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We try to get as many new and popular titles as we can, however, we are unable to get as many as we would like. Some publishers have been making changes that make it very difficult, if not impossible, for libraries to build and expand their eBook collection.

Recently, Random House, publisher of Steig Larsson, Christopher Paolini, George R.R. Martin, and more increased the price of their eBooks for libraries by up to 300%.

HarperCollins, publisher of Janet Evanovich, Michael Crichton, Meg Cabot, Lemony Snicket, and more limits their eBook checkouts. Once HarperCollins's eBook has checked out 26 times, the library then has to purchase another copy.

Other publishers refuse to make any of their eBooks available to libraries, and others greatly limit their choices. These publisher include Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Hatchette, and Macmillan. Some of their authors include Jodi Picoult, Brandon Mull, Neil Gaiman, James Patterson, Eric Carle, and more.

If you think that's wrong, you're not alone. You can learn more here and here.

You can also contact these publishers directly

HarperCollins Publishers
10 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022

Hatchette Book Group
466 Lexington Avenue #131
New York, NY 10017

Macmillan Publishing
75 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013

Penguin Group
375 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014

Random House, Inc.
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Contact Random House

Simon & Schuster
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Contact Simon & Schuster

Brilliance Audio
1704 Eaton Drive
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Sample Letter

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to express my disappointment with your unwillingness to sell or license eBooks to public libraries. By refusing to work with public libraries, you are denying library users equal access to books. I do not believe a publishing company should restrict access to information through the public library based solely on a book's format.