Customer Spotlight: Fort Vancouver Regional Library District

Vancouver Community Library Honored By Urban Libraries Council Forum @ the Library recognized as innovative program demonstrating the value and impact of public libraries in the community. VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recently announced Vancouver Community Library as one of this year’s Top Innovators during the 2016 ULC Annual Forum Awards Ceremony… Continue reading Customer Spotlight: Fort Vancouver Regional Library District

Libraries: Know Thy Users

In this age of the customer where every business is investing majorly in analytics and big data to understand who their users are, why and how they use their products and services, libraries have to follow suit. The kind of statistics that libraries produce and track needs to change. How can libraries know who is… Continue reading Libraries: Know Thy Users

Putting the ‘e’ in book clubs

Do you have on-the-go, avid readers who don’t have time to attend an onsite book club? Or perhaps a home-bound community who cannot easily get to the library and share their love of a book? Now you can bring the book club experience beyond the library walls with Odilo eBookClub – an online social reading… Continue reading Putting the ‘e’ in book clubs

eLocal – history, music, and more

Libraries are the heart of any community. They not only provide the resources to enrich lives, but they also represent the pulse of the community. Whether through cultural programs, storytimes, classes, art exhibits, or bookclubs – the library already offers many opportunities to connect community members to knowledge (and one other). Many libraries already offer content… Continue reading eLocal – history, music, and more

For the love of local content.

When you hear the word ‘library’ what is the first word that comes to mind? For some it’s books, for others it’s free, but for me, it’s community.  When I was younger, I saw the library mainly as a place to simply check out books, study, or use a computer. Over the years, I noticed… Continue reading For the love of local content.