Welcome to Black Gold’s new ATS Operations website. Please watch this space for announcements, requests and general information.

  • Materials for the Polaris Acquisitions training can be found under the Polaris tab. (Go to Polaris – Acquisitions at the top of the screen). Remember you must login to view page material.

3rd Annual Adult Services Symposium

Black Gold is partnering with the California Center for the Book and will be hosting the 3rd Annual Adult Services Symposium on Thursday, April 25, from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, at our very own Santa Barbara Public Library!

If you are interested in presenting at this event, please take a look at the information in the link below:

Also, feel free to forward this information to others in the profession.

If you have any questions, I am serving on the organizational team for the event, so feel free to contact Karen Christiansen at   – 805-237-3870 –

Image result for calendar icon    Meeting Calendar

May 1 – Ats Ops Meeting – Lompoc
May 8 – Reference & Adult Services – Santa Maria
May 17 – Administrative Council Meeting – Goleta

2017-18 Annual Report (click image to enlarge)

Our Mission

The Black Gold Cooperative Library System provides cost effective resource sharing and support, thus enabling member libraries to deliver optimal services to their respective communities.

Black Gold Vision Statement
Black Gold member libraries: collaboratively achieving our highest potential.
Adopted by the Administrative Council, July 12, 2012