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Slam! Poetry at Open Books


One of the great things about being in the heart of downtown Chicago is being near so many great attractions, restaurants, and organizations. One of our favorite organizations is Open Books, our neighbor and longtime partner! They’re a great nonprofit in Chicago aimed at promoting literacy among Chicago’s students. (See a more comprehensive outline of […]


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Acn You Raed Htis? – Open Books Fights Illiteracy

Free Parking Downtown Chicago

Last week our staff took the day off.  Well…sort of.  Instead of business as usual, we headed over to Open Books, just blocks from our hotel in downtown Chicago.  We picked a day to volunteer with our nonprofit partner at one of their regular Creative Writing Workshops. On a Mission Open Books provides these workshops […]


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Open Books and Glee at This Year’s Revelry

Best Western River North Hotel; downtown Chicago hotel

What’s The Deal? Imagine a night of wonderful food, conversation, cocktails and sophistication, and games and prizes. Now add to that a great nonprofit that’s benefiting from all the fun you’re having! That’s exactly what you’ll find at Revelry, Open Books’ largest annual fundraiser. Open Books, of course, is a nonprofit in our own neighborhood […]


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Best Western Bookers & Chicago’s Open Books

Best Western River North, Downtown Chicago Hotel, Nonprofit Chicago

Our hotel, Best Western Plus River North, most recently celebrated September as National Literacy Month through our ongoing partnership with Open Books, a nonprofit organization in our own neighborhood aimed at promoting literacy in Chicago. Open Books is a used bookstore that utilizes its profits for providing creative writing field trips and literacy events.  They focus on improving children’s […]


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Book Into Chicago Contest

Best Western Chicago, Open Books

If you’ve stayed at our hotel recently you may have seen our Open Bookshelf in the lobby.  It’s our version of ‘Take a book, Leave a book’.  But did you know that those books are supplied to us by our neighbors and local non-profit, Open Books?To support their literacy programs, Open Books collects used books […]


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River North Reaches Out

Volunteering at Open Books

Best Western River North Hotel is committed to making a positive impact in the community.In the past, we’ve partnered with area organizations like the Anti-Cruelty Society and Toys for Tots.But most recently, we’ve joined forces with local non-profit Open Books to help spread literacy throughout Chicago.After having established a complimentary “Open Bookshelf” in our lobby […]


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