Purchasing Policy

Generally speaking, we trade books for store credit that can be used to purchase books. For records, we trade for store credit or pay cash.

Call before you haul: 519-658-9641

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Obama always calls us before bringing in his vinyl.

Please call us to schedule an appointment. We need enough time to assess them properly.

If you are selling records, we offer cash or store credit / trade.

When buying records, we look for:

  • Vinyl and sleeves that are in very good or better condition, free of mold.
  • Mainly these music categories: ROCK, POP, PUNK, FUNK/SOUL, REGGAE, BLUES and JAZZ
  • We do NOT purchase classical, big band/orchestra, and most country music
  • We do NOT purchase used CDs, tapes, DVDs, VHS tapes, 8-tracks, 78s, or video games

If you are selling books, we mainly offer store credit look / trade.

When buying books, we look for:

  • Most books in as-new* condition
  • Music biography
  • Classic authors including such as Steinbeck, Hemingway, Vonnegut, Virginia Woolf, etc
  • Science Fiction / Fantasy
  • Current best sellers
  • Classic fiction/poetry in at least good condition**
    • * As-new condition means that the book is clean, square and sound, without creases, stains or other blemishes.
    • ** Good condition means that spines and covers are intact and not creased, pages do not have turned corners and the text does not suffer from underlining or highlighting. Books that smell of smoke cannot be accepted.

Other stuff

  • It might take us several hours to assess your collection; please allow us time to properly determine the value of your collection.
  • Books and records that you bring in for assessment & do not come back to collect will be sold or donated to a thrift store.

CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL!  519-658-9641