CLC Overview



Mission, Core Values, and Guiding Principles


The Connecticut Library Consortium is a statewide membership collaborative serving all types of Connecticut libraries by helping them strengthen their ability to serve their users.

We achieve our mission by initiating and facilitating cost-effective services, creating and supporting educational and professional development, and fostering innovation. 


Core Values and Guiding Principles

We place high value on each of the following:

  • Equal access to information for member libraries’ users.
  • Cooperation and collaboration among all types of libraries.
  • Innovation and a future orientation.
  • Adding value for all types of member libraries.
  • Responsiveness to member needs.



CLC's programs and services include: 

  • Cooperative purchasing of library books, non-print media, and supplies
  • Media circuits
  • Job listing service
  • Continuing education & roundtables
  • Library Resource Online Catalog
  • Grantseeking on behalf of member libraries

For more information about each of these services, please visit our services pages.


Find out more 

Want to know more about CLC?

  • Download CLC's 2012-2013 Highlights PDF icon for a snapshot of recent programs, services, and savings for our members.
  • Download our Strategic Plan,PDF icon approved in October 2011 for the period 2012-2015.
  • Download our 2011-2012 Annual Report,PDF icon including a complete list of CLC members.
  • CLC's most recent audit report and Form 990 are available upon request.
  • Please explore our site, call 860-344-8777, email our staff, or stop by our office in Middletown, Connecticut. We welcome your questions and feedback.


Connecticut Library Consortium

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