Dublin, OH -- September 21, 2022. Patron Point announced today that Kalamazoo Public Library (KPL) in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has chosen our patron engagement platform to support its mission to lead a stronger community through literacy, learning, and innovation.
KPL aspires to lead a community that is equitable, inclusive, literate, educated, informed, and creative. The library serves a district population of 127,800 through five locations and a mobile library. KPL on average annually circulates more than 1,390,000 materials, and welcomes more than 500,000 people through its doors.
KPL has an extensive collection of books, movies, and music, a robust digital collection of ebooks, emusic and evideos as well as an extensive selection of databases full of educational and informative resources. KPL provides spaces specifically designed for youth and hosts a year-round calendar of age-specific events and services including annual events such as Reading Together, Global Reading Challenge, Party in the Park, Geek Fest and the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee.
KPL is currently celebrating 150 years of service to the Kalamazoo community and is hosting activities, programs and opportunities to reflect on the library's history and also shine a light on current ways the library provides meaning for so many today through its collections, services and engagement. More information can be found on KPL's website.
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.