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Used Book Sale

Click here to Sale Your Used Books


We are very happy to announce that there will be a used book sale as part of this year’s conference.  If you would like to sell your own used books, you are welcome to participate! Please read the following information. You must contact ARCH in advance and register as part of the used book sale.

How to Participate:  Click the link above to sign up

The hours of the sale will be as follows:
Drop off items: Friday 8am - 1pm
Sale is open: Friday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm and Saturday 9am-5pm

Rules for the sale as follows:

1. Labeling
All items must be labeled to indicate the following (clearly printed):

  • Name
  • Phone number and email address
  • Title of item being sold and subject (Subjects:  Math, Phonics/Spelling/Vocabulary, Grammar/Writing/Language Arts, Reading, Foreign Language, Theology, Science, Art/Music, History/Geography, Miscellaneous, Free)
  • Grade level of item
  • Price (whole dollar amounts only, please!)
  • Blue painters tape works well to secure the cards without damaging the books.

Used Book Labels (docx download)

Used Book Labels (pdf)

Any unmarked book is considered a donation to ARCH and will be sold for the benefit of ARCH. If books are sold as a set, the set MUST be securely bundled and marked as a set.

2. Drop Off
Books are to be dropped off at the University of St. Thomas – Jerabeck Center at the time noted above. Books should be marked before you arrive at the sale. In order to participate in the sale, Click Here to REGISTER to sell used books by the Tuesday before the conference. Email your name, contact information (phone number and email address), the number of boxes of books you are selling, and the volunteer slot that you will fill (see next point).

3. Volunteer Requirement
All book sellers are required to work one volunteer slot for the book sale/conference.  The following slots are available:


Friday Conference:

10:00 am – Noon for set up

Noon – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm – 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday Conference:

8:00 – 10:00 am

10:00 am – Noon

Noon – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm – cleanup

We need volunteers for both the book sale and the registration table. Please indicate which you would prefer to work. If you do not work your assigned slot, your book sales will be considered a donation to ARCH. You may get a responsible family member or friend to fill in for you at your assigned time. The important thing is that there are people at the site to assist with running the conference.

4. Cash & Credit Sales

All prices are nonnegotiable and all sales are final.

5. End of Sale

Books must be picked up on Saturday, by 6:00 pm. Any books remaining at the site at that time will be considered donated to ARCH. They will be taken to the Homeschool Store and sold and the proceeds donated to ARCH.

When you pick up your books, you will receive an envelope with all the index cards from items sold and the cash from the sales less the 10% donated to ARCH. If you cannot come to pick up your proceeds, you must make arrangements with the ARCH board to receive your cash at a different time. To make those arrangements, contact us at   Any funds unclaimed on May 1 will be deposited into the ARCH bank account.

6. Donation

Ten percent of all sales will be given to ARCH to help defray the costs of the conference. The money will be deducted from your proceeds.

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