Dublin, OH -- October 21, 2022. Patron Point announced today that Shortgrass Library System, headquartered in Alberta, Canada, has chosen our patron engagement platform to support its mission to provide quality library support services to member municipalities and partners
Shortgrass Library System is one of seven Regional Library Systems in the Province of Alberta. Shortgrass Library System is a service-oriented, non-profit organization.
Shortgrass provides many services to public libraries in Southeast Alberta, including Integrated Library System, centralized ordering/cataloging/processing, IT infrastructure & support, consultation, programming kits, an interlibrary courier system, and much more.
Shortgrass acknowledges that they work on Treaty 7 and Treaty 4 territory, traditional lands of the Siksika (Blackfoot), Kainai (Blood), Piikani (Peigan), Stoney-Nakoda, and Tsuut'ina (Sarcee) as well as the Cree, Sioux, and the Saulteaux bands of the Ojibwa peoples. They also honor and acknowledge that they are on the homelands of the Métis Nation within Region III.
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.