MIAMI, FL (October 13, 2023) Springshare announced today that Chatham Area Public Library (CAPL), in Chatham, Illinois (https://www.chathamlib.org/), has selected the Company’s patron engagement platform to support its vision of being the center of community life where all come to discover, learn, and connect.
Employing Patron Point, Chatham Area Public Library intends to automate the library card sign-up process, providing quicker access to resources for their patrons. In addition, CAPL will use the platform to send targeted messaging to key user groups with the goal of increasing awareness and engagement with the library’s collection and calendar.
To bolster the library’s vision, CAPL patrons have access to a robust set of learning and entertainment options, including books, movies, and music, with digital versions of each. Further resources include research databases, career information, local history and genealogy data. To extend its cardholder’s opportunities for growth, patrons can take advantage of a variety of services such as meeting and study rooms, a memory lab, home delivery, a cafe and bookstore, as well as public computers, printers, and scanners.
Events and programs for all ages abound at Chatham Area Public Library, including children’s storytimes, book clubs, author events, trivia nights, crafting nights, skills classes, exhibits and more.
Springshare software helps libraries engage with their communities and deepen relationships with users. Our SaaS suite is used by over 7,500 libraries in 105 countries around the world.
About Patron Point®
Patron Point is a fully featured patron relationship management system that helps public libraries around the world attract, onboard, inform, engage and retain library customers through targeted marketing and automated engagement. Libraries can benefit immediately from a foundation of Proven Programs™ or create their own workflows that are customized to their unique user communities and needs. More information on Patron Point can be found at https://patronpoint.com.