Online book sellers haunt library sales for new merchandise

One From takes a look at book sales. A new kind of book buyer is roving the aisles at local library sales, looking to turn a profit by snapping up used books at cheap prices and selling them online.

After picking up a paperback for a quarter or a hardback for a buck, buyers are finding they can fetch a few dollars — or even several hundred — by selling the same tome online through sites including and eBay.