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LibCal for Public Libraries: Your Calendaring Solution

Easily Create a Visual Equipment Catalog

You're loaning out more than books these days

Create a Digital Storefront with Equipment Booking

  • Add-to-Cart Beautiful tiled interface lets patrons select the item they want (tablets, chargers, museum passes, etc.) and simply check availability then add-to-cart.
  • Descriptions and Details - You can provide a description of the item and include how many you have and even show similar items.
  • More than Equipment - Use to manage museum and zoo passes.

Define Your Lending Rules

The Equipment Booking module enables full check in and check out of items. And, while we make that as easy as possible, we know that it's important for you to be able to customize rules and impose restrictions.

You can:

  • Limit who can borrow what via groups and authentication.
  • Set some items for hourly loan durations, while others might be daily.
  • Enable padding between bookings
  • Limit how far in advance someone can see and therefore book.
  • Enable mediation for Equipment Booking for manual approval/denial.

Store All the Pertinent Information

The Equipment Booking module lets you store the serial number, warranty information, service history, replacement cost, manual and so much more.

Integrates with your ILS

LibCal has APIs designed to integrate Equipment Booking with the patron database in your ILS for fines management.

Equipment Booking Overview Video