To Top

Check Out Textbooks From The Library!

I graduated from college not that many years ago, and picked up a few tips during my years at my university! One of the things I wished I had started doing right away was borrowing textbooks from the campus library instead of buying them. I was a history and English major, and a lot of the books I needed for my English classes were novels.


In my last couple of years, I got wise and started to just check them out at the campus or local library rather than buy them at $7-18 a pop! Many times I needed at least 4 or 5 books for a class, so buying them could cost me upwards of $75-100. I also did the same thing once for a math textbook that would've cost about $65--what a savings! The only thing I learned was to check them out as soon as possible after getting your list of books required for the class, because other people might check them out before you if you procrastinate!

By Lisa from Kenosha, WI


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

May 18, 20060 found this helpful
Top Comment

This is why Indiana University has a reserve library. You may use the books in the reading room, but may not check them out. That way, everyone has a chance to use the booklist books.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Saving Money on Textbooks
Saving Money on Textbooks
Education College Life BooksMay 18, 2006
Background Check
Know What Information Is In Your Background Check
Craft Uses for Old Textbooks
Craft Uses for Old Textbooks
Rows of books in a library
Using Your Public Library
Girl Selling Textbooks Online
Selling Textbooks Online
Mother's Day Ideas!
Easter Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site.
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on March 29, 2017 at 9:33:19 AM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!