CLiC & Connect 2024 – In-Person Rural Meetups

CLiC & Connect events emphasize a relaxing environment where you will have opportunities to network … to learn from each other… to set aside time for in-depth learning, and of course—have fun!! [Read more…]

CLiC & Connect 2024

CLiC & Connect 2024 – In-Person Rural Meetups

CLiC & Connect events emphasize a relaxing environment where you will have opportunities to network … to learn from each other… to set aside time for in-depth learning, and of course—have fun!!

Registration cost is $25 and includes lunch.

2024 CLiC & Connects will be held:

  • Southwest: Friday, April 12, 2024 in Durango
  • Southeast: Friday, April 26, 2024 in Pueblo
  • Northwest: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in Steamboat
  • Northeast: Friday, May 17, 2024 in Fort Morgan

The registration deadline for each event is one week prior. Learn more and register here.

Questions? Just ask at clichelp@clicweb.org

 

Turkey Takeover

When turkeys aren’t just hanging out in the oven/sauna for 2 to 5 hours at 325 degrees, they’re looking for a bargain. Because turkeys are notoriously thrifty.Happy Thanksgiving Day! (Turkey waving)

CLiC’s money-saving deals are all the rage among the entire poultry community. We see turkeys subscribing to EBSCO databases, chickens licensing Pebble Go Next, and pheasants doing research through Infobase products.

Take from us — e-resource products really are for the birds.

By the way, CLiC will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week.

Closure Submission Form

What holidays will your library will be closed and not able to receive courier delivery/pickup? Please respond by Monday 11/20/23. Questions? Let us know at courierhelp@clicweb.org.

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AspenCast Conference ’23 Recordings

Last week, we held another successful virtual conference for AspenCat libraries.  However, if you were not able to attend, we’ve got recording from the formal presentations.  Please see below for recordings.  Thank you for helping to make this experience educational and enjoyable! [Read more…]

AspenCat Con ’23

Please join us for the 2023 AspenCat Conference! We will be meeting on Zoom again this year. As always, this CLiC event is free! We will have Koha and Discovery Layer updates, breakout discussions, talks from AspenCat member libraries, and an update in intellectual freedom from CAL IFC! Please register here See the agenda below.

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FY23-24 Courier Estimates

Man unloading bins from truck

The Courier Team soon will be initiating the annual process of sending out courier cost estimates for the coming service year (October 2023 – September 2024). Those should be showing up in your email inboxes starting after September 20. If you have an urgent need for your library’s estimate, please email courierhelp@clicweb.org and we’ll work to expedite that document.

Pause for a moment and think about the impact of statewide resource sharing. Here’s a quote from a Western Slope library patron about why statewide resource sharing is so important, “I am an avid reader, usually having at least 2 books on my reading table, as well as one audio book in my car for commuting and another audio book in my house for distraction during housework and exercising. I always have several materials on my Hold list (today I have 8). I am so grateful for the courier service that brings me materials from our District, as well as outside it. In fact, my life would be so much drearier without it!

That right there is why we do all the work that makes statewide resource sharing happen!

2024 Virtual Winter Workshop

Talent Development from home – 2024 Virtual Winter Workshop

Virtual Winter Workshop is a time to come together; to learn, share and celebrate! [Read more…]

2024 CLiC Virtual Winter Workshop – Call for Presenters

Virtual Winter Workshop

Talent Development from home – 2024 Virtual Winter Workshop

Virtual Winter Workshop is a time to come together; to learn, share and celebrate!  Some topics are unique, and some are universal. Sharing experiences and learning is what Virtual Winter Workshop is all about.  Content crafted specifically for rural library staff, plus the convenience of online access— all for just $25!

Workshop Dates – February 1-2, 2024.

  • Thursday, 2/1, 1-3:30 pm | Welcome and opening remarks with Jim Duncan, followed by energizing & inspiring sessions
  • Friday, 2/2, 9 – 3 pm | 6 concurrent sessions throughout the day

2024 Virtual Winter Workshop Schedule is available.
Thursday Schedule and Friday Schedule

2024 Virtual Winter Workshop Session Descriptions are available.
Thursday Descriptions and Friday Descriptions

CLiC Virtual Winter Workshop is a chance to connect with your peers from across Colorado – folks in rural and small libraries, from the mountains to the prairies.  The hallmark of CLiC Virtual Winter Workshop is practical content geared for rural communities.  And of course, mixing work and play for FUN.  Connecting. Energizing. Inspiring.

Explore CLiC’s 2024 in-person and virtual events here.

We’re excited to connect!

Questions? Just ask at wdubois@clicweb.org

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