, and Batavia on purchases of $20 or more.

The Bookstore
475 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 469-2891
The Bookstore is a reader-friendly shop with a staff that will make every effort to find the exact book you’re looking for. Customers can reserve private shopping hours with a deposit, which will be applied to your purchase. Curbside pickup and local delivery is also available.

Learning Express Toys
Baker Hill Shopping Center
900 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-8574
From arts and crafts to outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone. Curbside and in-store pickup available.

My Sister Kate
48 S. Washington Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 986-5866
My Sister Kate offers contemporary fashion, toys, and gifts for kids. Shipping & curbside pick-up is available.

American Best Train & Hobby Shop
865 Maplewood Drive
Itasca, IL 60143
(630) 467-1102
This is the stop for the train enthusiast in your life! Trains, speciality toys and hobby supplies are available for curbside pickup.

Fair Game
19 S La Grange Road
La Grange, IL
(708) 937-9066
At Fair Game, you will find a vast selection of board games, puzzles and card games designed to challenge minds and encourage face to face interaction. When placing an online order, customers may select curbside pickup, contactless delivery or shipping.

Waterlemon
25 South La Grange Road, Unit A
La Grange, IL 60525
(708) 286-6747
This boutique also includes a play space and is full of curated goods for parties and gifts. Online ordering available.

Anderson’s Bookshop
123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-2665
Anderson’s mission is to share a passion and knowledge of books to create lifelong readers. They strive to be a place of good company, great reads, and engaging conversations for all ages. Contact-free in-store pick-up is available during regular hours.

Anderson’s Toyshop
111 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-2665
Anderson’s has an expanded toy store featuring a wide variety of toys and games. Contact-free in-store pick-up I’d available during regular hours.

Learning Express Toys
2863 W. 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564
(630) 922-3334
From arts and crafts to outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone. In-store pick-up and curbside pick-up available.

Treasures
121 S Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 935-1298
New toy and game store offering curbside pickup and delivery within a radius from Naperville.

Geppetto’s Toy Box
730 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 445-9906
Designed to appeal to the conscious consumer, this European-inspired toy shop focuses on wood and natural fiber toys: toys that feel good, look good, and can withstand years of play and exploration. Geppetto’s Toy Box is offering many options for families shopping at this time. Virtual concierge shopping, curbside pick-up, local delivery ($5 fee) as well as free gift wrap.

Pumpkin Moon
1028 North Boulevard
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 524-8144
Specializing in eclectic and whimsical toys and gifts, Pumpkin Moon is the place for good time stuff for all ages. Curbside pickup is available to patrons.

The Book Table
1045 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 386-9800
Fiercely independent book store in downtown Oak Park. Curbside pickup available at the back door.

The Looking Glass Books
823 S. Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 434-5515
The Looking Glass Books is a gently-used bookstore in the heart of Oak Park. They also offer book-related gifts, greeting cards, and pieces from local artisans. Customers are welcome to call ahead and request a curbside pickup if needed.

Town House Books
105 North 2nd Avenue
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 584-8600
A quaint independent bookstore and cafe, Town House Books has something for the newest and seasoned readers in your life. You can ship the gifts to yourself, to your recipient, or arranged to pick them up curbside.

Initially Ewe
1058 Hillgrove Avenue
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-7777
Unique baby items, books and speciality toys line the beautiful displays at Initially Ewe. Curbside pickup is available for all customers.

MOORE Toys & Gadgets
107 E Front Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 480-4285
This independent owned toy store in downtown Wheaton is full of toys, games and everything in between. Same-day contactless curbside pickup and delivery available.

Pinwheel Toys
245 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 456-4290
Pinwheel Toys is a true neighborhood toy shop for kids of all ages, with everything from teddy bears to building blocks to dolls and crafts and science kits. Pinwheel Toys is offering curbside pick up, local delivery or shipping. 

Did we miss your favorite locally owned bookstore and toy store? Leave a comment below or email Annie at annie@mykidlist.com to see it included.

Looking for additional gift ideas? Check out our 2020 experience gift guide for a gift that extends past the holiday season!

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