The History & Genealogy Unit of the Connecticut State Library is the recipient of the 2015 Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Award Fund

The History & Genealogy Unit of the Connecticut State Library is extremely happy to announce that our library was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Award Fund! Presented by the Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council, the fund allowed for the purchase of $1,000 dollars worth of books and reference materials for use… Continue Reading The History & Genealogy Unit of the Connecticut State Library is the recipient of the 2015 Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Award Fund

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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 (G2-4) ; CHECKERBOARD LIBRARY (G3-5) ;… Continue Reading Children’s & YA Book Publishers

Mentally Ill in Connecticut – History of Treatment

Fri, 11/16/2012 – 13:21 Fri, 11/16/2012 (All day) The Connecticut State Library has a number of sources for researching the history of treating people with mental illnesses. Here are just a few to start: The Mentally Ill in Connecticut : changing patterns of care and the evolution of psychiatric nursing, 1636-1972. by Esta Carini, et… Continue Reading Mentally Ill in Connecticut – History of Treatment