Message to the local Christian bookshop
Speaking volumes helps all sorts of
libraries stock good-quality Christian
books for readers to enjoy. We work
with public libraries and libraries in
schools, prisons, hospices, playgroups
and churches – anywhere, in fact, that
literature is lent or made available to a
Under our scheme, your
customer pays you our 50%
reduced price and we pay you the
rest. This means that you benefit
from the order and still receive
We recognise that our ‘full price’ for
an item may differ from the price at
which you are currently selling it on
your shelves. We understand that
and undertake to pay the difference
This means that you do not have to
charge extra or offer a further discount
to your customer. Please make your
own arrangement with your customer
for their payment.
What to do now....
Take your customer’s order and their part of the
Please respect the fact that we can only match-fund the
books and DVDs in this order and that any purchases
made must not be for re-sale. If you are concerned about
whether this order meets our criteria (ie: literature must be
for lending or for a wide readership), please contact us to
discuss further before accepting it.
Send us a copy of the order.
We ask you to make us aware of any order placed with you
by sending us a copy immediately. We can then ensure
that any additional free items requested (such as book
protectors) are sent to your customer. We also like to keep
a record of where orders are placed and by whom. Please do this even if your customer
has reasurred you that an automatic confirmation was sent to us from the website.
Source the items from your usual suppliers.
If you have any difficulty in sourcing any items ordered,
we suggest you agree with your customer to use books
or DVDs from the reserve list at the end of the catalogue.
Alternatively, please contact Speaking Volumes for advice
on where to source them. Our contact details are below.
Send us your invoice, once your customer has
received their order.
On your invoice to us, please record all items purchased
and their individual price (as sold in your shop at the time
of order), as well as the customer’s details and the total
amount they have paid to you under this scheme. This
will ensure that we reimburse you fully. We will send you
payment within 30 days of the invoice being presented.
PO Box 1070,
Telephone: 07914 301481
Registered Charity no: 255001