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Louise Capizzo <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 5 Oct 2021 13:45:58 +0000
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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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-----Original Message-----
From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Kristin Taylor
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2021 9:31 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
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 < [log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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 waiting????
> 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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