Colorado Libraries Collaborate (CLC) Celebrates 25 Years of Sharing

Colorado Libraries Collaborate (CLC) has been Colorado’s reciprocal borrowing program since 1991. (You may know it by its older name, Colorado Library Card.) CLC allows patrons of member libraries to borrow directly from other member libraries. Most libraries already participate in the program and have their own established lending guidelines. To celebrate the 25th anniversary […]

CLC for Libraries

Colorado’s libraries are part of a unique resource sharing ecosystem, one component of which is Colorado Libraries Collaborate (CLC). CLC is essentially an agreement among member libraries to allow their patrons to borrow from each other. Started in 1991, CLC offers many benefits to patrons and member libraries: Opens Colorado library doors to most Colorado […]

CLC Member Libraries

Participation is the key to the continued success of CLC. Currently all public, most school districts, academic and a number of special libraries are CLC members. [accordion tag=h3 clicktoclose=true autoclose=false] [accordion-item title=”Public Libraries”] Aguilar Public Library, Aguilar Akron Public Library, Akron Alamosa Public Library, Alamosa Anythink Libraries (Rangeview Library District) Arapahoe Library District, Englewood Aurora Public […]

CLC Program Guidelines

Overview Colorado Libraries Collaborate (CLC) is a program that allows patrons of member libraries to borrow from any other member library. This reciprocal borrowing program gives patrons access to many more materials than are available from any one library. How the Program Works The library signs up to participate as a CLC member and makes […]

CLC for Borrowers

Colorado Libraries Collaborate (CLC) is a program that allows Colorado library cardholders to borrow materials from any participating library in the state. For example, if you have a library card from Durango Public Library you can visit the Fort Lewis College Library and check out materials. The CLC program started because librarians in Colorado believe that […]

CLC Marketing and Promotion

We encourage libraries to market the CLC program to their patrons in a variety of ways, which could include signage, bookmarks, flyers, website, and social media. Promotional Materials Libraries may use these materials to promote the CLC program to staff and patrons. The half-page flyer can be customized with your library’s logo. Bookmark 2×6 inches (png) Half-page […]