In this type of economy many people are looking for ways to save money. When it comes to looking for children’s books and owning them there are many different ways that a parent can develop a huge collection of children’s books without having to break the bank to get those books.
Here are some money saving and cost effective ways to get children’s books and bring them into a huge collection.
1. Garage Sales. Many garage sales will have stacks and stacks of children’s books available for very cheap or next to nothing. The condition of the books will vary from gently used, new and even falling apart. However, if you really have a book that you want the decision to pay a quarter for it or to pay close to $20 will win every time.
2. Library Book Sales. Many libraries all over the country have book sales as a way to diminish their book supply. These are usually well worn books or ones that are no longer wanted in their collection. Occasionally a library patron will donate a stack of books but it varies. The type of books that are available will also vary so it is hit or miss when it comes to these sales but you can get a really good deal when it comes to these types of books.
3. Book Swap. There are many sites that offer book swapping opportunities to each other. These usually allow you to list a book that you want to trade and get credits for every book that you trade in. It’s a great way to get ride of those adult books you have and develop your child’s book collection. If you don’t want to use the online sites consider starting your own book swap in the neighborhood or with your mother’s club or group.