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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Alan Crane Discusses the History of Connecticut’s Troops in World War One

(Hartford, CT)-  Alan Crane, President of the New England Great War Living History Association, will give a Third Thursday presentation about Connecticut’s 102nd Infantry Regiment at the Connecticut State Library from 12:00 P.M.-12:45 P.M. on September 21, 2017. Crane will explore the story of the 102nd from its birth at the Yale Bowl to its baptism at Seicheprey, triumph at St...
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The State Library Board will hold a Special Meeting on September 18th. The State Library Board Meeting originally scheduled for September 25th has been canceled.

The State Library Board will hold a Special Meeting on September 18th.   The State Library Board Meeting originally scheduled for September 25th has been canceled.
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The Connecticut State Library is the recipient of a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

(Hartford, CT)-The Connecticut State Library is the recipient of an FY2017 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in the amount of $387,250 for the EXCITE Transformation for Libraries project.  “As centers of learning and catalysts of community change, libraries and museums connect people with programs, services,...
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The Connecticut State Library will be closed Saturday, September 2, 2017, and Monday, September 4, 2017, for the Labor Day Holiday. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday!

The Connecticut State Library will be closed Saturday, September 2, 2017, and Monday, September 4, 2017, for the Labor Day Holiday.  We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday!  
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2017 Third Thursday Fall Schedule

Fall 2017 Third Thursday Schedule   September 21, 2017 President of the New England Great War Living Museum Alan Crane will lead a discussion on the             The 102nd Infantry over There. October 19, 2017 Tobias Glaza and Paul Grant-Costa will discuss their work with the Yale Indian Papers Project to gather New England Native American primary source materials ...
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Fall 2017 WWI Digitization Days

    (Hartford, CT)- Somewhere in France in 1918, a Yankee Division soldier named Frank Rivers, a 23-year old from New Haven, took shelter in a cave after a long march. He collapsed, exhausted, onto a bunk carved into the wall of the cave. As he lay there, he noticed a newspaper sticking out of a crevasse in the wall. He contemplated whether or not he had the strengt...
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Connecticut State Library Receives Grant for Phase 3 of Newspaper Digitization

  NEWS   Connecticut State Library Receives Grant for Phase 3 of Newspaper Digitization   Hartford-The Connecticut State Library is pleased to announce that it has received a supplemental grant award of $320,536 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to continue to digitize historically significant Connecticut newspapers through the National Digital N...
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Connecticut State Library Signs Preservation Steward Agreement with Government Publishing Office

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2017 Contact:       Kris Abery (860)757-6599 Kris.Abery@ct.gov      Robert Kinney (860)757-6668 Robert.kinney@ct.gov                        Connecticut State Library Signs Preservation Steward Agreement with Government Publishing Office (Hartford, CT) The Connecticut State Library is the first Library in New England to become a preservation ...
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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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