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A Book Sale How-To Guide

Pat Ditzler and JoAnn Dumas

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The sample documents and guides that appear in A Book Sale How-To Guide are provided here as downloadable, editable documents for use in staging your own book sale.

 

Chapter 1: Getting Book Donations

Book drive press release

Donation receipt

Garage sale donation request

School book drive letter to school librarian

School book drive response card

School book drive letter to participating school

School book drive letter from school to parents

School book drive report form

Chapter 2: Site Considerations and Sorting Room Setup

Category signs

Tally sheet for sorted boxes

Chapter 3: The Book Sale Committee

Roles and responsibilities for book sale committee members (1)

Roles and responsibilities for book sale committee members (2)

Chapter 4: How to Get and Keep Volunteers

Volunteer press release

Volunteer application

Volunteer noncompete agreement

Chapter 5: Categorizing and Organizing Book Donations

Book sorting procedure

Chapter 7: Sale Scheduling and Publicity

Book sale press release

Chapter 9: Keeping Account of Your Sales Income

Tally form

Tally table procedure

Cashier procedure

Book sale receipt

Deposit summary

Tax calculation form

Sales history summary

Chapter 10: Other Book Sale Opportunities

Internet input form

Internet sales log

Appendixes

Common Book Collecting and Book Condition Terms

Collectible Books List