Welcome to PACE!

The Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange, or PACE, is a homeschool bookstore located in York County, PA with over 27,000 books and educational manipulatives.  We carry new and consigned items.  Most books are discounted with used items at least 40% off of retail.

The store is open Tuesday and Wednesday from noon to six  and other days by appointment.

Consignments can be brought in any open day. We accept current edition curriculum, classic books, educational games and manipulatives.

If you subscribe to this blog you will receive updates of interesting things brought in on consignment, sales in the store and articles on homeschooling.

For payment in the store we accept cash or checks.

Location: 25 Ridge Road, Dillsburg PA 17019 (Click for Mapquesthere) Do not use an IPhone GPS to find us–it will take you to the wrong location. Car GPSs are fine.

 

Contact:  (717) 432-9947     or      PACEbooks@live.com

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Sonlight Readers and Boxes

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Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

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We have lots of Sonlight readers in stock—more than 350 different titles, all at least half off the retail price. If you use Heart of Dakota, My Father’s World, or Notgrass, you should always check the Sonlight shelves as there is a lot of crossover. Even if you don’t use any of those curriculums, Sonlight readers are a great selection of classic books for 1st-12th grade.

 

Boxes

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Since August is the biggest month of consignments being brought in, it means I have a LOT of boxes. I would love to give them to someone who could use them–moving, storage, whatever!  Otherwise we will be having a really big bonfire at the end of the month. Just drop me an email to set up a time to come get some (or all)!

Thanks!

Julie Helms
PA Curriculum Exchange
25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
(717) 432-9947
PACEbooks@live.com
Open: T/W Noon to six pm, Sat 11-2
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We are now carrying All About Reading and All About Spelling. The reading is packaged in sets, but the items can be bought individually. Feel free to come to just look through them to see what they are all about!

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We also have lots of Math-U-See used at 40% off retail:

Instruction Kits (Teacher Edition and DVDS)– Primer, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Stewardship

Student Kits (Student workbook and tests)– Algebra 2

I also have a set of blocks in the fancy wood case, fraction overlays, and skip counting CD/songbook sets.

Feel free to email if you would like something set aside for you.

Thanks!

Julie Helms
PA Curriculum Exchange
25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
(717) 432-9947
PACEbooks@live.com
Open: T/W Noon to six pm, Sat 11-2
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Teaching Textbooks Update and Farm Warning–PLEASE read

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Teaching Textbooks: I wanted to give an update on what is still available and some new grades that have come in over the past week.

Some sets are just the discs and some have the workbook. The sets must be sold as is–they can’t be broken apart. All are the most current edition and are 40% off TT catalog price. You can order the workbook separately from the company.

TT just the discs: 4th, 6th

TT complete sets that include the workbook: Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Geometry

I do have other levels in the earlier edition at a greatly reduced price.

The Life of Fred I mentioned the last time is gone.

Farm Warning: We had yet another chicken killed by a customer’s children this week.  When this became a real problem several years ago (chickens chased and killed, sheep and goats hit with sticks and rocks) we removed the outdoor play area, fenced in the chicken yard, and also posted a notice that kids must stay with their parents while visiting. Unfortunately, a few renegade chickens still get over the new fence, so you will still see one or two walking around the property. Short of just locking them in the (hot) coop all day when the store is open, there is not much I can do about it.

Please keep your children with you in the store while you shop. They should at no time be walking around the parking lot or property on their own. They are welcome to go look at the animals with a parent. If they need to use the bathroom, we freely offer the one in our house, but I will insist on a parent going with them.

The kids this week weren’t being bad or malicious, they were just being kids. But chasing a chicken is enough to kill it–they literally die of fright. So please educate your children on being kind to animals! But while visiting, keep them with you. This is for the children’s safety as well as this animals’. This is our home and the animals’ home–we aren’t set up to be a petting zoo or a Chuck E Cheese’s.  Thanks for your understanding (and for having read this far!)

Julie Helms
PA Curriculum Exchange
25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
(717) 432-9947
PACEbooks@live.com
Open: T/W Noon to six pm, Sat 11-2
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Teaching Textbooks in Stock and a Fred

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I got in some Teaching Textbooks math this week. Some sets are just the discs and some have the workbook. The sets must be sold as is–they can’t be broken apart. All are the most current edition and are 40% off TT catalog price. You can order the workbook separately from the company.

Update 7/24: Sets spoken for are crossed off.

TT just the discs:  3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, Algebra 1

TT complete sets that include the workbook: 5th, 6th, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus

I do have other levels in the earlier edition at a greatly reduced price.

Life of Fred: Fred remains incredibly popular and tough to keep on the shelf. At the moment I do have a Honey. It’s 40% off.

Please email if you want something reserved. I will hold it aside for a week.

Julie Helms
PA Curriculum Exchange
25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
(717) 432-9947
PACEbooks@live.com
Open: T/W Noon to six pm, Sat 11-2

 

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Emergency Quarter Sale!

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THIS SALE IS OVER

I normally run the Bargain Section 25⊄ sales every six months…and the last one was only two months ago. But we are BURSTING at the seams already. There are more books in there now than before the last sale! So there is nothing that can be done except do it again…NOW! So here goes…

Each item in the bargain section will be a quarter (25¢). This includes more than 6,000 books from the topics of math, science, history/geography, language arts, readers, Bible, homeschool helps, and old edition BJU and Abeka.

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This is a great opportunity to stock up on educational resources. For a quarter, it’s easy, for example, to buy a science book and cut it up to use the pictures for a lap book–no guilt involved. :-)

The sale will be THIS week: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23 and 24,  from noon to six pm, and Saturday, June 27, from 11-2. No appointments please.

In addition, I’ll be drastically reducing the price of all dictionaries (English language only) and SAT prep books–the ones that are as big as phone books. I have about a MILLION of each and I am desperate for some inventory reduction on these items.  The dictionaries will all be $1 (Children’s first dictionaries up through collegiate level). The SAT books will all be $2.  Every SAT book I sell goes with the current version of the SAT test (2005-2015). There is just no need to buy these new for the usual $20-$34 price tag.

In case this helps for planning purposes, in previous sales early in the day is busier and more crowded than later.

Young children are always welcome in the store, but if you have an option to not bring them this week–it would probably be safer for them ;-)  (I’ll be temporarily removing the play area this week since it’s in the bargain section and there is just no room if we add in people, too).

Feel free to bring along consignments–this is a good time of year to drop off your completed stuff.

Hope to see you next week!

Julie Helms
PA Curriculum Exchange
25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
(717) 432-9947
PACEbooks@live.com
Open: T/W Noon to six pm, Sat 11-2
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Summer Saturday Hours Begin and Teaching Textbooks

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Effective immediately, Summer Saturday hours begin. The store will be open 11-2 on Saturdays now throughout the summer, in addition to Tuesday and Wednesday 12-6. Appointments are available if these times don’t work for you.

Teaching Textbooks: I have in stock the current 4th & 5th (disks only), Alg 2 and Pre-Calc (disks with workbook). All are 40% off of retail.

This is a REALLY good time to get your consignments in if you plan to bring some–they sell much quicker when they are on the shelf at the beginning of the season!

Thanks!

Julie Helms
PA Curriculum Exchange
25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
(717) 432-9947
PACEbooks@live.com
Open: T/W Noon to six pm, Sat 11-2
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Quarter Sale!

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Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

THIS SALE IS OVER

It’s that time of year again, when we need to thin out our overflowing bargain section! Each item in the bargain section will be a quarter (25¢). This includes about 6,000 books from the topics of math, science, history/geography, language arts, readers, Bible, homeschool helps, and old edition BJU and Abeka.

quarter

This is a great opportunity to stock up on educational resources. For a quarter, it’s easy, for example, to buy a science book and cut it up to use the pictures for a lap book–no guilt involved. :-)

The store will be open Tuesday and Wednesday, April 21 and 22,  from noon to six pm. In case this helps for planning purposes, in previous sales early in the day is busier and more crowded than later.

I take consignments year round, so feel free to bring them along. This is an excellent time to get your stuff in and on the shelf since it is the beginning of the homeschool shopping season!

I’ll send out another reminder on Monday. Thanks!

Julie Helms
PA Curriculum Exchange
25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
(717) 432-9947
PACEbooks@live.com
Open: T/W Noon to six pm
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