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Located in downtown Detroit just off the Lodge Freeway, our main store claims the title of "largest used and rare bookstore in Michigan." This building, by far the largest of our two locations, boasts four floors containing over a million titles. Free parking is located on the east side of the building. Operating hours of the Detroit store are:




Mon: 11:am-4:00pm EST

Tues: 9:30-5:30pm EST

Wed: 9:30-5:30pm EST

Thurs: 9:30-5:30pm EST

Fri: 9:30-5:30pm EST

Sat: 9:30-5:30pm EST




Located on Woodward Avenue in Ferndale, John K. King Books North is a separate store that buys, trades and sells its own collection of titles. Like our main store, John K. King Books North has a wide-ranging selection of various genres, just in a less voluminous amount. Only a few blocks south of the intersection of Woodward Ave and 9 Mile, it is a convenient stop for book lovers in and out of the Ferndale Area. Parking meters and neighborhood street parking available.

Operating hours of the Ferndale store are:

Monday: Closed

Tues: 12:00-6:00pm EST

Wed: 11:00-7:00pm EST

Thurs: 11:00-7:00pm EST

Fri: 11:00-7:00pm EST

Sat: 10:00-6:00pm EST

Sun: 12:00-5:00pm EST


901 W. Lafayette Blvd,

Detroit, MI 48226

(313) 961-0622

22524 Woodward Avenue
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 548-9050

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