Borders Books Music Movies & Cafe
Borders Books Music Movies & Cafe (more commonly just called Borders) was a bookstore and cafe on Bloomington's east side. It was part of a chain of bookstores and was located in Eastland Plaza just off of 3rd Street and College Mall Road. At the time it opened, Morgenstern Booksellers was also located in Eastland Plaza, but the local store was forced out of business by its nearby national competitor.
3634 E. 3rd Street 333-5500
On November 18, 2010, Borders (BGP) sent an email to registered customers announcing it would close the Bloomington Store.
In order to liquidate the store, they started out with a closing sale that included most items at 20-30% off list price. According to employees, the store was scheduled to close on January 7th, 2011.