The CEFLS Library System

CEFLS is non-profit federated system that serves patrons of 30 public libraries in Clinton, Essex, and Franklin counties in New York’s far northeastern corner. The System was chartered in 1954 by the New York State Board of Regents and...

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Membership Reminder

2016 Membership Drive Has Begun
Join or Renew now.
Library membership includes the Director and all Trustees.

Check the Membership Directory. You will have the LTA logo by your library name as a member. View the total list of systems, their libraries and members, or under the System Map, click on your system and you will see the libraries just from your system.

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~ The LTA Membership Committee

Dates & Reminders

  • February 26, 2016
    Nomination deadline for Awards for Velma K. Moore, Outstanding Trustee, Outstanding Friend. Click here for Nominating procedure
  • March 2, 2016
    Advocacy Day, Albany, NY
  • March 4th, 5th
    LTA Board Meeting - Hampton Inn, Albany
  • May 6th & 7th 2016
    Trustee Institute, Plattsburgh, NY

    Every Library is a Small Library
    Practices for Planning, Funding and Growth
  • Membership:
    Join or Renew now.
    Directors, please update your trustee data, so all receive timely notices.
  • Reminder: Overviews of our State Library Systems can be found by clicking on the Resources & Links tab at the top of this page and then Overviews of our Public Library Systems. A rich history of each system will soon be complete. Read about your system and the many services provided to member libraries.

LTA Overview

We are a statewide organization that represents, assists, educates and honors public library boards and their trustees as providers of free and universal library service.

Our core activities include:

  • Advocating support of libraries and their programs
  • Communicating with library trustees to inform them of issues affecting libraries and library service
  • Educating trustees about their role in the library
  • Recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of library trustees

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Additional Sponsors

Are you interested in becoming a corporate sponsor? Please contact LTA's president Robert M. Presutti to get the particulars.

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