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]
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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]
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.
Map of Area Libraries – Click on the Town Name for Information … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Trailblazer | Pathfinder The Trailblazer is our long-form newsletter, published several times per year. The Pathfinder is a briefer e-newsletter, published more frequently. Both include news and items of interest to public libraries and their patrons. We have issues of the Trailblazer available here from 2010 forward, available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. If you need to download Adobe Reader, you can find it here. The Pathfinder debuted in August 2015, and is available in PDF format below. You can … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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 Legislative Action Center at the American Library Association Visit ALA’s action center page to engage with elected officials and respond to alerts … [CLICK TO READ MORE]