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!

Join CLRC’s Sustainability SIG!

This group meets to discuss how best to reach our community to convey a sense of urgency regarding the state of our planet. Our focus is on the three pillars of sustainability: sustainable practices are environmentally sound, socially equitable, and economically feasible.

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Library Work – Deepening Awareness and Taking Action

As a follow-up to Nisha’s presentation, “Trauma-Informed Librarianship: What is it and what can it look like?” this workshop will allow participants opportunities for individuals to deepen their awareness about how trauma shows up in their respective workplaces, explore the Trauma-Informed Road Map, and think of small but actionable ways to be more trauma-informed in library work. 

Webinar: Thinking Outside – Nature-Based Programs at the Library

Are you interested in implementing nature-based programming to help connect your patrons to the natural world? Nature programming can help you attract new audiences, as well as deepen your relationship with the library’s “frequent flyers.”

Julia Schult Discusses New Initiatives Grant Project, “Baldwinsville Library VR Tour Kit”

We used our grant to acquire equipment to create a BPL Virtual Reality Tour kit. The kit is available for organizations and businesses to check out, so they can make a VR Tour and post it online.

Michele Heintz, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks about the RUSA Online Course: Inside Interlibrary Loan

I am truly grateful for the opportunity to take this online course thanks to a CLRC Professional Development Award. During four weeks of online discussions and research, I learned about the history of interlibrary loan and codes, copyright compliance, ILL policies and procedures, and impacts on modern ILL services.

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.