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Occupy CCSU Rally, Wed. 4/4 at Noon

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 […]

Gay Pulp Fiction – Novels from the GLBTQ Archives

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 […]

The “Future of…” Conversation Continues Wednesday, 2/15

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 […]

Discovering Perge, Turkey – Exhibit and Lecture

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 […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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”

“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 […]

Exhibit and Lecture: 100th Anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry

100th Anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 90th anniversary of her first U.S. visit. Marie Curie’s legacy is immense. She broke scientific barriers and become brilliant female scientist. She was the 1st female professor at Sorbonne, 1st female Nobel […]

Civil War Commemorative Exhibit

The American Civil War “THAT THE GENERATIONS TO COME MIGHT KNOW THEM” 1861-1865 is an exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War and Connecticut’s participation. It will be on display until the end of May and can be viewed during library hours. Materials in the exhibit come from the Connecticut […]

Snapshot Day @ CCSU Elihu Burritt Library

Snapshot Day @ CCSU Elihu Burritt Library

April 13, 2011

Free cookies and coffee at Jazzman’ Café from 2:00 – 3:30 pm (while supplies last)

*Be a “Read” model. Come get you picture taken with your favorite book (or journal or magazine) or borrow one from our collection. (Your free color 8.5 X 11 picture […]

UMC at the Burritt Library! April 1st-7th

Night at the Museum, a result of the University-Museum-Community-Collaborative will take place at the New Britain Museum of American Art on Thursday, March 31, 3-8PM. Subject of this year event: “Water is the driving force of all nature” Between April 1-7 selected students’ work such as posters, photographs, paintings, 3D objects, essays and poems, will […]