• LTA Summary of 4CLS
    The Four County Library System Headquarters, located in Vestal, NY. Home to 4CLS since 1968
  • LTA Summary of 4CLS
    The Four County Library System Headquarters, located in Vestal, NY. Home to 4CLS since 1968
  • LTA Summary of 4CLS
    The 4CLS Cybermobile, a satellite-linked bookmobile brings library services to nursing homes and rural areas of the system.
  • LTA Summary of 4CLS
    The Lisle Free Library, a member of 4CLS celebrated their 200th anniversary in 2014.
  • LTA Summary of 4CLS
    The Fairview Public Library in Margaretville, a member of 4CLS, began circulating cake pans in 2014
  • LTA Summary of 4CLS
    Cybermobile patrons browse the collection at one of the rural residential stops

LTA Summary of 4CLS

The Four County Library System (4CLS) is located in south-central New York and covers Broome, Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego County. 4CLS’s 4,000 square mile service area includes 42 member libraries. The largest library in the system is the Broome County Public Library, situated in Binghamton and chartered to serve to the entire county’s population.

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    The 2015 Membership drive is underway. Make sure your board supports the work of the LTA and joins or renews. Directors, be sure to update your board data when you log in.
  • February 25, 2015, Wednesday • Advocacy Day -Start planning now for Advocacy Day participation by your library
  • February 27, 2015, Wednesday • Deadline for Nominations for LTA awards (see New This Month for details)
  • May 1st & 2nd, 2015 • LTA Trustee Institute, Syracuse, NY. Save the dates.

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