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Resources for a Smooth Summer

Summer is here! We’re sharing some hot tips on how to transition all your LibApps to ensure you have a smooth, stress-free summer. Do any of these scenarios apply to you? You recently became an admin for your Springy tools. You’re onboarding new staff over the coming months. You’re about to leave or retire and need to hand off duties. A colleague left and you need to reassign their admin roles. Keep reading to discover how-to resources, trainings, and tips from us to you! Hello to New Admins Whether you’re brand new to Springshare products or just leveling up from…

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LibAnswers and LibCal Features Coming Your Way!

We have a small but exciting release coming to you this time around. These releases are on their way to you next week, and will be live in all regions by the end of the day on Friday, April 19, 2024. LibCal We’ve introduced an Import Utility for Event Registrations! API endpoint support has been added for the Seats/Spaces Check In/Out functionality. There is now a customizable email sent to…

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LibPost: Your New Favorite Outreach Tool!

Welcome new residents, promote services, and more! Imagine this: you’ve moved to a new house in a new town and while you’ve done some research, you’re not sure how to start connecting with the community. You go outside to check the mailbox – maybe you’ll catch a friendly neighbor doing the same? In the mailbox, you see something that surprises you – a postcard from the public library! Delighted, you…

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LibGuides Blogs Refresh

We’re excited to bring you a new Blogs experience – coming to all LibGuides systems this month! LibGuides Blogs will feature an updated look, a centralized Blogs Management area, and new features to make blogging easier for you and your readers. Read on for a sneak peek of what we’ve been working on or sign-up for our April 30 training session to see it in-depth. Three Homepage Layout Options Every…

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Introducing LibBNB: Bookable Book Nooks

LibBNB Opens Its Doors on April 1st The escape from reality that you’ve been waiting for… Reserve a Book Nook Anywhere in the World… …for days, weeks, even months at a time! Explore such features as: LibBNB Categories: Select from our extensive list of curated category filters to find your perfect book nook match. Amenities Galore: Pillow fort? Ceiling-high TBR stack? Sound system with LibWhisper integration? Discover what each book…

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Conference Travel Tips From the Springy Crew

Library conferences bring folks together for a few days packed with books, ideas, resources, and some of the best people in the world – librarians! The Springy team collectively has quite a few years of travel experience under our belts, so we’ve compiled this list of conference and travel tips for you. Whether you’re a seasoned conference-goer or a relative travel newbie, we hope some of these tips will help…

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Catch Us in Columbus, Ohio! — PLA 2024, Booth #501

The Springshare team is heading to the Public Library Association conference next month! This is our first PLA since forming a dedicated Public Library Division and acquiring Patron Point, so we’re especially excited to see you there and share all of our new public library initiatives. Attending in person? Stop by Booth #501 to chat with us and pick up some swag. Plus, you’re going to want to carve out…

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Code Release: LibCal, LibAnswers, LibStaffer, LibGuides, and LibInsight Features Coming Your Way!

These releases are on their way to you next week, and will be live in all regions by the end of the day on Friday, March 22, 2024. LibCal It is now possible to apply geofencing or IP restrictions to the Check In/Out process for Seat/Space bookings! For more details on these and more, head over to the Lounge’s LibCal March Release post! Training resources for LibCal: live sessions |…

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March Maintenance Madness

Sure, we’ve all heard of March Madness, and perhaps even March Mammal Madness, but have you heard about March Maintenance Madness?! Well, we did just make that up – but still, we can predict its gonna be #trending so jump on board the early train! March Maintenance Madness is meant to encourage all of you to take some time to review the security and safety of not only your Springshare systems,…

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Updates from the Springshare Lounge

The Springshare Lounge is the place to be! Why? First of all, the Lounge gives Springshare users like you an online community space to collaborate, ask questions, and help out other customers. But that’s not all – the Lounge is also where we connect with you to share information, including product Release Notes with the latest details about new and improved features. And the best part? We’re making it easier…

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Learning Lab: Create Sold Out Events @ Your Library!

We’ve all been there… You’ve worked hard to create an amazing event at the library. Lined up speakers. Coordinated everyone’s availability, which often feels like herding cats. Sent endless emails getting everything worked out. Arranged all the materials, both high-tech hardware and low-tech crafting supplies. Got there early the morning of to make sure everything’s all set up for the big event, and turnout is well… lackluster. You deflate a…

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