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, please contact Jessi Harris (jharris at nekls.org).


  • Minimum order per library: 1,000 barcodes, price dependent on order size

CD/DVD Cases

  • 12 disc binder (black): $2.45; box of 50: $122.50 (Used for Audiobooks)
  • 20 disc binder (black): $2.70; box of 30: $81.00 (Used for Audiobooks)
  • Sleeves (2 disc insert for binder): $0.15; 50 Sleeves: $7.50
  • 1 disc case: $0.40; box of 100: $40.00
  • 2 disc case: $0.58; box of 100: $58.00
  • 4 disc case: $0.40; box of 100: $40.00
  • 6 disc case: $0.75; box of 50: $37.50


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

Library Cards

  • NExpress patron card/keytag combo: 100 cards/ $18.00

Thermal Receipt Paper

  • 1 roll: $1.20, box of 50 rolls: $60.00

USB Drives

  • Black and chrome with navy NEKLS logo. 8G of flash memory, $3.60 each.


For Hardware or Software ordering, please email tech at nekls.org

Circulation Equipment

  • Epson TM T88V Receipt Printer: $266
  • Honeywell Hyperion Barcode Scanner (HSM-1300G-2USB): $162.00
  • Flex Neck Stand for Barcode Scanner (WA-HFSTAND7E): $19.00


  • Dell Optiplex 3070 Small Form Factor Desktop Computer: $757.00 (Includes extended support, integrated graphics); Quote/Specifications
  • Dell Optiplex 5070 Small Form Factor Desktop Computer: $836.00 (Includes extended support, dedicated graphics); Quote/Specifications
  • Dell 21.5″ Pro Monitor (P2217H):  $210.00; Quote/Specifications
  • Dell Latitude 3590 Laptop: $907; (Includes extended support) Quote/Specifications
  • Dell Latitude 7490 Laptop: $1454 (Includes extended support, solid state drive, 1080 HD) Quote/Specifications
  • Dell XPS 13 Laptop: $1445 (Includes extended support, solid state hard drive, no optical drive, 1080 HD ); Quote/Specifications
  • Dell XPS 13 Laptop (New 2019, 9380): $1495.11; Quote/Specifications
  • Lenovo Tiny in One – Modular All-in-one System, (no optical drive): See on Amazon


  • Microsoft Office Standard 2019: $49.00 (Patron computers can use software ordered directly from TechSoup at a reduced cost); Quote
  • Microsoft Windows 10: $51.00 (Patron computers can use software ordered directly from TechSoup at a reduced cost); Quote
  • Faronics DeepFreeze: $7.00 (NEKLS provides each member public library up to 20 licensees at no cost)
  • ESET Endpoint Antivirus: $5.00 (NEKLS provides each member public library up to 20 licenses at no cost)

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. If you have questions regarding specific discounts or terms, contact Andrew Garner, LYRASIS Outreach Manager, at (800) 999-8558, or email: andrew.gardner@lyrasis.org/.

Bibliotecha (formerly 3M)
To receive discount: Order products directly through LYRASIS.
RFID tags & tattle-tape security strips
Varies from 10-30% off list
Please contact LYRASIS member support by phone at (800) 999-8558 or by email at membersupport@lyrasis.org for specific pricing questions.

Use Code: LYRSIS
Library supplies, archival supplies, and library furniture

25% on book jacket covers
20% on supplies
15% on equipment and furniture
Free shipping on library orders over $100.00

Hollinger Metal Edge
Product: Archival supplies, equipment, and furniture
20% off list for supplies
10% off list for equipment and furniture

The Library Store
Library supplies, equipment, and furniture
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 Laura DeBaun 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:

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.

  • Contact Cheri Miller, Marketing Business Development Manager for Greater Kansas City, Topeka, and NE Kansas

Half Price Books – Librarian/Educator Discount
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
Email: ILSCustomer.service@ingramcontent.com The full contract terms for NEKLS discounts are available to read here Kansas Regional Library Systems – Public Libraries.

  • Kevin Davenport, Inside Sales Representative
    Midwest (IA, IL, KS, MN, MO, and NE)

    • p: 1-800-937-5300 ext. 31328
    • kevin.davenport@ingramcontent.com
  • Brette Dorris, Outside Sales Representative

    • c: 1-618-210-3280
    • brette.dorris@ingramcontent.com

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

  • Sara R Mitchell, M. Ed, Sales Consultant/Librarian
    • c: 1-402-616-1684
    • p: 1-800-245-9540