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Finals Paws – Therapy Dogs!

Come to the second floor of Burritt Library before finals start to destress and meet some of our furry friends:


Tuesday, April 29:

3:00-4:30 pm, Coco and Betty the Papillions!

4:00-5:15 pm, Angus the Belgian Tervuren!


Extended hours, April 28-May 4

During Pre-Final Exam Week, April 28th-May 4th, the library will be open Monday through Wednesday, 8am-11:45pm; Thursday, 8am-10:45pm; Friday, 8am-4:45pm; Saturday, 9am-3:45pm; and Sunday, 3pm-10:45pm.

During Final Exam Week,May 5th-11th, the library will be open Monday through Wednesday, 8am-11:45pm; Thursday, 8am-10:45pm; Friday, 8am-4:45pm; and CLOSE Saturday and Sunday.


April 30 – Sign the Declaration

Please join us on Wednesday, April 30 at 12 p.m. for the Declaration for the Right to Libraries event at the Elihu Burritt Library at Central Connecticut State University. Libraries Change Lives is a program designed by the American Library Association (ALA) to promote awareness of the ways libraries are impacting lives of the CCSU [...]


Need help citing sources?

Click on the Citing sources (APA & MLA) link on the library’s website under Research Help or go to http://libguides.ccsu.edu/content.php?pid=61926. You can also ask at the Reference desk on the third floor of the library.


Tonight! Open Mic & Poetry Slam

April is a National Poetry Month and the Burritt Library celebrates with an Open Mic and Poetry Slam event on Tuesday, April 8th at 5:30 p.m., 2nd floor. Come and sign up or just listen to your fellow students, bring a song or a poem you’ve written, or not! And stay for 6:30 pm for [...]


Last chance! Win a Kindle Fire!

Just a reminder to those of you working on submissions for the library logo contest, the final day for entries is Sunday March 23rd at midnight! There is still time to enter for those of you wanting a chance to win a Kindle Fire. Here is a full list of the rules.


If anyone [...]


Declaration for the Right to Libraries campaign

Carl Antonucci, Director of Library Services, serves as coordinator for the state of Connecticut for the Declaration for the Right to Libraries campaign. Below is his article from the Bristol Press and an opinion piece from the New Britain Herald.

The Bristol Press 03/09/2014:

SCENE AT CCSU: Declare your right to a library, By Carl [...]


Spring Break Library Hours!

During Spring Break, Saturday, Mar. 15-Sunday, Mar. 23, we will be OPEN Monday, Mar. 17-Friday, Mar. 21, 8am-4:45pm. We will be CLOSED Saturday, Mar. 15; Sunday, Mar. 16; Saturday, Mar. 22; and Sunday, Mar. 23.

We resume our Spring 2014 hours on Monday, Mar. [...]


Burritt Library Featured in WTNH (Ch. 8) News Story!

The Elihu Burritt Library was featured in a news story on Obama’s visit to campus on Wednesday. An Access Services staff member and student are interviewed in the clip. Enjoy!



Writing Hollywood! Free Lecture on the 4th!

Join us in welcoming William J. Mann to the library on Tuesday, March 4th for Writing Hollywood! The lecture is free and open to the public beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Mann, a former CCSU student, is best known for his biographies of Hollywood celebrities, including Barbra Streisand, Elizabeth Taylor, and Katherine Hepburn among others. His [...]