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Do you have books for us?



Agricola Street Books buys books from the public for store credit  on specific weekends only. These are called "Buyback Weekends". Unfortunately we are not able to accept books on any other day.


Store credit can be used for anything in the store.

Ideally, people would bring us recent fiction and non-fiction. We would also love to have award-winning books in all genres.

      We always need:




       adult fiction

       young adult (2019 or newer)

       kids fiction

       science fiction


       kids non-fiction




       local interest

crafts and hobbies(especially Woodworking)

When you arrive at the store, the choice is yours!


Choice 1: DROP AND GO!

Bring your completed form and your bag of 15 books(maximum) to the Kids Room/outside depending on the season.

Next, we will go through your books and choose the books that are in excellent shape and meet our inventory needs. We will donate books we cannot use to the Salvation Army.

You will receive an electronic gift card within three days.

nb: Unfortunately we will not be able to provide specific details about the books that we chose other than the quantity of books accepted. We are also unable to hold books for you to pick-up later if you choose to drop off books.

  • Click HERE to download the Drop-Off form.


Choice 2: STAY & SHOP!

Bring your completed form and your bag of 15 books(maximum) to the Kids Room. Stay in the store and browse the shelves until we have processed your books(approximately 20 minutes).

nb: If for some reason "Stay and Shop"books are left behind we will donate the books by the end of the Buyback Weekend.

  • Click HERE to download the Stay Form: 


Nb: Sunday is typically the quieter day

  • The books we buy need to be in near-perfect condition.

  • We prefer softcovers(not pocketbooks/the smallest paperbacks)but we accept hardcovers as long as the dust jacket is not torn.

  • We offer $1.00 for kids softcover picture books and up to $4.00 for adult hardcovers.

  • We can only accept 15 books per person. No exceptions.

  • Please bring the books in a clean, dry bag. 

  • If your bag or box is dusty/odiferous/wet/covered in cat hair, we will not be able to accept your books.


Unfortunately we are unable to accept all of the books brought to us.Here's why:

  • we may have multiple copies of the book in our store

  • it is a textbook 

  • it is outdated(ex: How to survive Y2K)

  • it is an Advance Readers Copy

  • it is a book that may not sell at our store

  • it is in poor shape

Save time and download your Buyback Form. Fill in your name and email address . We do have forms available for you at the store!

If you have any questions, please email us at or call 902-453-7993 

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