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. 24. Enjoy the break! 

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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!


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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 biography of Hepburn, Kate: the Woman Who Was Hepburn, was one of the New York Times notable books of 2006.  Read more about his work in the Hartford Courant interview.

As mentioned, the lecture is free and open to the public, but we ask that you register so we can make enough room.  For full event details and registration, click here.

Mann poster

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*Library Logo contest reminder*

Just a reminder for those folks interested in winning a Kindle Fire from the library, the deadline is March 24th and fast approaching.  We love your ideas and can’t wait to see what you’re coming up with!


For a full list of submission guidelines, check http://library.ccsu.edu/wp/library-logo-contest/


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Library Closing at 1:30pm Tuesday, Feb.18

The library will be closing at 1:30pm today, Tuesday, Feb. 18, due to the snowstorm. For more updates, please go to www.ccsu.edu or call 860-832-3333. Stay warm and safe!

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Writing Hollywood – a Talk by William J. Mann


The Elihu Burritt Library at CCSU invites you to a talk by
William J. Mann
renowned author, historian and CCSU alumnus

Tuesday, March 4th at 4:30 p.m. Burritt Library 2nd floor

William J. Mann is best known for his studies of Hollywood and the American film industry, he is an author of several acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, for which he received numerous awards. Mr. Mann was co-editor of Metroline magazine, a gay-lesbian newsmagazine based in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1987 he was one of the founders of Alternatives a gay and lesbian cultural organization in Hartford, which a year later organized first Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
Mr. Mann will sign his latest book: Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand, published in 2012.

Please check the Hartford Courant for a latest interview with WJM http://courantblogs.com/java/

The lecture will be accompanied by an exhibit with materials from the GLBTQ Archives at CCSU.

Reception following.

The event is free and open to the public however we ask you kindly to register:
Online via Eventbriteby calling 860 832-2085, or by emailing vickreyr@ccsu.edu

Free parking available on campus and in the Vance Garage.

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Trial access to BioOne for the Spring Semester

BioOne trail flyer CCSU

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Library Closed Thursday, Feb. 13

The library will be closed Thursday, February 13, due to the impending snowstorm. For more updates on weather-related delays and cancellations, please visit www.ccsu.edu or call (860) 832-3333. Stay warm and safe!closed-sign

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Presidents’ Day Weekend Hours

During Presidents’ Day Weekend, the library will be CLOSED Saturday, February 15th, and Sunday, February 16th.

However, we will be OPEN Monday, February 17th, 8am-10:45pm.

You can view our complete hours here.







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Win a Kindle Fire, create a logo for the library


Kindle Fire


The library is in need of new logo for all of our webpages and such!  And we need your help!  Submissions will be accepted through March 24th and the chosen logo will win a free KINDLE FIRE!

This contest is open to all current CCSU students.  For a full list of submission guidelines visit http://library.ccsu.edu/wp/library-logo-contest.


Good Luck!!!


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