A Half Ton of Food for the Dayton Food Bank

In the last quarter of 2015 the DBS Community donated over 1000 pounds of food to the Dayton Food Bank.  Because of the success of that program we are going to continue it indefinitely.  Every time the sale is open we will have a Dayton Food Bank donation box where our customers can donate canned…

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We Like Grown Ups Too

We have been making a lot of effort since we started to reach out to the local community and talk about children’s books and kid’s literacy.  We have since the beginning highlighted those aspects of what we do, because it is what we are the most passionate about.  But we like grown ups too.  So…

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Let’s Help Hannah Change the World

Last week I was honored to meet a remarkable young lady named Hannah Addington that came to volunteer at the Dollar Book Swap.  We spoke for quite awhile and I learned a lot about her and her incredible heart for literacy and helping others.  I really want to help her meet her goals and be…

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Santa Claus is Coming to the Dollar Book Swap

I have been in talks with Santa and Mrs. Claus at North Pole for weeks now.  They are very busy people especially this time of the year.  I have called in a few favors and baked some extra cookies, and finally convinced Saint Nick to come down to Book Swap this weekend.  He will be…

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Owning Books is Important

I have always been a reader. Ever since I had my first library card and realized all the doors to everywhere can be opened through books, I was hooked. I loved Choose You Own Adventures and Encyclopedia Brown at first. I always loved the smell of books in the library, but I wasn’t able to…

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