News & Announcements

Planned System Maintenance October 20, 2015


The PINES system, including the PINES online catalog, will be down for scheduled maintenance tonight (October 20) from 9pm - approximately 11pm.

PINES Quick Reports Now Available


A simplified reports interface to a core set of PINES reports is now available!

Instructions are located at:


Find Your Nearest PINES Library


The new PINES Library Locator Map is now available! It is linked to from the online catalog and from this site. You can also get to it directly by going to:

Please contact us if you spot any errors.

PINES Executive Committee Meeting - September

The upcoming PINES Executive Committee meeting will be held September 16, 2015 at the DeKalb County Public Library; 215 Sycamore Street, Decatur GA.  The agenda is now available at  

Additional handouts for the meeting will be linked on that page as they become available. 

Planned System Maintenance July 16


The PINES System Administration team will be performing maintenance on the PINES servers tomorrow night, Thursday, July 16, 2015 beginning at 9:00 p.m. 

PINES Annual Reports for FY2015 Now Available


The PINES Annual Report data for all library systems for July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015 is now available at:

Please contact the Help Desk if you have any problems accessing your system's data.

Mango Languages Courses Now Available


All PINES patrons (and staff!) now have access to online language classes in 70 languages! Spanish, English, French, German, Mandarin, Gaelic, Haitian Creole, Arabic, Latin, and many more! You can search for "mango languages" in the PINES online catalog to get started.

NoveList Links to PINES


We are pleased to announce that when you use the NoveList reader advisory databases in GALILEO, the search results now include links to the PINES catalog! The NoveList databases are available to library staff as well as to members of the public to find read-alikes to favorite books, book reviews, books at specific Lexile reading levels, and more. When you find a book you are interested in within NoveList, simply click on the PINES link and it will open up a new browser tab with a PINES search result for that title.