CSULB Bookstore Hours

When you study at California State University Long Beach, you do not have to worry if you need any books including textbooks, stationary or even reference books. Well, there are some  Bookstores that are available near campus.

Unfortunately, you do not yet know the operation hours for the CSULB Bookstore. So, when is the great time for you to visit the CSULB Bookstore? No worries! This post will show the CSULB Bookstore operation hours through our post.

CSULB Bookstore Hours

CSULB Bookstore Operation Hours

A bookstore around the California State University Long Beach (CSULB) is The Forty-Niner Shops or known as ‘49ERShops’ located at 6049 E 7th St, Long Beach, California 90840. This store opens from 8 A.M to 6 P.M.

The 49ERShops is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation. This store has been serving the CSULB campus community since 1953 that consists of the University Bookstore, Convenience Stores, Campus Dining Services, the ID Card Services Office and the Beach on 2nd Street Store.

The Forty-Niner Shops has missions where it aims to enhance and support the educational process of California State University Long Beach by providing stuff, goods and great services to promote a learning community.

This store has been giving some benefits for the students by training the student employees with career skills and life. Aside from that, it also trains the students by funding internships, scholarships and other programs to promote student success.

Here’s the operation hours for University Bookstore:

    • University Bookstore
    • Monday-Thursday 8 am – 6 pm
    • Friday 8 am – 4 pm
    • Saturday 11 am – 3 pm
    • Sunday – Closed

Here’s the operation hours for Bookstore Convenience Store:

    • Monday-Thursday 7:30 am – 7 pm
    • Friday 7:30 am – 4 pm
    • Saturday 11 am – 3 pm
    • Sunday – Closed

What Goods Are Available at 49ERShops?

Certainly, there are tons of goods and stuff that are available at 49ERShops, aside from books and stationery. This store provides a number of school essential stuff, here are they:

    • Fall 2021 Art Kits
    • Lab Supplies
    • Campus Water Delivery
    • Yoga
    • Composition Notebooks
    • Japanese & Korean Stationery
    • Calendars and Planners
    • Journals
    • Dry Erase Supplies
    • Pencil/Pen Pouches
    • Spiral Notebooks
    • Ring Binders
    • Folders and Filing
    • Back To School Essentials
    • Highlighters and Markers
    • New Supplies
    • Safety
    • Office Supplies
    • Paper, Pads & Envelopes
    • Pencils
    • Pens
    • Project Supplies
    • Tapes And Adhesives
    • Animation
    • Photo Supplies
    • Quickstudy Barcharts & Studyaids
    • Executive Accessories
    • Test Essentials

You can get all of the goods by visiting the The Forty-Niner Shops at Long Beach or you can also visit its official site at https://www.fortyninershops.net/. In addition to buying offline by visiting the store, instead you can also buy online by visiting the site and pick out the goods that you want to buy.

What Can You Do at 49ERShops?

You can not only purchase any goods at 49ERShops, but you can also sell unwanted goods especially books in this store. Aside from that, you can also rent the textbooks by following the terms and conditions that the store applies.

Sell Textbooks

At 49ERShops, you can sell your unwanted textbooks back for cash. The store will pay up to 50%, no matter where you purchased your books, even if the books were bought online. How to sell your unwanted textbooks at 49ERShops?

    • To sell your unwanted textbooks back in-person, you can visit the Customer Service counter in the bookstore during the operation hours.
    • Your Student ID will be required when selling your unwanted textbooks.
    • Face Mask and Social Distancing are still applied.

What if you cannot go to campus to sell your unwanted textbooks? No worries! You can sell your books online 24/7 now through November 30, 2021. Then, you can visit the official site of 49ERShops at 49erShops.ValoreBooks.com.

You can then search by ISBN and obtain instant quotes for selling online only.  You may need to print the free UPS label to ship your books. Last, you can collect your cash via check or Paypal.

Important notes for selling books!

    • Make sure that you don’t sell your rental books. Keep in mind, any rented books must be returned to the store or site that you rented them from originally.
    • If you rented the books from the CSULB bookstore but you don’t remember, you can send an email at FNS-Rentals@csulb.edu.
    • If you need more information about returning books from the CSULB bookstore, you can visit RentalReturns.ShopTheBeach.com.

Buy or Rent Books

Aside from selling your unwanted books, you can also buy or rent a book. To do it, you can go to https://csulb.verbacompare.com/ directly. Then, choose your classes and choose your textbooks. After that, you can compare the price of a book with an online marketplace. You can then add the book to cart whether from the bookstore or the marketplace. Last, you can check out.

Aside from that, you can also loda textbooks from myCSULB by visiting https://csulb.verbacompare.com/. Then, click on the ‘My Textbook’ link from your myCSULB Student Center Portal.

When you rent a textbook, you have to provide a CSULB Student ID and also credit card which does not expire before the rental due date. You will also have to agree to their rental agreement here whether renting in-store or through a web order.

A few information about physical options. As a non-profit, the 49er Shops seems to lower the price of course materials by obtaining cheaper formats from the traditional new book whenever available.

Well, the course materials include sourcing as many used books as possible. They also work with vendors to create as many titles available as a rental. They also attempt to get cheaper loose-leaf formats and produce faculty course packs.

In fact, some classes probably require bundles that are a set of multiple books or a combination of a physical textbook alongside a digital courseware product.

About Day 1 Digital Access

The Day 1 Digital Access is such a collaborative program held at CSULB with two main goals, they are:

    • To decrease the cost of course materials
    • To provide access to the required course material on the first day of classes.

If you want to find out whether your class is enrolled in the Day 1 Digital Access program, you can visit your BeachBoard class page or also check with your instructor.