Member Discounts

TBLC offers member libraries group discounts on library supplies and electronic resources. Group purchases leverage the group’s buying power, resulting in better pricing for all participants. For additional information about these and other group purchase offers, contact Vickie Frost at (813) 622-8252 (ext. 104).

Electronic Resources

Lyrasis Offers
TBLC member libraries receive discounts on LYRASIS classes and training as if they were direct LYRASIS members, supply discounts, electronic resource subscriptions, eligibility to participate in their webinars at no charge, and free listings on the LYRASIS Job Bank. View the Lyrasis Group Agent Member Flier for more information.

TumbleBooks
There are three products offered by TumbleBooks. These products are available by remote and in-house access. Pricing is available upon request for Readables and TalkingBooks.

OverDrive 
The TBLC OverDrive group coordinates 7 library group subscriptions. Florida Public Libraries with a population of under 100,000 are eligible to participate in the consortia OverDrive. Any current OverDrive cannot participate in the group. View Overdrive Collection

CatExpress
If your library needs basic copy cataloging and MARC record delivery for 250-7,000 titles per year, consider using CatExpress. Subscriptions are available for purchase by the following individual libraries (including those that are part of a group):

  • K-12, Special and Federal libraries
  • Public libraries – serving a population of 20,000 or fewer users
  • Academic and Community College libraries – with full-time equivalent enrollment of 2,500 or less

Note: If your library needs to create original cataloging records or it does not meet the subscription criteria for CatExpress above, then a full cataloging subscription is recommended.