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Webinar: Basic Book Repair for Libraries (February 22, 2023)

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.

Kimberly Rudwall, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About NYLA Annual Conference

I had a great time at NYLA with the many opportunities for growth with the many great speakers and panels. However my biggest highlights was the networking. I recently finished school and I meat teacher and other student from Syracuse University that I have seen on a screen. As well as the many vendors that shared there ideas and knowledge with me as a beginner.

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Webinar: Getting it Done: 5 Essential Tools for Pumping Up Your Projects (February 7, 2023)

Library workers often find themselves wearing many hats, including that of a Project Manager. However, we don’t always have the experience or training necessary to ensure that our projects go off without a hitch. In this session, we will discuss 5 time-tested tools sure to make projects of all sizes more successful. You don’t need to be a professional Project Manager to use these essential tips when tackling your next project.

April Bliss, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About the NYLA Conference

New York Library Association (NYLA) Conference November 2022 The good vibes of the Back to the Future, NYLA Conference, in Saratoga Springs started with the keynote address by Courtney Harge, The Beautiful Revolutionary Future. Her thoughts as we heard them were...

Kiley Jolicoeur, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About the DLF Forum

Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum October 2022 From October 10-12 I had the pleasure of attending the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum in Baltimore, Maryland thanks to a professional development grant from CLRC. The conference had a wonderfully welcoming...

Jen Tolley Discusses New Initiatives Grant Project, “Homebound Delivery Tablets”

The Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) has been offering homebound delivery to patrons who have a hard time getting to the library since 2019. During that time, we’ve noticed that some of our senior patrons drop out of the program because they can no longer hold the heavier weight of a large print book.

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.

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!

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