BARD and NLS Online Services Off-Line August 28 – 31, 2015

Per a notice from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, all online services will be temporarily shut down from 5 pm Friday, August 28 through 8 am Monday, August 31, 2015, due to equipment maintenance. Unavailable services include BARD, BARD mobile, NLS homepage, and all other Library of Congress websites.  We and the NLS apologize for any incon...
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National Public Library Data Just Released – Chart-Maker Updated

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has just released the data from the 2013 Public Library Survey.  For those interested in seeing how your library compares to others in the country and in your state, we have created a new National Public Library Chart-Maker.  Download the Excel file and use this resource to create a series of charts for your library based on the nati...
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E-Mail Management PDF

This Document has been moved to:http://ctstatelibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/GL2009-2-EmailManagement.pdf 
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Connecticut State Library Receives New Grant for Newspaper Digitization

  The Connecticut State Library is pleased to announce that it has received a supplemental award of $250,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to continue to digitize historically significant Connecticut newspapers through the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) over the next two years. This grant brings the total award amount the State Librar...
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Children’s & Young Adult Fiction Set in Connecticut

Historical titles are in red.PICTURE BOOKSEmma and the Night Dogs by Susan Bivin Aller. A. Whitman, 1997. With the help of her aunt's special dogs, Emma finds a young boy who is lost in the woods near her house. [Involves the Connecticut Canine Search and Rescue, Inc.]Ferryboat by Betsy & Giulio Maestro. HarperCollins, 1987. A family crosses a river on a ferryboat and obser...
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Remembering World War One

Remembering World War One: A Community Centered Approach to CommemorationBy Christine Pittsley Project Manager World War I Project, Connecticut State LibraryAs the centenary of America’s entry into World War One approaches, libraries and museums around the country are trying to figure out how to commemorate a war that has had an enormous impact on our nation yet is not well und...
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Connecticut Children’s & YA Authors & Illustrators

Currently living in Connecticut, and having at least one title listed in the Library of Congress Catalog:Abbott, Tony lives in: Trumbull -  Albee, Sarah lives in: Watertown -  Aller, Susan Bivin lives in: West Hartford -  Andronik, Catherine lives in: Bridgeport Anglund, Joan Walsh lives in: Antle, Nancy lives in: New Haven -  Aust, Patricia H. lives in: MarlboroughBaratz-Logs...
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