All of the local libraries are currently closed. Whether you’re stuck inside for physical distancing or just need an escape after finishing work since you’re an essential employee, we can help provide a slice of library experience to you. In order to provide additional support to area residents during this challenging time, CEFLS and Northern New York Library Network each contributed $3,000 to bolster the collection of ebooks and e-audiobooks available! We hope that these additional titles help you enjoy your downtime while staying safe and helping flatten the curve. Visit cefls.org/downloads to check one out today!
If you have any trouble accessing the online collection, you can email us at email@example.com. We can take steps to either renew the card temporarily for the duration of the stay-at-home period or create a temporary account with the required information (your full name, date of birth, and a picture of a piece of mail sent to your local address as proof of residence). Of course, you can visit your local library once they’ve reopened to renew your card in full or grant you a new card.
Out with the old, goes the old saying. Several years ago, our library system got a brand new online catalog, called Enterprise. It replaced our Classic Catalog, (also known as Horizon Information Portal) but we have kept both operating. It’s now time to retire our Classic Catalog, because it has become hard for us to maintain and keep up to date and secure. We plan to retire the Classic Catalog the last week of 2019. If you still use it, …[CLICK TO READ MORE]
Would you like to do something to help your community take meaningful action? Learn about a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming from Project Drawdown – a scientific study that identified 100 solutions that, together, could actually reverse global warming by 2050. The New York Library Association is inviting people around the state to read Drawdown, the bestselling book by Paul Hawken. Courtesy of NYLA, Drawdown is available as an ebook at https://cefls.overdrive.com/ during the month of March 2019. CEFLS …[CLICK TO READ MORE]
The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at its site at 33 Oak St. Plattsburgh. The board will discuss appointment of a new director. The meeting is open to the public.
If you are reading this, we’ve successfully transitioned to a new website. We are confident that it will be an improvement over the old one, which was ten years old in February of 2018! However, we know it will take some getting used to. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if there is anything you are having trouble finding. The new site offers more flexibility, and can be successfully used on mobile devices. It features interactive calendars of events, Google street …[CLICK TO READ MORE]
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.