Forever Books

312 State St., St. Joseph, 49085 (directions)


Serving the community for over 17 years, Forever Books has been voted the "Best Place to Buy Books in Southwest Michigan" by the readers of the Herald Palladium for the past 14 years.  We’re known for our exceptional service and knowledgeable staff, who are always ready to recommend a great read!

We have a wonderful selection of adult fiction, non-fiction, and classics as well as literature and book-themed gifts and clothing.  Our large children's section offers books for all ages, games, toys, and baby gifts. We offer complimentary gift wrapping and shipping services. Looking for something not on our shelves? If you call by 11:30 Monday through Friday, most books arrive the next business day by 3pm. You can also shop locally 24/7 on our website! Our Forever Friends Book Club is our customer loyalty program: for every $100 spent in the store, you receive $5 off your next purchase! No cards or anything to keep track of, we do it for you!

We host author talks, book signings, storytimes, and other events throughout the year. Check out our website, Facebook page, (or the "events" tab above) to see what's happening! 

Forever Books is open 7 days a week, only closing on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Check our website for current hours. Our summer hours (June 12 – September 6): Monday – Thursday 10-8, Friday and Saturday 10-9, Sunday 11-6. Open Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day from 10-5. 


Book Signing with Jane Ammeson

Monday 25th of September 2017

St. Joseph, MI

Jane will speak and sign her two new works of Midwest history. Reservations Requested. Please call 269-982-1110 or email to save your seat.

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Meet Gary Morton, author of "Commanding Excellence"

Monday 2nd of October 2017

St. Joseph, MI

Gary will speak and sign. Reservations Requested. Please call (269) 982-1110 or email to reserve your seat.

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Top 20 & An Author with Devin Murphy, author of "The Boat Runner"

Monday 16th of October 2017

St. Joseph, MI

20% off all purchases + free book (publisher ARC) + staff reviews favorites! Reservations Required, please call 269-982-1110 or email to save your seat!

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Business Hours

Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm