NEKLS is happy to order the following for our member libraries; our finance manager will invoice you once you have received your order.

Library Supplies

For Supplies ordering and questions, please email


  • Minimum order per library: 1,000 barcodes, price dependent on order size.
    Shipping costs for barcode orders will be split among the libraries that ordered.

Shipping costs have been factored into the items listed below.

CD/DVD Cases

  • 12 disc binder (black): $3.37; box of 50: $168.50 (Used for Audiobooks)
  • 20 disc binder (black): $2.70; box of 30: $81.00 (Used for Audiobooks)
  • Sleeves (2 disc insert for binder): $0.21; 50 Sleeves: $10.50
  • 1 disc case: $0.77; box of 100: $77.00
  • 2 disc case: $0.55; box of 100: $55.00
  • 4 disc case: $1.19; box of 60: $71.40
    Please note: The spine width has changed from 1/2 inch to 1 inch.
  • 6 disc case: $1.82; box of 60: $109.00.
    Please note: The spine width has changed from 1/2 inch to 1 inch.


  • 1 pair of earbuds: $0.79; 25  pairs of earbuds: $19.75

Next Library Cards

  • Next search catalog patron card/keytag combo: 100 cards/ $18.00

Custom (Next) Library Cards

  • Some libraries prefer custom library cards. While NEKLS does not order these, we are happy to help libraries with what they need to make an order.
  • The best price from a vendor we have had heard about is from Permacard.
  • Here is a sample proposal from Permacard.

Thermal Receipt Paper

  • 1 roll: $2.12, box of 50 rolls: $105.80.

USB Drives

  • NEKLS logo. 8G of flash memory, $3.60 each.


Library Vendors

NEKLS helps member libraries stretch their budgets by offering discounted group rates, see below for participating vendors.

All libraries in Kansas are now members of LYRASIS, through a membership purchased by the State Library of Kansas. This membership entitles NEKLS libraries to discounts with the companies listed below.

  • Andrew Garner, LYRASIS Outreach Manager
  • 800-999-8558


To receive discount: Order products directly through LYRASIS.

Product: RFID tags & tattle-tape security strips

Discount: Varies from 10-30% off list.

Please contact LYRASIS member support by phone at 800-999-8558 or by email at for specific pricing questions.


Use Code: LYRSIS

Product: Library supplies, archival supplies, and library furniture

Discount: 25% on book jacket covers 20% on supplies 15% on equipment and furnitureFree shipping on library orders over $100.00

Hollinger Metal Edge


Product: Archival supplies, equipment, and furniture

Discount: 20% off list for supplies 10% off list for equipment and furniture.

The Library Store


Product: Library supplies, equipment, and furniture

Discount: 10-20% off list for supplies 10% off list for equipment and furniture

Additional Discounts

NEKLS has negotiated member discounts from several additional vendors. Before taking advantage of these, be sure to check that you are not already receiving a better discount through your current account. Contact Mike McDonald if you have any questions or recommendations for additional vendors to work with.

Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor offers discounts on library materials and processing fees according to the price list below. To qualify for discounts, be sure to indicate that you are a NEKLS Member Library when you order. The contract is here Baker And Taylor Discount. To set up an account for your library, contact:

  • Lois Bacon, Sales Consultant
  • 800-775-7930 ext. 1050
  • 402-547-0288

Barnes and Noble

Barnes and Noble Bookstores in Northeast Kansas offer a 20% discount off list price to libraries. Orders over $5,000 receive a 25% discount. They also offer a paid membership plan that gives members 10% off the store price on any item, including those on sale. Pre-K to grade 12 Educators can sign up for an Educator Discount Card and receive 20% off all purchases for classroom use and 25% off on Educator Appreciation Days.

  • Cheri Miller, Marketing Business Development Manager for Greater Kansas City, Topeka, and NE Kansas
  • 785-207-8219

Half Price Books

Show proof of employment at a library or school and receive a 10% discount card that can be used on all purchases at any Half Price Books. Both personal and library purchases are eligible for the discount. It cannot be combined with discount coupons. Card must be renewed annually. Sign up for the Half Price Books mailing list to receive coupons. Store locations in Kansas and Missouri are:

  • 15309 W 119th St, Olathe, KS – (913) 829-9959
  • 8997 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS – (913) 383-3373
  • 1002 Westport Rd., Kansas City, MO – (816) 931-5377

Ingram Book Company

Customer Care – (800) 937-5300, press option 1, then 1


  • Kevin Davenport, Inside Sales Representative-Midwest (IA, IL, KS, MN, MO, and NE)  
  • 800-937-5300 ext. 31328
  • Brette Dorris, Outside Sales Representative-Midwest  
  • 618-210-3280


As a partner with the Greenbush cooperative purchasing contract, libraries receive the following discounts:

  • Print materials: additional 8% off Mackin’s catalog
  • Ebooks & digital audiobooks: additional 7% off Mackin’s catalog
  • Multimedia (DVDs, BlueRay, CDs, Mp3): additional 3% off Mackin’s catalog
  • Makerspace: additional 3% off Mackin’s catalog
  • Free Cataloging & MARC Records
  • Free standard, shelf-ready processing
  • Free shipping
  • Custom collection analysis
  • Support from professional librarians and teachers
  • Access to thousands of professionally prepared booklists
  • Reviews from Horn Book, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Library Media Connection
  • TitleMatch, so you don’t have to order duplicated titles