MLA Platinum Awards

Meescan receives Platinum in 2024 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks

Two times in a row: Meescan wins MLA Platinum! Meescan is ecstatic to share that we have received a platinum award from LibraryWorks! The Modern Library Awards (MLA) are awarded to the top products and services in the industry, according … Read More

The Best Book and Library Themed Playlist: Our Staff Picks

With several avid readers on our team, we’re constantly scouring the literary world for captivating tales that transport us to new and exciting realms. Whether we’re immersing ourselves in classics or discovering fresh, up-and-coming authors, we take pride in sharing … Read More

Meescan team tries snow tubing at Cypress

Keeping things simple and building positive relationships is part of our DNA at Meescan, and our group bonding activities are no exception. This snowy winter, we took advantage of the snow on the mountains and headed to Cypress where we … Read More

Introducing off-site capability

Meescan is predominantly used inside the library to allow patrons to check out items. As self-checkout transactions must be associated with a specific location, this requires location services and geolocation. In light of library closures leading to increased use of … Read More

Introducing proxy borrowing

  Proxy borrowing is a service that allows designated individuals to borrow materials on behalf of other patrons.   Patrons can sign into as many as ten accounts on the Meescan app on mobile devices and easily swap between the … Read More

Magnetic stripe card authentication now supported!

Here at Meescan, we are always looking to improve the self-checkout experience. To accommodate customers using magnetic stripe card authentication, we have now released our updated kiosk with an integrated magnetic stripe reader. The reader supports all three tracks and … Read More

Now Meescan is a library card in your pocket

A virtual library card is now available within the Meescan app, making it even easier for patrons to use the library. This feature offers library users the convenience of having a scannable library card readily available on their device. The user … Read More

New features available now and coming soon

  You may have heard that Meescan is the easiest way to check out library books, magazines, DVDs, and all kinds of library items without staff assistance.   After a quick one-time login, library patrons are all set to checkout … Read More

Meescan saves staff time

Meescan was recently showcased in the American Libraries Magazine. The article, written by Carrie Smith on July 19, 2017, features library staff time saving technologies and new labor-saving services. “Self-checkout is an established way to save staff time, but it often comes with … Read More

Using Meescan is easier then ever

Did you know? In the past, Meescan required activation after being downloaded and installed on the user’s device. The activation was done either by scanning an activation barcode or by manual entry of the 8-digit library activation code. Now, Meescan is … Read More