Columbia, MO -- February 27, 2019. The MOBIUS Consortium announced that the Camden County Library District went live as a member of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. The Library is the 42nd member to go live on the system.
Missouri Evergreen, a resource-sharing consortium which uses the open source Evergreen ILS, began in early 2012, with a mission to provide a shared integrated library system and increase resource sharing among Missouri public libraries. From an initial twelve member library system, the consortium has continued to grow to a collection size of over 3 million items. Administered by MOBIUS, Missouri Evergreen is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as Administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.
About the Camden County (MO) Library District
The Camden County Library District is dedicated to enriching the lives in our communities by providing experiences that empower, inspire, and entertain. Originally founded in 1933, Camden County Library has five branches in addition to the headquarters library in Camdenton. Branches were already in existence in Osage Beach and Sunrise Beach when the library system officially became the Camden County Library District in 1978. Branches were established in Climax Springs and Stoutland within the next two years, and the Macks Creek Branch was opened in 1984.