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.
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.
The kindle e-readers are ready for check out! Each one comes loaded with a library of current, popular fiction and non-fiction as well as some classics. Current students, faculty and staff may borrow a kindle for 7 days and renew for an additional 7 days. More information about the Kindle loan program can be found at http://libguides.ccsu.edu/kindle. We hope you enjoy and take advantage of this new service!
The library has just obtained four Kindles to lend to students, faculty, and staff. They should be available for checkout within the next few weeks and we couldn’t be more excited! And we’d love to know what you want to read on them!
So please let us know in the comments any titles that you’ve been dying to read, or anything (fiction or non-fiction) that you’ve read in the last few years that would make a great addition to our Kindle Library.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
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 your needles or hook.
Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!
The long-awaited Burritt Library iPhone app has arrived! Need to find a book, a quiet place to study, coffee? The app can help you locate all these things and more. Download it today from the iPhone app store.
Thanks to our good friend and maestro of mobile, Wit Meesangnil, for developing this app!
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 Archival Collections will be on display through March 15th 2012.
The exhibit is located on the second floor of the library and can be viewed during the library opening hours.
For more information please contact Special Collections and Archives at 860 832-2086 and 860 832-2085
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 radios, telegraphs, telephones, and televisions.