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January 22, 2021

Patron Point Brazoria County Library System (TX) launches with Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Brazoria County Library System of Angleton, Texas has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

January 19, 2021

Patron Point ProQuest, Patron Point launch new reading recommendation service for public libraries.. EdTech leader ProQuest has joined Patron Point, a library marketing automation partner, to build Patron Point Recommends – a new reading recommendation service that helps public libraries market content to their patrons, increasing engagement and usage. [Full Announcement].

January 15, 2021

Patron Point Patron Point receives Platinum Award in 2021 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks. Patron Point is delighted to announce it has received a Platinum award in LibraryWorks' seventh annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Products and services were submitted in the Fall using a simple application, and then were posted on a private site with an enhanced description and attendant materials. These products were batched into small groups and sent to the LibraryWorks database of more than 80,000 librarians at public, K-12, academic, and special libraries. Only customers with experience with these products/services in their facilities were permitted to judge the products/services, resulting in a truly unbiased score. [Full Announcement].

Patron Point Danville Public Library (IL) launches Patron Point.. ron Point announced today that Danville Public Library of Illinois has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

January 8, 2021

Patron Point O’Fallon Public Library (IL) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that O'Fallon Public Library of Illinois has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

December 11, 2020

Patron Point Sioux City Public Library (IA) enhances marketing with Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Sioux City Public Library of Iowa has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

December 4, 2020

Patron Point Jackson County Library Service (OR) joins Patron Point user community. Patron Point announced that Jackson County Library Services of Oregon has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

December 3, 2020

Patron Point Patron Point expands support organization with Conner appointment. Patron Point announced the appointment of Kellie Conner who joins the company's support organization as Implementation Manager. Previous to joining Patron Point, Conner was Product Owner at Innovative Interfaces where she was responsible for product management of the Polaris ILS. Previous to that role, Conner was Manager, Customer Support at Polaris Library Systems. [Full Announcement].

November 27, 2020

Patron Point Bayport-Blue Point Public Library (NY) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Bayport-Blue Point Public Library of New York has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

November 20, 2020

Patron Point Tinley Park Public Library (IL) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced today that Tinley Park Public Library of Illinois has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing effor [Full Announcement].

November 13, 2020

Patron Point Comsewogue Public Library (NY) signs with Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Comsewogue Public Library of New York has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

November 6, 2020

Patron Point Boone County Public Library (KY) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Boone County Public Library of Burlington, Kentucky has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

October 16, 2020

Patron Point Okanagan Regional Library (BC) chooses Patron Point to drive branch-level email communications. Patron Point announced that Okanagan Regional Library of British Columbia has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's marketing efforts. Of particular interest to the Library was Patron Point's ability to support branch level communications to each of its 31 branches. [Full Announcement].

October 9, 2020

Patron Point West Vancouver Memorial Library (BC) selects Patron Point to boost email communication performance. Patron Point announced that West Vancouver Memorial Library of British Columbia has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's marketing efforts. Of particular interest to the Library was Patron Point's ability to improve its email marketing performance. [Full Announcement].

October 2, 2020

Patron Point New Castle-Henry County Public Library (IN) utilizes Patron Point to enhance newsletter and web engagement marketing. Patron Point announced today that New Castle-Henry County Public Library of Indiana has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's marketing efforts. Of particular interest to the Library was Patron Point's ability to support the Library's goals of targeting patrons by age demographics for improved newsletter segmentation and providing tools to create engagement marketing programs. [Full Announcement].

September 18, 2020

Patron Point Indianapolis Public Library (IN) to drive multi-pronged marketing program with Patron Point. Patron Point announced today that The Indianapolis Public Library has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

September 15, 2020

Patron Point Cedarburg Public Library (WI) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Cedarburg Public Library (WI) has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's marketing efforts. Of particular interest to the Library was Patron Point's ability to move the Library's email program beyond monthly newsletters. [Full Announcement].

September 4, 2020

Patron Point Quincy Public Library (IL) selects Patron Point to expand preference-based newsletter options. Patron Point announced that Quincy Public Library (IL) has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's marketing efforts. Of particular interest to the Library was Patron Point's ability to offer unique preference selections including options such as general services, digital resources, and local history. [Full Announcement].

August 31, 2020

Patron Point Patron Point announces collaboration with ReThinking Libraries.. Patron Point has announced a collaboration with ReThinking Libraries that enhances the marketing services available to libraries. ReThinking Libraries has strengthened their capabilities in the area of marketing in response to the deepening need in the library community. The collaboration with Patron Point is designed to provide further, in-depth strategic marketing planning services and help clients take advantage of some of the more sophisticated capabilities of the Patron Point platform and identify how best to apply its wide range of functionality to support a library's strategic initiatives. [Full Announcement].

August 28, 2020

Patron Point Thunder Bay Public Library engages its stakeholder communities with Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Thunder Bay Public Library (Ontario) has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's community engagement efforts. Of particular interest to the Library was Patron Point's ability to not only engage its user base but also communicate with other stakeholder groups. [Full Announcement].

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