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We're ready for the Fall 2017 semester, and we hope you are too! We're the best mix of convenience, price and service you'll find anywhere. Our rental books are ready, and our staff is available to help you find what you need.

Price Lists (including rental prices):  Just click here, and you'll see our Fall 2017 price lists.

Online Purchasing:  Just click on the "Buy Books" button above, or use this link and you'll be able to vist our e-commerce site. Feel free to use this interface to check book pricing and availability as well as purchasing. You can buy your books online and choose in-store pickup as your shipping option, and we'll hold your books here for you at no extra charge! Your credit card will not be charged until we process your order. It takes about twenty-four hours for us to pull and process your hour at peak times at the start of the semester. 

Rental:  Our Fall 2017 rental program is live, our rental books are here, and we're ready to help you rent your books. For rental, you will need a valid credit or debit card which is valid until December 14 or later to guarantee your book rental. There's no waiting, no fussing with shipping, and returns are a breeze---just walk into the store and drop the book off! While we don't have online textbooks rental yet, you can rent by telephone. The textbooks price list is here, and our rental policy and rules can be found here.

RedShelf Ebooks:  Love ebooks? Want them for your classes? We're pleased to bring you a new option for textbooks, the RedShelf ebook! Find select titles available in the store, or you can get them by clicking here, and you can search by author and title (be sure you have looked up your books before you visit the RedShelf site). RedShelf ebooks are available in periods ranging from 60 to 180 days, as well as for purchase in some cases.

Short Term Student Book Account:  On financial aid?  Our Short Term Student Book Account might be just what you want.  Simply print out your ECU ebill showing your financial aid award, bring it and two alternate forms of payment in, and get your books before your financial aid is distributed.  Call us to find out more!

Buyback:  We know some stores restrict their buyback programs, but we buy books all year long.  If the store's open, we're buying.


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