As with other places offered on this list, be sure to call and inquire about current level of need to ensure that your donation is not a burden. Whenever possible, call ahead to be sure your book donation is needed—citing specific genres when possible. Advertiser partners include American Express, Chase, U. Textbook,com offers good prices and contrary to their name, they do purchase more than just textbooks. The rest of the process is similar.
No only you can all kinds of books even very rare one for really good prices, but the profit for sales goes towards building libraries in rural communities in South America. There are a number of indie bookshops that pay cash for used books, so do a quick search in your local area. If you are happy with the offer for the books, you can ship your items to Decluttr, for free! Proceeds from their stores are used to fund Adult Rehabilitation Centers, where those in the grip of addiction find help, hope, and a second chance at life. We visit book stores, and just end up writing down titles to borrow. They rejected a blu-ray set of mine stating that the story book in the set was missing. You''re responsible for getting the book there in one piece, so take the time to wrap them well. Second-Hand Book Shops A great place to sell your used textbooks is second-hand bookshops that buy books.
You can sell books to students on-campus. I want to be helpful, but I don't want to mislead you, or to make promises the store buyers can't keep. Other than that, you could always try one of the sites mentioned above. We may have financial relationships with some of the companies mentioned on this website. There are also jigsaw puzzles to borrow. The primary factors we consider when buying used merchandise of any kind are: 1. We are not able to make estimates or offers from a list; buyers must see the actual items.
The proceeds go toward funding the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, a charitable organization that supports public libraries. Be warned though- we will cut them up, destroy them, hollow them out, etc. Always review the condition guidelines and other rules before shipping your books. I'd like to hear from you! It has been featured on tons of sites. While we do our best to keep these updated, numbers stated on this site may differ from actual numbers.
Just take your books to your nearest Half Price Books store. Well, it did get cheaper for a few years, but paper books are actually making a comeback. Next time, I am going to try eBay. But the ones that they decide not to sell won't of course, give you much if any cash and they'll donate them or recycle them. If you are using the smart phone app then you can scan barcodes with your phone instead of typing each one in.
The Amazon program is called the. Any book that's a current bestseller is generally going to get the highest offers. The groups use donated books to stock library shelves or resell the books at fundraising events. During the same period, e-book sales declined by 18. Fundraisers If you have an idea for a fundraiser and a few friends with piles of unwanted books, you can start your own book drive. Before I begin the list though you need to understand that not all places you can sell your books are equal. Business texts, along with sociology, computers and government, fall at the least durable end of the textbook spectrum.
Once they get the book s you get paid via Check or PayPal, your choice. When you choose to be paid with PayPal or direct deposit, you can receive payment the next day. Read for more reasons why you should always check with BookScouter first. You can also , used phones, tablets, games, and on there. They have to meet certain conditions. They offer three payment methods: cash, PayPal, and store credit.
The offer you receive today may be reduced or non existent a couple of days later. Fortunately, there are tons of used bookstores that you can visit to buy books in person, as well as tools for finding these stores. If your textbooks are very old then it is highly unlikely you'll find a willing buyer amongst this list because a new edition will most likely have come out making your textbooks obsolete. Others make money with scanners and that tell them the going rate for a book in the Amazon Marketplace. They also guarantee that if you find a better price somewhere else, they will match it. You can enter the name of the textbook you want to sell into the search bar.
Your likelihood of success is much greater if you live in an area with a large number of colleges and universities. Remember, all of these websites pay based on what they think they can sell book for, so books with higher demand will sell for more. Where to Ship Your Books While you have to pay for the cost of shipping, these charities work for really cool causes: 7. If they do, then take them into the store, and make some money! First off, most of the used book sites sort of cater to certain types of books; some are more general, while others lean towards educational, technical, or historical subjects. If you have a textbook to sell, you can list it for sale or sell it directly to buyback websites for some quick cash. One or more of these might help you to get your stuff sold. Each website has different guidelines for how they will pay you and how long it will take, so pay attention as to when you should expect your money.
The site then will bring up all the book shops near you with their contact info and address. TextbookRush also has a buyback app to make the process easier. Use BookScouter to try to determine which of these sites will offer you the most money back. You can see every offer and pick the best buyback price. And consider sorting your books prior to donating. They will also pay for shipping, which makes it easier for you to figure out your profit for any books you sell with them.