I started looking into this a couple of years ago (using LibraryH3lp's API even) and then the project got pushed to the backburner due to too many other priorities.
I was using Program O for the chatbot itself - https://github.com/Program-O/Program-O except I fixed a bug and now would have to dig to remind myself what that was. Maybe they've fixed it themselves since then though....
And then I built a 'bridge' between the two in PHP. I can email you that code separately. No guarantees, etc etc especially since I haven't looked at it in two years, but it did by and large work at the time...
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Has anybody created a chat bot to answer basic questions (what are the hours, how many books can I check out) for the Library's chat reference service? If so would you be willing to share your code? I have just started to explore this so any direction or resources would be of help. My Library is using LibraryH3lp, which has a REST api and some limited resources.
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