Prairie Path Books prides itself on its customer service but is staying safe with contactless pickup right now. Photo courtesy of Prairie Path
Prairie Path Books prides itself on its customer service but is staying safe with contactless pickup right now. Photo courtesy of Prairie Path

Toy and Book Stores Offering Curbside Pickup and Delivery in the Chicago Area

It's been more than 50 days since Illinois kids have been able to go to school, and some families need new toys and books to stave off boredom for the remainder of the state's stay-at-home order. Luckily, the order's May 1 modifications allow non-essential businesses to open for delivery and in-store pickup. So, once your kids burn through our big list of crafts, completes these 64 science experiments, and the other activities in our Stay-at-Home Guide, head to one of these local businesses offering curbside pickup of goodies sure to brighten your kids' days (and your own).

Each of these 20-plus locations offers curbside pickup or delivery, and many also offer to ship for a fee.

Building Blocks Lakeview
3306 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657

Building Blocks Lincoln Park
2071 N. Clybourn
Chicago, IL 60614

Building Blocks Wicker Park
2130 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622

*play Logan Square
3109 W Logan Blvd
Chicago, IL 60647

*play Lincoln Park
2462 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

*play Andersonville
5311 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

Toys Et Cetera
1500 E 55th St
Chicago, IL 60615

Timeless Toys
4749 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

Learning Express Toys Clarendon Hills
19 S. Prospect Ave.
Clarendon Hills, IL 60521

Learning Express Toys Glen Ellyn
900 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn , IL 60137

Learning Express Toys Countryside
18 Countryside Plaza
Countryside, IL 60525

Learning Express Toys Geneva
1420 Commons Drive
Geneva, IL 60134

Pinwheels Toys & Gifts
60 Hebron
Glastonbury, CT

MOORE Toys & Gadgets
107 E. Front Street
Wheaton, IL 60187

My Special Toy Store
5137 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Geppetto's Toy Box
730 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301

Fair Game Downers Grove
5147 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL

Fair Game LaGrange
19 S. LaGrange Road
LaGrange, IL 60525

My Sister Kate
48 S. Washington Street
Hinsdale , IL 60521

The Wild Child Glencoe
657 Vernon Avenue
Glencoe, IL 60022

The Wild Child Wilmette
1114 Central Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091

Becky & Me Toys
620 Grove Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Oliver's Trains and Toys
2002 Central Street
Evanston , IL 60201

Emmerson Toys, Gifts, and Hobbies
12940 S. LaGrange
Palos Park, IL 60464

Women and Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Volumes Book Cafe
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

Volumes Bookstore
900 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Unabridged Books
3251 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657

Barbara's Bookstore Burr Ridge
770 Village Center Dr.
Burr Ridge , IL 60527

Barbara's Bookstore Northwestern Memorial Hospital
201 E. Huron Street
Chicago , IL 60611

Barbara's Bookstore Glenview
2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview , IL 60027

Barbara's Bookstore Vernon Hills
720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Anderson's Bookshop Naperville
123 W. Jefferson Ave.
Naperville, IL

Anderson's Bookshop LaGrange
26 S. LaGrange Road
LaGrange, IL

Anderson's Bookshop Downers Grove
5112 Main Street
Downers Grove , IL

Prairie Path Books
255 Town Square
Wheaton, IL 60189
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