About

Prairie Fox Books is an independent bookstore located at 722 LaSalle Street in Ottawa, IL at the confluence of the Illinois and Fox Rivers. Opened in 2016, the store is the spiritual successor to longtime local business the Book Mouse, and home to Sonny the cat. Featuring an English library-style atmosphere and offering tea and knowledgeable booksellers, Prairie Fox Books hopes to create a community gathering space for book lovers of the area.