Empowering Libraries, Archives

and Communities

Herkimer | Madison | Oneida | Onondaga

NYLA Library Skills Academy @ CLRC!

This high level three week course is open to individuals already working or newly hired in libraries or people interested in working in public and academic libraries. To receive a certificate, the individual must complete the entire 18 hour program.

Girls Who Code – Start Your Own Club

Host a Club and bring computer science opportunities to girls in your community. There are a few Girls Who Code Clubs in the CLRC region but there could always be more! Girls Who Code Clubs are FREE programs for girls in grades 6th-12th to join a sisterhood of...

Grant Opportunity – Libraries Transform Communities Engagement

Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant Applications Due February 3, 2020 The American Library Association (ALA) invites library workers to apply for a new annual grant to support innovative and meaningful community engagement efforts in libraries. The...

SIG: CNY Digital Inclusion January Meetup

The CNY Digital Inclusion Coalition is a group of community stakeholders in Central New York working together to create a unified voice in support of digital inclusion. Join us for our monthly meeting to discuss the digital divide in CNY and the resources available in the community for affordable Internet and technology and digital literacy training.

NNYLN Webinar: Primer on Legislative Visits

In preparation for Library Advocacy Day, the Primer on Legislative Visits Webinar will outline the legislative players and process, explain why contact with legislators is important, and share how to prepare for, conduct, and follow up on legislative visits.

Workshop: Book Repair @ Bird Library!

Binding quality on books can be inconsistent and with day to day handling and repeated circulations, books can sustain significant damage. Don’t replace these volumes, fix them!

Janice Murray Discusses New Initiatives Grant Project, “Engineering in a Novel Way”

For this project we had two school librarians from different districts come together and help us write and plan three lessons per grade level (K-6) that included STEM or STEAM activities integrated with literacy and research.

Elizabeth Hartnett, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About the American Association of School Librarians Conference

In November of 2019 I was able to attend the AASL 2019 conference in Louisville, Kentucky with the financial assistance of CLRC. This was the first national library conference I have ever been able to attend.

Help Needed for BOCES SLS Battle of the Books

O²CM BOCES SLS is looking for help in writing their regional 2019-2020 Battle of the Book questions. If you have read any of these books, please consider submitting questions to ask the students. All questions should start with "In which book . . . " Please use the...

DEC Hosts Free Lunchtime Sustainability Webinar Series

Saving the planet can seem daunting. That's why the DEC is bringing the new GreenNY Sustainability Series of webinars to give simple tips and tricks to make a difference and save money! Topics will be presented by issue experts and cover the basics, such as recycling,...

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.


Upcoming Events

Wed 29

SIG: CNY Digital Inclusion January Meetup

January 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu 30

NNYLN Webinar: Primer on Legislative Visits

January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Feb 06
Feb 12

Advocacy Essentials: Connect and Communicate – Syracuse

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Syracuse NY