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Mechling Bookbindery
1124 Oneida Valley Road Rt 38
Chicora, PA 16025

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Textbooks and Library Books


Schools and churches stretch their budget substantially when they choose to rebind their tattered textbooks and hymnals, rather than purchasing new books. Books rebound at Mechling Bookbindery last as much as four times longer than the original bindings!

We take extra steps in our binding process, do much of the work by hand, and use high quality materials. All books are resewn with thread (not stapled) and glued twice. For additional strength we apply a strong cloth back-liner that wraps around the spine and connects both cover boards. We scan and print most covers from the original books. If the original covers are not available or not suitable, we will substitute with theme printed covers. The new book covers are made with heavy-weight 100-point boards, encased with full-color printed Kivar and then laminated for extra protection. Kivar is a heavy, tough material made from paper fibers and latex. Extremely hard to tear—unlike most book covers fabricated from plain paper—it is made to last.

Sign Up for the Summer Textbook Rebinding Program!

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Free pickup and delivery
for orders of 100 or more books within our trading area.
Less than 100 books - $50 pickup-and-delivery fee within our trading area.
Books may be delivered and picked up at our warehouse.

Some previously-rebound books may not be able to be rebound due to lack of trim area. Books that cannot be rebound will be returned.

2016 Summer Rebinding Program Price List
Due to increased material costs over the last 4 years, regrettably, we are forced to pass along new pricing.

Textbooks up to 8.5 x 11
100 or more total books - $10.95 each
Less than 100 total books - $11.95 each
Single Titles - $15.00
Add $2 per book for previously-rebound books

Library books may be included with textbook orders; however, these might be returned at a later date.

Library Books
Small - up to 7" x 10" - $14.00 each
Medium - up to 8.5 x 11" - $18.00 each
Large - up to 10 x 14" - $20.00 each
Over-sized - $30.00 each

Original cover can be glued to new binding at no charge--please indicate.

Single volumes of a title - $35.00 each
Multiple volumes of a title - $30.00 each

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