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Happy New Year...

A new year is upon us. We at 3M Library Systems would like to thank the library industry for its partnership with us for over 35 years, and we wish you a happy and prosperous New Year!

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Des Moines Public Library

Three Decades of Partnership with 3M

by Kay Runge

As she prepares for retirement, Kay Runge, director of the Des Moines Public Library, reflects on her 30-year library director career, industry change and her long-term partnership with 3M Library Systems. More...

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Loss Reduction Calculator

No Security???

Is it worth the risk?

As they embrace the latest advancements in technology, can libraries really afford to put the security of their collections on the back burner? Here's a tool that will calculate your materials losses and help you decide whether not having a security system is worth the risk to your collection. Loss Reduction Calculator. View...

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We're Committed to Sustaining the Environment

We're Committed to Sustaining the Environment.

Are you?

Many U.S. libraries still use lead-based products. We’re doing our part to change that by developing library products that meet the European Union RoHS (Restriction on Hazardous Substances) Directive*. More...

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Seattle ALA Conference

ALA Conference

in Seattle

Visit us in Seattle for the Midwinter American Library Association Conference and see a demo of our exciting new products. If you're pre-registered, watch your mail and bring the card to Booth #1415 for a famous local treat! More...

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3M Conversion Station

RFID Corner

Even easier and faster.

We've updated our RFID Conversion Station and Staff Workstation to make converting to RFID technology and processing items even easier and faster.

3M™ Conversion Station
3M™ Staff Workstation

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Smart Access Manager

Cash and Carry

New fines and fees fast lane

Now your patrons can pay their fines and fees right at your 3M SelfCheck System and your staff can spend their time more productively than collecting money. Check out our new self-pay option and enhance your self-service library. More...

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Three Decades of Partnership
No Security???
We're Committed to Sustaining the Environment
ALA Conference
RFID Corner
Cash and Carry
3M Library Systems



"The 3M RFID system will provide automated customer self-service and other functional improvements, together with the more sophisticated security solution needed for the larger area of coverage, in general, and for our growing audio-visual collections, in particular."
- Lucie P. Osborn
  Laramie County Public
  Library

  Press Release
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*RoHS compliant means that the product or part does not contain any of the following substances in excess of the maximum concentration values in any homogeneous material, unless the substance is in an application that is exempt under RoHS, as amended: (a) 0.1% (by weight) for lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls or polybrominated diphenyl ethers; or (b) 0.01% (by weight) for cadmium. This information represents 3M’s knowledge and belief, which may be based on information provided by third party suppliers to 3M.

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