Empowering Libraries, Archives

and Communities

Herkimer | Madison | Oneida | Onondaga

Join Us the Second Tuesday at Ten!

Staying connected is important during this unprecedented time. CLRC is looking to stay engaged with our members by offering the library community an opportunity to chat, discuss, and check-in with colleagues around the region. Please join us for our weekly online Zoom meeting every Tuesday. Call in to say hi, ask questions, provide updates, and talk to your fellow library people!

Maggie Gall-Maynard, Alyssa Newton, & Karen Fenner Discuss New Initiatives Grant Project, “On the Iditarod Trail: From New York to Nome”

The Onondaga Free Library partnered with Westhill High School in the Westhill Central School District and created an enhanced learning opportunity for students and families around the theme of the Iditarod.

Webinar: Defend Yourself – Safer Libraries, Two-Part Series

Libraries and their employees face challenges in handling difficult or threatening situations while providing good service to their communities. Defend Yourself helps libraries address these challenges with a comprehensive training that covers de-escalation, active bystander skills, boundary setting, and empowerment self-defense.

Cristina Pope, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About Mindful Leadership

With the assistance of the CLRC, I was able to participate in a Mindful Leadership certificate program that reviewed the precepts of secular mindfulness and suggested how a daily mindfulness practice helps develop non-judgmental awareness and communication strategies that enhance leadership effectiveness. 

Elise DeAndrea, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About the Introduction to Web Archiving Course from the iSchool at UW-Madison

Thanks to CLRC’s professional development grant, I was able to attend a 6-week online course on the topic of web archiving, which is gaining a lot more attention in the archives profession.

Carol Johnson Discusses New Initiatives Grant Project, “Nature Backpacks for Libraries”

We purchased items and assembled circulating kits in a backpack which include binoculars, a magnifying glass and short format, engaging reading material about local flora and fauna.

Webinar: Working, Earning, Learning, Growing – Why and How to Do Learning-Focused Student Employment

As institutions invested in supporting learning, how can we more intentionally foster the learning of the learners who work for us—whether part-time student staff or interns?

Our Services

 

Resource Sharing

We provide shared access to library services.  Members can request an interlibrary loan, copy cataloging, or access medical resources.

Cultural Heritage Services

We provide shared access to library services.  Members can request an interlibrary loan, copy cataloging, or access medical resources.

Continuing Education

We offer opportunities to learn new skills.  Members can attend our workshops and webinars, or apply for Professional Development Grants.

Resources