Dublin, OH - July 22, 2022. Patron Point announced today that Matteson Area Public Library District (MAPLD) in Matteson, Illinois, has chosen its patron engagement platform to support its mission to enable discovery, engage the imagination, inspire innovation, and connect with the community.
MAPLD serves a population of over 19,000 residents with a collection containing over 85,000 print and electronic materials. They circulate more than 243,000 items per year. The library has a rich history. First established in 1961, MAPLD has continued to add valued items and services in order to create a bridge between imagination, exploration, and knowledge. In addition to its expansive book and media collection, the library offers notary and passport services, homebound delivery services, book clubs, museum passes, laptop rentals, and a variety of other services.
MAPLD also offers patrons an expansive events calendar that features fitness classes, coding classes, craft sessions, documentary showings, senior groups and so much more.
About Patron Point
Patron Point is a fully-featured marketing automation platform that helps hundreds of libraries around the world drive their digital marketing and attract, onboard, inform, engage and retain library customers through targeted marketing and automated engagement.
It is the first of its kind patron engagement platform built specifically for public libraries harnessing data from a wide range of library systems including the ILS, ebook platforms, event/PC/room booking systems, databases and website to build a unified view of the patron's engagement with the library.
With Patron Point, libraries more fully engage their patron audience across multiple channels including email, website forms and pop ups, web widgets and social media tracking and SMS. Libraries can benefit immediately from a foundation of Proven Programs or create their own workflows that are customized to their unique user communities and needs.
Libraries interested in learning more about Patron Point can visit the company's website and request a short online demo.