Bookstock offers a wide selection of vintage vinyl as well as books.

Bookstock, Michigan’s Largest Used Book Sale, Returns to Laurel Park

The city of Detroit does not have enough books for its community center libraries.

In some cases, says Amanda Draper-Livengood, she is told that libraries barely have any.

Fortunately, the city has trucks. And the books? The Bookstock second-hand book and media sale, which returns next Sunday for an eight-day run after two years lost to the pandemic, has 300,000.

Or maybe more. Paperbacks, hardcovers, rarities, CDs, DVDs, vinyl albums and maybe an 8-track or two are so plentiful that they have to be hidden in three places, so an exact count would be difficult even if anyone was crazy enough to try.

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