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January 9, 2018

Pennsylvania Integrated Library System. Pennsylvania Integrated Library System growth in 2017. Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS), a consortium of Evergreen libraries, saw additional growth in 2017 adding the Bedford County Library System, Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity, Bangor Public Library, Tunkhannock Public Library, Allentown Public Library, Bethlehem Area Public Library, Easton Public Library, and Shamokin Public Library. All of these libraries are now live on SPARK, the PaILS-operated, open source, Evergreen-based ILS. New libraries for 2018 will include the Huntingdon County Library, Potter-Tioga Library System, and 11 public libraries in Lehigh and Carbon Counties. This will bring the total to 122 service outlets. SPARK is hosted by the Equinox Open Library Initiative who also provide migration, consulting, training, and development services. [Full Announcement].

November 27, 2017

Equinox Equinox adds Shamokin and Coal Township Public Library to the PaILS Consortium. Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Shamokin and Coal Township Public Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium. [Full Announcement].