PURCHASING YOUR BOOKS:
All PCD required summer reading and textbooks are available through MBS, an online bookstore that offers excellent pricing and service. The bookstore is open for both summer reading requirements and the academic year.
MBS ONLINE BOOKSTORE
You are not required to buy your books from MBS Direct. To see a list of the books that are required for your classes (to borrow from your RI school district or to buy elsewhere) go to the MBS Direct website and select your classes from the menu provided. Your required books will be displayed.
RHODE ISLAND RESIDENTS TEXTBOOK Borrowing Program:
1) Cities and towns in Rhode Island may provide their residents with textbooks that are on the approved Rhode Island Department of Education textbook list:
STATE APPROVED TEXTBOOK List
Please contact your town's school department directly for the dates and times when residents can order textbooks for the next school year and return those borrowed from the last school year.
2) Providence, East Providence, or North Kingstown ONLY:
These cities require PCD to handle borrowing. Please contact Sheila Harris at 401-438-5170 x161 for additional information if you live in Providence, East Providence, or North Kingstown.
**For all other towns, you must contact your school department directly**