Through a partnership with Thrift Books your former books are placed in a market
place that offers a wider selection, more competitive prices, and easier access
than any physical store. Tent sales are costly and require months of effort and
planning. With Thrift Books’ free and easy program, just pack the books in boxes and ship them to Thrift Books.
Thrift Books’ library
partnership program offers custom storefronts on their website through which every
former library book from a particular library system is listed and proceeds directly
benefit the donor library. Thrift Books will create the page for you, host
it on their servers, and perform any necessary maintenance—all at no cost to you.
Books purchased directly from your personalized Thrift Books webpage are not subject
to third party seller fees thus providing you with higher profits.
In addition to listing your items on your personalized Thrift Books webpage, your
books will be listed on all major internet booksellers including Amazon, Alibris,
AbeBooks, and Half along with many of their international affiliates. Thrift
Books’ proprietary software will ensure that your book is competitively priced and
is listed prominently when a potential book buyer is searching for that particular
The opportunity to easily list your books online will dramatically increase the
likelihood of selling unusual and difficult-to-find books. Your books will be placed
on a market of hundreds of millions of potential customers worldwide. In fact, unique
books are often easier to sell and usually receive a much higher price.
Partnerships with Thrift Books can be used to either replace or supplement existing
book sales and book donations by your library. Many of Thrift Books’ partners
continue to utilize temporary book sales or sale tables, often in conjunction with
The library partnership program is designed to be flexible and allow you to list
as many or as few books online as you would like.
Thrift Books’ goal is to return the greatest amount of revenue back to their partners
so the libraries can decide how the funds will be used. Library partners have used
the money raised for capital improvements, purchasing new library books, supporting
literacy programs, and much more. Thrift Books’ accounting department is committed
to providing timely and regular payment to its profit-sharing library partners.
One of Thrift Books' partnerships is with our local King County Library System Foundation.
The KCLS Foundation provides support for literacy programs conducted by the King
County Library System, which is currently the second largest circulating library
in the United States. Above is a caption from the Foundation's latest newsletter
highlighting our partnership. You can visit the personalized page we
created for the KCLS Foundation at
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