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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May 11, 2017, Dr. Allison Horrocks will give a presentation on Connecticut’s History of Youth and Recreation During The Progressive Era.

  (Hartford)- On May 11, 2017, from 12:00-1:00, PM. Dr. Allison Horrocks will give a presentation on Connecticut's history of youth and recreation in the Progressive Era, at the Connecticut State Library, in the Museum of Connecticut History. Dr. Horrocks will discuss the development of recreations and parks in Connecticut during the Progressive Era. During the Progressi...
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Important borrowIT CT Information

Attention Public Libraries: borrowIT CT (formerly Connecticard) funding was reduced from  $837,540 in FY2016 to $781,820 in FY2017. 2016-2017 borrowIT CT Lending and Payments.  Public libraries lent  3,763,472 items to non-residents during the 2016-2017 year (which ended with February).  Payments should go out to libraries within the next few weeks. Your Library...
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Matt Warshauer, Steve Thornton, and John Monahan will lead a Panel Discussion on what it means to Commemorate War

(Hartford, CT) – Dr. Matthew Warshauer, Steve Thornton, and John Monahan will be part of a special Third Thursday panel discussion about how we commemorate war on April 20, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. at the Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. Libraries, museums and archives around Connecticut (and around the country) continue to develop and offer e...
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Connecticut’s Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I, Thursday, April 6, 2017

(Hartford, CT)- The State of Connecticut will mark the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I and remember Connecticut’s contributions and experiences, at the Connecticut State Library on Thursday, April 6, 2017.  The commemoration will take place from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Memorial Hall at the State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. The public...
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STATE LIBRARY BOARD Monday, March 27, 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 January 23, 2017 Meeting Approval of the minutes of the February 27, 2017 Special Meeting III         BOARD COMMENTS / ANNOUNCEMENTS IV         PUBLIC COMMENT V           STATE LIBRARIAN’S REPORT VI         OTHER REPORTS Connecticut Library Association (CLA) Advis...
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Digitization Day at Pequot Library

(Hartford, CT)- 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of the United State’s entry into World War One. In an effort to help preserve this significant part of our history, the Pequot Library and the Fairfield Museum and History Center will be partnering with the Connecticut State Library’s Remembering World War One project to hold a Digitization Day. During the event, funded by a gran...
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Digitization Day at Cora J. Belden Library

 (Hartford, CT)- 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of the United States entry into  World War One. In an effort to help preserve this significant part of our history, the Cora Belden Library will be partnering with the Connecticut State Library’s Remembering World War One project to hold a Digitization Day. During the event, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the ...
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