Booking - allow reservation without a patron account

Bug #1859727 reported by Terran McCanna on 2020-01-14
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Bug Description

We are enabling the booking module for our public libraries to experiment with using to reserve meeting rooms, but one immediate obstacle is that it requires a patron barcode and because they are public libraries, they don't always require that a person using a meeting room has a library card.

It would be nice to have an option to book without a patron barcode and allow the pertinent information to be manually entered (name, phone, email, etc.)

Terran McCanna (tmccanna) wrote :

Another option would be to add a note field to allow a room to be reserved on a library staff card, but then the contact info entered manually. See:

Jane Sandberg (sandbej) wrote :

I agree -- we are hoping to use the booking module to reserve meeting rooms, but the major hang-up is that we allow anybody to reserve those rooms, not just people with library cards.

Changed in evergreen:
status: New → Confirmed
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