Westside Book Shop is a used book store located at 113 W Liberty in downtown Ann Arbor, MI. Although Ann Arbor has many used book stores, this has been said to be the best! They have every book you could be looking for & huge collections. The staff are very knowledgable and helpful in trying to help you decide on your book.
In need of a ‘birthday recovery kit’? How about ‘Hander-pants?’ Wondering what ‘hander-pants even are? If so, head into Middle Earth in downtown Ann Arbor, located by the U of M campus on S. University. They sell unique and funky gift items- books, jewelry, toys and accessories. They have fun houseware and office items, such as jumbo fridge magents, and many gag items.
Motte & Bailey Booksellers is located in downtown Ann Arbor on Fourth St in Kerrytown. They have a variety of books from Religion to Art, from the Civil War to Music… something for everyone!
If you’re interested in holistic health, bodymind therapies, yoga and astrology, than Crazy Wisdom might be just what you’re looking for! Located right downtown is Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, specializing in alternative spiritual practices. It also offers various items surrounding psychology, Buddhism, spiritual developments, zen/yoga, meditation, astrology, and herbal remedies. Shop on the main floor for art, music, book, crafts, candles/incense, yoga supplies, and ritual items, then head upstairs to un-stress in the café with a variety of teas, coffees, specialty drinks, and café foods to choose from, while you read a book from the upstairs library. Don’t forget to check the website for events and newly received books and CD’s!
Take part in events such as tarot & psychic readings, shiatsu healing sessions, live music, meditation meetings, drum circles, and various workshops. Check HERE for the Crazy Wisdom events calendar.
Many locals frequent this 10,000 square foot, non-profit resale store on Industrial Blvd., as all the proceeds benefit the Ann Arbor Public Schools‘ student programs. The store features household items, clothing, toys, books and more. They also offer free pick-up of furniture! Visit their website, A2 PTO Thrift Shop, for more information.