The Burritt Library celebrates The Year of Italian Culture in the United States
The Elihu Burritt Library in cooperation with The Italian Resource Center Invites you to a lecture and an exhibit
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM 2nd floor of the Burritt Library Central Connecticut State University, New Britain
Join us this Fall on the first floor of the library to knit, crochet, and craft from 1-2 p.m. on Thursdays. We will be stitching scarves for the Red Scarf Project (see details) this fall and hope to send in lots of scarves by December. We will provide instruction, patterns, and red yarn! Just bring [...]
One Book One Community event
Please join us on Thursday, June 21st 2012 at 4:00pm in the Special Collections Reading room of the library.
Graduate students in Prof. Jim Malley’s summer class from the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy will be leading a discussion of the Dalai Lama’s book, Beyond Religion: Ethics for the [...]
The Elihu Burritt library at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain is a repository of the film festival records. To celebrate the 25th season of the festival, items from the collection will be on display in the Burritt library from May 7 until June 10, 2012. The exhibit will illustrate the history of the [...]
A rally to oppose tuition increases and the soaring costs of higher education will take place in front of the Library at noon on April 4th. The rally will be preceded by a march across campus at 11:30 The event is being sponsored by CCSU AAUP and supported by student groups and SUOAF. Follow @occupyccsu [...]
Valentine’s Day is coming and all forms of love are celebrated everywhere.The “shocking”, “tormented”, “strange”, “wild”, “sinful”kind of love screams from vivid covers of the early lesbian and gay pulp fiction publications now on display at the Elihu Burritt Library at CCSU. Some 150 exquisite examples of this interesting genre from the university’s GLBTQ [...]
Please join us for a vibrant discussion of “The Future of Books in the Internet Age.” How will ascent of e-books and the proliferation of tablets and e-readers impact reading, scholarship and pedagogy? Who are the winners and losers? What are the opportunities for scholars, bookstores, and libraries? These are but a few of the [...]
Dr. Inci Delemen, an archeologist of international reputation, of Istanbul University, and a long-time member of the excavation team, will deliver a lecture on Friday, October 21, 2011 at Noon in the Special Collections reading room, the Elihu Burritt Library. The glorious story of Perge, located near Turkey’s Mediterranean coast and modern Antalya, began in [...]
A new display in recognition of Domestic Violence Month is currently on the 2nd floor of the Burritt Library.
In addition there will be a program held in Special Collections (on the 2nd floor) on October 11th from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Leah Fosse , from the Prudence Crandall Center will be speaking at [...]
“Human Solidarity, Polish Solidarność” an exhibit sponsored by the Polish Studies Program will be on display in the Elihu Burritt Library, during the month of June. The exhibit, which was created in 2010 to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Polish “Solidarity” movement, was a joint Polish and American project carried out under the auspices [...]