Capital District Library Council provides support, consultation, services and opportunities for engagement to libraries and cultural heritage organizations within the greater Capital District region of New York.
Membership is open to libraries and library systems of all types: academic, public, school, corporate, hospital, government agencies, historical societies, museums, and archives. Bringing together regional collections and local connections, members achieve together what could not be achieved separately.
Members are required to:
Members have the responsibility to:
Degree-granting institutions must be chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. Individual public and school libraries receive CDLC member benefits through their respective public or school library system. Public Library System and School Library System membership is regulated by New York State Education Law and Commissioner's Regulations.
CDLC members benefit from being part of a collaborative that connects them to local resources and raises awareness of their collections.
Members have access to a variety of services that support our mission of partnering with members to strengthen library service through education, shared collections and local connections:
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE
Annual dues are based on a library’s total operating budget.
The membership year begins July 1; however, an institution may join at any time throughout the year and will be pro-rated.
Membership applications are reviewed and approved by the Board of Trustees.
If your library is interested in discussing membership, please get in touch with Kathleen Gundrum at firstname.lastname@example.org.