General News

Amigos AMS provides support for library conference

Amigos, through its Association Management Services (AMS) unit, provided the infrastructure and onsite arrangements support for this year’s Library Marketing and Communications Conference, November 3-4 in Dallas at the Crowne Plaza Hotel-Addison. The conference was a gathering of library marketing and communications professionals from across the U.S. and other countries.

It's here! Amigos launches eShelf℠ Service

Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that its long-awaited Amigos eShelf℠ Service e-book platform is now operational as an affordable, flexible option for libraries seeking to capitalize on their patrons’ growing use of electronic books and readers. Amigos is now actively enrolling libraries in the new service.

Kansas City and Toronto libraries waged a delightful Twitter war using book spine poetry

Last week's American League Championship Series was far more than just a clash between baseball teams and bat-flipping mayors. It became a battle of cultures -- Canada vs. the Midwest; barbecue vs. poutine; and now, thanks to the wonders of Twitter, Toronto's public library vs. Kansas City's public library.