The University of Toledo campus (Photo by Maryam)

The University of Toledo is a public university in Toledo, Ohio. This educational institution was originally established in 1872 and currently enrolls over 23,000 students, the majority of whom are undergraduates. Toledo has several athletic teams known as the Rockets. When it comes to textbooks, Toledo students have a few places to shop to compare prices and find the best deals. Here are some of those places:

The official campus bookstore is called the University of Toledo Bookstore. It is located right on campus at 1 Towerview Boulevard East. Since the staff at this bookstore works directly with professors, students are guaranteed to get the right editions of the textbooks required for their classes when shopping here. Along with the typical new and used textbook options, students can also rent textbooks or purchase digital textbooks to use with an e-reader. Renting and going digital are two great ways to save lots of money. The store also has a large supply of Toledo Rockets clothing and gear for students and all customers to show support for the home team. A variety of computer software titles are on sale and priced with a significant educational discount. School supplies can also be found here. Plus the store partners with other companies to provide even more savings options and discounts. Visit the store for more details.

Another good place to check out is The Student Bookstore. Located a 3047 West Bancroft Street, is a convenient store to get to for students looking to shop at an off-campus outlet. New, used, and rental options are available for the majority of the books students may need. A staff member will work directly with you to make sure you can get the most affordable items possible. Other merchandise available here includes school supplies and Rockets apparel for fans of all ages. This is really a great store to visit because of the savings you will enjoy.

Barnes & Noble is always stocked with academic books and school supplies at fairly reasonable prices. There is one in Toledo close to campus at 2801 West Bancroft Street. B&N has books and items for shoppers of all ages. However, if you are a college student, you may want to consider using a Nook e-reader, which you can buy here. This will allow you to read your digital textbooks and take the reader anywhere, whether you use it in a dorm room, the library, or when you go back home to visit your family. B&N is always ready to serve college students with the best possible quality in books and other products.

Four Star Books at 5365 Monroe Street is a local bookstore worth checking out for academic books and general titles at low prices. Even if they don’t have the items you need on their shelves, the staff here will try to track down your items and get them to you as soon as possible. Call them at 419-843-7152 for more information and to see if they have your desired books in stock.