Polaris Library Systems Announces Continued Success and Growth in 2013

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44 libraries select the Polaris ILS, representing over 130 new locations carrying out their vision for the future.

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As libraries look to reinvent themselves, we hope to attract more customers who are looking for a fully integrated solution beyond what our competitors can provide.

Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, has experienced significant growth in 2013. This year, 44 libraries have selected the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS), representing over 130 new locations adopting Polaris library software throughout the United States and Paris, France.

“As we welcome more libraries to the Polaris family, we’ve begun to notice a common theme among our customers,” said Bill Schickling, president and CEO, Polaris Library Systems. “This year more than ever, libraries are looking for solutions that will help them transform their library into what they’ve always envisioned. As libraries look to reinvent themselves, we hope to attract more customers who are looking for a fully integrated solution beyond what our competitors can provide.”

Libraries who selected the Polaris ILS in 2013 include:

  • Allen Community College, KS
  • American Library in Paris, France
  • Avella Area Public Library, PA
  • Bartlesville Public Library, OK
  • Bentleyville Public Library, PA
  • Bexley Public Library, OH
  • BiblioTech Bexar County Digital Library, TX
  • Boyce Ditto Public Library, TX
  • Burgettstown Community Library, PA
  • California Area Public Library, PA
  • Chartiers-Houston Community Library – PA
  • Clive Public Library, IA
  • Colton Public Library, CA
  • Coralville Public Library, IA
  • Donora Public Library, PA
  • Ericson Public Library, IA
  • Frank Harris Public Library, PA
  • Fredericktown Area Public Library, PA
  • Grimes Public Library, IA
  • Gwinnett County Public Library, GA
  • Heritage Public Library of McDonald, PA
  • Jackson-Madison County Library, TN
  • Johnston Public Library, IA
  • Kennedale Public Library, TX    
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education, CA
  • Lycoming County Library System, PA
  • Marianna Community Public Library, PA
  • Monongahela Area Library, PA
  • Palmdale City Library, CA
  • Peters Township Public Library, PA
  • Pfeiffer University, NC
  • Ponca City Library, OK
  • Richland Library, SC
  • Salt Lake City Public Library, UT
  • Salt Lake County Library Services, UT
  • Santa Cruz County Libraries, CA
  • Siloam Springs Library, AR
  • Simi Valley Public Library, CA
  • Southern Maryland Regional Library, MD
  • Sumter County Library System, FL
  • Tempe Public Library, AZ
  • Upper Arlington Public Library, OH
  • Warren Library Association, PA
  • Westport Public Library, CT

To support the significant increase in Polaris customers, 20 staff members have been added across all departments, including Customer Support, Product Management, Marketing, Quality Assurance, Research and Development and Administration. As the Polaris customer base continues to grow, so does the company in order to deliver superior service from the entire staff while continuing to develop the latest library automation software.

In 2013, Polaris set the foundation for new product development and vendor partnerships that will integrate seamlessly, offering practical, yet cutting-edge library software to meet librarians’ needs. To learn why more forward thinking libraries are selecting the Polaris ILS as their platform for success, visit http://www.polarislibrary.com.

About Polaris Library Systems

Polaris Library Systems is a leading library automation software company, earning the highest customer satisfaction ratings by focusing on one goal: helping librarians serve their communities. Established in 2003, Polaris Library Systems provides academic, private and public libraries with an integrated library system that boosts productivity, improves patron satisfaction and transforms how libraries connect, communicate and collaborate with their communities in the modern world. For more information, visit http://www.polarislibrary.com.


Emily Bowe, PR Specialist
Polaris Library Systems

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