Library Materials Rate Postage Information

Library Materials Rate is a reduced postal rate available for library materials that are mailed by a library to its patrons, or to another library for patron use.   The service is accessible to recognized public libraries, academic libraries, or other libraries maintained by non-profit organizations or associations and which are for public use in Canada.  Library Materials may consist of books, magazines, records, CDs, CD-ROMs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, DVDs and other audiovisual materials and other similar library materials.

Note: You must now enter dimensions (in centimeters) of shipment on the label.

Canada Post Logo Registered Users, select to Ship Now!  At the log-in screen, enter your CULC assigned username and password. Password is only necessary for login. 


Claiming Library Materials Rate Postage Reimbursement

If you have questions about Library Materials Rate or claiming postage reimbursement, please contact SOLS Helpdesk.

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