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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All State Library facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The Library will be open Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th. There will be no offsite retrieval on Friday

All State Library facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The Library will be open Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th. There will be no offsite retrieval on Friday
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In observation of Veterans Day, the Connecticut State Library and the Museum of Connecticut History will be Closed Friday-Saturday, November 10-11, 2017

In observation of Veterans Day, the Connecticut State Library and the Museum of  Connecticut History will be closed Friday-Saturday, November 10-11, 2017.
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Special Third Thursday Program at the State Capitol: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 102d Infantry Regiment

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 102d Infantry Regiment Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM At the Old Judiciary Room-State Capitol This event is sponsored by the Connecticut State Library, the Museum of Connecticut History, the Connecticut Militia Heritage Committee,  the Connecticut General Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs,  and the Connecticu...
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Results of Budget Impact Survey, October 2017

The results of the survey conducted in October, 2017 are now available. Budget_Impact_Survey_October 2017_Results (PDF) See how public libraries in Connecticut have been effected by the delay in adopting a FY2018 State budget.
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Bringing Research on New England Native Communities into the 21st Century

In celebration of Connecticut Archives Month, Tobias Glaza and Paul Grant-Costa discussed the Yale Indian Papers Project at the Connecticut State Library. The Yale Indian Papers Project (http://yipp.yale.edu/) is a robust virtual collection of New England Native American primary source materials gathered, from partner institutions in the U.S. and the U.K., into a scholarly crit...
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John Barry Re-elected as Chair of CT State Library Board

HARTFORD—John N. Barry was re-elected unanimously to serve another term as Chairman of the Connecticut State Library Board on September 18th. Serving on the Board since 2005, this marks the seventh time that John Barry was nominated and supported by his fellow Board members. Mr. Barry presently serves on the Southington Town Council.  He is also a member of the Board of Directo...
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The Connecticut State Library will be closed on Saturday, October 7th, and on Monday, October 9th for the Columbus Day observance.

The Connecticut State Library will be closed on Saturday, October 7th, and on Monday, October 9th for the Columbus Day observance.  
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New National Public Library Data Released

The Institute of Library and Museum Services has just announced the release of the Annual Data and Survey Results of American Public Libraries.  Data from the Public Library Survey of United States public libraries is now available for download for FY2015. Once again the Connecticut State Library has developed data visualization tools, based on this new data, that allow states...
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