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NYC School Librarian Guidebook: Purchasing

Purchasing Library and Reference Materials (Object Code 338)

Periodicals

The NYC DOE Department of Library Services recommends print magazines are not ordered during Covid-19. 

 

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Library Supplies and Furniture

Library Furniture Contracts - there are no library furniture contacts in place for FY 21

Library non-specific office furniture is available in the FAMIS E-Catalog.

Most vendors will come out and measure, design and install but there may be additional fees so be sure to ask.

Below are some possible vendors:

Vendor Name

Website

DOE Vendor #

Contract #

Notes

Bretford

http://bretford.com/

BRE033000

No Contract

Need 3 Bids - May not exceed $25,000

Brodart

http://www.brodartfurniture.com/

BRO022000

No Contract

Need 3 Bids - May not exceed $25,000

Demco

https://www.demco.com

DEM001000

No Contract

Need 3 Bids - May not exceed $25,000

Smith Systems

http://www.smithsystem.com/schoolFurniture.asp

SMI042000

No Contract

Need 3 Bids - May not exceed $25,000

Library Supplies

Library non-specific office supplies (e.g., staplers, pens, pencils) are available in the FAMIS E-Catalog.

VENDOR NAME

WEBSITE

DOE VENDOR NUMBER

Brodart

    BRO02000

 

Gaylord Brothers, Inc.

    GAY006000 

   

Demco                         https://www.demco.com   DEM001000

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Melissa Jacobs at mjacobs7@schools.nyc.gov or Finance Service Center at (718) 935-4444.

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