We build
libraries that last.

Library Systems & Services partners with municipalities to help libraries serve their communities today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.

We create sustainable, purpose-driven solutions so libraries can thrive and grow, even in times when funding is tight.

Solutions for every library

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Analysis & Consulting

Gain perspective on your library’s potential to serve its community.

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Collections & Technology

Expand your collection and modernize your digital infrastructure.

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Planning & Management

Build an affordable, long-range plan for new or existing libraries.

Learn more about what LS&S can do for your municipality.

Making a difference

Across the country, we’re improving library services for citizens like yours.

Riverside County, CA

Following a state budgetary change in the 1990s, Riverside County libraries faced scaled back operations, workforce layoffs, and reductions in service availability and quality.

County leaders formed a historic public-private partnership with Library Systems & Services to sustain and grow their libraries. Today, the award-winning Riverside County library system operates with more locations, more resources, and more visitors than ever before.

operating costs down $900,000
operating hours up 86%
created over 100 new jobs

Germantown, TN

In 2004, the City of Germantown, TN hired LS&S to help establish local control of the municipal library system. With a public-private partnership in place, Germantown now enjoys greater fiscal transparency, locally-minded operations, and a clear voice for community-appropriate programs.

added 140,000 best-sellers to collection
provided access to over 60 databases

Sumter County, FL

Sumter County, FL libraries seamlessly transitioned to an LS&S-led operational model in 2013. Today, their libraries boast larger collections, longer hours, and greater community engagement.

circulation up 15%
digital collection expanded 41% & doubled use

Serving America's most important libraries

When federal libraries need support, they turn to LS&S. We’re proud to have provided a range of contract-based services for federal sectors including archives, trade, energy, and social security.

  • cataloging & processing
  • facilities operations
  • design & space utilization
  • staffing support
  • automated systems management
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See All Our Locations

Our Locations

  • Arlington, TN
  • Camarillo, CA
  • Collegedale, TN
  • Farmers Branch, TX
  • Finney County, KS
  • Germantown, TN (2 branches)
  • Jackson County, OR (15 branches)
  • Leander, TX
  • Millington, TN
  • Moorpark, CA
  • Moreno Valley, CA
  • Osceola County, FL (6 branches)
  • Palmdale, CA
  • Red Oak, TX
  • Redding/Shasta County, CA (3 branches)
  • Riverside County, CA (36 branches)
  • Santa Clarita, CA (3 branches)
  • Simi Valley, CA
  • Sumter County, FL (5 branches)
  • Upland, CA

Empowering Librarians

LS&S Librarian

Our librarians introduce their neighborhoods to compelling new media, programming, and technology. What’s more, they enjoy expanded library resources and competitive pay.

Join a company full of people who love libraries.

“At LS&S we have excellent staff, excellent management, and top-notch resources.”

- Bradley Shackelford, Public Services Librarian
Shasta Public Libraries, CA

Contact LS&S

Let’s talk about how LS&S can help you build a library that lasts.

800.638.8725   |   info@lsslibraries.com