Dublin, OH -- July 29, 2022. Patron Point announced today that Evanston Public Library, in Evanston, Illinois, has adopted its patron engagement platform to support its mission to be the heart of its diverse community by promoting the development of independent, self-confident, and literate citizens, and providing equitable access to cultural, intellectual, technological, and information resources.
Evanston Public Library serves the community of Evanston, IL with a total population of more than 74,000 residents circulating over 750,000 items per year. The library has over 400,000 items for adults, teens, and youth, including books, magazines, e-books, audiobooks, movies, and more. In addition to materials, the library offers homework help for kids, museum passes, LGBTQIA + resources, a genealogy service, and books on wheels.
Beyond its materials, the library has a full calendar of events including DIYs for all ages, storytimes, a lego club, book clubs, educational seminars, and 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.