Please note: Due to emergency repair the phone system at the Connecticut State Library will be down this morning from 9:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M.

Please note:  Due to emergency repair the phone system at the Connecticut State Library will be down this morning from 9:30 A.M. -10:30 A.M.    
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BELLS OF PEACE a World War I Remembrance

On November 11, 2018 @ 11:00am local time...Americans across the nation will toll bells in remembrance of those who served and sacrificed. Please encourage your town to join with towns and cities across Connecticut and country.   #TollTheBell  
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The Connecticut State Library and Museum will be closed Saturday–Monday, November 10-12, 2018 for Veterans Day

The Connecticut State Library and Museum will be closed Saturday –Monday, November 10-12, 2018 for Veterans Day  
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World War One Day at The Connecticut State Library

(Hartford, CT)- Sergeant Raymond Queenin, a New Britain soldier with Company E, 102nd Infantry Regiment, wrote after the war “I was scared stiff, but I was afraid to show it. I saw so many killed that I lost all fear of death. My only fear was the thought of how the folks at home would receive notice of my death.” It is words like these, along with the photos, letters, document...
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Governor Malloy Issues Blind American Equality Day Proclamation

State of Connecticut   By His Excellency Dannel P. Malloy, Governor: an Official Statement   WHEREAS, Connecticut’s citizens who are blind or visually impaired can rightfully take pride in their contributions to the rich economic and social fabric of our community, and the State encourages employers, in both the public and private sector, to recognize the capabilities...
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Third Thursday Presentation: 1818 Constitutional Convention

Author and Historian Douglas Arnold gave a talk on the 1818 Constitutional Convention, and the political aftermath, including fiscal reform. In 1818, enough dissenters from the Congregational Church organized to unseat the Federalist Party (the traditional party of the Congregationalist) in Connecticut. Consequently, the newly empowered state republicans called for a constituti...
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Due to the Hartford Marathon Road Closures, the Connecticut State Library will be closed on Saturday, October 13th, 2018

 Due to the Hartford Marathon Road Closures, the Connecticut State Library will be closed on Saturday, October 13th, 2018.    
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