We pay CASH for all items of value.

Not sure what we will buy? Call us today - 309-740-2012.

Prefer email?  Send us an email and we'll get back to you ASAP! bob@bobzbay.com



  • Textbooks - we pay TOP DOLLAR for all textbooks, from every school, EVERY DAY. We buy textbooks from ISU, Wesleyan, Heartland College, and all other colleges and universities around the country. Textbooks used within the past year are more in demand.

  • We also pay cash for non-fiction, RPG guides, graphic novels, modern first editions, contemporary literature, occult and new age titles, counter-culture non-fiction, fine Bibles and spiritual tracts.

  • Books we do pass on are most "mass market" paperbacks. Usually these books are in the form of romance, mysteries, and thrillers.

Video Games

  • We buy ALL games and systems from NES to PS4 and Xbox One. We also pay cash for game guides, collector's items, and game books.

DVDs, CDs, and Records

  • We buy ALL genres of movies, CDs, and records. Visit us today and we'll make you an offer.

  • Right now we're especially interested in rock, alternative, punk, metal and blues music from all eras.

Other Collectibles

  • Have something weird or off-the-wall? We like that. Bring it in today to show it off and we'll make you an offer.

  • We also love vintage toys! Toys from the 1980's such as He-Man and Star Wars. Tin toys from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.

 Large Collections

  • For lots of less than 500 items, we welcome you to bring them into the shop for evaluation.  Please understand that antiquarian or collectible books may take more time to evaluate.  If you have more than 500 items, please call or email us to set up an appointment to bring your items in: 309-740-2012.