Conference Room 6
Baker & Taylor Demo: Enhancing Community Outcomes, Finding New Patrons, & Increasing Circs with Baker & Taylor’s New Services – Eric Thondson
Enhancing Community Outcomes is the focus of this session especially relevant for Directors, Assistant Directors and Outreach Librarians. Libraries have been able to improve literacy, find new patrons, help the disadvantaged close the skills gap and increase circ with Pop-Up Library, Penn Foster and Community Sharing.
T-Mobile Vendor Demo: T-Mobile Library Hotspot Checkout Program – Greg Marangell
T-Mobile has played a major role in communities throughout the Country with our Hotspot and Tablet Lending Programs.
Our program is for only Government entities and provides 4G/LTE High Speed Unlimited Data.
Our low cost plans have helped libraries be able to afford the program and offer card holders connectivity to the internet.
Please join our ½ hour session to find out more.
Tech Logic Vendor Demo – Nicole Johnson
World Book Vendor Demo – Kelly Romanovicz & Courtney Schwartz
World Book online delivers a progressive sequence of core databases supported by supplemental tools, such as language translation, graphic organizers, and unique Webquests. Moving from Early World of Learning to World Book Advanced, World Book aligns end users with their appropriate learning levels. Editorial excellence, unparalleled quality and disguised learning for all ages.
Assabet Interactive Demo: Software for Public Library Websites – Robert Levers
Get both patron and staff views in this tour of Assabet Interactive’s new software for library websites—an event calendar with registration, meeting and study room booking, and museum pass software. All modules integrate easily with any platform, and include sophisticated reservation handling and reporting tools.
Sisters in Crime Vendor Demo: How Sisters in Crime Speakers Bureau Can Attract a More Diverse Group of Library Patrons – Connie Johnson Hambley, Lisa Lieberman & Leslie Wheeler
Do you want to reach more young readers? Does your community have a certain passion they want to know more about? Our Speakers Bureau can create a panel around a chosen topic. If May is Cozy Mystery month, or October is filled with thrills and horror, or if February is when love gets complicated by crime, our authors can help your organization with events targeted to your needs.
Libraries, bookstores, schools, and community groups have discovered the rewards of offering mystery fans programs from the Sisters in Crime New England Speakers Bureau. Increased patron traffic and satisfaction, and a more engaged community are some of the benefits of hosting an author panel.
Mystery writers speak to packed houses about all aspects of plying the mystery craft, from inspiration to publication and more. Whether it’s a library’s book club or a regional literary festival, our authors travel to all corners of New England.
Sisters in Crime is a robust organization of mystery and thriller authors. Our speakers span New York Times bestselling authors to emerging greats. Each engages and entertains your audience while sharing their experiences in the fast-changing world of publishing.
Capira Vendor Demo – Stephen Hanulec
Reinforce the importance of your library’s role as a key social infrastructure element in your community by putting messaging about programs, events, classes and more in your patrons’ hands through push notifications. Promote healthy patron account behavior through in-app account notifications reminding them to take action about about holds, overdues, card expiry and more. Connect them with the collection, calendar and e-resources with beautiful custom design. Visit Capira – App Developers for Libraries – at Booth 201 to see it in action and find out more.
Credo Reference Vendor Demo: Opening the Research Process to Unleash Important Foundational Skills – Anne Gardner
– Credo Online Reference Service enhances the research experience and drives usage of all trusted library resources.
– Learning Tools provide engaging, standards-aligned instructional materials to support your library’s efforts to teach foundational skills like information literacy and critical thinking.
TLC Vendor Demo: Keeping Up with STEM: So Many Products, So Little Time – Melissa Powell
Cut through the noise and get to the solutions. Find out why partnering with TLC SmartTECH to design or enhance makerspaces and STEM initiatives not only saves time and money; it gives libraries an edge for challenging times and expectations.