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)
Read our newsletters: the Trailblazer and the Pathfinder
The Trailblazer is our longer newsletter with library news from around the region, and the Pathfinder is a more frequently published electronic newsletter designed to assist and inform member libraries. You can see previous issues by clicking on the links below, or subscribe to the Pathfinder using the subscribe link.
Events in Local Public Libraries
Check out our Events Calendar to find out all the free public events happening near you!
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We offer information from around the region and interesting, entertaining, and informational updates. Follow us at CEFLSTweets!
Calculate the Value!
To find out how much value you receive from your library, go to the NYLA Library Value Calculator... you may be surprised!
Special Collections at CEF Libraries
Are you a history buff? Many of the libraries in our region house unique collections of photographs, documents and objects. See our special collections page for a list of some of the unusual collections you can find by visiting the library.
Some libraries are also scanning photographs and yearbooks, which you can find and search at the New York Heritage website.
January Resource of the Month
We've put together 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 new website: http://www.emergency-preparedness.org/ offers various informative links, games and videos, all of which will give patrons easy access to reliable emergency preparedness resources.
December Resource of the Month: Free Driving Tests
Driving-tests.org: For New York State, this free
resource contains the following state-specific information:
• 10 car practice tests
• 6 motorcycle practice tests
• 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
• 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
• An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions
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!
- Search our catalog
- *Log in: Request/Renew
- Downloadable audiobooks
- Digital magazines
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- Advocate for Libraries
- About us
- Eseniors computer tutorials
- New titles
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- CEFLS newsletter
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