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Winter Session Hours

During the Winter Session (Dec. 18, 2014 – Jan. 11, 2015), the library will be open Monday through Friday, 8am-4:45pm. We will be CLOSED Thursday, Dec. 25, and Thursday, Jan. 1, in observance of Christmas and New Years, respectively.

On Wednesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 31, please call 860-832-3404 in case of early dismissal.

For the latest updates of delays and cancellations, please go to the Cancellation/Delay page on the CCSU website, www.ccsu.edu, or call the Storm Weather Line at (860) 832-3333.

You can view all our library hours online at library.ccsu.edu.

Have a safe and happy holiday season!
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World AIDS Day Exhibit

Please check out the World AIDS Day Exhibit on the 2nd floor featuring items from our GLBTQ Archives and General Collection. Held annually on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to join in the fight against HIV/AIDS by showing their support for people living with HIV/AIDS and commemorating those who have passed away. Many people show support on World AIDS Day by wearing a red ribbon, the international symbol of HIV awareness and support.
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Finals Paws – Therapy Dogs 12/2&3

Finals Paws – Therapy Dogs

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

Tuesday, December 2:
5:00-6:00 pm, Gracie, the Great Pyrenees/Golden mix!

Wednesday, December 3:
4:30-5:15 pm, Angus, the Belgian Tervuren!
5:30-6:30 pm, Jesse, the Black Lab!

Library Open 8am-12:30pm Wednesday, Dec. 26

Per Governor Malloy’s directive closing, the library will be OPEN on Wednesday, November 26th, from 8am to 12:30pm.

We are CLOSED Thursday, November 27th, through Sunday, November 30th, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

For the latest updates of delays and cancellations, please go to the Cancellation/Delay page on the CCSU website, www.ccsu.edu, or call the Storm Weather Line at (860) 832-3333.

You can view all our library hours online at library.ccsu.edu.

Thank you, and have a safe and enjoyable holiday!

Digital Day for CCSU Faculty & Staff

Please join the Elihu Burritt Library staff for discussion on current digital projects and services available at the library.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
2-4 pm in the Connecticut Room (Memorial Hall)

Please R.S.V.P. http://doiop.com/digitalday

PROGRAM

2:00 pm Opening address from Dr. Carl Antonucci, Library Director and refreshments

2:15 pm Rob Favini from OCLC will speak about OCLC’s report “At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries”.
Linked here: http://www.oclc.org/reports/tipping-point.en.html

3:05 pm A “lightening round” panel presentation featuring Burritt librarians and David Oyanadel (IDTRC) discussing current
digital projects and services available at the library.

3:45 pm Q&A Session

This event is cosponsored by the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development.

Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833-1908)

Ebenezer D. Bassett is the first African American who graduated from the New Britain Normal School in 1853. Mr. Bassett was an educator, an influential activist in the anti-slavery movement, and the first U.S. African American diplomat as the Minister Resident to Haiti.
The exhibit consists of archival materials from the University Archives and a display from the Derby Historical Society.
The exhibit is on view on the 2nd floor of the Burritt Library.