Update: Operation Paperback

Thank You - Operation Paperback

Plus a special request We’ve been filling boxes with books for Operation Paperback for a good while now and we could not have done it with out the help of your donations to pay for postage. To date we’ve shipped over 5000 books and paid Continue reading

Something New at Encore

New Bestsellers, now at Encore Books

Last week we told you about something new coming to Encore Books. This week it’s here….  Like this:Like Loading…

A short announcement.


Did you see our announcement yesterday about a small change coming in April? Today we got some other news about something new coming to Encore Books later this week. We’re not saying what it is, but there’s a hint in the graphic Continue reading

Beginning April 13th, 2015….

Making a Change

Beginning on April 13th the trading fee at Encore Books will be $0.50 per book. The minimum fee will remain at one dollar. The fee, currently $0.35, was last changed June 2012. We recognize that nobody likes prices to go up (we don’t Continue reading

We need art for our next bookmark!


Have you noticed those cool bookmarks we keep on the front counter? The ones that look like they were made by a 3rd grader? That might be because they were made by a third grader. Every one of those cool, kid-made bookmarks Continue reading

Busy Life Got You Down?

Get Organized!

With the new school year starting up it can be hard to keep track of all the comings and goings of an active family. With sporting events, holidays, school functions, and everything else (don’t forget birthdays, doctor appointments, and your Continue reading

First Saturday Story Hour Returns!


It’s almost October, and that means another First Saturday, and that means another First Saturday Story Hour! Each and every month, on the first Saturday Encore Books will be hosting a story hour for children ages 6 and up. Stacy Continue reading

Extended Hours Survey

Our current hours seem to work well for most of our customers… but what if there are people are can’t get in to buy books before we close? Who knows what they might be reading! We want everyone to be able to Continue reading

Support Your Local ________ Store: 5 ways you can help a small business succeed (without spending any money)


We get a lot of questions from our customers such as “How’s business?” and “Have e-books hurt you?” and then they say something like, “I really love your store and I hope you don’t ever close.” We don’t want to close either, and Continue reading

Dog Days


These hot days we’re having are known as the Dog Days of summer, so-called because the Dog Star (aka Sirius, the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major) rises and sets with the sun. I only mention this because it Continue reading