About Us

Bound To Stay Bound originated in 1920 in Jacksonville, Illinois.

  • Third generation family owned business
  • World’s foremost prebinder of juvenile books
  • Selection from almost 20,000 titles
  • BTSB Mission

Best quality books

What others say about us

  • BTSB is proud of the testimonials received daily from Library Media Specialists
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Bound To Stay Bound Foundation

  • Offers 4 annual ALA scholarships for work in the library field
  • Underwrites 30 media specialists’ attendance to AASL conference
  • Provides funding for development and distribution of literature and support media programs
  • Established ALSC Sibert Informational Book Award
  • 2004 winner of AASL’s Crystal Apple Award
  • 2015 winner of AASL’s Crystal Apple Award, presented to president Robert Sibert