Harvey’s Tales

Harvey's Tales - Geneva's Bookshop

Our vision for Harvey’s Tales is to create a welcoming environment that inspires the community to come together to learn, explore, escape and relax through books and other diversions.

Step Into Our World

You will love it.

Our general interest, independent bookshop carries new books, a giant wall scrabble game, a coffee bar, free WIFI, outdoor patio with seating and a community room perfect for meetings and small events.

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Notable Events

Illinois Libraries Present: An Evening with Jasmine Guillory (in conversation with Morgan Rogers)

Wednesday, February 16, 7-8 p,m. / Zoom
Illinois Libraries Present has made it possible for Harvey’s Tales friends to join a discussion with best selling romance writer, Jasmine Guillory where she’ll be discussing her latest novel, While We Were Dating. Author Morgan Rogers (Honey Girl) will join her in the conversation. Illinois Libraries Present, is a statewide collaboration between public libraries offering high-quality events.Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com

You can find Jasmine’s books at Harvey’s Tales!

Illinois Libraries Present: An Evening with Jenny Lawson

Wednesday, March 30, 7-8 p.m. / Zoom
Illinois Libraries Present has made it possible for Harvey’s Tales friends to join a discussion with award winning humorist, Jenny Lawson where she’ll discuss her most recent bestseller, Broken. Illinois Libraries Present, is a statewide collaboration between public libraries offering high-quality events.Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com

You can find Jenny’s books at Harvey’s Tales!

Special Orders

Can’t find a book you’re looking for? Let one of our booksellers know and we can order it! If available from our distributor we can usually have it in a few days. We’ll call when the book comes in and hold it for you until you can get to the store. Payment is made when you pick up the book.

Shelf Talkers

Are you passionate about a book and think everyone should read it? If so, provide at least 3 – 5 sentences describing the book and/or why you like it and we’ll turn it into a shelf talker! Just ask one of our booksellers for the form to fill out, or you can email us with the title, author and your description. Please include your name as we’ll include it on the shelf talker. If you provide a shelf talker, you will get a coupon from us for 10% off of one item!

Be Inspired

Upcoming Events

INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY

Saturday, April 30th 10:00 – 5:00
Sherri Duskey Rinker will read and sign her newest book – 10:30 on our patio
Wildwest Baked Goods – 10:00 – Sold Out on our patio
Local Authors – Noon to 4:00 on our patio
Shakespeare Readings – 11:45, 1:45, 3:45

216 James St. / Geneva, Illinois

Book Reading and Signing With Diane Lincoln

Saturday, May 14th 1:00 – 3:00 on our patio
Rain Date May 15th at the same time

216 James St. / Geneva, Illinois

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