Welcome to the Clinton Essex Franklin Library System!
We serve library patrons and 30 public libraries and 3 reading centers in Northeastern New York. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for this website or other aspects of library service in the North Country! You can always email us at email@example.com and we'll do our best to help.
Check out our list of new titles at area libraries.(Read More)
Life can get difficult when the temperature starts to drop, so here are a few tips on how to get through the colder times during the year. Take a look at our winter Hot Topic.
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We offer information from around the region and interesting, entertaining, and informational updates. Follow us at CEFLSTweets!
- We highlighted the new "Valentine's Day" Hot Topic
- We highlighted the new "Surviving Winter" Hot Topic
- We added some information on suicide prevention to the home page.
- We updated the Summer Reading, Bookmarks, Outreach and Just For Seniors pages.
- We added the Popular Culture Collection as the Database of the month
- We continuously update the New Titles and Library Events Pages.
Celebrate Valentine's Day @ the Library
Love is in the air with this hot topic! The library offers some great audiobooks, eBooks, and videos related to love and Valentine's Day! Learn about what it takes to build a lasting relationship, healthy ways to celebrate, craft ideas, and more! Take a look at our newest Hot Topic.
When Someone You Know Needs Help: Suicide Awareness
We all have a role to play in preventing suicide. Here are some resources to consider using when someone you know is thinking about suicide or shows signs of being in an emotional crisis:
- Clinton County suicide hotline: (866) 577-3836 (out of county calls accepted)
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800)273-TALK (8255)
- Essex County Mental Health Association Hope Line (800)440-8074
February Database of the Month: Pop Culture Collection
Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses. Check out our Database of the Month!
New Emagazines for Kids and Teens on Flipster!
We have some great new magazines for you! These magazines are free to all library patrons to read on computers and tablets. See this page for more information!
A Day in the Life of an ILL
Have you ever wondered how the book you request from your library gets to you? Here's a 4-minute video that shows the hidden secrets of ILL!
Events in Local Public Libraries
Check out our Events Calendar to find out all the free public events happening near you!
Your Guide to Going Forward
The Pathfinder is the electronic newsletter designed to assist and inform the member libraries around the region. Information can range from seminars taking place at a local venue or online to funding opportunities to new items in the collection from other libraries. You can sign up for the newsletter, as well!
Catch up with past issues:
- Search our catalog
- *Log in: Request/Renew
- Downloadable audiobooks
- Digital magazines
- Search other catalogs
- Search databases
- Member libraries
- Library events
- Adirondack Special Collections
- Summer reading
- Hot Topics
- Jobs and careers
- Advocate for Libraries
- About us
- Eseniors computer tutorials
- New titles
- For kids and parents
- For teens
- For seniors
- For library staff
- CEFLS newsletter
- For library trustees