Promotional Materials

Added by Elizabeth Smith (09/22/2022 - 15:31)
Last updated by Elizabeth Smith (04/25/2023 - 14:54)
Documentation Source: 

Patron Help Site

PrairieCat developed a patron facing help site. This is a supplement to the Innovative Vega Documentation already linked on the catalog and your own library's patron education materials. Access the site here:

To request the New Catalog Help site be added as a link on your library's Vega collection and kiosk sites, please submit a help desk ticket. 

Promotional Materials

OPAC / Catalog Station Flyer

To edit the designs, sign in to Canva or create a free Canva account. Or download and print the versions below. 

PC Colors OPAC Flyer 8.5 x5.5 - Jan 2023 Canva Template
Gray OPAC Flyer 8.5x5.5 - Jan 2023 Canva Template
Catalog Enrichment Flyer 8.5x11 - Jan 2023 Canva Template

Reading History Bookmark

To edit the design, sign in to Canva or create a free Canva account. Or download and print the pdf version below. 

Reading History Bookmark, Canva Template Link, rev April 2023

Vega Discover Brochure

To edit the design, sign in to Canva or create a free Canva account. Or download and print the pdf version below. 

Vega Discover Tri-fold Brochure - rev April 2023 Canva Template - Please note, libraries need to edit the contact information section. 

Prior to printing, please review and make sure it will meet the needs of your library (i.e. last 4 digits of pin information). Also, please keep in mind, information regarding Vega does update frequently so it is recommended to print in small batches. 

Digital Resources

Facebook Post - Try the New Catalog - Canva Template Jan 2023
Facebook Post - Series Lists Canva Template Jan 2023

Suggested copy for posts: 

  • We are excited to share that our catalog is getting a new look and some new features! Try our NEW catalog today. 
  • Simplify your Search: The new catalog rolls up formats and editions into one search result. Physical books, large print books, and audiobooks are all displayed in one result together. 
  • Series Lists: When searching for a title that is part of a series, the new catalog shows more titles in the series! Just select the title to see the series list. 
  • Read-a-Likes: Once you select a title, scroll down for recommendations, related topics, and reader reviews. 
  • Browse by Reading Level: After selecting a juvenile book title, scroll down to view the reading level. Select "Browse by Reading Level"  to search by Lexile measure, Accelerated Reader, or age/grade range. 
  • My Bookshelf: Log in to view reading history, create and share custom lists, save searches, manage holds, and your account. 

Example Libraries

See how the New Lenox Public Library District (PrairieCat member) is encouraging patrons to "Try the New Catalog". See their Vega page on their website

See how the Davenport Public Library (part of the RiverShare consortium using Polaris) is marketing their launch with Vega and educating their patrons on the new catalog. See their website and Vega Discover page for patrons