Bookstock is metro Detroit's biggest and best used book and media sale

Posted at 5:10 AM, Apr 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-15 08:37:23-04

Bookstock is back, offering unbelievable deals on used books and media Sunday, April 22 through Sunday, April 29 at Livonia’s Laurel Park Place. Money raised during metro Detroit’s biggest and best used book and media sale will benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit.

Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley and Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin are Honorary Co-Chairs of Bookstock and the Mike Morse Law Firm is Bookstock’s 2018 Presenting Sponsor.

Bookstock’s Pre-Sale will kick-off on Sunday, April 22 at 8:15 a.m. There is a $20 admission charge for the Pre-Sale only, which runs through 11 a.m. and offers savvy shoppers and collectors first crack at Bookstock’s treasure trove of bargains. Bookstock has over 300,000 donated used books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, magazines and vinyl for sale at bargain basement prices. The sale will continue through Sunday, April 30, running Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 9p.m.

This year, Bookstock will feature seven days of special sales:   

§ Monday Madness – Monday, April 23: The first 1,000 shoppers will receive spectacular giveaways including a $50 VISA gift card every hour, and one lucky shopper will receive a $500 VISA gift card.

§ Teacher Appreciation Day – Tuesday, April 24: Bookstock is celebrating teachers by giving 50% off to all teachers with a valid ID from 3–9 p.m. At 5 p.m., the Bookstock  B.E.S.T.* Awards, (Bookstock Extraordinary Student/School/Teacher) will be presented to fourth grade students from Detroit Public Schools Community District who write the top essays entitled, “My Favorite Book Character…and Why.” Awards and cash prizes will be given to five students, their teachers and their schools.

§ Cookstock – Wednesday, April 25:  Cookstock will feature the area’s largest collection of gently used cookbooks, and the winners of the Cookstock Cupcake Recipe Contest will be announced by several local news anchors, including Carolyn Clifford from WXYZ-Channel 7 at 5 p.m. at Bookstock.  The winning cupcake will be featured at Good Cakes and Bakes, Detroit’s hottest new bakery.

§ PLUS the $25 SNAG BAG, All the books you can snag in our bag for $25 (quantities limited - some exclusions apply)

§ Bookbuster Special Days – Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27: Buy three books and get the fourth  book *free (*least expensive item) from 3 – 9 p.m. 

  Spend $25 or more either night and be entered in a special drawing for: 

§ A puck signed by Red Wings center Dylan Larkin

§ 4 tickets to a 2018 Tigers game

§ A round of golf and lunch for 4 at Plum Hollow Golf Course in Southfield

· Children’s Day – Saturday, April 28: Special children’s activities from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. featuring Toyology, Arts and Scraps and Goldfish Swim School.

· Half Price Finale, Sunday, April 29: All books and media will be sold for half price!

For more information about Bookstook, call the Bookstock hotline, (248) 645-7840, ext. 365, or visit

Laurel Park Place is located on 6 Mile Road east of I-275 in Livonia