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

  SAVE THE DATE BELL Academy Braille Enrichment for Literacy & Learning   The National Federation of the Blind of CT Is Ringing The BELL Again This Year! August 8 – 12, 2016 Beth Rival, State Coordinator Location: First Church Of Christ 250 Main Street, Wethersfield, Connecticut   The National Federation of the Blind of CT will once again host a week-...
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Public Library Annual Report

Information on completing the 2017 Annual Report to the State Library was e-mailed to all public library directors recently.  The Annual Report is critical for state and national data gathering on public libraries. Libraries will again be using an Excel report form (an .xlsx file) which you will fill out and then send back to me.  See the Annual Report web-page for: A prin...
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Third Thursday Speaker Katherine Noonan Presents: Wilfred Owen

(Hartford, CT) Katherine Noonan  read and discussed poems that were written by Wilfred Owen, a famous poet from the World War I era.  Wilfred Owen was an English poet and soldier and considered to be one of the leading poets of the First World War. His war poetry is a spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings about the human experience during the war. Through his poetry, he exp...
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The Connecticut State Library will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

The Connecticut State Library will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday Tuesday, July 4, 2017.    
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Oak Street Outside Connecticut State Library CLOSED to ALL TRAFFIC Today! Church Parking Lot on Lafayette Street. Russ Street Access to Judicial Parking Lot.

Oak Street Outside Connecticut State Library CLOSED to ALL TRAFFIC Today! Church Parking Lot on Lafayette Street. Russ Street Access to Judicial Parking Lot.  
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State Library Board Agenda – Monday, June 19, 2017 – 1:00 p.m.

STATE LIBRARY BOARD Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. 231 Capitol Avenue / State Library’s Reading Room   I           CALL TO ORDER                                           II          APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the minutes of the May 22, 2017 Meeting III         BOARD COMMENTS / ANNOUNCEMENTS IV         PUBLIC COMMENT V           STATE LIBRARIAN’S REPO...
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Public Library Construction Grants, 2017

The State Legislature has not yet passed a capital budget this year, but the State Library still expects to be accepting library construction grant applications this year.  Should the program receive the additional bond funding requested for this year, we will be accepting grant applications from public libraries for library expansion, new buildings, major alterations, remodeli...
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Open House Day, Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the State Library

Join us from 9:00-2:00 on Saturday, June 10th for a state-wide celebration of everything that makes Connecticut great! The Connecticut State Library will be open for visitors to see all of the wonderful exhibits on display in the Museum of Connecticut History.  Also, be sure to pick up a free frisbee at the reference desk in the Law Library.       
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Please note that due to the Zero Prostate 5K Run, that will take place on Saturday, June 10th, 2017, there will be some delays and street closures in the immediate area.

List of Street Closures and Delays 
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Due to the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, the following streets will be closed from 8 AM to 11 AM, on Saturday, June 3, 2017

The following will be closed from 8 AM to 11 AM tomorrow  I-91 Northbound AND Southbound Exit 32B, Trumbull St.  I-84 Westbound Exit 50, Main St.  
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