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Teacher of the Month

Always Buying Books has a new community outreach program called Teacher of the Month! Every month, we will select a teacher and donate $50 worth of books for their classroom. Friends and family can “adopt a teacher” by donating additional funds towards the classroom. So far, 3 teachers have received over $500 for books in their classrooms.

October Teacher of the Month

Teacher Of The Month Erin Wilson

Our Teacher of the Month for October is Erin Wilson, high school English teacher at Webb City High School.

ALWAYS BUYING BOOKS is donating $50 for books for her classroom, and anyone can donate $5 or more (either in person or call with your credit card). If Erin has taught your children or grandchildren, here’s a way to say “Thanks Teacher!”

Ms. Wilson will be shopping for her books on October 23rd.

Books Behind Bars

For the last 5 years, Always Buying Books has donated books to city and county jails, as well as state and federal prisons.

These books come at no cost to the inmates.

We have also helped another bookstore in Illinois begin a very similar program in their state.

2021 Books For Vernon County Jail

Socktober 2021

All proceeds from the Book Buffet in October will be used to purchase socks for inmates in our local jails!

Come out and find a great deal today!

Always Buying Puzzles

We are BUYING and SELLING puzzles right now.

Check out our puzzle inventory, the largest selection of puzzles in the Midwest… priced to sell.

Makes a great Christmas gift.

Our selection of puzzles is growing

Books We Need

We have BUYERS WAITING for the following books:

  • Classics
  • Minister’s Library

Outside buying, no wait, we unload! No limit, small or large.

Recent Donations

Always Buying Books loves to donate books to local institutions. Recently we made donations to several charities, including:

  • 72 pairs of socks and 50 paperback books to the Joplin City Jail
  • 100 books to the Jasper County Jail
  • Dozens of books to the Carl Junction Little Library
  • 32 kids movies, 100 kids and women’s books, 8 journals, and 40 beanies to Lafayette House

Bob With Books And Socks
Recent Donations to the jail and library

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