https://bookshop.org/ is a good Amazon alternative. More on what they do
On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 9:48 AM Louise Capizzo <
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> That poor fill rate and slow delivery was a huge reason why I stopped
> ordering from B&T. Now I use Ingram for our book orders. So far their fill
> rate it excellent and books come on time. No delays.
> When I need something that Ingram says is out of print, I go to BullMoose
> or Powell's in Portland, Oregon. For a long time, I do all I can to avoide
> using Amazon.
> Louise Capizzo
> Youth Services Manager
> Scarborough Public Library
> 48 Gorham Road
> Scarborough, ME 04074
> (207)883-4723, opt 3
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> On Behalf Of Kristin Taylor
> Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2021 9:31 AM
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> Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] Hive Books question
> I am going through Bull Moose, refusing to use big book jobbers.
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 9:15 AM Waterford Library <
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> > There was just a commentary on MPBN about the shortage of printed
> > material. Some Libraries were looking to buy through local book
> > sellers and others were looking at alternative sites such as Amazon.
> > Wonder if some of you are purchasing from other vendors or just
> > Thanks for feedback,
> > Nancy Eaton
> > Waterford Library Association
> > Ps.It’s been over a month since we placed our last B&T feedback, book
> > order, and not one has arrived yet.
> Kristin Taylor
> Media Specialist
> Biddeford High School
> 20 Maplewood Ave
> Biddeford, Maine 04005
> 207.282.1596 ext. 6308
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