Schaumburg Township District Library joins the Innovative family


Innovative, part of Clarivate™, is pleased to announce that the Schaumburg Township District Library in Schaumburg, Illinois have selected Polaris as their new Integrated Library System, Vega Discover Premium as their new discovery layer, Vega Program to manage events and room booking, Vega Promote to foster engagement with their community, and the Innovative Mobile app to provide the power of the library to their patrons wherever they are. 

The Schaumburg Township District Library serves the approximately 130,000 residents of Schaumburg Township and parts of Hanover Park, Streamwood, Elk Grove Village, and Hoffman Estates. Schaumburg Township District Library provides for the enrichment of their community with a wide range of resources that include local newspapers, a digital archive of historic photos, videos, maps and more from the area; employment resources and local genealogy. Beyond a wide range of materials to read, listen to, and watch, the library’s Library of Things include games, toys, bike locks, microscopes, wi-fi hotspots and even a theremin. The library also offers passes to local museums, and events that include storytimes in English, Ukrainian and Polish, game nights, nature walks, LEGO challenges, citizenship classes, music recording and production for teens, tech classes, 3D printing, art classes, chess and more.  

 “I am so happy to join Clarivate as we think about transforming our work for a more enhanced and personalized experience for our Library patrons! We continuously want to improve and understand our data better, and Clarivate is a trusted source to help us maximize our potential today and in the years to come,“ says Annie Miskewitch, Executive Director of Schaumburg Township District Library. 

Polaris provides an intuitive web interface that brings the full power and functionality of the integrated library system (ILS) to the web browser. Polaris can be used on a computer or tablet, freeing staff to connect with patrons and complete tasks wherever it is most convenient—even outside the library walls.     

Vega LX works seamlessly with integrated library system (ILS) solutions Sierra and Polaris. To learn more about thePolaris ILSor the Vega LX platform,visit iii.comorcontact Innovative today.