Marketing resources to help you promote PINES.
What is PINES?
Georgia Library PINES (Public Information Network for Electronic Services) is the public library automation and lending network for 300 libraries and affiliated service outlets in 52 library systems covering 146 counties in Georgia.
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How to Update Account Information and Preferences for notifications, search, and history in your PINES account flyer
Use these instructions to help your patrons learn how to change information and preferences within their PINES account.
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PINES Talking Points
Here’s a list of some of the benefits that come with a PINES card. Use them when you’re talking to others about PINES or on your website.
What does PINES have to offer library users?
- Access to more than 11 million books and other materials that can be checked out from and returned to any participating library free of charge. Search the online catalog.
- Free delivery of books from throughout the state to your home library.
- Service through 300 branch libraries and affiliated service outlets in 146 counties (52 of the 61 regional library systems) in Georgia. See list of participating libraries or find your nearest library.
- Ability to renew your books and place holds online.
- An easy-to-use Kids’ Catalog that is exclusively for youth materials.
Graphics to share
Use these graphics to promote the PINES services. Just right click on them and save them to your computer.
Use these publications to promote the PINES services. Just right click on them and save them to your computer.
Use this double-sided brochure to help patrons, legislators and others understand the benefits of PINES.
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How to use your PINES online account
This graphic is a half-page and formatted two handouts on a sheet. Just print it and cut it in half. Use it to help patrons, legislators and anyone else get started with using their online PINES account.
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How does PINES benefit Georgians (flyer)
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In these videos, a student and Georgia entrepreneur/legislator talk about PINES has helped them succeed. Feel free to share these videos when talking about PINES to your community.
Social Media/Key Messages
Feel free to use these messages on social media or your website.
PINES library card holders; did you know you have online access to materials across 300+ Georgia public libraries? Search the collection, including adult, kid, and even access GALILEO research databases – gapines.org #GeorgiaLibraries
Download the PINES app to keep track of checked out materials, place holds, and renew items in the shared network of >11 million library materials across #GeorgiaLibraries! Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.kenstir.apps.pines iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pines-georgia/id1400443994?mt=8
Search by dinosaurs, princesses, award winners, and more: if you’re a PINES library card holder, you can find and reserve kids books from >300 GA libraries: http://gapines.org/eg/kpac/home #GeorgiaLibraries
Use a PINES e-card for access to all digital resources offered at your local library, such as GALILEO, eRead Kids, Mango Languages, and much more. https://gapines.org/eg/opac/register #GeorgiaLibraries
More than 2 million Georgians use our nationally recognized Public Information Network for Electronic Services (PINES) and library card system, which provides statewide lending of 11 million library materials. #IMLSGrant @US_IMLS
PINES offers equity in access to information through its shared collection of 11 million library materials that anyone with a PINES card can have delivered to their nearest PINES library, no matter where they live in Georgia. #GeorgiaLibraries
With a PINES card, Georgians have access to more than 11 million shared library materials across the state. PINES creates equity no matter where you live. #GeorgiaLibraries
Your free PINES library card is the key to discovering, learning and building new skills.
PINES connects Georgians to online resources for lifelong learning.
Georgians with PINES cards have access to materials from over 300 libraries that can be delivered to your home library with no charge.
Any resident of Georgia may obtain a free PINES card by visiting any PINES library.
Anyone who works or goes to school in Georgia can get a free #PINES card, even if they don’t live here. Just visit https://gapines.org/eg/opac/register