Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Spotlight on Issues and Controversies

In this month’s spotlight on electronic resources we’re featuring Issues and Controversies!

We will be offering webinars and live demonstrations later in the month of March.  Information regarding the dates and times will be coming next week.****

****Update:  If you were unable to make any of our live demonstrations and are interested in learning about this resource, we now have online tutorials available!  Visit our Vimeo page to view!

If you’d like to request a special time for a demonstration for your class, please let us know in comments.

Iss&Cont spotlight

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Italian American Women of Connecticut – March 5 at 1PM

Please join us in the Burritt Library on Saturday, March 5th at 1 PM for engaging conversation with:

Paul Pirrotta, author of “Hartford Mayor Ann Uccello: A Connecticut Trailblazer

and

Anthony Riccio, author of “Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut”

Elihu Burritt Library, 4th floor

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Italian Resource Center and is free and open to the public.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information contact Renata Vickrey at vickreyr@ccsu.edu or by calling 860 832-2085

Ann Uccello

pirrotta bio

Paul Pirrotta

riccio cover 3 red keyline (2)

Carlo, Robert Anthony Riccio copy

Anthony V. Riccio

Italian American event

 

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Trick or Treat at the Library is Back!

The Trick or Treat E-Resources Fair is back at the Burritt Library this year and better than ever!

Visit us on Tuesday October 27th from 1-4  p.m. where you can get all of your Halloween candy and treats like cider and donuts, while you learn about the e-resources that the library has to offer.  In addition, you have a chance to win great prizes, with a grand prize of a brand new KINDLE  HD 8!!!

For full details on the event including a list of all the prizes, visit http://library.ccsu.edu/wp/trick-or-treat/.
cute zombies postcard

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THE TENDER TRAP – movie with a talk and a reception sponsored by the Friends of the Library

You are invited!

The Friends of Burritt Library present

A CCSU SINATRA CENTENNIAL EVENT: THE TENDER TRAP

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 7:30 PM  Torp Theatre, Davidson Hall

With a pre-film talk in the theatre at 7:00 PM

by Dr. Gilbert L. Gigliotti: “1955: Frank Sinatra’s Annus Mirabilis

A reception precedes the talk at 6:30 PM in Davidson Hall 123

Free and open to the public

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Stitch N’ Bitch for the Fall semester!

We will be starting up again this Fall semester and would like input from you!  What times work best for you?  Let us know by filling out the attached survey.  And thanks for helping out!Survey thumb

For those interested, until we decide on a permanent date, Stitch N’ Bitch will take place on the first floor of the library from 1:30 to 2:30 on Wednesday afternoons.

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BookCrossing Comes to Burritt Library!

Bookcrossing FREE BOOKS!  What could be better than that?

Looking for something to read?  Do you have a great book that you want to pass around?  Come to the 2nd floor of the Burritt Library and check out the new Bookcrossing area.  Comfy seating and a relaxed atmosphere for browsing titles is provided, and if you find a book you’d like to read, go ahead and take it with you! And if you have a book you’d like to donate, go ahead and leave it for someone else.

Each book is tagged with a number so that you can track that books journey.  Simply go to Bookcrossing.com and enter the number to see where each book has traveled.

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