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.

Syracuse & Utica Continuing Education Focus Groups

CLRC is currently in the process of creating their next Plan of Service. In order to do that we’ll need YOUR feedback!

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.

POSTPONED – Workshop: Librarian Life Story – Developing Your Professional Narrative

Come to the Liverpool Public Library for a special workshop about developing your professional narrative as a librarian!

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...

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.

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.