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Increase library hours and extend access with open+ by bibliotheca

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Increase library hours and extend access with open+ by bibliotheca
bibliotheca is proud to announce the North America launch of it's open+ solution. Launched in Europe over 10 years ago with tremendous success, they now have started receiving requests for extended access in North American libraries. open+ is a fully integrated solution that allows libraries to maintain and extend their operating hours, offering convenience to library users and increasing their relevance in the community. In addition to extending access, open+ provides the flexibility for talented library staff to go beyond the four walls of your library and reach people where they are. Watch the video: Hennepin County Library Utilizing open+ to offer a unique service to Ridgedale patrons during renovation.

Gwinnett County Public Library extends open+ hours into the evening
bibliotheca interviewed Charles Pace to find out how things were going with open+ at the Lawrenceville Branch of Gwinnett County Public Library. Venturing into their evening hours with successful adoption (read the entire story).

Library Journal Webinar: Learn more about open+
bibliotheca is proud to announce the North America launch of it's open+ solution. Join them along with the Library Journal on a live webcast about extending access and increasing library hours with open+. March 13, 2018, 3PM ET  (register).

Giveaways, exclusive customer events and more: join us at PLA (Public Library Association) 2018!
Be sure to stop by booth #511, March 20–24. Learn more about the most innovative products on the library market including flex AMH, our innovative and modular material handing solution, our self-service range powered by quickConnect, as well as cloudLibrary, remoteLocker and much more! 

To officially launch open+, bibliotheca is giving away a book bike!
Because open+ allows libraries to increase their hours, extend access and provides the flexibility to leave the library, they are excited to give away a book bike at PLA!

Bring your thinking cap to PLA 2018! 
Simply stop by booth #511, let us know where in the community your library could extend it's reach and you could win (more details).

So many PLA 2018 events, so little time. Save the date! bibliotheca is excited to host three exciting events taking place during the 2018 PLA conference. Learn more and RSVP!

  • Penguin Random House Author event @ Howl at the Moon | 3/22 5-8PM 
  • cloudLibrary ideaXchange @ Room 104AB  |  3/23 10:30-11:30AM
  • Increase library hours + extend access open+ panel session @ Room 112AB  |  3/22 10-11AM

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