Online Book Sale Operation - Mesa AZ

The link below to a 10 minute video will introduce you to the Mesa Public Library's amazing online booksale operation (about $100,000/year) which is a volunteer driven project supervised by the library's volunteer coordinator. We are grateful to Mesa's volunteer coordinator who has shared this video, the attached volunteer job description, and a number of invaluable, well-researched training pieces that can be used to prepare volunteers to take on these roles.

Attached are:

  • Online Sales Volunteer Job Description
  • Parts of a Book
  • Beginners Guide to Identifying First Editions
  • Bookbinding Styles
  • Amazon's Condition of a Book Definitions
  • Mesa Online Book Sales & Research Manual (this document is too large for the Clearinghouse. You can request a copy by e-mailing me at