Contacting Support and Queue Management Strategy

Carrie ClearyPaILS, support, Uncategorized

The SPARK Support portal is full of questions and ideas for implementing the most effective workflows and policies right now. We are also planning for the upgrade to 3.3. Please continue to be patient as we work through a long list. If you have an open request that you believe needs immediate attention, please call directly and we’ll set a … Read More

Carrie ClearyContacting Support and Queue Management Strategy

Welcome Adams County

lugeneUncategorized

The libraries of Adams County, PA went live with SPARK on May 23. Gettysburg, Jean Barnett Trone Memorial Library of East Berlin, Carroll Valley, Harbaugh-Thomas, Littlestown, and the New Oxford Area Library are now part of our growing consortium. We’re excited to welcome them, and we’re looking forward to being a part of all the good things they do for … Read More

lugeneWelcome Adams County

Job Posting: Executive Director PaILS

Scott ThomasUncategorized

THE PENNSYLVANIA INTEGRATED LIBRARY SYSTEM – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) seeks a dynamic Executive Director with strong leadership and communication skills, strategic vision, and a track record of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. The Executive Director is the chief operating officer of PaILS, a non-profit corporation, and is charged with implementing the organization’s … Read More

Scott ThomasJob Posting: Executive Director PaILS

Huntingdon County Library Goes Live on SPARK!

Scott ThomasUncategorized

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!

Scott ThomasHuntingdon County Library Goes Live on SPARK!

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