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February 1, 2019 - 1:00pm

Our most recent usability test revealed two issues with our catalog around downloadable formats.

First, patrons expected to see facets for e-materials in the Format facet, which currently just includes physical item formats.

Second, it wasn't... Read more

February 1, 2019 - 9:47am

Some of our SWAN libraries are experiencing building issues, no doubt due to the severe weather this past week. As we hear of closings over the next few days, they will be posted here.

  • Matteson Public Library (closed Friday, 2/1 - no water service in building)
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January 29, 2019 - 12:50pm

UPDATE - Holds: 1/29 4:30 p.m.

The report to expire holds will be postponed until February 2nd, providing patrons with additional time to pick up their items on the hold shelf. Note: We will not be sending new messages to patrons with the new pickup by date. However, ... Read more

January 28, 2019 - 11:05am

Due to the inclement weather conditions on Tuesday, January 29th - Wednesday, January 30th, the following libraries have reported closures or late openings:

  • Acorn Public Library District (closing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 29th; closed Wednesday, January 30th; open
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January 28, 2019 - 10:53am

SWAN is working with SirsiDynix to release the BLUEcloud Mobile app at the end of April. We've been able to get most of the information needed for configuration from your websites, but we will need you to complete this short... Read more

January 27, 2019 - 10:52am

Due to the inclement weather conditions on Monday, January 28th, the following libraries have reported closures or late openings:

  • Alsip_Merrionette Park Public Library District (Delayed opening, 12 p.m.) [as of 3:38 p.m. phone are working again]
  • Bensenville Elementary School
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January 24, 2019 - 1:38pm

Due to the inclement weather conditions on Friday, January 25th, the following libraries have reported closures or late openings:

  • Frankfort Public Library (Opening at 12 pm)
  • Lansing Public Library (Closed)
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January 22, 2019 - 4:28pm

Due to the ice storm hitting the region, the following libraries are closing:

  • Frankfort Public Library District will be closing early today at 5 p.m. due to inclement weather and icy conditions.
  • Justice Public Library District
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January 19, 2019 - 8:12am

Due to the inclement weather conditions on Saturday, January 19th, the following libraries have reported closures or late openings:

  • Batavia Public Library (Opening at 10am)
  • Bellwood Public Library
  • Blue Island Public Library (Opening at 12pm)
  • Clarendon Hills
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January 16, 2019 - 10:42am

UPDATE January 16, 2019, 4:20 PM

You are now free to run your EDI File Transmission (edisend) reports. If your report fails, please check the FTP_PASS field in the EDI Address tab. If the FTP_PASS field is set to NO, change it to YES and re-run your report. If it continues to fail, submit... Read more

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