Your Local Hometown Independent Bookstore

The Sly Fox is an independent, local bookstore located in Virden, IL. We are primarily recognized as Virden’s leading kids bookstore with a wide variety of children’s books and a welcoming environment that makes reading fun.


Our roots here in central Illinois are reflected proudly on our shelves, as we are one of the top carriers of Illinois Books and Local Authors. We pride ourselves on being active members of the community, which is why we consistently host free events that welcome all types of readers. Stop in today or shop our online collection.

Audiobook Memberships

Are Now Available At The Slyfox Bookstore!

We’ve partnered with to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through The Sly Fox Bookstore! Browse the catalog of over 125,000 audiobooks, including New York Times bestsellers, and discover hidden gems curated by our expert booksellers.

Powered by our audiobook partner, your first audiobook is FREE and then only $14.99 per month. You’ll get to select from 100,000+ audiobooks, including New York Times bestsellers and hidden gems curated by indie booksellers. Best of all, you’ll be supporting The Sly Fox. You can easily listen on any device (phone, tablet, PC) as all audiobooks are DRM-free.

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The Slyfox Bookstore

123 N. Springfield Street

Virden, IL 62690


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10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 3:00pm

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