SIBA Holiday Catalog for Publishers
SIBA Holiday Catalog

"The response we get from the SIBA Catalog is overwhelming! We have customers coming to the store even after the holidays with copies of the catalog marked with their notes and wishes!"
—John Cavalier, Cavalier House Books, Louisiana

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Every fall SIBA provides a consumer holiday catalog for its members. The full-color catalog is professionally designed, customized with each individual store's logo and address, and features titles of both national and regional interest. Because the catalog is provided free of charge, it has become a major marketing piece for many SIBA member stores during the busy holiday season. Bookstores distribute nearly one million of these catalogs to their customers and their communities through mailings, handouts, store displays and newspaper inserts. SIBA augments store marketing efforts with QR codes, an online edition of the catalog that can be installed on e-commerce sites, and a December promotion on Facebook and in the Lady Banks Newsletter. For information about pricing, catalog orders, and deadlines please contact Davina Powell at 615.213.5381 or e-mail at See a pdf of the holiday catalog below.

"I won't go a holiday season without the SIBA catalog."
—Dennise Sleeper, Spellbound Books and Gifts, Florida

Publisher Information
  • May 15, 2019: Early Bird Reservation Deadline
  • August 8, 2019: Drop Dead Reservation Date

This year we are making it easier for you to reserve space! Once you complete and return your contract will be sent for your signature.  Below you will find links to either a downloadable reservation form, or our new online reservation option:


  • Circulation: 900,000 consumers
  • Deadline:  August 8, 2019
  • Materials: 300 dpi 2"x4" jpg and 30 words of suggested copy
  • Billing: charge backs will be taken by October 2019.
  • Catalog ship date: mid-September
  • Trade Show: please send 2 copies of each advertised title for placement on Ingram's table at SIBA's Fall Trade Show
  • Sidelines and gift product: note the special rate available for calendars, book lights, stationery, and other gift product

Contact Davina Powell at 615.213.5381 or to reserve space.

Early Bird Reservation Reward

Reservation reward – book by May 15 and receive 10% off you ad rate AND choose one free reward:

  • SIBA bookstore mailing list
  • SIBA galley giveaway
  • One month placement on Lady Banks' Bookshelf
  • Single exhibit table at SIBA's trade Show 2019

All rewards must be used before January 1, 2020

What SIBA Does to Sell Your Books
  • SIBA's Author's 'Round the South Facebook page is dedicated to catalog titles for all of December
  • Lady Banks' Bookshelf is host to the Holiday Catalog in December
  • Web Version of catalog provided to SIBA stores for their websites
  • Lady Banks' Commonplace Book eNewsletter will feature catalog titles the weeks of December.
Resources and Title Suggestion Form

Holiday Catalog -- Bookseller Resources

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Files and Website Resources for the Holiday Catalog.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2019 Holiday Catalog Store Directory Link Administration 10/28/2019
2019 Holiday Catalog Title List Link Administration 8/15/2019
2018 Holiday Catalog Alternate Cover (PDF) Link Administration 10/24/2018
2018 Holiday Catalog (PDF) Link  more ] Administration 10/24/2018

Holiday Catalog - Publisher Documents

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Materials for publishers who wish to advertise in the holiday catalog
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Publisher Kit (2017) PDF (92.53 KB)  more ] Administration 5/12/2017