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CLRC Office Closed for the Holidays

Please note that the CLRC office will be closed from Monday morning, December 24 to Tuesday afternoon, January 1. The office will reopen on Wednesday, January 2 at 8:30 am. The staff wishes you, your family and friends a wonderful holiday and a prosperous and healthy...

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NYLA 2019 Advocacy Agenda

The New York Library Association has released the 2019 Library Advocacy Agenda, declaring equitable access to information as a fundamental human right and calling on Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders to protect this right through aggressive investment in library...

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Census 2020 Support Information

New York Counts 2020 is a statewide coalition of community-based organizations working in partnership with state and local government to facilitate a complete count, focusing on hard-to-count (HTC) areas. Currently signed on to the coalition are NYLA, Queens Library,...

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Wireless Router Grant Opportunity

The New York Library Association (NYLA) is administering an equipment grant program to distribute wireless routers to libraries in need of equipment. NYLA seeks to identify twenty-five (25) libraries across the state in need of hardware (or upgrades) to better share...

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IMLS Grant for Small Libraries

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is offering a new discretionary grant program for small and rural libraries - Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP). This is a special initiative of the National Leadership Grants for Libraries...

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Call for Volunteers – Update Summer Reading Lists

Consider contributing to the Explore New York reading lists for the 2019 Summer Reading at New York Libraries. The slogan for all ages for 2019 is A Universe of Stories and the theme is space. Please follow these instructions when recommending any books for the...

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Congratulations to CLRC’s 2018 Library Award Recipients

And the winners are... Public Library of the Year Baldwinsville Public Library Academic Library of the Year Upstate Medical University, Health Sciences Library School Library of the Year Herkimer Elementary School Library Media Center              Public Library...

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Grant to Recognize Youth Volunteers

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is a nationwide program that honors young people in grades five to twelve who are volunteering in their communities. The program's goals are to applaud young people who already are making a positive difference in their towns...

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September is Library Card Sign Up Month

Disney Pixar's superhero family, the Incredibles, are teaming up with the American Library Association (ALA) to promote the value of a library card. As honorary chairs, the Incredibles will remind families, students and people of all ages that signing up for a library...

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