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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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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Third Thursday: Michael Shay Presented Connecticut’s Yankee Division who fought in World War I at the Battle of Seicheprey.

Judge Shay talked about the Battle of Seicheprey in which the men of the 102nd Infantry, a National Guard Regiment, composed mostly of Connecticut men, distinguished themselves in an attack by a superior German force of more than five times their number. The 100th Anniversary of that fight on April 20, 2018. 
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Commemorating the 102nd Connecticut Infantry Battle of Seicheprey, April 20, 1918

“Remembering Seicheprey and the Boys from Connecticut’s 102nd Infantry” Early in the morning of 20 April 1918, 3,000 German storm troopers attacked the town of Seicheprey, engaging soldiers of the 102nd Regiment in the first major military action undertaken by American troops in World War I. 81 Connecticut soldiers were Killed in Action as the 102nd Regiment repulsed the Germa...
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