Nearly 200 public libraries nationwide are responding to growing concerns from adults and seniors about maintaining brain health by offering BrainHQ™, a suite of science-based online brain fitness exercises, to their patrons.
When it comes to library engagement within the community, Greenwich Library in Connecticut has it mastered with a couple key initiatives, and they’re building on their successes. Read more to learn what’s working in their community that could work for yours too!
Still wondering who the heck Alexa is? Voice-activated technology is a hot trend with implications for libraries everywhere. Find out what it could mean for your library.
The 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference was an especially fun show for Demco Software. We loved talking to so many librarians about the ways they’re engaging their community through programming and services and introducing our new solutions to support their efforts.
Learn how Multnomah County Library (OR) is finding ways to engage community members by better understanding their aspirations, needs and obstacles.
[Press Release] A new tool from Demco’s software division is the first of its kind to bring libraries to the top of people’s Internet search results, driving awareness of collections, programs and events for public and academic libraries.
The St. Louis County Library is enhancing both its buildings and its services, boosting library usage in the process. Learn what’s working.
[Press Release] The R.A. Williams Library at Adventist University of Health Sciences has partnered with Demco Software — the leading provider of library mobile apps — to give students seamless access to the highest quality resources through a new library app.
Tempe Public Library (AZ) has developed and implemented a unique initiative that focuses on brain health and cognitive improvement with their senior population. The initiative is helping seniors feel independent and like an active part of their community.
What community engagement strategies work? How are libraries making lasting connections with patrons? Librarians across the U.S. talk about their community engagement initiatives and offer insider tips.
[Press Release] Going the Extra Service Mile: The State of Reading Recommendation Services in Libraries whitepaper explores findings from an early 2017 survey of librarians across the globe.
[Press Release] Demco Inc. today confirmed that Ravi Singh has joined its executive leadership team. The San Diego-based technologist will serve as Executive Director of Demco Software and Technology, leading Demco’s software division in its mission to provide technology that provides community engagement opportunities for libraries.
[Press Release] Demco Inc. announces the launch of Demco Software, a new division that offers mobile apps, programming resources and management tools to help 21st century libraries better engage their communities.
The Louisville Public Library (OH) needed a robust, engaging and dynamic solution to take its summer reading program up a level, keeping it fun and engaging for children while offering a better experience to staff and older patrons. The library needed Wandoo Reader.
Reading Public Library (PA) is unique in that the services and resources it provides are in many cases the only affordable education and entertainment options for the community’s 88,000 residents. Taking this into account, the library decided to launch a user-friendly mobile app for the many citizens who own a smartphone but may lack transportation to the library’s physical branches.
When the Ferguson Library (CT) decided to replace its mobile app with a mobile-friendly website, community users demanded that they bring the app back. Read the story and learn why the app was reinstated and became an essential and core part of the library’s service.
[Press Release] Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) member libraries interested in extending their reach within their communities can now connect patrons with their top resources and services with a mobile app from Boopsie.
Houston Public Library (TX) knew that it needed to offer an engaging experience to compete with the non-library digital resources that users frequently rely upon for their information needs. A library app from Demco Software met their needs, and the library quickly saw increased usage of their online resources.