The Bookie

The Bookie is the on-campus provider of textbooks (new, used, rentals and digital), plus school supplies, WSU clothing and school spirit gifts, snacks, cold beverages, Cougar Cheeses and more.

The Bookie sells all textbooks at a discount and buys back used textbooks year-round. All rental textbooks are due the week of finals.

The Bookie at WSU Tri-Cities is operated by Barnes & Noble College Booksellers on contract with WSU’s Students Book Corp. When ordering books online, be sure to select the Tri-Cities campus.

The Bookie hours

Store hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday – Friday.

The Bookie accepts both cash and card payments in-store.


Prior to accessing The Bookie, all campus members and visitors must check-in at the Floyd Building main entrance.

After checking in, customers will be directed to The Bookie’s access door.

Only three customers and two employees are allowed in the store at one time. All individuals in the store must wear face coverings and follow strict social distancing.

Order textbooks online

Students can place online orders at


Contact The Bookie at 509-375-1084 or