Selling Old Books

Updating a post that still gets a lot of attention.

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Old Book Love

As a librarian I often get asked about selling old books. Let me be clear – I love old books. I often pay WAY more than I should for old books that I buy for my own collection. This is NOT an encouragement to get rid of your old books in anyway.

How Do You Sell Old Books

I get the question about how to sell books often, especially from other libraries, but also from regular people, that I decided it would be worth putting my normal advice into a post. This assumes the decision to get rid of the books has been made and isn’t answering whether or not you should chose to weed any particular books…..[because I could also give you earful on that, but I won’t here. 🙂 ] While the wording below is pitched as if toward a…

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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