CLiC Sponsored Events

The library community is stronger when we work together. CLiC supports other organizations that in turn enrich the library community through specialized continuing education events and offerings. Simply put: their values align with ours.

Ongoing Partnerships


The Colorado Association of Libraries’ Annual Conference is Colorado’s premier event for library staff from libraries of all types throughout the state. Attendees learn from one another and hear from current experts in trending fields. Additionally, participants may meet with vendors to check out their latest products and services and attend networking events to create new contacts and strengthen relationships.

Find out when the next conference is offered from the CAL website:

Colorado Resource Sharing Conference

For nearly 50 years, the Colorado Resource Sharing Conference (formerly Colorado ILL Conference) has drawn together library staff with a passion for resource sharing. CLiC serves as the fiscal agent for the event while supporting the conference committee with staff sweat equity.

Find out when the next conference is offered from the web site:


All children deserve to experience both the joy of reading and the skills in life that literacy brings. Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy is passionately committed to strengthening children’s literacy through library services and community advocacy.

Annual CLEL Conference

Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy is committed to training and staff development. CLEL hosts a yearly conference to fill this need. CLEL provides workshops, keynotes, and networking for anyone who is involved or wants to be involved with early literacy. Past conference topics have included brain research, working with the bilingual community, sensory story-times, and much more.

Find out more about the annual conference!



REFORMA is the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking. The Colorado Chapter is one of twenty chapters around the country, working on matters of importance to Colorado’s Latino/Hispanic communities, and supporting the national organization’s mission.

Past Partnerships & Sponsorships


Launched in 2015 by the Colorado State Library (CSL) and CLiC, the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) is tailored for public library leaders and others interested in public library data and evaluation. In this immersive, bootcamp-style event, participants learn practical, strategic methods of gathering, analyzing, and using data for planning, management, and communicating impact.

Find out when other RIPL trainings will be offered from the web site: