Library details: Reading Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Reading Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 276,417 volumes. The library circulates 489,059 items per year. The library serves a population of 88,082 residents .
Other Info: On-line catalog is a consortium of most public libraries located in Berks County, plus The Reading Area Community College, Berks Technical Institute and The Council on Chemical Abuse.
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Administration: The director of the library is Melissa Adams .
Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11g
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Horizon||2006|
|Previous Automation System||Dynix||1991|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Previous Discovery Interface||AquaBrowser Library|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Berks County Public Libraries (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 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
Record History: This listing was created on Nov 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2022.
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