biblioNews | August, 2018
As we head into the dog days of summer, bibliotheca is offering events and information designed to help you keep your cool. Join us for refreshments and library tours in California and Canada as we celebrate the success of open+. Learn more about RFID – why libraries implement it and why they wait, and read about how one bibliotheca customer is turning a local grocery store into a library outpost.
Upcoming open+ events: join us in Ventura, California and Hamilton, Ontario!
bibliotheca is excited to host two open house events to celebrate the success of open+ in North America. Join us in California or Ontario as Ventura County Library and Hamilton Public Library discuss how they have expanded library access and increased open hours with the help of open+ and bibliotheca. Both events will feature a light reception, library tour, multi-branch tour (Hamilton) and informational session. Interested? Register below!
Ventura County Library – Hill Road Library
1070 South Hill Road,
Ventura, California 93003
August 16, 2018.
LAST CHANCE to register!
Hamilton Public Library – Freelton Branch
1803 Brock Road
Freelton, Ontario L0R 1K0
October 4, 2018.
RSVP here for session and library tour.
Did you know? open+ subscription-based pricing allows libraries to freely adjust hours and increase ROI
open+ expands library access for a minimal monthly subscription fee. The libraries we work with report increased ROI in the form of expanded hours and service without increased staff costs. Learn more! Talk with an open+ specialist today.
Lawrence Public Library: now accessible at a local Hy-Vee grocery store!
Lawrence Public Library partnered with bibliotheca to expand their reach within their community by installing a remoteLocker in a busy grocery store. Read more to learn how the easy to use, modular solution has provided convenience for patrons and garnered praise for the library. Read the full customer story here.
White Paper: considerations for a library to invest in RFID technology
RFID in Libraries, Part I: In an effort to increase staff productivity and provide better service to users, many libraries are moving to RFID. This white paper examines the reasons some libraries are making the switch, and why others choose to wait.
Click here to read the paper, and be on the lookout for Part 2, next month!
Think return & sorting is out of your budget? Consider our flexible financing options!
bibliotheca now offers a range of financing options for most solutions, including return and sorting. Ideal for small to medium-sized libraries interested in improving overall backroom workflow and getting items back on the shelves faster, the flex AMH’s flexible, modular design is perfect for tight or oddly shaped spaces.
When paired with flexible financing from bibliotheca credit, flex AMH offers unlimited possibilities for smaller libraries that never before considered automated materials handling solutions as an option. Inquire today to speak with a dedicated return and sorting specialist about your library’s unique challenges and how bibliotheca can help improve your library service!