Used Books at Tattered Cover

Browse the Used Book section at any of our Tattered Cover locations and you will see the choices of 
books available to you is massive!   We offer thousands of novels from classics to bestsellers, biographies to
self-help, kid's books, young adult titles, fiction, non-fiction, and everything in-between!

 

Get ready to stock your library while saving a couple of bucks in the process with Used Books at Tattered Cover.
 

And if you’re looking to revamp your current library, you can sell your used books to Tattered Cover for store credit!

 

Looking to see if we have a certain used book in stock? 
Just give one of our stores a call and we can look up the title and hold the book for you!

 

 

USED BOOK SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

 

OUR BOOK BUYING PROCESS:

  • We will email you as soon as your books have been processed
  • You will receive store credit in the form of a digital voucher if we choose to purchase your books
  • If you have chosen to have your declined books returned to you, we will hold them for 2 weeks after the processing date.
    All books left in our possession after that 2 week period will be donated

 

⇒ MAXIMUM SUBMISSION: 15 BOOKS

Larger submissions may be made by appointment only.
Please contact the used book buyer for appointment: used.books@tatteredcover.com


 

⇒ UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT:

  • Cloth hardcovers without dust jacket
  • Dated material (computer guides, travel guides, almanacs, etc.)
  • Excessively worn condition (torn, dog eared, moldy, water damaged, yellowed, broken/warped spines, etc)
  • Underlined, highlighted, or personalized books
  • Textbooks
  • Advance Reader’s Copies (ARCs)


 

BOOK RECYCLING PROGRAM 

When you submit your books, you will need to make a decision whether or not you wish to have your declined books (if any) returned to you. If you choose to have them returned to you, we will hold on to them at the store where you submitted them for a period of two weeks from the time we contact you. If you do not pick up the books within two weeks (or arrange for us to hold them longer) we will recycle them. 

 

 

 

 

 

⇒ DROPPING OFF YOUR USED BOOKS PER LOCATION:

Colfax Avenue: Bring your used books to the Reserve Desk during normal business hours.
Due to anticipated volume, and to ensure prompt service, Colfax will only accept 15 books per submission. 

McGregor Square: Bring your used books in during normal business hours, and let a bookseller know that
you wish to make a used book submission. Due to anticipated volume, and to ensure prompt service, McGregor Square
will only accept 15 books per submission.

Aspen Grove: Bring your used books in during normal business hours, and let the bookseller know that you
wish to make a used book submission. Due to anticipated volume, and to ensure prompt service, Aspen Grove
will only accept 15 books per submission

Union Station: Bring your used books in during normal business hours, and let a bookseller know that you
wish to make a used book submission. Due to anticipated volume, and to ensure prompt service, Union Station
will only accept 15 books per submission.

Stanley Marketplace: Bring your used books in during normal business hours, and let a bookseller know that you
wish to make a used book submission. Due to anticipated volume, and to ensure prompt service, Stanley Marketplace
will only accept 15 books per submission.

 


 

Do you have more than 15 books that you’d like us to consider?

We’d be happy to talk to you!

Please e-mail
used.books@tatteredcover.com to start the conversation.