SPARK is upgrading to Evergreen v3.1.5 on Thursday September 20! To see the new features, check out the Evergreen Community’s Release notes- Evergreen 3.1 Release Notes
This week SPARK welcomed six new libraries. Dimmick Memorial, Lehighton Area Memorial, Palmerton, Parkland Community, Southern Lehigh, and Slattington went live on SPARK on Thursday, August 16. They’re joining three other Lehigh-Carbon Libraries –Emmaus, Whitehall and Coplay in SPARK, and soon Lower Macungie and Catasauqua will join. Catasauqua is not presently automated, but will be when they join SPARK! Congratulations, … Read More
Authority Control Pre-Conference Session with Jane Sandberg from the Linn-Benton Community College in Oregon Slides are here
All members of the Potter-Tioga Library System are now live on SPARK! Here they are: Blossburg Memorial Library Coudersport Public Library Elkland Area Community Library Galeton Public Library Genesee Area Library Knoxville Public Library Mansfield Free Public Library Oswayo Valley Memorial Library Ulysses Library Westfield Public Library They join the Green Free Public Library in Wellsboro which has been on … Read More
The Huntingdon County Library is now live on SPARK! They are the first SPARK library to use the new Evergreen Web Client for all operations. A big welcome to Huntingdon who is already on the leading edge!
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
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!
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.
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!
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!