System Overview: The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System

By Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director, Development & Communications Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System Welcome to Buffalo, New York, known as the “City of Good Neighbors”. We are extremely pleased you selected this great city and hope you enjoy the sights and sounds of our region. The Buffalo & Erie County Public [...]

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System Overview – Four County Library System: Serving for Tomorrow

By Paul Golaszewski, Community Relations Manager Winter 2013 issue of Trustee Library systems are the statewide infrastructure that hold New York’s libraries together by providing consolidated services, shared programs, and specialized resources that benefit library users, stretch local library dollars, and save money for taxpayers. At the Four County Library System in the south-central region, we […]

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System Overview – Queens Library: Enriching Lives

Summer 2012 issue of Trustee Queens Library is one of New York City’s three public library systems. From 61 community libraries plus a Central Library, seven Adult Learning Centers and two Family Literacy Centers, our library system serves 2.3 million people in one of the U.S.’s most diverse counties. Our workforce of approximately 1,300 dedicated professionals […]

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Highlight on the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System (CCLS)

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System is a 36-member, two-county Western New York system serving the cities of Jamestown, Olean, and Dunkirk plus a sprawling rural area with concerns about population and manufacturing declines; the prevalence of low- income, part-time employment; limited educational attainment and functional literacy; and the digital divide. The system offers databases, interlibrary loan, […]

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Highlight on The Suffolk Cooperative Library System

Long Island, New York   The Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS) is an association created by agreement of the Boards of Trustees of its fifty-six member libraries, each of which remains autonomous under individual charters granted by the New York State Board of Regents. Local library Boards of Trustees elect the nine member board which […]

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