April 2014

 Make your library card the most exciting item in a patron’s wallet!

All of our products are compatible with all automation systems. You can count on our team of design professionals to make your library card the most exciting item in a patron’s wallet! One of our most popular library formats is the Short Pak™. This card and key tag combo pack can come with a matching bar code label to affix to the patron application form. Don’t have any artwork? Let our designers customize the artwork for your preferred library product!

Learn more | Vanguard ID Systems

Reusable Book Mailers - for Inter-Library Loan or Books-By-Mail Programs

More economical than “one trip” paper envelopes - Reusable fabric book mailers from the A. Rifkin Co. survive hundreds of round trips and are ideal for any round trip mailing or shipping program. These Trans-Sac® mailing envelopes allow for faster handling and distribution and are color coded for instant recognition. The pouches feature a framed window which accommodates a reversible address tag for fast return. Your choice of fabric weight with materials to meet your mailing protection needs.

Learn More | A. Rifkin Co.

A new spin on a classic chair

  • We took our most successful library chair, the Charleston, and built it in Hard Maple with Walnut slats and seat, to create the Northampton.

  • Since 2004, the Charleston has gone to 43 academic and public libraries throughout the US.

  • Classic good looks, exceptional comfort, with a 20 year warranty; that's the formula for a successful library chair.

  • Check out the Northampton, the Charleston, and 40 other chair designs on our website.

Learn more | Eustis Chair


Fast single-disc desktop scratch removal machine

Designed to repair hard coated Blu-Ray discs, the Uno is small, fast, and it can repair discs with the single push of a button.

Learn more | Azuradisc


Configurations and flexibility to meet your storage needs

A Midwest design-build firm specializing in healthcare had specific requirements for its new library that would combine multiple resource libraries into one space. The librarian said “We looked at several shelving suppliers, but only Aurora could provide the different configurations and flexibility.” Samples and periodicals needed to be accessible and organized for the architects and interior designers who liked to do research away from their private offices. “Aurora was the only company that could provide the storage I wanted - slanted periodical display shelves with storage underneath for back issues and heavy duty book supports to keep our oversized binders organized.”

Learn more | Aurora Storage Products


Strategic Library e-newsletter focuses on strategies for library success

Containing no advertising, the editorial content of this e-newsletter focuses on innovation, best practices, and emerging trends in the complex and rapidly evolving library landscape.
Published monthly from January to October, Strategic Library assists administrators and managers in all types of libraries as they deal with day-to-day and strategic challenges. In-depth articles, written by highly regarded professionals in the field, focus on leadership, management, evaluation, assessment, marketing, funding, and more to promote organizational success. View a sample issue of Strategic Library.

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