Beta 7 Release Notes

October 28, 2022

The following features and bug fixes have been released as part of Intercept this month. Added the ability to view staff comments on the event data dashboard Updated a few My Account menu items for easier understanding Rebuilt the Bulk Room Reservations page to be more user friendly for staff Reviewed Intercept code and made improvements via Coder Bulk Room Reservation - Fixed warning messages when invalid times are entered Fixed automatic approval bug in staff room… continue reading

Beta 6 Release Notes

October 03, 2022

The following features and bug fixes have been released as part of Intercept this month. Fixed Intercept: Event Teaser Not Using Serifed Font For Location Details Room Reservation Form Updates: Certifications - Indicate Expired Polaris Accounts Fixed: "Reserved for" section is auto-filling the admin (who is logged in) as who is reserving the room Room Reservations (Staff side) should allow staff to override minimum room attendee numbers Staff Room Reservation Entry… continue reading

Latest Feature Simple but Mighty

August 08, 2022

Common Event Messaging Feature Now staff can automatically add repetitive copy to an event with consistency! Check out this new feature we launched last week that allows event creators to simply click a box and add in three common event messaging types. At Richland Library, we have them set up as the following:   Outdoor Program / Weather Disclaimer COVID Safety Zoom Registration  But your library can customize however you'd like! Watch the video to see how it works! Let us… continue reading

Intercept: a History

July 18, 2022

After almost nine years of thought, planning and implementation, it seems a good time to look back at the history of Intercept. What started as an idea to thank and reward customers evolved into the open source calendar, event management, and room reservation software we call Intercept today. Here’s a quick look back at how it all began.  Planning & Pilot In 2013, the idea to scan customers at programs began in earnest as part of our 2013-2016 Strategic Plan goals. The team… continue reading

SIP2 Connection Available!

April 01, 2022

Hey everyone! We’ve been continuing to make a lot of progress with new features and bug fixes on Intercept since our last update. Please check out the recent releases on Drupal.org for a list of some of those improvements (https://www.drupal.org/project/intercept/releases). One special new feature that we want to share with you today is the brand new Intercept ILS SIP2 module. It’s a feature that some non-Polaris libraries have been requesting for quite a while and we’ve… continue reading

Huntsville-Madison Joins the Intercept Family

March 18, 2022

Great news! Our community is growing! Huntsville-Madison County Public Library in Alabama has adopted the Intercept code for their events calendar and room reservations! Shout out to Aaron and Marianne who made it happen! Staff from RAILS, Camden County and Richland presented a webinar with Intercept developer Aten Design Group on Oct. 27 to show the different ways organizations can adopt and adapt Intercept to fit their needs. You can see the recording here. Check out some… continue reading

User Community Growing

June 24, 2021

It’s Summer! People are out and traveling and enjoying our national parks! And libraries! At Richland Library, we’ve had our first outdoor storytime at our Main location, although we have been hosting programs at outdoor venues all spring, with great success. Having the registration feature of Intercept has been super helpful! storytime We’re steadily working towards building our community of Intercept users. Last summer, RAILS Illinois-based consortium launched L2, their new… continue reading

New Year, Improved Intercept!

January 01, 2021

Well, if 2020 hasn’t been a year, I don’t know what. But while we’ve all been “Don, you’re muted”-ing and hoarding toilet paper, Richland Library and Aten Design have been steadily improving Intercept and our library website. Since launching in November of 2018, we’ve done dozens of demos. We’ve heard what you’ve said, and what our staff and customers have said. Here are some of the features and enhancements we’ve implemented since launch. (If 2020 has you like, “what’s… continue reading