Children’s & YA Book Publishers

Abbeville Press - Abbeville Press, founded in 1977, is an international publisher and distributor of art and illustrated books - approximately 70 titles per year in English and a dozen in French.Features for Teachers & Librarians: Children's Books.Abdo Publishing "Educational publisher of nonfiction children's books." Imprints: ABDO & DAUGHTERS (G4-8) ; BUDDY BOOKS (G2-...
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New ADA Technical Assistance Document on Service Animals

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has published a new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) technical assistance document that addresses people with disabilities and service animal protections. The document, “Frequently Asked Questions About Service Animals and the ADA,” can be viewed by going to: http://www.ada.gov/regs2010/service_animal_qa.htmlThis website contains all of...
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Hartford, Conn. Property Management Companies Settle with EPA for Lead Paint Disclosure Lapses

 News Releases from Region 1 - EPARelease Date: 07/21/2015HARTFORD – Rego Realty Corp. and six associated property-owning companies, and one individual, will pay a penalty to settle EPA claims that they failed to follow federal lead-based paint disclosure requirements when renting nineteen housing units in Hartford, Conn.  For more information, visit EPA news release ...
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Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight

Gustave Whiteheadby Susan O'Dwyer BrinchmanCall Number: StLib Stacks TL540.W45 B75 2015ISBN: 0692439307 Publication Date: 2015-05-28"Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight" presents new, compelling evidence to support the case for Gustave Whitehead as "first in powered flight" and inventor of the airplane. This book reveals the fascinating truth about Whitehead's successful powered...
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Digital Magazine Loan Periods Extended

In response to patron demand and the availability of more digital cartridges, the National Library Service (NLS) in February 2015 extended the loan periods for digital magazines on cartridges.  Since the beginning of the digital magazine program many patrons have voiced their dissatisfaction at the rather short loan period allowed by NLS with the basic comment that there wasn't...
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The Connecticut State Library Awards 119 Historic Documents Preservation Grants to Municipalities

 (Hartford)  July 15, 2015, The Connecticut State Library has awarded grants totaling $397,500 to 119 municipalities through the Historic Documents Preservation Program.  This program provides funding for projects that improve local government records preservation, management and access.  Established in 2001, the program has funded over two thousand records projects and ha...
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New & Noteworthy – CDC Health Information for International Travel

CDC Health Information for International Travel 2016by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Staff (Editor); Gary W. BrunetteISBN: 9780199379156   Publication Date: 2015-06-01CDC Health Information for International Travel (commonly called the Yellow Book) is published every two years as a reference for those who advise international travelers about health risks. The Yello...
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Book Discussion Sets from Willimantic Library Service Center

Resources for book discussions using materials from the Willimantic Library Service Center (available in Connecticut only). Click on the appropriate category to see a list of available titles:Board Book SetsPicture Books, Juvenile and YA TitlesNutmeg Elementary TitlesNutmeg Intermediate TitlesNutmeg Teen TitlesNutmeg High School TitlesAdult TitlesBook PropsTo book a discussion ...
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