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A Note About School Library Media Programs

Library books, online services, eBooks, magazines and all other instructional materials and textbooks may be ordered beginning July1, 2021. Additional details pertaining to deadlines and processes for ordering online services will be shared with library media specialists during their May PLC meetings.

School Library Media programs facilitate the purchase of online subscription resources, eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines in accordance with MCPS Regulation IIB-RA: Evaluation and Selection of Instructional Materials and Library Books  

Approved online subscription resources are purchased through the Main General Store in the Hub. eBook and eAudiobook titles may be purchased as "Non-catalog Requests" in the Hub. 

You can use OverDrive Marketplace content credits for selecting current fiction titles that are already evaluated. Click the link to see a purchasing guide for library media specialists:  https://bit.ly/digitalmcps    

If you have questions about purchasing these products, please contact Margaret Gaudino, coordinator, Evaluation and Selection, School Library Media Programs, at Margaret_B_Gaudino@mcpsmd.org


FY22 Early Ordering--Welcome & Training

Welcome Memo  

Early Ordering in the Hub--Support & Training


Quick Guides & References 

Early Ordering Checklist

Quick Guide Tips for Ordering on the Business Hub

Quick Guide for Account Approvers (Early Ordering)

Quick Guide NEW Chart of Accounts on the Hub

Early Ordering Reminders for Checking Out in the Hub


Warehouse Catalog

 Warehouse Catalog (Excel version)Search and sort with links to images.

NOTE: Warehouse catalog prices may be lower than pricing displayed in Hub in some cases.
Please use Hub pricing as the correct pricing as you budget for your purchases.


FY22 Early Ordering-- HOT TOPICS

 Auto Delivery--Create an Order for Auto Delivery Items on the Hub  

Bookbinding Services  

Contract Summaries (Bids)

Cox Subscriptions for magazines & periodicals

Copier/Fax Annual Maintenance, Service & Supplies

Magazines & Periodicals  

Textbooks, Reading & Instructional Materials  

Water Coolers & Bottled Water --now available through the Hub!


Early Ordering Resources

Blue Bag Postage-- now automatically charged to your school's account through the Hub!

Early Ordering Checklist: Best Practices for Schools 

Excel help--  Working with Excel Files (video clip).

Hub help-- Apply for access to the Hub ("Instructions for Requesting Officials"), or view the Hub Access Request form

Hub help-- Chart of Accounts on the Hub. Printable desktop reference.

Hub help-- see helpful guides and tutorials for ordering through the Hub at  https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/hub/

Hub help-- Quick Guide Tips for Ordering on the Business Hub. Printable desktop reference.

School Activity Codes

Summer 2021 Surplus Pick-up Schedule  (Subject to change based on school accessibility due to COVID 19.)

Summer Unpacking Assistance (for elementary schools). Due to COVID limitations, we are unable to offer unpacking assistance during the summer of 2021.   


Non-Catalog Requests (NCR)

NCR: Categories

NCR: Instructional Materials, Books, Multimedia



See the left side of this page for links to the Department of Materials Management!

Procurement Unit

Account/Billing Questions

MCPS Help Desk

Technology Products