CLC Partners


One of the ways that CLC helps Connecticut libraries is by forming strategic partnerships with organizations whose missions align with ours. CLC is proud to partner with the following organizations. To find out how you can partner with CLC toward the mutual goal of helping Connecticut's libraries better serve their users, contact Leah Farrell, Project Coordinator, at or 860.344.8777 x102.

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American Heart Association

"Healthy Messages @ your library" Initiative

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BookExpo America

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Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)

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Connecticut & the Civil War:
A Sesquicentennial Commemoration

CLC worked with CCSU's Dr. Matt Warshauer to coordinate libraries' involvement in this ambitious program, drawing together over 50 cultural, historical, and educational organizations to commemorate this important anniversary through statewide cultural programs.

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CoCo Key Water Resort

In 2010, CoCo Key Water Resort in Waterbury worked with CLC to provide a fantastic reading incentive coordinating with the "Splash into a Good Book" summer reading theme. CoCo Key provided reading log bookmarks to all Connecticut public libraries; children who read 30 books were eligible for free admission to the water park.

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Connecticut Association of Nonprofits

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Connecticut Association of School Librarians (CASL)

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Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection - "No Child Left Inside"

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Connecticut Family Day

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Connecticut Forest and Park Association

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Connecticut Humanities Council

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Connecticut Library Association

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Connecticut Public Television

PBS Kids Go!

Connecticut State Library

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Council of Connecticut Academic Library Directors (CCALD)

CCALD is a statewide consortium of academic library directors, working together to improve services and access to resources through cooperation. CLC administers CCALD's Reciprocal Borrowing program and works with CCALD to improve academic library service in Connecticut.

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

CLC partnered with FEMA's Disaster Assistance Improvement Program to help get the word out to library users about resources available to them in a disaster.

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Hartford Stage

CLC worked with Hartford Stage to promote their production of Snow Falling on Cedars to libraries. In return, Hartford Stage offered library patrons and book clubs discounted tickets to the show. 

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One Book Every Young Child

Through the selection of one picture book that will be shared in library and other programs, the One Book, Every Young Child program emphasizes the importance of helping children develop pre-reading skills. A cooperative project of twelve libraries in southeastern Connecticut, the Community Foundation of Southeastern CT, and CLC.

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New Britain Rock Cats

The Rock Cats' "Reading Books In Summer" (RBIS) Program promotes the importance of literacy by providing an incentive for children ages 5-12 to read throughout the year. Several hundred public libraries throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts participate annually. Children who participate in their library's summer reading program receive a voucher redeemable for a Rock Cats Reserved Seat to a Summer Reading Recognition game.

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Sesame Workshop

In 2010, every Connecticut public and academic library received copies of a kit entitled "When Families Grieve," produced and donated by Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street. CLC coordinated the distribution of over 1000 kits to libraries and hospice chapters throughout Connecticut.




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