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Plan of Service for 2016-2018


Bindery Service Information

Book repair services list (maintained by M.S.U.)
Acme Binding      (The HF Group)
Wallaceburg Bookbinding

Book Appraisers

Gene Alloway
Motte & Bailey Booksellers   
212 N. 4th Ave.  Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 734.669.0451

John K. King Used & Rare Books
901 W. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 961-0622
Fax: (313) 963-9138

L & L Books

Ray Walsh
Proprietor of "The Curious Book Store on East Grand River in East Lansing
and "The Archives "on West Grand River in Grand Ledge


The White Pine Library Cooperative offers consulting to libraries on a variety of issues relating to libraries and librarianship. Additionally, the Cooperative has staff with expertise in technology issues, administrative issues (such as bookkeeping, etc.) and legislation.   Please contact the White Pine Library Cooperative office with your questions.   Phone:  (989) 793-7126 or email Bryon Sitler at

Delivery Service

Each year the Cooperative will asses delivery costs to determine how much it can subsidize member delivery. 
RIDES, MEL Statewide Delivery information

Discounts offered to White Pine Members

Original Cataloging Procedures

Resource Sharing

Interlibrary Loan

Full members will use regional databases (such as VLC & MeLCat) to locate needed materials in the collections of member libraries.  Requests will be placed electronically for processing.  Materials not in collections regionally will be requested via OCLC by Cooperative staff.  Member libraries will be responsible for paying any fees assessed by lending libraries when borrowing materials via OCLC or any other lending agency. 


The White Pine Library Cooperative Interlibrary Loan system, nicknamed Peabody is accessible to member libraries through the web and is used to updated statuses of OCLC requests.

RIDES, A delivery system managed by the Library of Michigan, is used to move the books around the cooperative.

White Pine Discussion List

An unmoderated electronic discussion list is provided for member library staff and trustees of the White Pine Library Cooperative. It is designed for members to share viewpoints, information, news, and best practices amoung themselves.

List purpose

  1. Requests for information
  2. Forum for discussing library issues
  3. A medium for communication of news about libraries and White Pine

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Serving libraries in Arenac, Bay, Clare, Clinton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Iosco, Isabella, Midland, Ogemaw, Saginaw, Sanilac, and Tuscola counties

Our mission is to coordinate and provide high-quality, cost-effective services that will strengthen member libraries
so they can meet changing patron and community needs.

3210 Davenport Ave. Saginaw, MI   48602
p. 989-793-7126