Baker & Taylor

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Baker & Taylor is a leading distributor of books, videos, and music products to libraries, institutions and retailers. We are passionate about books and entertainment products. Many of us have been here for a long time - 20, 30, 40 years. We form deep and lasting bonds with our supplier partners and customers. And we always strive to delight the readers, viewers, and listeners. We have been in business for 181 years and have developed long-term relationships with major book publishers, movie studios and music labels. We have more than 36,000 customers in more than 120 countries.
We ship more than 1 million unique products (SKUs) annually. We also maintain one of the largest in-stock inventories of books, videos and music in the U.S. - about 385,000 titles in inventory and more than 1.5 million titles available for order. We have substantially increased our book inventory with our new Print on Demand Program, allowing customers to access the titles they need when they need them. Baker & Taylor also provides books and entertainment products to warehouse clubs and Internet retailers and publishes several successful lines of books, including the best-selling Uncle John's Bathroom Reader series.
Baker & Taylor is also committed to being an industry leader in digital media delivery. Through best-of-breed technologies, Baker & Taylor offers its publishers and customers bundled physical and digital media distribution services. We empower publishers to manage content distribution in multiple formats, to numerous digital devices and merchandising channels worldwide. We supply customers both the physical books and digital content they want, from one trusted source. As the digital future takes shape, Baker & Taylor is delivering success for suppliers and customers.

Opportunities Sponsored

Charlie Robinson Award

The Charlie Robinson Award honors a public library director who, over a period of seven years, has been a risk taker, an innovator and/or a

Distinguished Service Award (AASL)

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual member of the library profession who has, over a significant period of time, made an outstanding national contribution

Allie Beth Martin Award

Provides recognition to a librarian who, in a public library setting, has demonstrated: (1) extraordinary range and depth of knowledge about books or other library

Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant

This grant is designed to encourage outstanding summer reading programs by providing financial assistance, while recognizing ALSC members for outstanding program development. The applicant must