Other Info: August 19, 2020 — With two unanimous votes of 9-0 the Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees approved the permanent closure of the Chicago Ave./Main St. (CAMS) Branch and the North Branch at the end of the year. The Robert Crown Branch (as well as the Main Library) will continue operations while future Library locations are explored based on equity and need across the city.
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Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris||2017|
|Previous Automation System||Symphony||2001|
|Previous Automation System||CLSI||1975|
|Previous Discovery Interface||BiblioCore||2010|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Cooperative Computer Services (view map)|
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Record History: This listing was created on Dec 10, 2004 and was last modified on Mar 19, 2021.
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