Rules of Thumb – Book Fair Checklist

I thought I had already posted this item, but it is just another thing I never actually did.

After polling a few friends I think I finally came up with what I think is a really good check list for show supplies. Your mileage may vary of course, but as always it’s better to have something and not need it, than need something and not have it. Besides it always gives one a smug sense of self satisfaction to be a have instead of a have not.

This is one of my favorite old bookseller tricks
Clear cosmetics bag cost: $9 value: priceless.

Pens
Pencils
Notebook/paper
Post it notes
Eraser
Scotch Tape
packing Tape
Stapler
Scissors
Business Cards
Calculator
Checkbook
Receipts/Invoices
Charge slips
Change
Maps
Catalogs/handouts
Paper Bags
Bubblewrap
Tissue
Book Easels
Poly Bags
Document Displays
Bookends
Book Weights
Poly strapping
Table Cloth
Tarp
Glass Cleaner
Paper Towels
Band-Aids

Win Schaeffer found this little baby
at Costco for 25 bucks!


Bookcases
Hammer
Nails
Screwdriver
Duct tape
Superglue
Flashlight
Table Fan
Hooks
Folding chair
Hand Truck
Asprin

thanks to
Edwin “Win” Schaeffer
Lee Lee Kirk of The Prints & The Paper
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