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Watch how our patron app works seamlessly with your library

Engage is Communico’s multi platform patron app, custom built and designed collaboratively with you, letting patrons take your library with them, wherever they go.

 Engage module spec

 pdf version


Communico’s patron app helps libraries to compete in the new digital economy. We provide native iOS and Android mobile apps for your patrons.


Make it easy for patrons to use the fantastic services provided by your library.

Library recommends

Allows you to promote the latest material for patrons to read, watch or listen.

Scan a barcode

Patrons can quickly scan a barcode to determine if your library has an item.

Catalog search

Search the catalog and reserve books or check out ebooks from the app.

Branch Locator

Find the nearest branch, check opening hours and telephone numbers.

e-Library card

Patrons will always have their library card to hand with our scannable e-library card.

My account

Patrons can check their accounts, view holds and renew items from within the app.

Request the case study

Get the Case Study

Read our latest case study to learn how Champaign Public Library used a mobile patron app from Communico to connect with their community, increase patron usage and save staff time. Download the case study

Read the Case Study

News and events

Update patrons on the events and programs taking place. From within the app they can register for events, add them to their calendars and share on social media that they are attending.

Share the latest news from your library through the app's news and social media channels.