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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.

ESLN Services Webinar Series

On the last Friday of each month at 10 a.m. starting on January 28, 2022, come meet ESLN staff and service providers. We’ll be covering such topics as New York Heritage, Ask the Lawyer, Empire Library Delivery, and more!

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.

Workshop: Basic Book Repair at Syracuse University

Don’t just use tape to repair a well-loved book. Use the right materials to promote acid free sustainable repairs. Join us for a half day workshop that will familiarize attendees with different aspects of circulating collections book repair for school, public, and academic library staff.

LibraryWorks Webinar: Recruiting, Hiring, Orienting, Maintaining and Saying Goodbye to Library Volunteers

CLRC is offering our members up to 20 seats at the upcoming LibraryWorks Webinar, Recruiting, Hiring, Orienting, Maintaining and Saying Goodbye to Library Volunteers.

LibraryWorks Webinar: Mastering Uncomfortable Conversations with Library Visitors

CLRC is offering our members up to 20 seats at the upcoming LibraryWorks Webinar, Mastering Uncomfortable Conversations with Library Visitors.

ESLN Webinar: Addressing Trauma in Urban Public Libraries – The Urban Library Trauma Study

The groundbreaking Urban Library Trauma Study (ULTS) used emancipatory and participatory action research frameworks to explore how public library workers in urban centers experience trauma while providing library services and create a path forward for exploring institutional and individual solutions that will enable library workers and their institutions to continue providing vital library services to communities in need while still caring for the well being of staff.

Christine Fleischer, CLRC Professional Development Recipient, Talks About the ARSL Conference 2022

I am very grateful to CLRC for helping me attend the ARSL Conference this year in Chattanooga, TN. I attend this conference whenever possible because it addresses the needs and issues I encounter daily. I am always eager to network with librarians from around the country, maybe sharing ideas for programming or discussing common problems we face.

Nancy R. Stowell, CLRC Professional Development Recipient, Talks About the ARSL Conference 2022

The Association for Rural & Small Libraries Conference September 2022 This was the second ARSL conference I attended. As it was located in Chattanooga TN I am grateful to CRLC for helping me attend. The city of Chattanooga is beautiful and I found the people there...

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.

Resources