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January 8, 2021

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy Welcomes the Porter County Public Library System to the Savannah Platform. OangeBoy announced the addition of the Porter County Public Library System to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy Welcomes the Keene Memorial Library to the Savannah Platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the Keene Memorial Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. Located in Fremont, NE, the Keene Memorial Library expands OrangeBoy's footprint in the Midwest and Great Plains region. [Full Announcement].

December 21, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy welcomes the Joplin Public Library to the Savannah platform. OrangeBoy is proud to announce the addition of the Joplin Public Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

December 17, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy Welcomes the North Canton Public Library to the Savannah Platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the North Canton Public Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

December 15, 2020

OrangeBoy Remembering 2020, and Looking Forward to 2021. As we look back at 2020, the OrangeBoy team extends our deepest sympathies to each member of our community impacted personally or professionally by the ongoing pandemic. As 2020 comes to an end, the challenges we faced this year are not. We continue to offer our support and guidance to all of our partner libraries that are delivering critical services to communities across the world. [Full Announcement].

December 11, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy welcomes the Kendallville Public Library to the Savannah platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the Kendallville Public Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

December 7, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy announces recipients of 2020 Public Library Opie Award. OrangeBoy, Inc., a leading consultancy for public libraries and provider of Savannah, the Community Engagement Platform built exclusively for libraries, announced today the eight public libraries selected as recipients of the 2020 Opie Award. Winners were selected from across the United States and Canada by an independent board of library leaders who evaluated proposals submitted by applicants outlining inspiring or innovative ideas designed to further support the communities served by each library. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy Welcomes the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library to the Savannah Platform. OrangeBoy is proud to announce the addition of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

November 30, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy Welcomes the Kingston Frontenac Public Library to the Savannah Platform. [Full Announcement].

November 23, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy welcomes Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library to the Savannah platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

November 10, 2020

OrangeBoy Beyond the Branch Walls: Building Your Library through Community Outreach. Building a Community Outreach program is a way to fulfill the mission of your library while meeting the new rules of operating in a pandemic. In a time when many members of the community feel isolated, Community Outreach can serve as a method to create lasting connections with the library and among cardholders. It can also serve as a way to keep your library front of mind for cardholders. One thing is for certain, the need remains high, and so the impact of any outreach will return strong dividends for everyone. [Full Announcement].

November 5, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy welcomes San Rafael Public Library to the Savannah Platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the San Rafael Public Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

October 30, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy welcomes three new libraries to the Savannah platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the Ada Community Library, the Butte County Library and the Taneyhills Community Library to its Savannah® user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2020

OrangeBoy San Francisco Public Library utilizes Savannah to engage students during COVID-19 pandemic. Using Savannah, San Francisco Public Library saved immeasurable time while getting the right message to the right person. [Full Announcement].

October 10, 2019

OrangeBoy Savannah’s Targeted Messaging Feature Gives Multnomah County Library a 90 percent Increase in Survey Responses. Imagine increasing the responses to your annual customer survey by more than 90% in just one year. That is exactly what happened at Multnomah County Library when they used Savannah’s targeted messaging feature to distribute the annual customer survey that provides the library with important demographic data and customer input that informs the library’s budgeting and services decisions. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2018

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy Savannah. OrangeBoy is a business solutions company based in Columbus, Ohio. In 2014, OrangeBoy created Savannah, a solution running on Microsoft Azure that helps libraries track customer use patterns. The company wanted to improve reporting, analytics, and visualization capabilities in Savannah, so it deployed Microsoft Power BI Embedded for built-in visualizations and automatic updates. Now, 70 library systems across North America, including Oak Park in Illinois, use Savannah to analyze data and generate reports to meet customer needs, gather feedback, and communicate with precision to customers. [Full Announcement].