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The Library Simplified community is a diverse group of institutions and individuals working to improve access to books.

Libraries Using SimplyE

Join the growing list of libraries simplifying the e-reading experience for their patrons. 

…and 80 more!

For the complete list of participating libraries, view our map

Library Providers Working with SimplyE

Axis360 logo
Baker & Taylor Axis360
CloudLibrary logo
cloudLibrary by Bibliotheca
DPLA logo
Digital Public Library of America
NoveList logo
EBSCO NoveList
Biblioboard logo
Odilo logo
OverDrive O logo
RBdigital logo
RBdigital audiobooks and e-books

Service Providers Implementing SimplyE

Amigos logo
Califa logo

How to Contribute

Discover how you can contribute if you’re a library, content distributor, library service provider or software developer.


Help coordinate activities from bug tracking and user research to outreach and advocacy to the library community.

Code Contribution

Sponsor code development and share your ideas for new features, bug fixes or other enhancements. 


Support an open ecosystem through development, definition and documentation, and by advocating for adoption.


Help us localize the app to your community by expanding library services to a broader audience of readers.

Ready to Join the Library Simplified Community?

Discover where you can connect. 


Visit our Github for the Library Simplified code repository.


Written and maintained by our Library Simplified developers for technical staff at publlc libraries.


Written and maintained by our Library Simplified developers for technical staff at public libraries.


View our Docker container for DevOps.

The Community Leadership Advisory Council

The SimplyE Community Leadership Advisory Council launched in April 2019. The charter of the council is to increase awareness and adoption of the platform, and to provide input and feedback based on the needs of libraries and their patrons. The current members of the inaugural SimplyE Advisory Council are:

  • Michele Kimpton, Business Development Director, Digital Public Library of America – Chair
  • Paul Swanson, Technology Director, Minitex – Vice Chair
  • Kendall Wiggin, State Librarian, Connecticut State Library
  • Michael Blackwell, Project Manager, Maryland State Library Digital eLending Consortium
  • Deirdre Brennan, Executive Director, Reaching Across Illinois Library System
  • Christine Peterson, Engagement and Emerging Technologies Coordinator, Amigos Library Services
  • Paula Mackinnon, Executive Director, Califa
  • John Herbert, Technology Director, LYRASIS
  • Jessica Want, Director of Digital Products, The New York Public Library
  • David Giles, Chief Strategy Officer, Brooklyn Public Library

Simplify Your Library

Learn how Library Simplified software can improve access to books for your patrons.