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Barnes & Noble opens this week in Algonquin


ALGONQUIN, IL – A new Barnes & Noble store is slated to open in Algonquin Commons this week, according to store officials.

The company closed its store at Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee with the intention of relocating the store to vacant space next to Trader Joes at 1802 S. Randall Road in Algonquin. The Algonquin store will officially open at 10 a.m. Wednesday with a ribbon cutting planned with local mystery writers Lori Radar-Day and Susanna Calkins.

“Barnes & Noble is very excited to open our new store in Algonquin Commons, moving from our old bookstore to Spring Hill Mall. This is our second new store in suburban Chicago in the past 18 months, after our Schaumburg store opened last summer, “said James Daunt, CEO of Barnes & Noble.

The Spring Hill Mall Store closed on October 22. The new store features a “dramatic change in the appearance of the bookseller,” according to a press release. The new store is described as light and airy, with a cafe, large book rooms, and beautiful displays of stationery, puzzles, board games, and toys.

The Algonquin team worked hard to develop their bookstore.

“I feel so lucky to open our new store this week with the support of so many amazing booksellers. Our move has allowed us to reset and refocus our store around books and the love of reading, and we have look forward to welcoming shoppers here, “said store manager Teresa Noble. “This new store is designed with the local customer in mind, and my team and I have curated many books just for them. We will also have an updated and expanded gift department which I’m sure fans will appreciate. In addition, our café will be located just outside the children’s department allowing parents to have coffee and watch their children explore the shelves. ”