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Help Center - What is Box-O-Books?

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Box-O-Books is a subscribable feature that lets you swap books for books with other members, and no Book credits or Swap Fees are involved.  It is a "standalone" feature, which means you can use it with any level of general membership - Standard Annual, Limited Annual, or A la Carte. Box-O-Books is the only way members can swap books for books at PaperBackSwap. Box-O-Books swaps do not earn or cost credits.

Why use Box-O-Books?

  • It saves you money!  Sending multiple books in one shipment costs much less in postage than sending single-book shipments.
  • It saves you Book Credits!  When you don't have any credits, you can still get books!
  • This service is especially useful to new members; they can swap whole boxes of books with other Boxers, thereby replenishing their library while waiting for their newly Posted books to be requested and earn them credits.
  • Box-O-Books is the only way that PBS members are permitted to swap "books-for-books" without using credits.

Box-O-Books is a paid subscription feature at PBS

  •  Enrollment in Box-O-Books  is $8.00 per year
    • Box-O-Books can be purchased in the PBS Kiosk.
  • There is no limit on the number of Box-O-Books swaps you can conduct in a year


Related Links:

How does Box-O-Books work?
Box-O-Books Tutorial
Finding Books for a Box-O-Books swap
Making a Box-O-Books offer
Responding to a Box-O-Books offer
Declining/Cancelling a Box-O-Books Swap
Wrapping and mailing your Box-O-Books shipment
Receiving a Box-O-Books and Leaving Boxer Feedback
Requestor Conditions and Box-O-Books
FAQs about using Box-O-Books

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