A Book Sale How-to Guide: More Money, Less Stress
A tried-and-true method to raise funds while weeding collections and engaging the community, library book sales can be a win-win situation-if done correctly. Book sale veterans Ditzler and Dumas point out specific ways to run a sale to ensure maximum financial benefit while building community support. Readers will learn How to organize teams of volunteers to solicit, sort, price, and manage the physical inventory, including art, cultural objects, videos, CDs, and more The importance of building momentum from one book sale to the next by recruiting a permanent team of volunteers How the Internet can be used to increase sales Using case histories from three successful ongoing programs, everything from setup to cleanup, on-site money matters, and financial control is covered. The practical sample forms included will make running a successful book sale that much easier.
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Setting the Scene
Directing the Show
Venue and Promotion
A Note from the Authors
Common Book Collecting and Book Condition Terms
Pricing Guide Resources
About the Authors
Box Office Receipts
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