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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.


Lynn Morgan Storyteller - Tuesday August 4th at 1:00 P.M.

Lynn is a local storyteller of traditional folktales from around the world. Many of the stories include songs and other audience participation! This event is supported by the Damoth Fund managed by the Adirondack Foundation.

Thompson Zoo - Thursday August 6th at 1:00 P.M.

Discover the importance of migration for many of our northern species. Where do they go? How do they get there? When do they come back? Discover how northern species that don't migrate make it through the long harsh winters. The Thompson Zoo Outreach Coordinator will have three animals at the presentation. This event is supported by the Damoth Fund managed by the Adirondack Foundation.

Nelson Brothers Band - Saturday August 8th at 3 P.M.

Brian and Mark Nelson, from Rome NY, are carrying on a third generation country band tradition started by their grandfather Jimmy Nelson, and the Blue Ridge Mountaineers. The new generation Nelson Brothers play the same traditional country tunes. You will hear favorites from Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Garth Brooks, Hank Williams Jr., and more! This event is supported by the Damoth Fund managed by the Adirondack Foundation.

Author Martin Podskoch

Martin Podskoch Author of Adirondack 102: Your Passport to the North Country, Adirondack Civilian Conservation Corps and Adirondack Fire Towers. Sunday August 9th at 7:00 P.M.

Invasive Plant Program Presentation

Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program Presentation Thursday August 13th from 2:00-3:30 P.M. Presentation by Erin Vennie-Vollrath, Aquatic Invasive Species Project Coordinator for APPIP.

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

There are now two Book Return locations in Star Lake. You may return library items to Coffee Fever in addition to Community Bank! ~~~~~ An additional Book Return is at the Wanakena General Store. Also!..Library items may be picked up at Coffee Fever. ~~~~~ Simply request a library item by phone, by email, or place a hold online. 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 to Coffee Fever every Friday morning by 9:30 A.M. ~~~~~ Please contact the library for more information.

Summer Hours

Summer hours are in effect through Saturday September 5th. Daytime hours are Monday through Saturday 10:00am to 3:00pm. Evening hours are Monday and Wednesday 6:00 to 9:00pm.

Additional summer hours are supported by the Damoth Fund managed by the Adirondack Foundation.

Library Board Monthly Meeting

The Clifton Community Library Board of Trustees will meet Monday, August 10th at 6:30 P.M. The meeting will be held in the Community Room and is open to the public.

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