Mackin Educational Resources


Founded almost 40 years ago, Mackin is a proud Minnesota-based, woman-owned company that provides the highest quality resources for our classroom and library customers. Featuring the largest PK-12 collection of age-approriate titles, Mackin offers a vast selection of over 3.5 million print titltes and nearly 3 million digital titles from over 18,000 different pubishers at We also provide free collection analysis and development services, fre processing and cataloging options, and superior customer service. 

Digital resources have become an integral component in education, and our free, school-centric digital resource management system, MackinVIA, is equipped to meet your schools' digital goals. With just one login, users can view, utilize, and manage all their digital materials in one location. The system provides easy, convenient access to all your eBooks and audiobooks. MackinVIA is a free resource to all Mackin customers and allows simultaneous, unlimited access to multiple users and is mobilefriendly. 

Mackin currently serves over 70,000 PK-12 schools, public libraries, and educational consortia around the world. Our employees are dedicated to serving as your partner in education. 

Contract Information

Cooperative NameKY AEPA
Contract NameAEPA Bid 020.C
Contract NumberAEPA Bid 020.C
Lead AgencyGRREC
Contract Term12/06/2023 - 02/28/2025
CategoriesDigital Resources

Supplier Information
Address3505 County Road 42 West
Burnsville, MN 55306


All Kentucky schools and libraries receive additional discounts off Mackin’s already competitive online prices through AEPA Contract #020-C: • Print Books receive an additional 8% discount • eBooks and Digital Audiobooks receive an additional 7% discount • Makerspace materials receive an additional 3% discount • Multimedia (DVDs, Blu-Rays, MP3s,) receive an additional 3% discount Reference KYAEPA or AEPA on your order to receive your discounts.