LION Welcomes New Directors

LION Welcomes New Directors Libraries Online, Inc. is pleased to announce the arrival of two new directors to its consortium. Deborah Smith is Executive Director of the Essex Library Association. She brings a great depth of library experience to Essex, including tenures at Miss Porter’s School, West Hartford Public Library, and Wethersfield Public Library. A… Continue reading LION Welcomes New Directors

LION Library Directors Retire

LION is grateful for the many contributions of Karen Roesler, who is retiring from the directorship of the Meriden Public Library after 11 years in the position. Prior to coming to Meriden, Karen spent 24 years as the Co-Director of the Wallingford Public Library. During her career-spanning association with LION, Karen served in a variety… Continue reading LION Library Directors Retire

LION Embarks On Three Year Strategic Plan

LION Embarks On Three Year Strategic Plan Libraries Online, Inc., a 28-member library consortium, is in the first stages of a three-year strategic plan. Three working groups have been charged with the following tasks, with a completion date of 28 June 2019: Governance Working Group Revised mission; Updated by-laws, general policies, and membership guidelines; Redesigned… Continue reading LION Embarks On Three Year Strategic Plan

East Hampton Public Library Joins Libraries Online

East Hampton Public Library went live with Libraries Online on Wednesday, 6 December 2017. In addition to transitioning to Sierra for its integrated library system, East Hampton’s membership allows them to take advantage of LION’s downloadable media (Overdrive, RBDigital), exclusive delivery service, and technology support. Director Ellen Paul says, “A big thank you goes out… Continue reading East Hampton Public Library Joins Libraries Online