Access to information in the Plattsburgh Press Republican, our area’s largest newspaper, just got easier! Newsbank’s Press Republican database provides current and archived information from the Plattsburgh Press Republican in searchable text format. It includes the text (no pictures) of the current day’s edition and editions going back to 1999. It’s a great way to search for obituaries or news events. Have your library card number ready to log in, and search away! … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Library directors gathered from around the system on August 24 for presentations and a chance to meet and talk with several of our elected state officials. What We’re Doing, What You’re Doing Because we would like everyone to know what the Library System’s services are, we started the day with a game of “Library System Jeopardy” (with prizes!), and heard presentations from library system director Ewa Jankowska and several staff members. Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Billy Jones joined us for … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Do you or does someone you know struggle with addiction? There is help available. We have created a mobile app and a resource booklet to help people connect with local and online resources related to substance abuse. Individuals seeking services, as well as the loved ones and professionals supporting them will find helpful information on addiction and mental health services, housing, transportation, and more. The booklets will be available at local libraries in the tri-county area. The booklet and mobile … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Recovering from Addiction
We’ve put together some useful resources for people concerned about addiction. You’ll find information on where to get help locally, quality books, websites, videos and resources for teens and families. This is an important topic and we hope you’ll share it with as many people as possible![CLICK TO READ MORE]
Take a look at our new resource guide (PDF) for job seekers in our area. This printable guide has listings for all kinds of support services for finding and keeping a job.[CLICK TO READ MORE]
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!
Public libraries in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties will host an interactive learning presentation designed to inform residents about the importance of disaster preparedness, courtesy of a grant obtained by the CEF Library System.
The presentation includes videos, games for kids, quizzes and various web tools, all of which will give patrons easy access to reliable emergency preparedness resources.
A recent series on the site TechSoup.org explains how to go about getting 501(c)3 status. Written by a retired IRS official, the series goes beyond what’s available on the IRS website. The first part is available here: http://bit.ly/1qKJEvg. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
CEFLS Advocacy Tools Feel free to use these as is, or for ideas for brochures for your library: Advocacy Tools at the New York State Library Division of Library Development The New York State Library Division of Library Development offers many resources related to advocacy, including information on these topics: Public Library Districts – a funding model favored by New York State for its promise of greater financial stability Trustees – essential information for library trustees The Edge Initiative – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]