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Best Bookstores and Libraries in Johor Bahru

Interested in finding the best bookstores and libraries in Johor Bahru? Here is a great list to get you started exploring the world of books and more in Johor Bahru.

MPH Bookstores

MPH Bookstores is a large chain of bookstores in Malaysia, offering a wide range of books, stationery, and magazines. It is known for its comprehensive selection of both local and international titles.

Website: www.mphonline.com
Address: G23, 24 & 25, Johor Bahru City Square, 106-108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Popular Book Co. (M) Sdn Bhd

Popular Bookstore is a household name in Malaysia, offering a wide variety of books in English, Malay, and Chinese, as well as stationery and multimedia products.

Website: www.popular.com.my
Address: Lot J3-12, Level 3, Johor Bahru City Square, No. 108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Big Bad Wolf Books

Big Bad Wolf Books is known for its massive book sales events, offering a wide range of books at significantly discounted prices. They periodically hold events in Johor Bahru.

Website: www.bigbadwolfbooks.com
Address: Various locations during events


BookXcess is a bookstore that offers a wide range of books at discounted prices, including overstocks and remaindered books. They have a cozy environment for book lovers to browse and read.

Website: www.bookxcessonline.com
Address: T-216A, 3rd Floor, The Mall, Mid Valley Southkey, No. 1, Persiaran Southkey 1, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor


Kinokuniya is a Japanese bookstore chain that offers a wide selection of books in English, Japanese, Chinese, and Malay, as well as stationery and gifts. It is known for its extensive collection of books and comfortable reading atmosphere.

Website: www.kinokuniya.com/my/
Address: (Nearest outlet in Kuala Lumpur)

Perpustakaan Sultan Ismail

Perpustakaan Sultan Ismail is a public library that provides a variety of resources including books, magazines, and multimedia for research and recreational reading.

Address: Jalan Yahya Awal, Bukit Timbalan, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Universiti

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Universiti is a branch library that serves the community with a collection of books and learning materials, as well as providing a quiet space for study and reading.

Address: Jalan Pendidikan 3, Taman Universiti, 81300 Skudai, Johor

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Johor Jaya

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Johor Jaya is a local library branch that offers a range of books and resources for the community, with facilities for reading and study.

Address: Jalan Dedap 13, Taman Johor Jaya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Daya

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Daya provides a collection of books, magazines, and multimedia materials for the local community, as well as study and reading areas.

Address: Jalan Nibong 21, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Setia Indah

Perpustakaan Cawangan Taman Setia Indah is a neighborhood library offering a variety of reading materials and a conducive environment for learning and reading.

Address: Jalan Setia 3/5, Taman Setia Indah, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

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