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A Partner for Every Library
The Library Corporation was established in 1974 with one purpose: To serve libraries with advanced automation solutions.

Stability When you partner with TLC, you’re assured of product continuity, ongoing development and support, and corporate stability. TLC is here today and tomorrow. We’re the company you can depend on.

Excellence TLC provides premier automation, cataloging, and data services to more than 4,500 public, school, academic, and special libraries worldwide, ranging from single-site facilities to massive metropolitan systems.

Unparalleled Service  TLC provides you with advanced technological solutions supported by an outstanding and unexpected level of service. Our customer service is unmatched in the automation industry.


Approved by Thousands of Libraries

Customers receive all new releases at no extra charge, including our latest LibrarySolution award-winning 5.x release


The Original Open System

CARL customers can take advantage of annual custom development commitments to continue leading the industry in serving their communities


Library Automation Designed for K12 Schools

School customers take advantage of the open LibrarySolution for Schools, which provides school- and age-appropriate user experiences


TLC•Cloud Hosting

TLC has teamed up with Oracle to redefine your experience with hosting library services

Data Services

We offer an extensive suite of data services – the same services that power our own automation products

Cyber Hygiene

From data integrity and database security to borrower privacy, TLC offers the best protection in the industry

Tech Logic

We are the only ILS vendor with our own automated material handling and RFID division, focused exclusively on libraries

TLC•SmartTECH

A curated selection of interactive hardware products and accessories to engage patrons in all formats and locations

Powered by Librarians

TLC employs librarians, includes customers as development partners, and works with companies who support libraries


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