Reimagine the future of library services
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, new behaviors will create the new normal and library budgets will be stressed. bibliotheca offers a comprehensive range of solutions to help libraries navigate this change for library services of the future.
Close physical spaces due to lockdown restrictions
Increase marketing of virtual services and digital content
Ensure people feel safe when using library spaces and services
Create future library services based on behavior shifts
What would make you feel safe going to a museum, theater, zoo or concert again?
would not feel comfortable without significant changes
Coleen Dillenscheider, Survey 18 May, 2020 – 4,109 adults in the US, IMPACTS. bit.ly/2YBsZP8
Ensure library staff and users feel safe
Our connected ecosystem of technology solutions provides the best user experience and is continually evolving to ensure strategic long-term value for your library. Throughout the short-term COVID-19 emergency, these solutions can also help ensure library users and staff feel safe.
Offer mobile checkout
Reduce physical contact
Expand delivery services
Limit building occupancy
Provide for vulnerable users
Enhance digital access
Grow digital collections
87% of consumers prefer self-service
Self-service is now a pre-requisite for libraries considering reopening. From touchless checkout to mobile checkout, bibliotheca offers a range of self-service solutions that ensure both users and staff feel safe borrowing library materials.
Libraries reopening with mobile checkout
Provide flexible delivery options
From a 24/7 community lobby or rural storage facility to a popular grocery store or sports complex, deliver materials even when the library is closed.
Assure people feel safe with visible occupancy
Allow library users to schedule pre-arranged visits
Control physical access based on library occupancy
Provide more flexible hours and convenient access
Exponential digital growth you can't achieve on your own
Digital circulation growth year over year
San Diego Public Library
Increase in digital circulation in 12 months
Louisiana’s Trailblazer Consortium
Total independently-owned shared titles
California cloudLink sharing group
Reopening support for libraries with tight budgets
With accessible packages and flexible purchase options designing for tight budgets, investing in modern technology and defying obsolescence has never been easier.