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Library Materials Shipping Tool

What is the Library Materials Service?

Library Materials is a service accessible to recognized public libraries, university libraries, or other libraries maintained by non-profit organizations or associations and which are for public use in Canada. It is available for eligible library materials that are mailed by a library to its patrons or to a borrowing library for use by their patrons.

Library Materials may consist of books, magazines, records, CDs, CD-ROMs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, DVDs and other audiovisual materials and other similar library materials.

For more information:

Library Materials Shipping Tool
Registration Information: Application Form [doc] • Brochure (pdf)

Outil d'expédition de materiaux de bibliothèque
Renseignements sur l'inscription: Formulaire de demande [doc] • Brochure [pdf]

Registered Users » Ship Now!

Utilisateurs inscrits » Expédiez dès maintenant!


The Library Shipping Tool will be unavailable from Friday, August 21 at 9 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) until Sunday, August 23 at 7 p.m (pdf)
(August 13, 2015)

Canada Post Continues its support of Library Materials Rate
(December 8, 2014)

CLA letter of thanks to MP Merv Tweed PDF
(June 25, 2013)

Tweed’s Private Members Bill Receives Royal Assent PDF
(June 20, 2013)

Canadian Library Association Celebrates Bill C-321 Receiving Royal Assent
(June 19, 2013)

Canada Post continues its support of Library Book Rate PDF
(November 21, 2012)

Library Book Rate Member Toolkit Update PDF
(January 11, 2012)

Canada Post continues to support Library Book Rates / Postes Canada continue à appuyer les tarifs des livres de bibliothèque
(November 28, 2011)

Canada Post maintains current Library Book Rates for a sixth year /  Pour la 6e année consécutive, Postes Canada conserve ses tarifs d’expédition des livres de bibliothèque.
(November 22, 2010)

Library Book Rate Member Toolkit Revised (Bill C-509 Form added on page 11) PDF
(May 14, 2010)

Library Book Rate Member Toolkit PDF
(March 23, 2010)

Library Book Shipping Tool Update PDF
(January 20, 2010)

Canada Post maintains Library Book Rates for a fifth year   PDF
(December 15, 2009)

Pour la 5e année consécutive, Postes Canada conserve ses tarifs d’expédition des livres de bibliothèque  PDF
(Le 15 décembre 2009)

Canada Post maintains Library Book Rates for a fourth year [pdf]
(December 16, 2008)

Pour la 4e année consécutive, Postes Canada conserve ses tarifs d’expédition des livres de bibliothèque [pdf]
(Le 16 décembre 2008)

Frequently Asked Questions [pdf]
(January 15, 2007)

Foire aux questions [pdf]
(Le 15 janvier 2007)

Letter to the Canadian Community Newspaper Association [pdf]
(October 24, 2007)

Lettre aux Hebdos Québec [pdf]
(Le 24 octobre 2007)

Canada Post Presentation on Library Book Rate
(May 25, 2007)

Tarif des livres de bibliothèque et Outil d'expédition de livres de bibliothèque
(Le 25 mai 2007)

Important News for All Libraries
(August 29, 2006)

Nouvelles importantes concernant les bibliothèques
(29 aout 2006)

Canada Post and the Canadian Library Association Launch a New Tool for Shipping Library Books

Lancement d'un nouvel outil en ligne pour l'expédition des livres de bibliothèque par Postes Canada et la Canadian Library Association

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