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Discounts on Books & Supplies

See also Discounts on Databases & eResources and Discounts on Conferences

The Nebraska Library Commission has arranged for discounts with a number of companies that sell library supplies and furnishings.

3M & Checkpoint Security Products || A. Rifkin Co. || AVcafe || Baker & Taylor || Barnes & Noble Institutional Discount Program || Block and Company || Brodart || Computype | || Computer Software || DEMCO || Gaylord || Gumdrop Books || Highsmith || Ingram Library Services Inc. || Listen & Live Audio || Liu & DB Enterprises Inc. || Playaways (Findaway World) || RACO Industries || Software Choice (Formerly Software Plus) || Symbology || TechSoup Stock || The Library Store, Inc. || Vernon Library Supplies

3M & Checkpoint Security Products

A nonprofit organization based in Lansing, Michigan and in operation since 1974, the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS) prides itself on bringing innovation and cost savings to libraries nationwide.

Because MCLS buys genuine 3M and Checkpoint products in large quantities, your library can save a minimum of 25% off list price on Security Strips and 15% on accessories and hardware. There is no membership fee to order from MCLS and most items are shipped within 24 hours of request.

3M Security Strips:
Tattle-Tape Security Strip B1 1000/ctn $216.74
Tattle-Tape Security Strip B2 1000/ctn $196.03
Tattle-Tape Security Strip DCD-2 200/ctn $257.50

3M RFID Tags:
3M ISO RFID Tag (50 X 50) 2000 / Roll $478.22

Checkpoint Discmates:
CKPT DiscMate Single CD Case, 100 / Case $237.30
CKPT DiscMate Single DVD Case, 100 / Case $220.50

To place an order or for more information contact MCLS Services at 800-530-9019 ext. 401 or

For a full list of 3M products offered visit:

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A. Rifkin Co.

The A. Rifkin Co. is a family-owned manufacturer and international distributor of security and multi-use reusable fabric bags and related products. The A. Rifkin Co. serves a number of specialized markets, including the library market. The A. Rifkin Co. is offering Nebraska libraries an additional 10% discount off catalog prices.

View the Library Bags & Supplies section of the A. Rifkin web site for an overview of available products.

To be eligible for this discount orders must be placed through Charles Myers at 303-320-4151.

Charles M. Myers
A. Rifkin Co.

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The AVcafe

The AVcafe, located in Lincoln, NE, serves libraries' audiovisual requests. We specialize in all audio visual formats including: books with audio, music CDs, DVDs, CD-Roms, as well as video games. We have a huge selection of titles from a wide variety of vendors available online at Have a hard-to-find title? Let us do the looking for you and save time by letting The AVcafe consolidate your audiovisual orders!

We are happy to extend Nebraska Library Commission members discounts of up to 25% off processing, and discounted shipping. Thank you for considering a local business. For more information contact:

JoDee Plumage
The AVcafe
6201 South 58th, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone: 877-228-2233

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Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor is the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books, video and music products to public libraries around the world. Please check out our value-added services and custom library programs:

Baker & Taylor is pleased to offer our new and improved discounts available to the public library members of the Nebraska State Library Commission and as part of the Cornhusker Plan. In order to receive these authorized discounts and the terms and conditions of the agreement please submit your information to

To contact a specific representative please see the list below:

Customer Service Representative - Books

Alisa Brown
Phone: 800-775-1200 ext. 2209
Fax: 800-775-1400

Customer Service Representative - Continuations/Automatically Yours

Jennifer Kennedy
Phone: 800-775-3600 ext. 7293
Fax: 908-541-7867

Outside Sales Consultant

Lois Bacon
Phone: 800-775-7930 ext. 1050

Book Leasing

Baker & Taylor's Book Leasing program is a great way to temporarily increase your library's number of popular books with the ability to return them when patron demand has subsided.

When you begin using our Book Leasing service, your library will build its own collection by retaining books ordered through the Monthly New Book Quota until your collection reaches its proper size. Each month, a pre-publication title list will be sent to you so that you may choose the titles you'd like to receive. All of your requested books will arrive shelf-ready, with all cataloging and processing completed to your specifications.

To learn more, click here to see our Book Leasing brochure.

Axis 360 Digital Media Library by Baker & Taylor

Axis 360, Baker & Taylor's revolutionary digital media library, provides libraries with a state-of-the-art system for circulating digital books and audiobooks.

  • One purchase - multiple formats. eBooks can be downloaded in EPUB or PDF formats, or in Blio, to serve a range of PCs, ereaders and mobile devices.
  • Mobile version. Patrons using mobile devices - including Apple and Android tablets, smartphones and more - can view your collection, check out and read materials in a user interface optimized for their device.
  • AcoustikTM digital audiobooks. A new experience for audiobook users -- patrons will enjoy direct-to-device download and listening in just a few taps.
  • ILS integration - supporting ReadersFirst principles. Patron's econtent discovery, check out and holds all from your library catalog.
  • Ease of ordering. Libraries can quickly discover, order and activate digital selections for Axis 360 via Title SourceTM 3.
  • Print + Digital, together. Collection development services to help libraries order the right balance of formats, all at one time.

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Barnes & Noble Institutional Discount Program

The Barnes & Noble Institutional Discount Program entitles your library to receive 20-25% off your purchases, while receiving the personalized customer service that has made us the leading bookseller in America. There is no minimum purchase requirement for this program. Purchases of $0-$4,999 receive a 20% discount and orders of $5000 or more receive a 25% discount.

As your personal booksellers, we are available via telephone, fax or email to answer questions and receive your orders. We will provide price quotes, research titles, recommend new releases, order your books, track their arrival, box them up, and ship them to your library for no additional charge. We may be reached at:

Jennifer Jackson
Community Relations Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers SouthPointe
2910 Pine Lake Road
Lincoln NE 68516
Phone: 402.421.0875
Fax: 402-421-0879

Marcia Jussel
Community Relations Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
3333 Oakview Drive
Omaha NE 68144
Phone: 402-691-4557
Voicemail: 402-333-7942
Fax: 402-333-7687

Angela Keogh
Community Relations Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
7400 Dodge Street, Suite 325
Omaha, Nebraska 68114
Phone: 402-393-6223
Fax: 402-393-6825

Elisha Karr
Community Relations Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
4400 Sergeant Road
Sioux City, IA 51106
712.276.6468; (fax) 712.276.6470

This program allows you to pay for purchases with the institutional purchase card, check, credit card or cash. We look forward to receiving your business and delivering the resources you need with the excellent personalized customer service you deserve! You can also check out available titles at

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Block and Company

"For 80 years, Block has been the pioneer in providing innovative money handling supplies and solutions. Our expertise as the premier provider of banking, security and cash handling solutions has continued to grow. We search the world for products to add to our wide selection, and also develop and manufacture many of the items we sell.

"Block and Company, headquarters in Wheeling, Illinois, is a family-owned and women-owned corporation, and employs nearly 300 people. We manufacture a significant percentage of our overall product offering here in the U.S.A. and source only the highest-quality products. We back our quality with a guarantee that you'll be satisfied. we're not satisfied until you are."


Block and Company is offering Nebraska libraries a 10% discount on all items ordered online. To get this 10% discount, simply use the promotional code NEB during the checkout process. You can view the complete selection of products at


If you have questions about Block and Company's website or products, your account or recent purchases, you may contact:

Block and Company
1111 Wheeling Road
Wheeling, IL 60090-5975

Customer Service:

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Brodart is offering Nebraska Library Commission members the following discounts for 2015:

  • Savings: 20% on Supplies / Consumables
                     15% on durables, drop-ship items, furniture & equipment
  • Free Shipping: on Stocked Consumable Supply Orders over $100*

Discount will apply to prices from all pages and section of the current Brodart Supplies and Furnishings Catalog*. Offer effective through December 31, 2015. Some exclusions apply, call for details/full exclusion list which includes Security Systems & Accessories Line, Software, Flat Panel Mounts, Consumer Electronics, Books & Library Services, etc.)

* Discount applies only to products, not to shipping charges, and may not be combined with any other preferred pricing. Not applicable to closed orders and orders already in process.

New office, computer & tablet accessories, Expanded line carts/stands for Flat Panels, New Children's Furniture and Equipment and Expanded lines of Teen Furnishings, Decor, Lounge and Classroom Furniture.

Net 30 days from date of invoice.

Stocked Consumable Supply Orders over $100 ship free via best means (USPS, UPS Ground or common carrier). In-stock items ordered by 2pm EST ship same day. Freight charges for durable/drop ship products will be added to final invoice. Minimum shipping charges apply.

To ensure receiving your special discount, please refer to your Discount Code: "DNES". For online orders, add the code to the Promo Code Box on the left hand side of the page at checkout. Please include the name of a contact person and phone number (Note Credits will not be issued for pricing errors unless the discount code/name has been referenced on the order.)

* Please note: due to the limitations of our website, shipping charges for supplies/consumables will appear when ordering online however will be removed when invoiced.

Try before you buy! Call our toll free number to request free samples of our consumable products.

Need large quantities for a special project or renovations? The best prices are just a phone call away! Call our Bid Department today for a competitive, no obligation quote on your next project. Call 1-888-820-4377, extension 4352. Or, you can send a fax to 1-800-578-1064 or email us at

Orders, Catalog Requests & Customer Service:
Brodart Supply Division
500 Arch Street
Williamsport PA 17701
Phone: 888-820-4377
Fax: 800-283-6087 (ATTN: Supply Orders)
Email Orders/Questions:

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Libraries have been using bar code labels for their books, magazines, assets, etc. for years and Computype has been with them every step of the way. Computype offers pre-printed bar code labels, spine label printers, spine labels, CD/DVD labels, patron cards, and other printing systems to help libraries keep their collections up to date. Computype has worked closely with libraries around the world producing bar code labels that scan the first time -- every time.

Discounts: Computype is offering members of the Nebraska Library Commission a 15% discount on item bar code labels. In addition to this, special promotions will be offered on other products at different times throughout the year.

When ordering, please reference promotion code NEBLCITLBL to receive your discount!

Learn more about what Computype offers to libraries!

For more information or to place an order, contact:

Tom Gillund
Inside Sales Manager
800-328-0852 x1266 

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DEMCO, Inc. is pleased to offer discounts for 2015.

Please note that discounts shown are based on prices listed on DEMCO's website at 

Discounts: In order to receive your discount, indicate Discount Code # C87023 on all orders:

  • $75 minimum order (after discount) for all contract terms to apply
  • 15% on Library, Office and Technology supplies (consumables)
  • 5% on Learning Materials
  • 7% on Furniture and Equipment under $1,000* (non-consumables)

* For large quantity orders, or purchases over $1,000, please contact your Demco Bid Team toll free 800.462.8709 or email Often, spcial bid pricing is given in these situations.

Discounts under this agreement cannot be used in conjunction with bids, sale catalogs, or other promotions and specials. In the event a sale price is lower than your discounted price, you will be given the best price.

Shipping: DEMCO, Inc. will pay regular FedEx ground service shipping costs on all stock orders.

Transportation will be prepaid and added to all orders that are Drop Shipped, such as Furniture and Equipment items. DEMCO, Inc. will furnish good faith estimates of shipping charges as related to products orders.

Express parcel shipping is not included.

Exclusions: Detailed list can be found at by searching exclusions.

  • Security products
  • Periodicals & Subscription Program products
  • Licensed Products including but not limited to: Dr. Seuss, Pete the Cat, Garfield, Eric Carle, Arthur, Clifford

Expiration: December 31, 2015 with options to renew

To Place an Order: In order to ensure you receive your special discount, please indicate Discount #C87023 on all orders.

Delivery: In stock supply items are delivered within 7-10 days after receipt of order (ARO). Furniture and equipment items may take 4-6 weeks depending on vendor lead times. DEMCO, Inc. will furnish good faith shipping estimates on all items as requested.

Payment Term: Net, 30 days.

Remittance Address:
P.O. Box 8048
Madison, WI 53708-8048

Mailing Address:

4810 Forest Run Rd.
P.O. Box 7488
Madison WI 53707-7488

Returns & Warranty: If you are not 100% satisfied with your order, email us at or call us at 800.962.4463 within 6 months of the invoice date for a prompt replacement, credit or refund. Special order, custom products or furniture orders are not eligible for return unless they are received defective or damaged. We want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase.

Contact Information:

Amy Schmale
Contract Administrator
Phone: 866.558.9068
Fax: 888.320.0288

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Gaylord Bros. is now offering the following direct discounts to Nebraska libraries through the Nebraska Library Commission:

15% off Library supplies which includes multi-media, security and AV supplies.
15% off all Archival supplies
15% off Furniture items including shelving, tables, chairs, computer workstations, book trucks, displayers, exhibit cases, etc.

Excluded items: Security Systems and Digitization Service

Please note that above discounts cannot be combined with other offers.

Receive FREE SHIPPING on supply and archival orders over $100. (This does not apply to furniture purchases)

To receive your discount please reference Gaylord Priority Code 55685

To Place an Order:
Phone: 800-448-6160
Fax: 800-272-3412

If you have a large quantity or high dollar request please call the GAYLORD Bid Department at 800-469-1592 or fax 800-891-5280.

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Gumdrop Books

Gumdrop Books is now offering discounts to Nebraska libraries through the Nebraska Library Commission discount purchasing program.

Products: Our warehouse stocks over 3,000,000 plus books - including Accelerated Reader titles, nonfiction books, fiction books, biographies, how-to titles, and Spanish language titles for pre-kindergarten through university levels.

We offer customized cataloging and processing to suit your library needs and an outstanding fulfillment rate - 96% of our orders are shipped complete, with delivery within 10-15 business days ARO.

Discount: Our library books are already discounted up to 70% off of the publisher's list price. Shipping is FREE on all orders.

Discount Off Publisher's List Price
Publisher's Library Binding Up to 70% (average 32%)
Publisher's Trade Binding Up to 70% (average 32%)
eBooks Up to 70% (average 32%)
Note: Catalog prices reflect discount of up to 70% off of publisher's list price.

Custom Cataloging



Catalog Card Kit (includes 1 main entry, 2 shelf lists, title card, subject cards, added entries, date due card, label set - 1 for pocket & 1 for spine, peel and stick book pocket)
~ Unattached 0.65
~ Attached 1.08
Barcodes (unattached) 0.08
Shelf Ready Processing 0.43

* All shipping and handling charges are FREE.

Preferred Customer: We understand our customers' busy work schedules and that is why our sales professionals visit your library giving you the opportunity to experience the quality of our books hands on before you ever place your order.

Return Policy: Our return policy is to refund, replace, and/or correct any concern or any problem -- PERIOD.

Mission: We have remained committed to our original mission since opening in 1975 of providing our customers with exceptional service, unconditionally guaranteed.

Contact Information:

Gumdrop Books
P.O. Box 505
Bethany, MO 64424
Phone: 800-821-7199
Fax: 866-321-7199
Web site:

To reach the following departments call 800-821-7199 and ask for the following individuals:

  • Customer Service: Lisa Gilbert
  • Bid Team: Nancy Crovetti
  • Sales Representative: Pam Williams

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Highsmith is now owned by DEMCO

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Ingram Library Services Inc.

Ingram Library Services Inc. is offering discounts to public libraries and K12 schools, as well as publicly funded colleges and universities in the State of Nebraska. The terms and conditions of this offer do not apply to existing staff accounts.

Discounts: Public and Academic Libraries K12 School Libraries
Trade Hardcover 41.5% 37.0%
Trade Quality Paperbacks 38.5% 35.0%
Mass Market Paperbacks 38.5% 35.0%
University Press Titles 15.0% 6.5%
Library Bindings 13.0% 15.0%
Short Discounted Titles 10.0% 6.5%
*Spoken Word Audio 0-45.0% 0-35%
(Discount based on list price of item)
<$14.99 = 35%
$15.00-$19.99 = 30%
$20.00+ = 25%
Net Titles 0.0% 0.0%

* Eighty to eighty-five percent of all Spoken Word Audio is at the 45%/35% discount; however, some Spoken Word Audio is short discounted by the publisher.

**Although the majority of Ingram's DVD inventory is eligible for the maximum discounts, some titles necessarily receive smaller discounts. ipage®, Ingram's web-based tool, provides title discount information.

Continuations and Standing Orders: With Ingram, these special discounts also apply to our Continuations and Standing Order Programs. Ingram suggests using an existing firm order account for Continuations, so that these titles will ship with your regular orders. Please visit Ingram's website at or contact your Ingram Senior Sales Representative for details on the Continuations and Standing Order Programs.

Freight Terms - Public and Academic Libraries: Shipments of 15 or more units from your primary distribution center or from your secondary distribution center qualify for free freight. Shipments of less than 15 units will be charged a flat $5.00 shipping fee. This flat fee amount is subject to change with notice. Items picked, packed, and shipped together count as an individual shipment. Ingram does not currently assess any additional fees for shipping. However, given the unpredictable impact of rising oil prices, Ingram reserves the right to assess a fuel surcharge with notice.

Freight Terms - K-12 School Libraries: Orders will ship FOB Destination with Ingram-paid freight from your Ingram-designated primary and secondary distribution centers. Should you choose to place an order from any of our other distribution centers, shipping charges averaging 3-7% of the total invoice price will be paid by Library. Orders for schools will ship with two shipments per purchase order. Any in stock, non-processed book will ship within 24 hours of order entry. Any remaining titles will then be placed on backorder for a period of time specified by the school. At the end of the backorder period, all books that have come into stock will ship, and any remaining titles will automatically cancel.

Ingram does not currently assess any additional fees for shipping. However, given the unpredictable impact of rising oil prices, Ingram reserves the right to assess a fuel surcharge with notice.

Agreement Period:  Start Date: February 1, 2015
                                   End Date: January 31, 2016

Payment Terms: Payment terms under this offer shall be 1% 10 Days/Net 30 Days. Payment is required for invoices within these terms even when a purchase order has not been completed. Ingram does not invoice for items until they have been shipped. Ingram offers a 1% cash discount on payments made within 10 days of statement date. Payments must be postmarked by the 10th of the month to qualify for the 1% discount. This discount is shown on your invoice and must be taken at the time the invoice is paid and cannot be taken retroactively. These additional savings can be substantial when you take advantage of the prompt payment discount.

While other vendors demand payment from invoice date, Ingram's terms are calculated on statement date at the end of each month. With payment due 30 days from statement date, the customer's payment is due an average of 45 days from invoice (30-59 days). Ingram reserves the right to assess a late charge on all past due invoices.

Account Information: This offer is extended to the Nebraska Library Commission only. The terms and conditions of this offer do not apply to staff accounts. It is the responsibility of each individual ordering agency to verify with Account Services that any new accounts are eligible and have been set up to order under this offer. Ingram cannot issue credit for accounts not following the proper procedures. Any item that is ordered prior to the start date of this offer is not eligible to receive the terms of this special offer. This applies to all backorders, standing orders, and firm orders placed prior to the enactment of this offer. Libraries wishing to establish a new account will be asked to complete an Ingram New Account Application and Terms of Sale Form. When setting up an account under the terms of the contract, the Library will be asked to provide a copy of their tax exemption certificate.

Ordering: We recommend that your orders include either ISBNs or Ingram title codes. Inclusion of this information will increase both the speed and the accuracy of processing your order. Ingram title codes are readily found in many Ingram selection tools. Orders placed via Ingram's Electronic Order Interfaces must contain the ISBN or they will be rejected. Placing your account number on all orders or price quotation requests will ensure that the order is placed on the proper account.

Ingram Contact List: The Nebraska Library Commission has toll-free telephone access to any Ingram point of contact at 800-937-5300.

  • Kelly Clifton, Senior Sales Representative......................................Ext. 35670
  • Janice Meador, Inside Sales Representative..............................Ext. 35771
  • Customer Care..............................................................Press Option 1, then 1
    To discuss concerns or issues regarding your account
  • To Place an Order.........................................................Press Option 1, then 2
  • Account Services..........................................................Press Option 1, then 3
    To Set Up/Update an Account
  • To Check Stock Status..................................................Press Option 1, then 4
  • Toll-Free FAX Ordering...............................................................800-677-5116
  • Credit Department.......................................................................800-937-8100
  • Technical Support........................................................................800-937-7978

Mail payments only to this remittance address:
Ingram Library Services Inc.
P.O. Box 502779
St. Louis, MO 63150-2779

Send mail orders to:
Ingram Library Services Inc.
One Ingram Blvd.
La Vergne, TN 37086-1986

If you have any questions, please contact:

Kelly Clifton
Public Library Senior Sales Representative
586-850-5818 or

Kim Kimiecik
Academic Libraries Senior Sales Representative
513-630-7848 or

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Listen & Live Audio

Listen & Live Audio is pleased to extend the following discount and terms for its entire catalog of best-selling audiobooks on CD and cassette to all public, private and school libraries served by the Nebraska Library Commission.

  • 35% Discount
  • Free Lifetime CD and Cassette Replacement
  • Free Shipping
  • Vinyl Library Packaging ("shelf-ready")
  • Toll-Free Order Line -- 800-653-9400

Listen & Live Audio publishes 500+ unabridged and abridged audiobooks digitally and on CD in a variety of genres, including fiction, mystery, best-sellers, children's, military, nonfiction, adventure, SciFi, self-help, business, career development and personal growth. Their full line can be reviewed at

In addition, Listen & Live Audio offers four easy ways to order:

  • Fax: 201-558-9800
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: 201-558-9000
  • Mail: 1700 Manhattan Avenue, Union City, NJ 07087

Don't forget to mention that your library is part of the Nebraska Library Commission to receive these special terms.

For questions about products or terms, please contact Alfred Martino at 800-653-9400 or

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Liu & DB Enterprises, Inc.

Liu & DB Enterprises, Inc. is a wholesale distributor of CD/DVD Media and Packaging. The company is a Nebraska family-owned company in La Vista, Nebraska near Omaha. We are one of the largest suppliers of media packaging in the US as regards to the varieties of products. LDB carries over 1,000 media and packaging products at our 32,000 sq. ft. La Vista facility and serves both domestic and international customers.

Our pricing for Nebraska libraries will be wholesale pricing for items such as brand new, high quality 1 to 14 capacity DVD cases. The highlighted links will take you to our website for more information. DVD Disc Cases, CD Jewel Cases, CD/DVD Mailers, VHS Cases and Tapes, CD/DVD Albums, CD/DVD Sleeves and much more.

Contact Barbara K. to order via:
Phone: 1-800-370-2197, Ext. 14
Fax: 1-402-991-8889
Toll-free Fax: 1-866-212-5404

Company website: WWW.LDBMART.COM

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Playaway (from Findaway World)

Findaway World is offering the following discounts. These discounts are applicable for Nebraska Public & Academic libraries only.

Products & Discounts Associated with those Products:

All Playaways purchased outside a Standing Order Plan will receive a discount of 20% per unit and receive Free MARC Records.

All Playaway Views purchased will be sold at Library List Price and receive Free MARC Records

All Playaway BookPacks purchased will be sold at Library List Price and receive Free MARC Records.

Standing Order Plans--

Playaway SOPs will receive a discount of 25% per unit plus Free MARC Records and no shipping fees.

View SOPs will receive a discount based on the following commitment number per month:

  • 4 - 7 units 5% discount per unit;
  • 8 - 11 units 7% discount per unit;
  • 12 - 14 units 10% discount per unit;
  • 15+ units 14% discount per unit.

View SOPs also receive Free MARC Records and no shipping fees.

At this time there is no SOP for BookPacks.

Special Plans & Promotions

Playaway Kickstart -- appropriate for new customers or those customers who have not placed an order within the past two years. The purpose of this promotion is to provide a one-time opening order with a 30% discount that will achieve a minimum order size of $3,500 BEFORE discount which translates to an invoice amount of $2,450 on the minimum order. This order must be placed within 60 days of establishing an account.

View Kickstart -- appropriate for new customers or those customers who have not placed an order within the past two years. The purpose of this promotion is to provide a one-time opening order with a 15% discount that will achieve a minimum order size of $2,500 BEFORE discount which translates to an invoiced amount of $2,125 on the minimum order. The first order must be placed within 60 days of establishing an account.  **We'll replace up to 20% of your opening collection in the event of theft or loss during the first 6 months of your commitment to the Kickstart View program. Replacement is title for title with proof in a system report.**

Small Library Program -- appropriate for libraries serving a population of 15,000 or less and available to new customers or those who have not placed an order within the past two years. The $499 Collection allows a library a one-time purchase of either 10 Playaways or 6 Playaway Views; or The $999 Collection which allows a library one-time purchase of either 22 Playaways or 12 Playaway Views.

Services -- Processing is available for all products which may include at the customer's choosing: RFID, One-Time Locks, Spine Label, Property Label, Bar Code, etc. Processing cost per unit is $.99 for all processing plus the cost of the One-Time Locks. RFID tags and bar codes are generally provided by the library.

Custom Processing and Cataloging -- Pricing for this service is determined by the specifications the library requires.

Contact Kay Bowin, Sales Representative for Colorado at or by calling 816-519-7575 to hear about special promotions that we have available throught the year.

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RACO Industries (formerly Barcode Discount Warehouse)

RACO Industries is now offering discounts to Nebraska libraries through the Nebraska Library Commission.

RACO...... Carries a wide variety of bar code related products:

  • Barcode Scanners -- Cordless Scanners for inventory
  • Thermal & Impact Receipt Printers and Printer Supplies (Standard Paper, Re-stick, Ribbons)
  • Barcode Duplicating Kits
  • Both Blank and Pre-Printed Labels, Spine Labels -- Rolls and Sheets along with Label Protectors
  • Student Tracking, Asset Tracking & Packages Tracking Solutions
  • Security Strips

We also offer items you may be unaware of, such as box cutters, tags, attacher guns, label applicators, RFID products, weight scales, cash counters, shopping baskets, as well as much, much more.

For more information about the RACO product lines, please see the RACO web site at

  • 20%-30% off list for all hardware equipment
  • 10%-15% off list on all label supplies


  1. No minimum order required
  2. Security products and supplies
  3. Discounts cannot be combined with any other special offer, or promotion
  4. Standard manufacturer warranty applies upon date of receipt of items. Returns, repairs or servicing of equipment are subject to manufacturer policies

To receive your discount please reference RACO Industries code # NLC2014 when placing order. If code # is not reference at time of order or on correspondence when submitted, credit will not be applied to order.

To place an order:

Email: or
Phone: 888-433-1274
Fax: 888-232-8731

Delivery: Stock items are usually shipped same day after receipt of order.

If you have a large quantity or high dollar request please call Judith Maria at 888-433-1274 for price exception.

Payment Term: Net, 30 Days
Mailing Address:
RACO Industries
5480 Creek Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242

If you need help in determining what products will be compatible with your software, please contact Judith Maria at 888-433-1274 or email

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Software Purchasing Discount for Public Libraries and School Media Centers: The Nebraska Department of Education negotiated a contract for purchase of Microsoft software products with Softchoice Corporation, located in Chicago, IL. Interested public libraries and school media centers should contact them for pricing and availability.

Softchoice Corporation
Mark Miller
312-655-9002 ext. 323254
312-655-9001 (fax)

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Symbology Barcode Labels & Accessories

Symbology provides a broad line of products and services to keep accurate information flowing smoothly with barcode solutions for libraries, coupon promotions, blood labeling, and other demanding applications.

  • Exact digital barcode files for printing by packaging and label suppliers
  • Preprinted barcode labels, including sequential, pre-printed and variable data printing
  • GS1 DataBar™ Coupon barcodes and related services
  • Barcode inspection and verification equipment

To learn more about Symbology barcode labels, visit the Minitex website at

If you have questions, please contact Tim Peters at <> or 800-462-5348.

To place an order for barcode labels, go to the Minitex Symbology website at:

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TechSoup Stock

TechSoup Stock Software Donation Program for U.S. Public Libraries:
TechSoup Stock now serves U.S. public libraries. TechSoup Stock connects nonprofits with donated and discounted technology products in the supportive environment of the TechSoup Website. Choose from over 240 products from the 25 providers including Cisco and Microsoft.

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The Library Store, Inc.

Bid Number: Please reference TLS Reference NLC on all orders and correspondence. You must reference this bid number at the time you place your order to receive the discount. Credit will not be applied when the bid number is not referenced on orders.

Effective Dates: January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2016


  1.  30% Discount on all “AVANTAGE” Products (lamps, headphones and tables), “BEAR HUG” Book Ends and Label Protectors
  2. 15% Discount on all other Current MAIN catalog items not specified in the exclusions.
  3. 10% Discount on Furniture and Equipment


  1.  Minimum order of $50 to receive discount pricing.
  2. 3M Security and Checkpoint Security products and supplies, book returns, already-discounted book sets, licensed merchandise, and any roll laminator are EXCLUDED from ANY discount.
  3. Discount cannot be combined with any other special offer, promotion, or coupon.
  4. Product training, lab fees for product testing, installation of equipment/furniture and disposal of trash are not part of this bid. Standard manufacturer warranty applies upon date of receipt of items. Returns, repairs or servicing of equipment and furniture are subject to manufacturer policies.
  6. Published catalog pricing may change subject to fluctuations in the cost of raw materials.
  7. Shipping will be prepaid and added to all invoices.


  1. Transportation will be prepaid and added to all furniture items and to all items that ship from our manufacturers.
  2. FREIGHT QUOTES: Items that ship by truck will be figured for “End of Truck” delivery unless otherwise noted.
    1. Items from our warehouse will ship within 48 hours (ARO).
    2. Items shipping from our manufacturer have various lead times, usually shipping within one to eight weeks. The Library Store, Inc. assumes no responsibility for extended shipping dates.
  3. INSPECTION: ALL truck shipments must be inspected and signed for accordingly, otherwise compensation cannot be guaranteed.


** Bid discounts available online. Simply type this bid code in the bid box after you log in.**

Thank you and if you have any questions, please contact:

Audrey Aimone
Bid Specialist
Phone: 800-548-7204
Fax: 800-320-7706

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Vernon Library Supplies

Vernon Library Supplies is now offering the following direct discounts to Nebraska libraries through the Nebraska Library Commission.

All discounts are taken from our web catalog at

  • 20% off all Level 2 items, designated on website
  • 10% off Level 1 items such as furniture, bar code scanners, security systems, etc. as designated on website..

Free shipping on Level 2 items for orders over $100.

No minimum order required.

Libraries must reference the Nebraska Library Commission when they order to receive the discount.

Orders can be placed by phone, fax, mail or online at the Vernon Library Supplies website.

All orders placed online qualify for our Reward Points Program:

Expiration: December 2015

Libraries with questions may contact Customer Service Manager Francine Kersh at 800-878-0253 ext. 113 or email

2851 Cole Court
Norcross, GA 30071
Toll free: 1-800-878-0253
Fax: 800-466-1165
Web site:

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