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Arcanum Public Library Is Live

Posted by Sunbury_Admin on August 15th, 2013

Today, Arcanum Public Library went live in COOL-CAT, the shared catalog of the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). Arcanum is the ninth library in Ohio to migrate onto the system. J.R. Clarke Public Library and Marvin Memorial are the next two libraries scheduled to migrate later in 2013. To see a full list of members and a map of locations, go to

COOL is running on Evergreen, the open source ILS, and is supported by OHIONET out of Columbus, Ohio. If you have any questions about Evergreen or joining COOL, please feel free to contact consortium president, Chauncey Montgomery, at or 740-965-3901, or Marilyn Walden, Director of Arcanum Public Library, or 937-692-8484.

Cats have nine lives, COOL-CAT has nine libraries

Posted by Sunbury_Admin on June 29th, 2012

The Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL) is pleased to announce that Arcanum Public Library will be joining the consortium. Arcanum will be the ninth library in the consortium.  Migration of the collection and users into COOL-CAT will take place sometime in spring 2013.

COOL currently consists of Blanchester Public Library, Cardington-Lincoln Public Library, Community Library, Germantown Public Library, Mt. Gilead Public Library, Selover Public Library, Worch Memorial Public Library, Wornstaff Memorial Library, and now Arcanum Public Library.  COOL uses Evergreen, the open source ILS, and is funded in part by an LSTA grant and supported by OHIONET in Columbus.

For more information about COOL, please contact Chauncey Montgomery at 740-965-3901 or