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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 [...]

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“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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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A Spring Arrival

The latest issue of the library newsletter is available! Get up-to-date on the library renovation, new exhibits, and upcoming events. It also includes features on student research habits, the Google Art Project, and challenges faced by mature students returning to school. We hope you enjoy the new issue. A PDF version is also available.

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Sicko Silenced: The Perils of Censorship in 21st Century America

CCSU Elihu Burritt Library Presents:

Sicko Silenced: The Perils of Censorship in 21st Century America

March 16, 7:00 pm, Vance Academic Center, Room 105

Join us for a conversation with those who are at the forefront of the censorship battles, followed by a screening of SICKO. The panelists will discuss free-speech and community standards [...]

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Graduate Thesis Workshop on Thursday, 2/17

Not sure how to start your graduate thesis or are you stuck somewhere in the middle?

Attend the Graduate Thesis Workshop on Thursday, February 17, 2011

Presented by Paulette Lemma, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and

Susan Slaga, MLIS, Reference Librarian, Elihu Burritt Library

Where: Elihu Burritt Library classroom (third floor, Curriculum Lab)

Time: 7:15 [...]

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Please join us for the Elihu Burritt Birthday Party!

The Burritt Bicentennial event will take place in Special Collections at the library at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2010.

Sherrod Emerson Skinner III, the great-great-great grand nephew of Elihu Burritt will deliver keynote remarks.

December 8, 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Elihu Burritt, New Britain’s most famous citizen. Burritt [...]

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