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
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 [...]
The exhibit features the work of CCSU art students in Adam Niklewicz’s Illustration 1 class. Students captured a range of complex issues including sustainability, contemporary farming, healthy foods, and the greedy, unsustainable practices of corporations. Please visit the library to see whose side the students take. The art work and books from the library’s collection [...]
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 [...]
On loan from the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut, the Burritt Library will display the tools of technologies past through the end of February on the 2nd floor.
The display shows us how communications have changed throughout the last century, and features technology from the 19th and 20th centuries. Featured items are vintage [...]
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 [...]
On display at the Burritt Library beginning October 5th, a collection of beautiful 20th century Polish movie posters:
Eleven beautiful 20th Century Polish Posters are on display in the 2nd floor exhibit cases facing the balcony on the 2nd floor of the library. The posters were selected from a large donation of Polish art [...]
Celebrate Banned Books Week! Read Your Favorite Banned Book!
From September 24th til October 1st
According to the American Library Association:
Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of [...]
“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 [...]