NFB CT Announces Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Program for August, 2016

 SAVE THE DATEBELL AcademyBraille Enrichment for Literacy & Learning The National Federation of the Blind of CTIs Ringing The BELL Again This Year!August 8 – 12, 2016Beth Rival, State CoordinatorLocation:First Church Of Christ250 Main Street, Wethersfield, Connecticut The National Federation of the Blind of CT will once again host a week-long Braille Enrichment fo...
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Third Thursday Presentation: Dave Corrigan Presents the Mexican Border Campaign

Following the Mexican Revolution of 1910, various factions vied for political and military control and there were many cross-border raids into Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.  On 9 March 1916, General Pancho Villa raided Columbus, NM, killing numerous civilians as well as U.S. soldiers stationed at Camp Furlong.  President Woodrow Wilson ordered Gen. John J. Pershing to pursu...
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Library Construction Grants Awarded

Congratulations go out to the 5 public libraries that were awarded library construction grants by the Connecticut State Library Board on Monday, November 28.  The Board approved these projects: Bridgeport Public Library - New Construction of Branch Library       $1,000,000 Enfield Public Library – Maintenance/HVAC             $249,836 Seymour Public Library – Code compl...
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The Connecticut State Library will be closed on Thursday, November 24th, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Connecticut State Library will be closed on Thursday, November 24th,  in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. 
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Third Thursday Presentation: State Historian Walter Woodward

(Hartford, CT) In celebration of American Archives Month, Connecticut State Historian Walter Woodward lead a discussion on one of Connecticut’s most popular governors , Governor John Dempsey. Walter Woodward’s talk is based on his research at the State Library, in preparation for the centenary commemoration celebration of Governor Dempsey’s birth in Cahir, Ireland. The Cahir So...
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The State Library Board Approves Grants for High-Speed Fiber Connections to the Connecticut Education Network

The State Library Board Approves Grants for High-Speed Fiber Connections to the Connecticut Education Network   (Hartford, CT)- The State Library Board recently approved $338,670 in grants to 15 public libraries for high-speed fiber connections to the Connecticut Education Network (CEN). As reliance upon public libraries to provide broadband telecommunications services ...
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