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Subject: PBS Money for sale - discounted
Date Posted: 8/31/2014 10:52 AM ET
Member Since: 9/29/2009
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I have cleared my bookshelf and have nearly $8.88 in postage/PBS money.  I will be moving into a nursing home next week and wish to get my money back on the postage. Will have it transferred to someone who will pay me $8.50 via paypal.  Bobbie

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Date Posted: 8/31/2014 12:54 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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You can't sell PBS money -- there's no way for you to transfer it to another member.  You can buy things in the Kiosk with the money, including credits.  You can sell credits in the Book Bazaar discussion forum.  You'll lose some money in the process -- they are selling for less in the Bazaar than in the Kiosk.  Someone else may have other ideas...

Date Posted: 8/31/2014 4:27 PM ET
Member Since: 7/7/2007
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You can also use the money to buy books directly from the PBS Marketplace.

Date Posted: 8/31/2014 5:15 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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Actually, I think we can now give it to the books for schools program.  I know we can give credits year round.  I think we can ask PBS to put PBS money in the account.  

Found it:  (April newsletter)  Looks like we do need to ask PBS to move money there.  Credits we can Gift ourselves. 

So many members have asked us how to donate to Books for Schools  (our annual program that turns donated Book Credits and PBS Money into free new books for needy elementary schools) "off-season" that we created the BooksForSchoolsCredits account. You can donate Book Credits there anytime, and when the next program starts the collected credits will be divided among the participating schools. Read more details about Books for Schools, including how to suggest a school for participation, here.

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