Powering Small Libraries

AspenCat is a shared catalog (integrated library system-ILS) that includes more than 115 libraries and more than a million items. Participating libraries share more than 4,500 physical materials and ebooks each month.

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Sending and receiving right from your back door

CLiC’s key service that delivers physical materials between member libraries throughout the state, as well as providing connections to resource sharing in other states. Learn More!

Growing Library Staff

CLiC is dedicated to providing affordable talent development opportunities in-person and online for library staff.   
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On the ground for libraries across Colorado

CLiC is meeting libraries at their point of need with regional, in-the-field consulting. Consultants work with libraries to support them with operations, governance, community engagement and more.   
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Saving money? Yes please!

CLiC enables libraries to have access to electronic resources, databases, supplies and more through discounts negotiated by CLiC.   
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Pushing the envelope

Staff members constantly scan the horizon for new opportunities beyond our core services. We'll even experiment, try out new products and services to see if they meet libraries' needs. Learn More!

Why CLiC?

Whether your library is large, small, or somewhere in the middle, CLiC makes things happen. We are your colleagues and part of the Colorado library community.   
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CLiC & Connect 2023

CLiC & Connect 2023 – 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…]

2023 Virtual Winter Workshop

Talent Development from home – 2023 Virtual Winter Workshop

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

Virtual Winter Workshop

Talent Development from home – 2023 Virtual Winter Workshop

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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.

Workshop Dates – February 23 – 24, 2023.

  • Thursday, 2/23, 2-5 pm | Welcome and opening remarks with Jim Duncan, followed by energizing & inspiring sessions.
  • Friday, 2/24, 8:45 – 3pm | 6 concurrent sessions across five time slots and NEW this year, shorter, microlearning sessions.

2023 Virtual Winter Workshop Schedule is available here.

2023 Virtual Winter Workshop Session Descriptions are available here.

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.

We’re excited to connect!

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Registration closed on February 17, 2023. If you previously registered, please check your email for Zoom access links.

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2023 CLiC & Connect – Scholarship Application

cloudLibrary Pledges are Here!

Every year, we ask AspenCat Member Libraries to pledge money for the upcoming year, so that we ensure your patrons have access to a wide variety of eBooks and eAudiobooks. This year, with many of your patrons continuing to stay home more and explore our Pay Per Use collection, that pledge is even more important. If you do not know much about cloudLibrary or do not see the benefit to your patrons, please see the following fast facts!

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