Library Technology Guides

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December 12, 2021

Galecia Group Lauren Kratz Prushko joins LibraryCall. LibraryCall announced the addition of Content Developer Lauren Kratz Prushko to its growing team. Kratz Prushko will focus on developing diverse audio stories for LibraryCall's Dial-A-Story services. [Full Announcement].

October 18, 2021

Galecia Group More Arizona Libraries Join LibraryCall Dial-A-Story Program. After a successful first year of offering Dial-A-Story at 18 libraries, all but two will be renewing their service and five new libraries are being added bringing the total to 23 Arizona customers. The project is supported by the Arizona State Library. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2021

Galecia Group Bermuda National Library selects BookPoints app for 2021 summer reading program. The Bermuda National Library has selected and implemented The Galecia Group's BookPoints summer reading application software for the 2021 summer reading season. The Bermuda National Library is the public library service for the territory's 63,000 residents, and the summer reading program, Tails & Tales, will be aimed at the approximately 10,000 youth who live on the islands. [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2021

Galecia Group LibraryCall StoryTime Commons supports summer reading themes. LibraryCall Dial-A-Story customers benefit from having access to our Storytime Commons which now includes stories that match the CSLP and iRead Summer Reading themes. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2021

Galecia Group LibraryCall's managed dial-a-story service renamed Storytime Direct. The Galecia Group's project, LibraryCall Dial-A-Story has rebranded their Dial-A-Story services as Dial-A-Story Studio and Storytime Direct. Storytime Direct allows libraries to provide high-quality, diverse content to kids without a broadband connection. [Full Announcement].

April 26, 2021

Galecia Group LibraryCall Dial-A-Story partners with Storynory. LibraryCall, the provider of the only librarian-managed Dial-A-Story service, announced a partnership with London-based Storynory. Storynory is one of the largest sources of free and well-loved children's audiobooks online. Through this partnership, LibraryCall has added 17 classic and original stories performed by professional actors to the Storytime Commons. [Full Announcement].

March 1, 2021

Galecia Group LibraryCall Dial-a-Story Now Available as Turnkey Service. LibraryCall, a project of The Galecia Group, offers a Dial-a-Story service that is now available as either a fully customized service for libraries or as a turnkey service requiring no staff involvement. [Full Announcement].

October 29, 2020

Galecia Group Announcing: Library Dial-A-Story Services from LibraryCall. LibraryCall is a new cloud telephone application developed by The Galecia Group for their library customers. LibraryCall allows librarians to easily set up telephone-based services for their patrons, such as Library Dial-A-Story services, community calendars, and resource hotlines that give callers up-to-the-minute information on local community services. [Full Announcement].

April 8, 2020

Galecia Group Announcing Galecia's new Virtual Services Platform for Libraries. In response to the shutdown of in-person services, including libraries, due to COVID-19, we have been hard at work putting together a solution that will help libraries continue to fulfill their mission of providing information and services to the public by establishing their own online support platform. We have tested a range of communication and online management tools and put together a suite of products that is affordable, scalable, and integrated to allow libraries to function in a virtual environment with staff distributed in locations outside of the physical library. [Full Announcement].