Welcome to the Clinton Essex Franklin Library System!

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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 info2@cefls.org and we'll do our best to help.

Recent Updates

We Advocate for Libraries!

On February 26, CEFLS sent a group to Albany to meet with Betty Little, Janet Duprey and Dan Stec. See what we were asking them to do at New York Library Association's Legislative Priorities Page.  Please help us by sending a quick message HERE. It really helps!


Disaster Preparedness

Library Flood

We recently had a wonderful presentation by Michele Brown of Cornell on how to prepare a disaster plan for your library. If you missed it, here are a few links to resources you may want to review.

Powerpoint for How to Create a Disaster Plan (pdf)

Blank Disaster Plan Template (word doc)

New Titles 

Check out our list of new titles at area libraries.  Also check out which of the latest best sellers we have:

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

New York Times Non-Fiction Bestsellers

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Click on the logo above to sign up to receive email newsletters about new titles of interest!

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Events in Local Public Libraries

Check out our Events Calendar to find out all the free public events happening near you!

Get moving with our newest Libguide

We found some good resources to help you get moving for better health  and we invite you to take a look at our latest LibGuide:  http://cefls.libguides.com/move

There you'll find some ebooks, books, and links to information about things to do locally.

Here's to an active year!

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