With over 35 years of experience in the library industry, Mackin is perfectly positioned to help Children’s and Young Adult public librarians with all their book and nonprint materials. More than 50,000 school librarians have discovered the beauty of Mackin.com already. Plus, the MackinVIA eBook/digital platform is free to all public libraries.
Library patrons can access your digital resources anywhere, anytime using our FREE MackinVIA digital content management system. With more than 2 million digital titles available, creating a unique collection for children and young adults is effortless.
MackinBound books are Mackin-manufactured and are fully guaranteed. Expand your budget with this affordable alternative to publisher library or trade bound books.
Learn how Mackin’s many FREE services can help your public library and how nearly four decades of providing fiction and non-fiction print and digital titles to patrons around the world sets us apart from other distributors.
Children’s and Young Adult Digital Resource Management Solution
MackinVIA is a multi-award-winning, digital content management system, providing easy access to eBooks, read-alongs, audiobooks, databases, videos and more. With just one login, patrons can view, utilize, and manage all of their digital resources. Further, MackinVIA allows simultaneous, unlimited access to multiple users and is mobile friendly.
Adjust Color & Brightness
Transfer Titles Between Devices
Access All Digital Resources
Safe For Children’s & YA Content
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The Nation’s Best Pre-Bound Books
MackinBound™ books are the nation’s best prebound books the industry has to offer and are carefully manufactured at our dedicated Mackin-owned production facility.
MackinBound books are guaranteed to provide high-volume circulations and against manufacturing defects of any kind — no questions asked. If you ever
MackinBound books are manufactured by Mackin employees — who together have over 150 years of experience — in our Topeka, Kansas,
Acid-free, non-yellowing end sheets, easy-to-clean laminate covers and the highest quality materials (we do not use lead-based products or toxic glues)
MackinBound books can expand your budget by eliminating the cost of replacing worn out paperbacks and increasing the number of true
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Durable Class A Bindings,
Flat and Flexible Spines
Sewn MackinBound books are manufactured with high-strength polyester thread, and glued MackinBound books feature a durable double-fan binding. We use only PVA cold glue, which is very flexible and will not crack over time. All spines are built with flexi-board, keeping the spine flat and easy to read.
High-density binderboard (88 point thickness) is used to construct MackinBound covers, meeting strength specifications for Class A library binding.
For more than 35 years, Mackin has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. Working with over 18,000 publishers and an age-appropriate database of nearly 3 million print titles and more than 2 million digital titles, Mackin supplies print books, eBooks, read-alongs, audiobooks, databases, videos and more, along with digital content management and custom collection analysis services.
Mackin Offers Loads of FREE Services!
- Free cataloging and MARC records
- Free standard, shelf-ready processing
- Free shipping in the continental US
- Custom collection analysis
- Support from professional librarians and teachers
- Access to thousands of professionally prepared book lists
- Reviews from the most respected journals, including Horn Book, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly and Library Media Connection
- TitleMatch so you don’t order duplicated titles