BOOKSTORES IN JOPLIN MO

Always Buying Books is a used bookstore in Joplin MO, where you can buy books and sell books, and even trade books. We have an inventory of over 70,000 used books. We carry paperback books, hardcover books, as well as reference media, college books, romance novels, westerns, fiction and non-fiction, christian fiction, and self-help books. This is a used book store where you can buy cheap books in Joplin MO.

We have been in business since 2000, offering Joplin MO a great used bookstore to buy and sell their paperback and hardback books. If you expect to only find Westerns and romance paperback books in this used bookstore, think again. This cheap used book store in Joplin MO offers so much more than that! We sell used books in Joplin, and we buy used books in Joplin, and our shelves are always full of the latest releases as well as older used books and classics.

If you are looking for cheap used books in Joplin, MO, look no further than Always Buying Books, where we always have just the right used book for you! Come in to the store, browse our shelves, and see what kind of deals you can find on cheap used books. There is no better used bookstore in Joplin than our store. We are open 9-6 Monday through Friday, and 9-5 on Saturday. Browse our shelves for the best deals on cheap used books in Joplin!


  • Randy Alcorn
  • John Steinbeck
  • Colleen Coble
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Anne Stuart
  • Catherine Coulter
  • Margaret Truman
  • Cindy Woodsmall
  • Tony Hillerman
  • C.S. Forester
  • James Patterson
  • Linda Howard
  • ...and MANY MORE!

Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm
Sat: 9am - 5pm
Closed Sunday
Vietnam Veteren
5357 North Main Street
Joplin, MO
(417) 781-1720

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We Buy Books

All Day, Every Day
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Joplin's Only Full Line Used Book Store

Many "used book stores" carry only paperback books from a the romance & western genres. That is not the kind of bookstore you find here!

At Always Buying Books, we make all types of books available to our customers ... paperbacks and hardbacks, fiction and non-fiction, old and new, popular and obscure. In fact, our current inventory includes over 70,000 books ... give or take 3 or 4!

Buy, Sell & Trade

If you have books you want to sell or trade, bring them into the store. Or, if you are interested in adding to your collection, explore thousands of titles in every genre of fiction, as well as non-fiction and resource material. We buy, sell and trade classics as well as contemporary books.

Book Signings

Always Buying Books is known in the Joplin area as "the place" for book signings by popular authors. We host many local, regional and national authors, so keep your eye on our site for announcements of upcoming events!

Always Buying Books   |   5357 North Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801   |   (239) 362-9740
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