Resource Sharing Trials Posts Big Numbers!

Scott ThomasUncategorized

On October 3rd the Lackawanna County Library System, Cambria County Library System, and Altoona Area Public Library began a resource sharing pilot. This was the first time non-neighboring, non-related libraries have shared resources via SPARK. During October 628 items were circulated to patrons through this pilot, and this is just the start. Thank you to the staff at all of … Read More

Scott ThomasResource Sharing Trials Posts Big Numbers!

Shamokin-Coal Twp. Public Library Goes Live on SPARK!

Scott ThomasUncategorized

The Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library in Northumberland County is now live on SPARK! A big thank you to Equinox and everyone who helped to migrate them in record time. They were on an older system with a fragile server. Getting their data out before the server blew up was a challenge, but we did it! Welcome!

Scott ThomasShamokin-Coal Twp. Public Library Goes Live on SPARK!

Lehigh Valley Libraries Now Live on SPARK!

Scott ThomasUncategorized

We are please to announce that the Allentown Public Library, the Easton Area Public Library, and the Bethlehem Area Public Library are now live in SPARK! These are large, vibrant, forward-thinking libraries, and we are thrilled to have them.

Scott ThomasLehigh Valley Libraries Now Live on SPARK!

New Member: Huntingdon County Library

Scott ThomasUncategorized

The Huntingdon County Library has just joined our consortium! They will be migrating in January 2018. This means that the entire Altoona Library District will be on SPARK. Let the sharing begin! Welcome Huntingdon!

Scott ThomasNew Member: Huntingdon County Library

Tunkhannock Public Library Goes Live

Scott ThomasUncategorized

The Tunkhannock Public Library, haling from the beautiful Endless Mountains region, is the latest to Go Live and is the first SPARK library in Wyoming County. Welcome!

Scott ThomasTunkhannock Public Library Goes Live

Bangor Goes Live on SPARK!

Scott ThomasUncategorized

We are pleased to announce that the Bangor Public Library is now live on SPARK! Congratulations to Janet Kichline and her staff. They will make a fine addition to the SPARK community.

Scott ThomasBangor Goes Live on SPARK!

Catasauqua Library Joins SPARK

Scott ThomasUncategorized

We are pleased to report that the Public Library of Catasauqua in Lehigh County is now a member of PaILS. SPARK will be their first automated system. They will be going live in 2018. Welcome Catasauqua!

Scott ThomasCatasauqua Library Joins SPARK

Nazareth Goes Live on SPARK!

Scott ThomasUncategorized

We are pleased to announce that the Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity is now live on SPARK! Congratulations to the staff who displayed a great attitude and an indomitable professionalism throughout the migration process. Welcome to the Evergreen community!      

Scott ThomasNazareth Goes Live on SPARK!

Evergreen Hackfest

Scott ThomasUncategorized

These serious folks are participating in an Evergreen Hackfest at the Evergreen International Conference that took place on April 4-8 in Covington, KY. The Hackfest was sponsored by PaILS. Squash them bugs!  

Scott ThomasEvergreen Hackfest

Bedford County Goes Live on SPARK!

Scott ThomasUncategorized

We would like to welcome the Federated Library System of Bedford County to SPARK. This includes these libraries: Bedford County Library Everett Free Library Hyndman-Londonberry Public Library Saxton Community Library As you can see, the move to SPARK generated community excitement:  

Scott ThomasBedford County Goes Live on SPARK!