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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Bringing Research on New England Native Communities into the 21st Century

(Hartford, CT)- In celebration of Connecticut Archives Month, Tobias Glaza and Paul Grant-Costa will discuss the Yale Indian Papers Project on October 19, 2017, from 12:00 P.M.-12:45 P.M. 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 p...
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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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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, gave a Third Thursday presentation about Connecticut’s 102nd Infantry Regiment at the Connecticut State Library. Crane explored the story of the 102nd from its birth at the Yale Bowl to its baptism at Seicheprey, triumph at St. Mihel, and its ultimate return to the Nutmeg State. &nb...
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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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