Concourse for Churches

Windows-based Library Automation

Concourse, a Windows-based library automation software from Book Systems, is used by thousands of church librarians around the world.  For more than two decades, over 95% of our customers remain loyal to us because of their satisfaction with our products, service, and support.  Concourse is an easy-to-use, feature-rich, library automation solution automating all of your library tasks from cataloging and circulation to searching, inventory, and more. 

Because spiritual institutions are a unique market, we offer special, limited versions of Concourse to help church libraries automate their libraries even when dealing with a very limited budget.

We offer tiered pricing based on the annual operating budget of your church. For more details, contact your Book Systems sales representative.

The following levels are available to meet needs of any size church or personal library.

  • Personal:  For pastors, professors, home schooling, or anyone wanting to catalog their personal library.  (Includes cataloging, searching/browsing, printing catalog cards, and reports)
  • Level 2:  Includes all of the features of the Personal Version, plus OPAC and inventory control.
  • Level 3:  Offers the same features of level 2, and adds circulation, and patron functions (including notices).
  • Level 4:  Provides all the functionality of Levels 1-3, and adds the ability to import/export USMARC records.

View the links below for a listing of features available for each level.


If you're looking for the best Church Library Automation software in the Industry, look no further!  Concourse has everything you need, and more.

We encourage you to try it out and see for yourself.

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eZcat is the fastest and easiest method of cataloging your library materials.  Utilizing the power of the Internet, eZcat allows you to search (Author, ISBN/LCCN, Title, etc.) and download free catalog records right from the Library of Congress, major universities, and public libraries.  With just a few keystrokes, the records you select are added directly into Concourse, allowing you to edit/modify and save them into the Concourse catalog.

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Patrons have come to expect access to the library catalog.  Book Systems provides innovative, Web-server technology for Concourse customers that make it possible for your patrons to have 24/7 real-time access to your church library.  WebOPAC enhances Concourse by providing instant access for your patrons through an Internet connection using a standard Web browser.  Patrons can view the library's collection anywhere, anytime.

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