Shipping Policy

Standard Delivery

Standard Delivery is available to all 50 United States and Puerto Rico. Orders are typically filled within two business days after we receive them.  Standard shipping takes 2-5 business days for delivery.  Because our warehouse is located in WI, shipping times are generally:

1-2 days to: WI

2-3 days to:  IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, MN, NE, NY, OH, TN, WV

3-4 days to:  AL, AR, CT, DE, GA, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, ND, NH, NJ, OK, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, VA, VT

4-5 days to:  AK, AZ, CA, CO, FL, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY

Most orders will be sent via UPS Ground, but some will be shipped Fed Ex.  We always use a trackable shipping method.   Delivery is not available to PO Boxes.

Expedited Shipping

Expedited shipping is available as Next Day, 2 Day, or 3 Day and will ship either the day the order is placed (if it is placed before 11am CST) or the next business day.  So if you place an order for an overnight shipment at noon on Monday, it will ship out overnight on Tuesday.

*Orders MUST be placed by 11 A.M. CT to be eligible for delivery the next business day.  Next Day orders placed before 11 A.M. CT on Friday will not be delivered Saturday, they will be delivered on the following Monday.  Also, Next Day orders placed on the weekend will not go out until Monday. Next Day delivery will apply only to the first shipment of in-stock items. Subsequent backorder or pre-orders shipments will be sent via Standard Delivery.

International Shipping

Sourcebooks, Inc. is unable to sell products/materials internationally at this time. This includes books, calendars, and all electronic material.


If you have not received your package in the time period indicated above please contact our customer service department via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .