The Storybags Blog

Moms Rock Categorically

Posted by Greg Murphy on

I don't make the rules. Moms do. From band aides to home cooking, it's the moms that make it happen more often than not.If you are a mom, then you for sure deserve some extra love this weekend from all those you've given so much for. If you aren't a mom, then you know a bunch, and you need to spread the love :)So, I have an idea that probably won't surprise you.I think it would be a good idea to treat yourself and all the moms you know in your life to an awesome booksale this weekend.I might be...

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Giving Old Books New Life

Posted by Greg Murphy on

Most of the books that we get into our warehouse are books from thrift stores that we buy 20 tons at a time.Many people believe that all the stuff donated to a thrift store is used at that location, but the majority of donations are either in too bad of shape to use and are discarded, or they are sold in bulk to folks like me.The thrifts then use that money to fund their programs to help folks.If we didn’t buy these books, many of them would be recycled and turned into dollar store toilet paper and insulation and maybe...

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Booksale This Weekend!

Posted by Greg Murphy on

The only thing better than books... are books that don't cost money. And we have 3 ways to get books without spending any dough at all.  For those of you that aren't local to sunny Dayton, Ohio, keep reading because #3 works for you too :) 1. Volunteer to help us get ready for our monthly Booksale Fundraiser.  You can come in and sort books and get first dibs. You earn free books by helping out and you can learn more here.  2. Our Trade Program You can drop off books to us using our trade in program on Tuesdays and...

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Big Changes to Our Warehouse Sale!

Posted by Greg Murphy on

Our next warehouse sale will be held on Mother's Day Weekend and we are making a few changes. Please read to the end of the post to see all the fun stuff we have going on.1. We are going to have a Friday night preview sale May 6th 3pm-7pm2. For this sale, all mom's get a FREE BOOK! (valued at $3 or less. If you want a book that is more, you just pay the difference.)3. We are doing buyback during the sale! Bring the books you don't need to the sale and we will go through them and make...

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Pants are the worst... Amirite?

Posted by Greg Murphy on

Now look, I’m not suggesting that any of us go Donald Ducking around town, that would be both strange and a crime. We should be able to buy stuff from home (pants optional) without it being super complicated or having to know exactly what we want to read next I believe is that buying books from home can be easier than using the crazy amazon recommendations.The other day amazon suggested that we purchase “Portable Roller Road Drift Board Skates.”I’m not 100% sure what they were supposed to be for, but I think the algorithm may be a bit busted.I don’t think...

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