Children’s & Teen Services

With a suite of collection development services and a dedicated team of children's and teen specialists, CATS supports your library's workflow and unique needs. Libraries can choose from standard and customizable notification plans and automatic shipment programs for series, authors, and awards. By maintaining the largest inventory of library materials, providing value-added services and high fill rates, and distributing from strategically located sites around the country, CATS can ensure that your library receives efficient quality service.

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Sign up to receive CATS Book Leasing, CATS Booking Ahead, and CATS Meow email communications and exciting digital catalogs such as CATS Series, Growing Minds and Graphic Novels to assist with collection development.

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TitleTalk


Our virtual TitleTalk events share information about our library solutions and showcase new title and trend updates.  Put together by our CATS Team, our TitleTalks are available for viewing anytime. Title Source 360 selection lists are also available, allowing easy ordering of titles discussed. Look for our in-person TitleTalks with leading authors, published throughout the year.

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Makerspace


Helping your library inspire creativity with just a few clicks

Baker & Taylor can help your library create a place for patrons to learn, create and explore. Our Makerspace program offers a wealth of materials that promote problem solving, play and imagination. Organized by category, our materials include popular products such as: LEGO®, robotics, drones, sewing machines, 3D pens and printers, solar kits and much more.

Easily browse our list of Makerspace Products in Title Source 360, or create your makerspace list here. Building your community’s DIY fablab couldn’t be more simple.  

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Summer Reading


Baker & Taylor’s series of LIVE summertime author programs for children and teens are do-not-miss events!

In addition, Baker & Taylor offers options for special discounting on accompanying paperbacks to use as giveaways or prizes, or special terms for accompanying multi-user eBook bundles.

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Paw Prints


Baker & Taylor’s Paw Prints are Baker-bound and Taylor-tough, with a lifetime guarantee. With prebinds this durable, this means no replacements are necessary. Bright and attractive covers are digitally enhanced and highlighted by a laminate finish and appeal to customers young and old. We provide a unique ISBN and identifiable Paw Prints logo on each book.  

More than 50,000 Paw Prints prebind edition titles are available. Popular titles are in stock for fast shipping, and new titles are always being added. Many best-selling series are available as a part of our Automatically Yours program, including Little Golden Books, favorite character 8x8s and easy readers, graphic novel series for various age levels, and many more!  

All Paw Prints titles have cataloging available, so books can be received shelf-ready. Processing is provided through our TechXpress service.

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CATS Standing Order Program - Books


Automatically Yours ships, or notifies, you about the newest title of a series, award, or by popular authors of your choice. Enjoy the newest releases to our CATS Standing Order Program, which offers popular and new standing order plans in print and digital formats for babies to young adults. 

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CATS Standing Order Program - Movies


Sign up to enjoy the newest releases to our CATS Standing Order Program for DVD and Blu-ray.  Choose your series in the Baker’s Big Kids and Taylor’s Teens program.  Call 800-775-2600 to learn more!