How to Build Your Child's Library On a Budget

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[Editor's note: I was lucky to grow up surrounded by books. Thanks to shopping in second-hand book stores I had at least three times as many books than if we had paid pull price for them. I love these budget-friendly tips for how to build your children's library. - Karen]

How to Build Your (Child's) Library without Breaking the Bank

Ever since we have been married, Squire and I have been compiling a lengthy list of books we want to purchase for our children. But, there's one major obstacle blocking us from that dream: $$$. We simply don't have the money to pay retail price for every book we want our children to own. Children's books are EXPENSIVE. So instead of paying retail price, we buy them cheaply. In lieu of the new school year, I thought I'd share our "secrets" with you all. :)

Here are our favorite ways to snag great children's books without breaking the bank:

Thrift Stores: This is probably our most favorite way to shop for children's books. New (as in more) product come in every day so the treasure hunt never ends!

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Image credit: Steve Gasser

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