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A sign for Classic Books sits on the wall of a Garage. Classic Books is a bookstore in downtown DeKalb. (Northern Star File Photo)

Classic Books: A garage bookstore, DeKalb staple

By Devin Oommen, News Reporter | September 12, 2023

DeKALB – Wearing a shirt that reads “So many books, so little time,” Charles Sigwart is surrounded by stories but also full of his own. Sigwart is the owner of Classic Books, which sells used books that mostly range in price from $3 to $6. Take...