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Urgent Action 

    Macmillan Publishing, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Group, Brilliance Audio, and Hachette Book Group, have all announced that they will not sell or license e-books to libraries. We think this is wrong, and we’re protesting, trying to get the policy changed. If you want to help, we urge you to contact the publishers and express your concerns. If this decision is permitted to stand, it raises troubling questions for the future of information freely available through our nation’s public libraries. After all, if they can refuse to sell e-books to public libraries, what's to stop them from deciding not to sell "ordinary" "printed" books to public libraries? Or newspapers? Or DVD's? Or music? Or magazines? Or databases? We hope you'll take a few moments to add your voice to a growing chorus of protest of this new policy.

Macmillan Publishing
75 Varick Street New York, NY 10013
(212) 226-7521
Simon & Schuster
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
(212) 698-7000

Hachette Book Group
466 Lexington Avenue #131
New York, NY 10017
(212) 364-1100  

Penguin Group
375 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
(212) 366-2000

Brilliance Audio
1704 Eaton Drive
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 846-5256