We Are Third Chapter Partners

…a technology consultancy focused on the global library community and its vendor partners.


…a seasoned group of professionals with deep experience in library systems, marketing, and operations, with a focus on the user’s digital experience.


…a group of trusted colleagues who value the professional relationships we have developed over years.

RSS Recent Posts

  • Thinking about things differently at Capital Area District Libraries February 13, 2018
    One thing that we love about what we do is that every library brings a different focus to their marketing. In one case, it’s creating a new library card renewal experience.  In another, it is establishing a more personal relationship as a new member joins the library by asking for collection and service preferences.  Later, […]
    Gene Shimshock
  • Taking a Big Step Forward for Library Marketing January 26, 2018
    The Kitchener and Waterloo libraries in Ontario did an interesting and important thing last May.  As they went out to bid for a new ILS, the RFP they issued included a bit of a twist.  Along with identifying the standard ILS functionality they knew they needed, they included a totally new section–a section that specifically […]
    Gene Shimshock
  • Welcome Topeka & Shawnee and Las Vegas-Clark County to Patron Point December 6, 2017
    You might have already seen our news that the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library and Las Vegas-Clark County Library District have both selected Patron Point to strengthen their marketing toolset. You can read more about it in the Topeka & Shawnee Press Release and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Press Release. It’s been […]
    Ted Fons

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