Empowering Libraries, Archives

and Communities

Herkimer | Madison | Oneida | Onondaga

Facilities Management Meet-Ups

All organizations have facilities needs – but not all have a dedicated manager to handle the upkeep, improvements, and unexpected issues their facilities will inevitably face. These tasks often fall to staff, who must find the time and gain the know-how to maintain their buildings and grounds and to interface with vendors and contractors. 

ESLN Webinar: Basic Book Repair for Libraries

Attendees will learn how to repair common types of damage, such as hinge repair, tipping in loose pages, page mending and spine repair. During the webinar, participants will be able to watch narrated action videos of the repairs with live step by step instructions.

Workshop: Deaf Awareness

Join a representative of WHOLE ME, Inc. for this in-person workshop!

CLRC Connections: Networking Night @ The Erie Canal Museum

Join CLRC Staff and members for a night of light refreshments and hors d’ouevres upstairs at The Erie Canal Museum!

Introducing 2024 Solar Eclipse Grants

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, with many libraries in Central New York in the path of totality. CLRC wants to help support your eclipse programming! We’re offering mini-grants to help fund more supplies, programming already planned or in process, or anything else you might need to make the most of this event for you and your patrons.

Jenna Ballard Discusses New Initiatives Project “Book Nook Boxes”

New Initiatives Grant Final Report "Book Nook Boxes" Please provide a brief narrative explaining your project and its outcomes. With our grant money, the Chittenango Middle School library was able to fund a new program modeled after popular “subscription box”...

Charlene Martin, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About the SAA Course: Digital Curation

Digital Curation: Fundamentals and Sustainability Online Course offered by the Society of American Archivists October to November 2023 Recently I had become urgently aware of my institution’s need to preserve digital objects created by employees and members. Fearing...

Katya Mueller, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About Digital Library Federation 2023

Digital Library Federation 2023 St. Louis, MO November 2023 The Digital Library Federation Forum, from November 13 to 15, was held in St. Louis, MO. As a current LIS student interested in all things digital, the panels and presentations gave me a wonderful overview 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 empower our members to expand access to their cultural heritage materials through digitization, metadata creation, and repository services.

Continuing Education

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


Upcoming Events