Library Services

Lilydale Books specialises in providing a full service for Libraries. This service includes:

Monthly or Term Visits

Here we showcase the latest fiction and nonfiction titles, other new releases and educational products. These visits can be made as frequently as you require. Items can be left on approval for your evaluation or presented by your Rep. The following discounts apply for new release titles:

Buy 25+ new release titles or more: 15% off RRP total order
Buy 40+ new release titles or more: 20% off RRP total order
Normal discount: 10% off RRP total order

If you are interested in this service please contact Lilydale Books via email or call (03) 9739 6186.


Books on Approval

Libraries can request books on Approval for a 21 day period (or longer if required). If the school wishes to purchase any of the items on approval, we can email an invoice accordingly and the books can stay at the school.


Search Services

Our team has a broad knowledge of titles across all study areas. We can source books on specific topics or subjects on request. Send us an email at This is a free service to any school library.


School Accounts with Online Ordering

Creating an account with Lilydale Books allows your school to be invoiced for books purchased. Discounts will automatically be applied to your account once it has been approved. To apply for this type of account you will need authorization from your Business Manager or Principal. Form available here.

If you would like to make an order without creating an account please email We require purchase order numbers for all school orders.


Discounts & Delivery

The following discounts apply for school orders:

Buy 25+ new release titles or more: 15% off RRP total order
Buy 40+ new release titles or more: 20% off RRP total order
Normal discount: 10% off RRP total order

*Discounts may not apply for some teacher resources.

Bulk discounts are also available. You may be looking for a class set (or class hire) of a particular title. Generally bulk orders are a minimum of 15 books of the same title. Please contact Lilydale Books via email with quantities and title information. We can provide a quote before you commit to the order.

Postage is free on all orders over $200. For orders under $200 a shipping fee will apply unless you are a partnering school – postage is free on ALL orders. Deliveries are made daily if required.


Is your school in an Australian state outside of Victoria?

You are welcome to place orders through Lilydale Books as we ship to Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. Send us an email at with item details and Purchase Order number or create an online account and place your order via our website. You will be eligible for discounts unless otherwise specified. Standard shipping rates apply unless your order is over $200 where you will receive FREE postage!


Partner with us!

If you would like to know more about how Lilydale Books can assist your school, or you would like to enquire about the benefits of partnering with Lilydale Books as your official booklist supplier please call us on (03) 9739 6186 or send us an email at We would be more than happy to send you information or meet with your team or school council.


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