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Upcoming Event!

The Joplin’s Writer’s Guild, in cooperation with Always Buying Books, is planning a big event for July. All book readers and writers will be welcome.

The Stacy Moss Room

Our children’s section has been greatly enlarged. I

We have renamed it the Stacy Moss Room!

Carl Junction Library Project

Carl Junction recently voted down a Property Sales Tax bond to build a library. As a result, a group of people have decided to build one collectively, and Always Buying Books will be donating their first 400 books, with an additional 25 large print books. Also, ABB has matched and contributed donations toward the project.

Back From Vacation

Twin brother Bill will be coming back from vacation soon!

Christian Books Section

Our Christian Books Section has been greatly expanded!

ABB Donates Books To County Jail

A big THANK YOU to Sheriff Kaiser for helping Always Buying Books donate 100 books a month to the Jasper County Jail. We also want to thank Sgt. Melissa Roughton (pictured) for picking up the books and handling the delivery.

We are looking to expand our donations to other counties, as well.

And of course, a special thank you to the local TV Stations and the Joplin Globe for the great coverage of these events. So far this year, donations have been made to VFW, NALA, Crosslines, CJFFA, WCPTO and The Salvation Army.

** Update in April: Another 100 paperbacks were sent to Jasper County Jail.
** Update in March: Another 100 paperbacks were sent to Jasper County Jail.

Facebook Giveaways

Our Facebook Weekly Giveaways have been a HUGE success.

We are happy to be giving away TWO free books per week! Go to our Facebook page for details on how YOU can win a free book!