Colorado Libraries Collaborate!
How Libraries Participate
Our library patrons need to understand that
under this program, their library card issued by their local
library is NOT a universal card, good at libraries across
In order to avail themselves of the Program, they must
complete a registration form at each of the libraries or
library systems they wish to use. Once they register, they
are entered into that library system's list of patrons and
may, in some instances, receive a separate card for that
library or a bar code that can be affixed to their existing
CLC Policy Template (PDF)
CLC Sample Policy for a fictitious
public library (PDF)
Agreement Form (PDF)
Libraries only need to apply one time. There is no
Educate library staff on the importance and use of CLC.
New employee orientation and packets are the most
effective way to educate staff on the program.
"Colorado is one of
the national leaders in providing a program such as this to share
among all residents of the state. Now in its second decade, the
to providing equal access to information remains a key cornerstone
of the cooperative spirit that marks Colorado libraries."
- Eugene Hainer, Colorado State Librarian