Holiday Shopping and Shipping – Updated 18 November

The Holiday Shipping Deadlines for USPS and UPS have been announced. The list is below. These dates will probably change as the holidays get closer. Abraham Lincoln Book Shop encourages you to do your holiday shopping early. There are worldwide supply chain issues. This impacts product availability as well as shipping.

Here are the latest shipping deadlines:

USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Retail Ground: Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
First Class: Friday, December 17th, 2021
Priority Mail:Saturday, December 18th, 2021
Priority Mail Express: Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 

UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Ground: Check UPS.com/CTC
3 Day Select: Tuesday, December 21st, 2021
2nd Day Services : Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021
Next-Day Air Services : Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

The book shop is open it’s regular hours now. You are welcome to visit. If you are seeking something specific, feel free to give us a call to share your wants. We are happy to curate items for you.

Do to high shipping volumes, all the carriers have suspended service guarantees. For the time being, web site orders are shipping via Media Mail, Priority Mail or UPS Ground only. If you want expedited shipping, need insurance, or have other shipping needs, please call the shop at 312-944-3085 to place your order.

Curbside service for local customers is by appointment only. If you are local and would like to order, please call the shop and we will schedule something with you.