When: Wednesday, Jan 30 | 11:20 am - 12:00 pm

Location: TBD

Days: Wednesday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Technology,. Subjects: Public Service, Rural, and Technology.


Description:

By incorporating new Open+ technology and an innovative combination of local and remote staffing, Hamilton Public Library has increased access to a rural branch from 17 to 60 hours per week. As more customers visit when it best suits them, the role of library as a community hub has been enhanced and the ROI has greatly improved. As the first location in Canada to implement this technology, come and learn about the extended access service model, lessons learned and applied, the benefits of leveraging technology and the outcomes.