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19th September 2017

NEPO’s regional procurement for Library Books is underway

NEPO has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the provision of library books.

The deadline for responses is 12 noon Wednesday 18 October 2017.

NEPO is seeking supplier(s) across four lots:​
  • Adult fiction and non-fiction
  • Children’s fiction and non-fiction
  • DVDs and Blu-rays
  • eBooks

With an estimated annual value of £1.1m, the library books solution will be available for use by NEPO Member Authorities and the wider public sector via NEPO’s associate membership scheme.

It is anticipated that the successful supplier(s) will be appointed in January 2018, with the new contract starting from April 2018.

NEPO is conducting this procurement exercise via the NEPO Portal. Suppliers must be registered on the NEPO Portal to take part in the competitive process. Find out more at