|JULY 2002||Volume 4 Number 3|
IN THIS ISSUE
The State Librarian's Column
The State Librarian reflects upon the need for changes in the library system and the difficulty imposed by the budget situation.
State Library Board Notes
Significant activities of the State Library Board.
- The Van Block Reception
Snapshots of our new facility and the gang that made it all happen!
- Employee Recognition Awards for Years of State Service
CSL employees were recognized for 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service.
Connecticut Public Libraries - New, Expanded or Renovates Cornwall Free Library
On June 15th, the new Cornwall Free Library was dedicated. The new 1,000 square foot one-story library located next to the Town Hall is architecturally compatible with the surrounding residential community.
Honoring the Past
- NHPRC Funds Early Court Records Preservation
NHPRC Funds provides access to the early Connecticut court system and its surviving records enabling us to view the life and times of the women, children, minorities, and the poor over 200 years ago.
- A Depression Legacy: The Colt Park Pool
A short story about the construction of the pool in Colt Park by the City of Hartford and the enjoyment it brought children of all ethnic backgrounds.
- Climb Your Family Tree and More!
Genealogical research may provide the information you are seeking, and the Connecticut State Library has the materials and knowledgeable staff to help you in your search.
Motoring with the Hickmotts
Narrative travelogues of the Hickmott family detailing the motoring adventures, mishaps, and condition of roads along with many humorous and candid remarks from 1905 - 1917.
Creating the Future
- At Your Service
The CONNector will now be offered as an electronic publication.
- Bibliostat Collect
Web technology will be used to collect data and information from the Public Library Annual Report & Application for State Aid Grant. The new design, format, and pared down version of the survey will save completion time, and improve the timeliness of Connecticut's library data.
CSL Affirmative Action Plan 2002
On June 13, 2002 the State Library's Affirmative Action marked its 14th year of approval.
This newsletter is published quarterly in January, April, July, November. Your contribution and comments are welcome. The deadline for contributions is the 20th of the month prior to publication. Please send them to Editor, CSL, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106-1537 or email Bonnie Delaney.
Using The Library
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Government Information Services History & Genealogy Law & Legislative Reference Library For The Blind & Physically Handicapped
Museum of Connecticut History Public Records Services To Libraries State Archives Connecticut Heritage Foundation (supporting the Connecticut State Library & Museum of Connecticut History)
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