Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

Q: How long has Pennyworth Books been in business?
A: 2014 marks TEN years for Pennyworth Books! We have been a traveling book store since 2004, appearing at Book Festivals, Comic Cons, and local family festivals, all around the US. In 2013, we decided to add to our mobile business by adding a fixed retail location in Chicago's southwest suburbs.

Q: How much are your books?

A: We offer new and used books, movies, music, and video games, all at a fraction of their original price. Our margins are very thin, but our philosophy is to have a great value and make our items affordable for everyone.

Q: What do all the colored stickers mean?

A: We have a total of six colors, each designates a percentage off our already marked low price, furthering the discount to an additional 80% off!

Q: Do you only sell used items?

A: Our store offers a hybrid of both new and used books, as well as music, movies and video games.

Q: Do you accept returns or exchanges?

A: Used merchandise can be returned for cash, charge card credits, or store credits within seven (7) days of purchase with a receipt at any location. The same applies for new merchandise, as long as it is in the same condition as when purchased. Please review our Returns/Exchanges Policy for more detailed information.

Q: When I sell books, why is a valid ID required?

A: By law, we must ask to see a valid State ID or Driver's License and obtain a signature when you sell items. We do this to verify our customers do not knowingly engage in the trade of stolen merchandise for resale. We refuse the right to purchase any items from any indiviual for any reason. Thank you for understanding!

Q: Are there any social media websites where I can follow Pennyworth Books?

A: We actively engage with our customers on the following sites: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, Instagram, and Foursquare.

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Tuesday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Wednesday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Thursday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Friday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Saturday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Sunday 11:00AM - 5:00PM