Empowering Libraries, Archives

and Communities

Herkimer | Madison | Oneida | Onondaga

CLRC Office CLOSED Until Further Notice

CLRC has decided to close our physical office space until further notice. For more information regarding the pandemic visit CLRC’s new COVID-19 Resources and Updates page, accessible from the Services tab of the main menu of our website.

The CLRC 2020 Annual Conference Goes Virtual

Join us Friday, October 16 for our Annual Conference featuring keynote speaker, New York State Senator Rachel May! Stay tuned for more details regarding the schedule and registration.

Webinar: Bystander Intervention Training

This interactive training will allow participants to understand what being a bystander is and how they can serve as an active bystander. Through examples, discussions, and videos, participants will be able to develop strategies and skills to best serve their populations and be seen as an ally and support system.

Webinar: Cybersecurity for Librarians

The cyberthreat landscape has expanded across all sectors of business and industry and has now grown to include libraries. While most libraries have IT measures in place to ensure cybersecurity it is oftentimes not enough to combat today’s evolving cyberattacks

Webinar: Learning About Cultural Humility & Implicit Bias – Understanding Our Responsibility

This webinar will provide an overview of cultural humility, understand the importance of cultural humility in librarianship, adopt a cultural humility framework, delving deeper into how implicit bias affects how library staff perceives and interacts with patrons, and how to mitigate biased responses.

Dollar General Literacy Grant Opportunities

Adult Literacy Grants Funding to organizations that provide direct services to adults in need of literacy assistance in one of the following areas: * Adult Basic Education * GED or High School Equivalency Preparation * English Language Acquisition Family Literacy...

Grant Opportunity to Promote Employment of Persons with Disabilities

The Allen Speiser Memorial Fund is now accepting grant applications from organizations that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, human service organizations that serve...

ALA is opening a call for applications for $700 mini-grants to school, tribal, public, and academic libraries to design and implement programs using Google's Applied Digital Skills resources. Applications are due February 14, and up to 290 eligible libraries will be...

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...

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.