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Bergen County Cooperative Library System

Bergen County, NJ

Address: 810 Main Street
Hackensack, New Jersey
United States

County: Bergen View map of all libraries in Bergen County.

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Library details: Bergen County Cooperative Library System is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with Bergen County Cooperative Library System (view map) . The collection of the library contains 5,193,517 volumes. The library circulates 12,102,641 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,290,504 .

Other Info: The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) was formed in 1979 to foster resource sharing among Bergen County public libraries. The cornerstone activity has been, and remains reciprocal borrowing, where a patron''s hometown library card is honored at all participating libraries. There are currently 75 members including all 61 public libraries in Bergen County, 8 in Essex County, 4 in Hudson County, and 1 in Passaic County.

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Administration: The director of the library is Marie Coughlin .

Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Statistics Consortium
Service Population 1,290,504Residents
Collection size5,193,517volumes
Annual Circulation12,102,641transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2011
Previous Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemDRA1987
Self-CheckMeescan Inc. 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (view map)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Polaris.
The 2022 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

Identifiers ID1050
WorldCat Registry ID6688

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 15, 1997 and was last modified on Dec 14, 2022.

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Bergen County Cooperative Library System
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