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Press Release: Follett [November 9, 2017]

Follett announces it will sell LEGO Education solutions to U.S. school libraries

PHOENIX, Nov. 9, 2017 In its continuing effort to serve the growing makerspace movement, Follett announced today it will sell a selection of LEGO Education solutions. These solutions will be offered by Follett specifically for school librarians in the U.S. who are interested in establishing a makerspace in their library.

The announcement was made in Phoenix at the 18th American Association of School Librarians (AASL) National Conference & Exhibition. At Follett's booth (409), the company is featuring an array of makerspace resources, including LEGO Education solutions.

"In the wake of the successful introduction of our Makerspace Bundles last year, selling LEGO Education solutions is a natural next step," said Nader Qaimari, President, Follett School Solutions. "The LEGO Education solutions are a perfect fit for librarians to further promote STEM and 21st-century learning no matter what stage they are at with their makerspaces."

For more information about Follett's makerspace resources, visit www.Titlewave.com, or contact a sales representative. For more information about Follett, visit follettlearning.com.

About Follett's PreK-12 Business

Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, ebooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.

About Follett Corporation

For more than 140 years, Follett has been a trusted partner to preK-12 schools, colleges and campus stores, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run, teachers to teach, students to learn and fans to celebrate. A leading provider of education technology, services and physical and digital content, Follett currently works with 70,000 schools and operates more than 1,250 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores. With the 2016 acquisition of Baker & Taylor, LLC, Follett's reach also extends into the public library and global retail markets. Today Follett Corporation is the world's largest single source of books, entertainment products, digital content and multi-media for libraries, schools and retailers. Follett is a $3.6-billion privately held company headquartered in Westchester, Illinois.


Summary: In its continuing effort to serve the growing makerspace movement, Follett announced today it will sell a selection of LEGO Education solutions. These solutions will be offered by Follett specifically for school librarians in the U.S. who are interested in establishing a makerspace in their library.
Publication Year:2017
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:November 9, 2017
Publisher:Follett
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Company: Follett
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