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Cathrina Skov <[log in to unmask]>
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Cathrina Skov <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 31 May 2023 15:54:26 -0400
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We, too, require users to have a library card in good standing

Cathrina Skov
Waldoboro Public Library

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From: Maine Libraries Discussion List <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Kayleigh Thomas
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2023 11:38 AM
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Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] passes and patrons


We do have the CMBG pass, and we require a valid library card in good standing. We actually now use the LibApps software for passes, so it authenticates library barcodes through the system as well. It's working pretty well so far, and no one has complained about it yet!


On Tue, May 30, 2023 at 10:35 AM Kristin Gould <[log in to unmask]>

> Hello,
> We do let non-patrons access the Botanical Gardens pass and strongly 
> encourage them to become a member of the library and most of them do.
> Hope that this is helpful.
> Be well.
> Kristin
> On Sat, May 27, 2023 at 12:20 PM Alice Olson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Do you require someone to be a patron of your library to utilize 
> > free passes (that you have purchased) such as to The Botanical 
> > Gardens in Boothbay, for example? Our services are free here, but we 
> > have had a disgruntled person who wants passes but doesn't want to become a patron.
> I
> > don't know why... We are just wanting to see wha the rest of you do.
> Thank
> > you!
> >
> --
> Kristin Gould
> Vose Library Director
> Vose Library <>
> 392 Common Road, Union, ME 04862
> 207-785-4733

Kayleigh Thomas
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*Blue Hill Public Library*
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