Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Gently Used Books and Sustainable Gifts
The Green Read and The Green Spot bookstores are committed to providing high-quality, gently used books to our communities. The bookstores are run by the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and staffed by volunteers. Proceeds support environmental initiatives including watershed protection, plastic and food waste reduction, recycling, clean energy, and prairie restoration.
THE GREEN READ BOOKSTORE Located just half a block south of the Metra station in historic Downtown Crystal Lake, The Green Read is a cozy spot to browse for your next favorite book or the perfect gift. We carry a wide variety of new puzzles as well as hand-crafted and sustainable gift and stationery products. 61 N Williams St, Crystal Lake 60014 779-220-4945 Open: Monday – Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm Closed Sundays
THE GREEN SPOT BOOKSTORE Bright and cheery, The Green Spot is tucked inside the Woodstock Square Mall across the hall from the office of the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County. Stop by when you visit the Farmers Market on the Square. 110 S Johnson St, Woodstock 60098 815-527-7122 Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 11:00am to 4:00pm Thursday & Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm Closed on Sunday
From The Owner
Buy a great book and do good for the environment at the same time! Over 21,000 books found new homes through The Green Read & The Green Spot in 2021. Support the Environmental Defenders by shopping at the “Green” bookstores.