Welcome to PACE!

SUMMER HOURS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT  T/W 12-6 and F/Sat 11-2 thru the end of August

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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It’s that time again– QUARTER SALE!

News from the

Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

It is time for another quarter sale, where everything in the Bargain Section (7,000+ books) will be 25¢ per book!

But wait, you say, it’s only been 2½ months since the last one. Yup! I have had more than 5,000 bargain books alone consigned during that time and we are full to the brim!

The sale will be Tuesday 12-6 (6/13), Wednesday 12-6 (6/14), Friday 11-2 (6/16) and Saturday 11-2 (6/17). No appointments.

Here’s the spiel…

Each item in the bargain section will be a quarter (25¢). Sets of books are 25¢ per item. This includes books from my bargain area from the topics of math, science, history/geography, language arts, Bible, homeschool helps, old edition BJU and Abeka, and lots and lots of readers/novels .

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. 🙂

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).

I will be accepting consignments. (I take them year-round, no exceptions.)

If you’ve got them, bring your cloth supermarket bags–they are ideal for hauling away all your goodies. And I take donations of plastic grocery bags if you’d like to recycle them with me.

Note: It is perfectly fine to park in the grass if the parking lot is full. But please don’t leave your engine running while you shop (a/c for the kids). It leaves a car-sized dead spot in the grass.

Thanks!

Julie Helms
  • PA Curriculum Exchange
  • 25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • (717) 432-9947
  • PACEbooks@live.com
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Summer Hours Begin

News from the

Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

Effective immediately, summer hours begin, now through the end of August:

  • Tuesday/ Wednesday 12-6
  • Friday/ Saturday 11-2

Thanks!

Julie Helms
  • PA Curriculum Exchange
  • 25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • (717) 432-9947
  • PACEbooks@live.com
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PA History and Other Stuff

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Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

Hours: Starting June 2, we will be opening for extended hours for the summer. Tue/Wed 12-6 and Fri/Sat 11-2. I’ll make an announcement right before they go into effect.

Consignments: We accept consignments year round. But this is the BEST time to bring them in so they are on the shelf for the heavy shopping summer season. Please keep it to current edition homeschool curriculum and classic books, manipulatives and science equipment. People tend to bring me a lot of the following–please don’t, they aren’t worth anything in my store. Bless Goodwill with them instead: Old editions, public school/cyberschool/college texts, Christian reading (Bibles, devotions, Bible studies, nonfiction), how-to books unrelated to homeschooling, and parenting books. You can bring in books any time I’m open–no appointment needed. Or if I’m not open, then leave them in front of the store door with your contact information–put your name on each box/bag.

Quarter Sale: We will be having one in June. I’ll announce the date next week. Hoping this one won’t be sidelined by a snowstorm again. 😉

Recycle: We gladly take donations of plastic grocery bags and milk crates, if you’ve got them laying around! I could also use egg cartons for our farm. For you, I have an unlimited supply of reusable ice packs. They just toss them at my husband’s work after one use–really wasteful and it drives me crazy. You can let me know ahead of time if you want me to set aside a certain number for you (and your friends and family) or just help yourself to what I have sitting out here.

PA History: Looking for some options to teach PA History? I now carry Sandy Sieber’s series of books.

Click here for her website and explanation of the contents: PA History

Thanks!

Julie Helms
  • PA Curriculum Exchange
  • 25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • (717) 432-9947
  • PACEbooks@live.com
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Quarter Sale–Closed Tuesday

News from the

Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

Due to the impending snow storm and the Governor requesting no unnecessary travel on Tuesday, I will cave in and close the store Tuesday. I plan to be open again Wednesday 12-6 to continue this awesome sale of quarter books. 😀  We still have thousands left.

Thanks!

Julie Helms
  • PA Curriculum Exchange
  • 25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • (717) 432-9947
  • PACEbooks@live.com
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Extended Hours–Quarter Sale

News from the

Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

To accommodate the potential Nor’Easter, I’m extending the sale hours: Noon to six (12-6) Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

I’ll be open Tuesday regardless of snowfall amounts, but please stay safe.

Click here for more info on the sale: Quarter Sale

Thanks!

Julie Helms
  • PA Curriculum Exchange
  • 25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • (717) 432-9947
  • PACEbooks@live.com
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Quarter Sale with **SPECIAL HOURS**

News from the

Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

It is time for another quarter sale, where everything in the Bargain Section (6,000+ books) will be 25¢ per book!

However, we have “weather” due to arrive on Tuesday, so I am going to extend the hours for the sale as follows:

  • March 13, Monday 12-6pm
  • March 14, Tuesday 12-6pm (we WILL be open regardless of snow)
  • March 15, Wednesday 12-6pm

Each item in the bargain section will be a quarter (25¢). Sets of books are 25¢ per item. This includes books from my bargain area from the topics of math, science, history/geography, language arts, Bible, homeschool helps, old edition BJU and Abeka, and lots and lots of readers/novels .

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. 🙂

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).

I will be accepting consignments. (I take them year-round, no exceptions.)

If you’ve got them, bring your cloth supermarket bags–they are ideal for hauling away all your goodies. And I take donations of plastic grocery bags if you’d like to recycle them with me.

Thanks!

Julie Helms
  • PA Curriculum Exchange
  • 25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • (717) 432-9947
  • PACEbooks@live.com
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Quarter Sale…soon.

News from the

Pennsylvania Curriculum Exchange

  • This is just a head’s up that our next Bargain Section Quarter Sale is scheduled for March 14-15. I will send out the details the week before.
  • We are open for regular hours this coming week, but no appointments will be available until after March 6.
  • This is THE best time of year to bring consignments in–they will be on the shelf ready for the peak shopping of spring/summer. You don’t need an appointment–just bring them in during regular hours.

Thanks!

Julie Helms
  • PA Curriculum Exchange
  • 25 Ridge Road; Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • (717) 432-9947
  • PACEbooks@live.com
  • Open: T/W Noon to 6
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