[PW] Book sets and bookmarks

Bristol Library bplref at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 12:05:58 PST 2015


Try contacting the marketing department of the larger book publishers for
bookmarks.  Those are usual promotional items.  Also, try
http://www.firstbook.org/

Good luck!

On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 2:21 PM, Debbie Hills <debbie.hills at columbuscsd.org>
wrote:

> Wow.... this is amazing!
> Thanks so much!!
>
> ________________________________________
> From: Project-wombat <project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org> on
> behalf of Jeffrey Pike <jpike at gpl.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 1:03 PM
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> Subject: Re: [PW] Book sets and bookmarks
>
> Try Manter Mark. There was a recent discussion about them on our statewide
> Massachusetts libraries mailing list. They partner with local businesses
> who
> underwrite the costs of bookmark (and library card sleeve) production so
> that libraries can have them for free. All they require on the part of the
> library is to write a thank you note to the underwriting institution. I
> think they mostly concentrate on libraries in New England, but their Web
> site says "For libraries...throughout the United States."
>
> http://mantermark.com
>
> Jeffrey Pike
> Technology Services Librarian
> Groton Public Library
> Groton MA 01450
> jpike at gpl.org
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Project-wombat
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> Debbie
> Hills
> Sent: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:35 PM
> To: Project Wombat
> Subject: [PW] Book sets and bookmarks
>
> This may not elicit a response but I'm putting it out there.
>
> Our school is a located in a small low-income town in rural Iowa (over 80%
> of our students are on "free and reduced" lunches).
>
> As you can imagine, our budget it small.... and the library is sometimes on
> the bottom of the list.
>
> Students love bookmarks, but currently we do not have the money to make
> those purchases.  I've made some from used greeting cards, etc., but would
> really like some actual bookmarks for the 7-12 grades.
>
> Does anyone know where I could get some free bookmarks?
>
> Is there some institution I could contact regarding funding for bookmarks
> or
> book sets for a low-income school?
>
> Thanks in advance.
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