Olympic Aladdin – Name Change

Address: 2785 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 739-8107

Bookstore that sells mostly Korean-language books written by Korean authors in South Korea

Now known as “Bandi Books”

Happy Bookstore

Address: 321 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-384-0750

해피북서점 (중고서적전문) Used Korean books, even textbooks. On the west side of Western Avenue, between 3rd Street and 4th Street, a few steps from Western Village Square where Tasty Grill is located. English-language children’s books outside selling for a dollar each.

Aladdin Used Books

Address: 621 S Western Avenue, #300
Phone Number: 213-385-0800

한국 알라딘 본사에서 LA에 중고서점 1호점을 오픈…

Located on the third floor of the Madang mall, this is the first L.A. branch of the ALADDIN chain known for buying and selling used Korean books, English books, CDs, and DVDs. In South Korea, the chain’s name is spelled with one “d” — Aladin.

Sejong Bookstore: Korean-Language Books & Magazines

Sejong Bookstore

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 323-735-7374

Sejong Moon-go (세종문고) is the Korean bookstore on the third floor of the Koreatown Galleria mall on the southeast corner of Western and Olympic.

Carries a few Japanese and Korean magazines (Vogue, Junior…), children’s books, novels… Past issues of imported magazines are sold at a discount.

Jump Q

Address: 170 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-365-6133

점프큐교육자료서적센터

In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.