BOOKSAVERS of Maryland

 

Donate, shop or volunteer, your support is greatly appreciated!

 

Store Hours

Mon-Sat 10am-4pm

 

Donation Hours

        Mon-Fri 9am-1pm

 

 

Proceeds from your donation or book purchase support relief, development and peace efforts in the US and around the world.  Thank you for your generosity and support.

WAREHOUSE SALES

Every year we hold three large inventory reduction sales.  We open the warehouse to the public and fill it full of large boxes (gaylords) full of books.  We have thousands of used books for sale, most priced at $1 or less.

Our next warehouse sale will be October 14-16, 2021 from 9am-5pm.

 

Alibris

 

You can search our alibris.com storefront with the following link.  They give you the option to search by title, author, keyword, ISBN, etc.  Again, make sure the top of the page says BOOKSAVERS, otherwise you will be searching the entire site, not just our books. 

In the store you will find:

Children's Books, Young Adult Books, Adult Books, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Religious, Classics, Books in Spanish, Audio Books on CD, DVDs, Vinyl Records, Magazines, Collectible Books, Local History, Clearance Items, Textbooks, Leveled Readers, Homeschool Resources, Manipulatives, Encyclopedias, and much more.

BOOKSAVERS GIFT CARDS NOW AVAILABLE!

We post our most valuable books for sale on the internet.  Booksavers of Maryland advertises nearly 30,000 titles for sale on AbeBooks.com, Amazon.com, eBay, and Alibris.com. 

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

BOOKSAVERS OF MARYLAND

13625 Pennsylvania Ave.

Hagerstown, MD 21742

 

TEL: 301-665-1525

EMAIL: booksavers@myactv.net

SUPPORT OUR WORK

 

Donate your gently used books & clothing

 

We are currently accepting the following donations:

1.  encyclopedias

2.  textbooks

3.  magazines

4.  clothing

 

No other book donations accepted at this time.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

 

Books can be donated Monday - Friday from 9am - 1pm.

Please place your donation in the labeled bins inside the garage at the bottom of the lower parking lot. 

 

Clothing donations can be placed in the bin in the parking lot 24/7. 

BOOKS FOR SALE

A portion of our books are sold on-site in our Retail Store.  Stop by and check out our current selection.  We are open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm

 

AbeBooks

 

If you'd like to search our online inventory of books, this link will take you to our AbeBooks.com storefront.  From there you can search by author, title, keyword, etc.  Just remember to make sure you are searching on the page with Booksavers of MD at the top.  If you do an Advanced Search you will be searching all of AbeBooks.com. 

Amazon

 

Use the following link to search our products on Amazon.com.  You can search by title, author, keyword, ISBN, etc.  The easiest way to find out if we have a title is to use the book's International Standard Book Number (ISBN).  Every book has a unique ISBN.  If you know your book's ISBN it is a lot quicker and simpler than scrolling through long lists. 

Mennonite Central Committee

 

MCC is a global, non-profit organization that strives to share God's love and compassion for all through relief, development and peace.

 

In all our programs, we are committed to relationships with our local partners and churches.

 

As a Christian organization, we strive to make peace part of everything we do.  When responding to disasters we work with local groups to distribute resources in ways that minimize conflict.  In our development work we plan with community and church groups to make sure projects meet their needs.  And we advocate for policies that will lead to a more peaceful world.  

Recycled Books

Great Prices

Global Impact

Booksavers of Maryland is a not-for profit organization that accepts donated books to be resold, reused or recycled.  We resell quality books online and in our retail store.  We recycle paper and cardboard from books deemed not suitable for resale.  We keep thousands of unwanted books out of landfills each year.   

WHO WE ARE

We first opened shop in the basement of a local thrift store.  I still remember bringing in those first loads of books saying, "Now what do we do?"

 

Booksavers was started in 1996 by Leo Martin.  He encouraged a local Ten Thousand Villages store to begin collecting donated books that could then be resold.  Martin was Resource Coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).  MCC is a worldwide ministry of churches that share God's love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice.  Proceeds from Booksavers go to support the work of MCC in more than 50 countries, including US and Canada.  They carry out disaster relief, sustainable community development and justice and peace-building.     

 

In June 2016, Booksavers of Maryland held their 20th Anniversary.  As of that date, they have given over $718,000 to MCC in support of their mission.

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