Why choose our library website package?
Because not all libraries can afford a custom website (which costs upwards of $50,000) but all libraries deserve to have a website that effectively serves their patrons. Piola, our library website package, includes everything you need to launch a modern, user-friendly website, including pre-loaded features, like an event calendar, ADA accessibility, social media integration, streamlined searching, featured items, and more. Everything's ready to go, at an affordable price.
- Improve online patron engagement with a responsive site
- Streamline the user experience with data-backed navigation
- Boost service and event awareness with clutter-free design
- Save time with easy website updates
- Simplify card signups with interactive online forms
- Reach more people with an ADA-accessible site
Our library clients
This template represents the culmination of thousands of hours of website and library research--all of which you get to benefit from, without paying extra for. Our website package incorporates research from:
+ Patron surveys
+ Focus groups
+ Heatmapping and user tracking
+ Information architecture
+ Patron personas
+ User testing
+ Design reviews
+ Quality assurance and testing
Save time and simplify your workflow with a user-friendly content management system. Edit content like you would a Word doc, then add images from a built-in media library that stores images, PDFs, and videos. Need extra help? No problem. We offer personalized training prior to launching the website, plus ongoing maintenance and help.
Our website package offers the most important library functionality, including:
+ Responsive design (mobile, tablet, and desktop)
+ ADA accessibility, level AA
+ Easy-to-use event calendar
+ Social media integration (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
+ Catalog and website search
+ Easy content management system
+ Interactive online forms
+ Media library
+ Multiple user permissions
+ Ongoing hosting and maintenance
+ Website backups
Frequently Asked Questions
01. How does it work?
You pay a one-time setup fee for the entire package, including the design, code, and functionality. After that, you pay a small monthly fee, which includes licensing, ongoing maintenance, site backups, and hosting.
02. Can we update the design to match our brand?
Absolutely. You can update the colors, logos, and typography to match your brand. You can also edit all content and images.
03. Can our team update the site?
While not everything is editable, your internal staff will have control over the site, particularly copy and images. The site is very user-friendly and easy to update; we'll train your team how to use it prior to launch, so you're set up for success.
04. How quickly can we launch the site?
The website should launch between 30-60 days after the project kicks off.
05. How much does it cost?
PIOLA pricing is based on your service population; we charge $0.10 per person within your service area. Contact us to learn more about our pricing options!
06. Who enters the content into the new site?
Your internal staff will be in charge of moving existing content to the new website.
07. Who are you?
We’re a boutique digital marketing agency located in beautiful Bellingham, WA that specializes in library marketing. In 2017, we executed a John Cotton Dana-award winning marketing campaign that more than doubled one library’s goals for cardholders and circulation, and also won two PRXchange awards. We love partnering with libraries to bring their websites, marketing, and brands to life. Contact us to learn more about how we can help your library: call (360) 747-7401 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.