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Welcome to Clifton Community Library

The Clifton Community Library is located in the Clifton Community Center in the hamlet of Cranberry Lake, Town of Clifton. The Clifton Community Center is also the location of the Cranberry Lake Post Office, and the Clifton Town Clerk, Town Justice and Town Historian.

Our library offers wireless internet service during open and closed hours and has four public computers available during open hours.

Clifton Community Library, in July of 2012, became the 43rd automated library within the North Country Library System. Our patrons now use a universal library card that is accepted at all automated libraries within the North Country Library System.


Library Board Trustee - Clifton Community Library

Clifton Community Library is a municipal public library governed by the Town of Clifton. The Library Board of Trustees, when an opening occurs on the Library Board, considers persons to fill the position and then makes their Trustee recommendation to the Town of Clifton. Persons being considered must maintain a residence in the Town of Clifton.The Clifton Town Board after review makes the decision to appoint a Library Trustee.

Library Trustees meet a minimum of eight times per year, generously committing their time to see that our library provides the best possible service to the Clifton-Fine community. 

If you would like to be considered for a position of Library Trustee for a term beginning January 1, 2016 please send a letter by November 2nd expressing your interest in serving to: Clifton Community Library Board of Trustees, PO Box 678, Cranberry Lake NY 12927.

Library Holiday Closure

The Library will be closed Monday October 12th in Observance of Columbus Day.

Book Return & Item Pick-Up at Coffee Fever!!

There are two Book Return locations in Star Lake at Coffee Fever and Community Bank, one at the Wanakena General Store, and one at the Library in Cranberry Lake. ~~~~ Library items may be picked up at Coffee Fever. Request a library item by phone, email, or place a hold online then advise the library that you would like a pick-up location of Star Lake. You’ll be notified of the date your item may be picked up at Coffee Fever! Library items will be delivered every Friday morning by 9:30 A.M. ~~~~~ Thursday October 8th is the last day library returns will be accepted at the Wanakena General Store. The last pickup will be the morning of October 9th. Many thanks to Rick Kovaks, Angie Oliver, and Dave & Susan Ziemba for supporting a much appreciated Book Return through the years!

Library Board Monthly Meeting

The Clifton Community Library Board of Trustees will meet Monday, October 19th at 6:30 P.M. The meeting will be held in the Community Room and is open to the public.

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