“Your Neighborhood Bookstore”

The Friends Down Under Bookstore will be closed from December 23, 2019 until January 3, 2020.

The Friends Down Under Bookstore is a collection of books and media available for purchase by the public.  Funds raised from all our sales go to supporting the Grosse Pointe Public Library.

The bookstore is maintained by the Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library, and located in the Lower Level of the Grosse Pointe Woods Library.

Our inventory comes from two sources: Books removed from circulation by the library and books donated by generous individuals.

Hours at the Woods Branch lower level:
Tuesday 6-8 p.m.
Wednesday 6-8 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• Most hard covers- $1.00
• Trade sized paperbacks- $1.00
• Pocket paperbacks- $.50
• All children’s paperbacks – $.50
• DVDs – $2
• CDs – $1
• Books on CD – $1

Please consider joining us in our journey to support the Grosse Pointe Public Library

The Friends is a membership organization which relies mainly on the generosity of it’s many volunteers to get things done. We are always in need of additional volunteers, as we actively work to expand store hours and to increase participation in all aspects of its operations. Our success relies on the blending of many skills and talents – so we have a place for you!

Volunteer with Us!

We are always in need of volunteers, as our success relies on the many skills and talents of our members!

Call (313) 343-2074 ext. 204 for information on becoming a volunteer. Please check back later for our Online Volunteer form.

Already a Volunteer? Click HERE to sign in.