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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.

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!

Webinar: Understanding Homeschooling in New York State and the Role Libraries Play

Join Deanna McGregor, Homeschool Liaison Librarian, as she explains why some families choose to transition informal learning at home into the educational path of homeschooling.

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.

Nickie Marquis Discusses New Initiatives Grant Project, “Explore the World Kits”

New Initiatives Grant Final Report "Explore the World Kits" Please provide a brief narrative explaining your project and its outcomes. The aim of the project was to create Explore the World Kits, intended to spark a child’s curiosity in the people and places around...

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,...

Join a Virtual Book Club

You are invited to participate in a virtual book club to read and discuss the book, The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias, by Dolly Chugh. By making our libraries more inclusive, we can better serve all of our users. This book club is an opportunity to...

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.