Prefab

/ The Library Website Service

Prefab is a ready-to-launch website designed for libraries.

Based on years of library user research, our template gives you everything you need to create a fantastic library website.

With Prefab, you won’t even need to worry about hosting.

We’ve designed an amazing library website so you don’t have to.

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HOW IT WORKS
THREE EASY STEPS
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TRY IT OUT (FOR FREE!)

It’s easy to get started with Prefab. Email us and we’ll give you a site to play with. Free for 30 days.

Get in touch

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ADD YOUR CONTENT

We’ve done the designing; all you have to do is fill some amazing content. Writing well is one of the most important things you can do to make your website great.

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SIGN UP & LAUNCH!

When you’re ready to go live, we’ll sort out payment details and point your domain to our servers. Then you can make a cup of coffee with all of your spare time.

THIS IS PREFAB
AND IT IS PRETTY GREAT!

WORKS ON ALL DEVICES

Your Prefab site will look great at any size: mobile, tablet, or desktop.

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PERSONALIZE YOUR PREFAB

  • Six color options
  • Easily integrate your contact, location, and ILS details
  • Use your library logo
  • Upload your own CSS
 

EASY TO USE AND READ

Prefab is simple, usable, and legible. A calm, focused design featuring intentional typography helps users find what they want. It’s easy for librarians to use, too. We built it in WordPress, so updating content is a breeze.

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EMAIL AND PHONE SUPPORT

Anytime you get stuck on something, just let us know.

 
PRICING
IT'S NOT SO BAD, EH?

$1500 SET UP + $600/YEAR


PREFAB INCLUDES
  • IA & navigation suggestions
  • Email & phone support
  • Hosting
  • Domain setup help
  • Backend training
CUSTOMIZE PREFAB
  • Events calendar – $500
  • Logo & identity development – $1000+
  • Custom color palette – $500+
  • IA & content work – $1000+
 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
AND OUR ANSWERS



Do we have to use the menu items from the demo site?
No way! All of the content is up to you. You can create menu items as you see fit, and as many pages as you like. If you have some questions about the content on your site, let us know and we can chat about it!

Can we still use our library's URL?
Yes. You can use the same domain name. We’ll work with you to sort out the details.

Do I need to know HTML to use Prefab?
No, you don’t. You can setup your entire site without writing a single piece of HTML. If you can send an email, you can use Prefab.

So all Prefab sites look similar?
Prefab sites share the same structure, yes, but colors, logos and graphics can distinguish sites. In reality, there’s no disadvantage if your site shares similar design elements with other libraries. If you’d like to differentiate your site you can always insert custom CSS, or have us do it.

What support do you offer?
Good support! First, we’ll give you a tour of your site’s back end. After you live with it for a while you can email us or schedule a call to ask some followup questions. And anytime you get stuck on something, just let us know.

Can I customize the color or layout of my Prefab site?
Yes, indeed! You can use CSS to customize your site. Don’t know CSS? We can do it for you.

Will my site have the background color picker seen on the demo site?
No. You can choose a color for your site, and then that’s that. As much fun as the color picker may be, there’s no reason to have it on your site.

Can I use the Prefab theme for my own WordPress installation?
Sorry, no. But we can easily make you a similar WordPress or Drupal theme for your local use.

Will Prefab ever be redesigned?
It’s possible, but don’t worry, you’ll always have access to the original design. We’ll make small improvements to Prefab along the way, and if we redesign anything significant it’ll be your choice to stick with what you have or make the change.



Ready? Maybe you just want more info. Either way, let's chat!