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Extended Selling Hours!

Monday, August 17th - Saturday, Aug. 29th:
Monday - Friday: 9am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Noon - 5pm
We will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 30th and return with normal store hours on Monday, Aug. 31st

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Greek Exchange

The Textbook Game partners with fraternities, sororities, and other organizations to creating t-shirts, tank tops, and other apparel at a low cost.The organization supplies the idea, and we design and produce the final product. If your organization is interested in saving money on the apparel they order, contact us!


Online Book Purchase

Please check back after July 1st for your Fall Semester books.

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Anywhere Anytime

Anywhere, Anytime!

Do you want The Textbook Game to set up a remote buyback for your organization? The Textbook Game partners up with apartment complexes, fraternities, sororities and professors to buyback textbooks in the comfort of their office or residence. Same great buyback prices without coming to campus. Please contact us for further details.

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We Are Open

Regular Store Hours

Monday - Saturday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed Sunday

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Price Check!

Want to know how much your old books are worth? Let us tell you! Just stop by the store for the most current price quotes.

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The Textbook Game buys and sells college textbooks from ANY college, ANYTIME, and has been serving the Columbia area since 2007. TBG primarily serves Mizzou, Columbia College, Stephen's College, MACC & William Woods and strives to help students afford textbooks by selling and renting them cheaper than other outlets. We are the only alternative textbook store serving the Columbia area.

Your friends at The Textbook Game sport a store dog named Blue and an accordian playing gorilla named Gonga. We also host a dorm style atmosphere that is a welcome alternative to the stuffy confines of the university bookstore. Your friends at The Textbook Game guarantee a knowledgeable staff that is more than happy to help you with your textbook needs.

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We Rent Books

The Textbook Game rents all textbooks that sell in the store for over $25.00. You don't have to spend full price for a book that you need for only one semester.

Let us know what books you want to rent and we will give you a quote.

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Go Green. Buy Used.

If you have books that are worthless and taking up shelf space please bring them to The Textbook Game. We donate all our worthless books to Better World Books, which is an organization that funds literacy programs all over the world. Don't throw them away, give them to a better cause.

How could it get any better?

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1 (573) 441-8398

Columbia Store Hours

Regular Store Hours:

10am - 5pm Mon-Sat
Closed Sunday

The Textbook Game will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

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