On behalf of the CDLC staff we wish you a
very Happy Thanksgiving!

CDLC will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.
A Message From the Director
Dear CDLC members and supporters,

As you make plans for 2020, mark your calendars for some upcoming events: 

Our High School to College Special Interest Group presents Bridging the Gap: Preparing High School Special Needs Students for Success in College on Tuesday, January 14 at Hudson Valley Community College. 

The Empire State Library Network presents The X Factor: Enhancing the User Experience on Thursday April 16-Friday April 17 in Oswego. Proposals are currently being accepted. 

Our Committee on Resource Sharing is planning its Resource Sharing Symposium on Wednesday, April 22 at Capital Region BOCES SLS.

The CDLC Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon is Thursday, May 7 at The Shaker Ridge Country Club. 


We hope to see you soon!
Connections
Welcome to our newest member: The Historical Society of the Town of Chester will be contributing items from their unique collection to New York Heritage. 
Just for fun... The Hart Cluett Museum , formerly the Rensselaer County Historical Society, hosts its Annual Holiday Greens Show Thursday, December 5-Sunday, December 8.
Collections
Arranged by our Collection Development Committee, join us next Friday, December 6 from 9:00 am-Noon: Put Your Money Where Your Data Is: Responsive, Data-Driven Allocations Utilizing Excel. Presented by April Davies, Head of Technical & Public Services at SUNY Cobleskill's Van Wagenen Library, this is a hands-on workshop taking place at the University at Albany’s Uptown campus. Seating is limited.
A Valuable Resource
Visit Census 2020 for New York Libraries for a compilation of Census resources.  
Member News
Welcome to:

Hannah Cox, the new Archivist/Librarian at the Albany Institute of History and Art.

Annie Gersztoff, the new School Library System and Arts Coordinator at the Capital Region BOCES SLS!

Sue Rahn, the new Librarian at the New York State Department of Transportation (and CDLC’s former Catalog Librarian!)
Your comments and suggestions are always welcome.

Kind Regards,