Online catalog for community and charity libraries

As a community or charity library, are you still paying too much for your library software?

If so, you’ll be looking for affordable library software that doesn’t compromise on quality.

Affordable and easy to use library software

If you’re running a community or charity library, our Sharing Package is the perfect choice. Your borrowers can search the user-friendly online catalog from almost anywhere, place reservations, and even self-loan using the dedicated Check-In/Check-Out screen.

Meanwhile, our AutoCat tool will populate the records in your catalog using just an ISBN,  by downloading data from several reliable online sources. Your latest acquisitions will be online and visible to your borrowers in no time.

Our reporting tools will let you track borrowers’ habits and keep on top of auditing your collection. What’s more, there are no set-up costs and no limitations on the number of library users. You can purchase additional titles or admin licences as and when required, giving you great flexibility to grow.


Find out more about the Sharing Package

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Why you should switch library software and start your free trial today

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Tight budgets?

We know as a charity that you need to be responsible and accountable about how you spend your money.

You’ll enjoy the fact that Simple Little Library System is a very affordable library system with flexible pricing. You buy only what you need, when you need it.

Keep your Finance Director happy by saving money compared to your current system. That’s more money to spend on other good causes!


Save money today

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Staff and researchers find your current system clunky?

Users will enjoy searching the online catalog and locating items in your library. 

With Simple Little Library System you and your community can simply access your online catalogue from anywhere and search for titles in your own collection. It’s a great way to spread your knowledge and share your catalog with the wider community.

Or your online catalog can be reference only for information purposes.


How to get happier users

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Is your current library system slow and difficult to use?

Simple Little Library System is easy to use with low training overheads. It has an automatic cataloging tool called AutoCat. You can use AutoCat to download bibliographic details like title, author, edition and publisher for books straight into your catalog. AutoCat also adds the front book cover image so you can recognise your books more readily.

Think of the time you can save!


How to speed up your library system

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Bailey Solutions supplies free help videos and the support team respond quickly to her support requests.

Watch the short video and hear for yourself.

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Still not sure? Hear Kim’s experience of her free 30-day library software trial and why she went on to choose Simple Little Library System

Kim was frustrated with the lack of help she received from her old supplier. Kim tried Simple Little Library System and found she could phone or email support and speak with a named individual who knew what they were talking about. At the end of the trial she decided to go ahead because it was going to save her money, and she felt that Bailey Solutions’ team was keen to help.

Watch the video to hear about Kim’s experience of the free trial.

Explore our library automation software packages


Reference library

Best for Reference

Reference only libraries
$ 40
per month

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Ideal for specialist libraries and information centres who have a reference only collection and who do not lend their library resources.


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Best for Sharing

Share your online catalog
$ 82
per month

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Popular

Ideal for libraries in schools, clubs, associations, churches and businesses that want to lend and/or share their library resources.


Professional librarian

Best for Experts

All the modules
$ 128
per month

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Local taxes may be added

Ideal for libraries in legal libraries, small business and professional practices that also need finance and serials management modules.


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Super Duper

Plus extra hosting & support
$ 160
per month

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Local taxes may be added

Ideal for larger libraries that need extra capacity and support.

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