EXCITE Transforming Public Libraries

Hartford, CT-Connecticut State Library in partnership with Innovation Builders, “EXCITE Transformation for Libraries” grant project, culminated in a project pitch session similar to the television show “Shark Tank” where EXCITE library teams made their project pitch for seed grants to implement innovative and creative library programs. Teams from the State Library of North Caro...
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Please note that Saturday, June 9, the Oak Street entrance will be closed due to construction. Use the Russ Street entrance to park in the lot. Also note there is no charge for metered parking on weekends.

Saturday, June 9. Please note that the Oak Street entrance will be closed due to construction. Use the Russ Street entrance to park in the lot. Also note there is no charge for metered parking on weekends.    
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CONNECTICUT STATE LIBRARY TO CELEBRATE STATEWIDE CONNECTICUT OPEN HOUSE DAY ON JUNE 9 Festivities Designed to Build Awareness of State’s Cultural and Tourism Assets Among Residents

Hartford, Conn.,  May 10, 2018 – The Connecticut State Library in Hartford Connecticut,  today announced plans to participate in the 14th Annual Connecticut Open House Day – a unified celebration of the state’s fascinating world of art, history, and tourism – on June 9, 2018. During this one-day event, The State Library, along with more than 200 other organizations and attracti...
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GOV. MALLOY KICKS OFF- the 2018 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge and honors Reading Achievements of Top-Performing Schools and Students in Connecticut

(Hartford, CT)- May 8, 2018, Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Commissioner of Education Dianna R. Wentzell, and Connecticut State Library Director of the Division of Library Development Dawn La Valle kicked off the 2018 Governor's Summer Reading Challenge at the Connecticut State Library. Students and school representatives from nineteen top-performing schools from the 2017 Summer Re...
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Connecticut State Librarian Kendall Wiggin Receives the 2018 CLA Achievement Award

  HARTFORD- Connecticut State Librarian Kendall Wiggin was honored for his leadership with a Special Achievement award at the 127th Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Library Association.  In making the award, it was noted that the State Library and the library community have thrived under his leadership for 19 years through prosperous and challenging times and because of his p...
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