Departments

Access Services Group
Reference Desk/Information Services for Government Documents, History and Genealogy, and Law and Legislation at the main State Library building in Hartford.

Collection Services Group
The Collection Services Group is responsible for budgeting, acquiring, processing, preserving and sharing library materials, both print and online resources.

Discovery and Delivery
Under Discovery and Delivery are organized the professional activities required for the accurate and efficient cataloging and classifying of the books, government documents, legal resources, maps and newspapers in the Connecticut State Library.
Maintenance of the Library’s discovery tool, Primo (a joint service of the State Library and the state’s seventeen state colleges and universities), also falls under this rubric.

Division of Library Development
Provides leadership, funding, education, and statewide services that enhance a local library’s ability to deliver high-quality library service to their community.

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Is a network library of the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Museum of Connecticut History
Exhibits trace the growth of the State and its role in the development of the nation. The Museum focuses on Connecticut’s government, industrial and military history.

Office of the Public Records Administrator
Responsible for the design and implementation of a records management program for all state agencies within the executive department, and the towns, cities, boroughs, districts, and other political subdivisions of the state.

State Archives
Contains more than 42,000 cubic feet of records documenting the evolution of state public policy and its implementation, the rights and claims of citizens, and the history of Connecticut and its people.