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A Cake and a Survival Kit = A Grand Farewell

Last Thursday, CLRC Board members held a farewell get-together for Debby Emerson and Déirdre Joyce, both are leaving the Council to take new positions. Debby is now the Director at the Wadsworth Public Library in Geneseo. Déirdre will be starting at the Syracuse...

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Local Libraries Receive Distinguished Citizens Award

Fayetteville Free Library, Manlius Library and Minoa Free Library recently took home Business of the Year awards presented by the Greater Manlius Chamber of Commerce at their Distinguished Citizens of the Year reception. Laura Ravera, Minoa Library Director, Jen...

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CLRC Participates in Library Advocacy Day in Albany

Public, academic, school and special library supporters traveled on the CLRC bus or drove to the state Capitol, to rally for increased library aid and to oppose Governor Cuomo's proposed 2017-2018 budget. Students and librarians from Central New York met with...

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NNLM MAR Funding Opportunities

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, invites applications for projects beginning May 14, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018. Five award types are available for outreach projects that: • Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’...

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Jen Bort Joins CLRC – Welcome!

CLRC is pleased to welcome Jen Bort to the position of Research & Development Librarian. Jen has a background in communications/journalism and has held writing and editorial positions in Rochester and Syracuse. When she found herself in the role of “accidental...

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DHPSNY Hosts Spring Workshop in Syracuse

The Documentary Heritage & Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) is presenting a workshop in the CLRC region. Essential Policies and Procedures for Cultural Institutions Thursday, March 23 The Erie Canal Museum Syracuse, NY An institution’s collections care...

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Debby Emerson Is Leaving CLRC

After six years at the Central New York Library Resources Council, Debby Emerson has announced that she has accepted a position as the Director of the Wadsworth Library in Geneseo, New York. As the director of her hometown library, she will be able to bring her...

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EBSCO Solar Grant Opportunity

EBSCO will fund two $100,000 EBSCO Solar grants to libraries looking to transition to solar power. The Austin Community College District's Highland Learning Center (HLC) Campus Library in Austin, Texas was the 2016 award recipient. Read more here. Questions will be...

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