Welcome back to CCSU’s Spring 2020 academic semester! The Elihu Burritt Library’s regular hours begin on Tues., January 21, 2020:
M-Th: 8am-10:45pm Fri: 8am-4:45pm Sat: 9am-3:45pm Sun: 2pm-9:45pm
Special holiday schedules will be observed around the following dates. Keep an eye on the library news blog for holiday-related notifications:
2/14-2/17: President’s Holiday weekend 3/14-3/22: Spring Break 4/10-4/12: Good Friday / Easter Holiday weekend
For inclement weather / emergency closings, see:
Coming soon, it will be
easier to order books and other materials from the Connecticut State Colleges
and Universities. In the hopes of improving the ordering process,
you will no longer need to worry about where the item is coming
from. There will be one request button that will seamlessly create a
request from all available copies within the system.
More details to follow …
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The Elihu Burritt Library at CCSU will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 and Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The library will resume winter intersession hours on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Everyone at the library wishes you a joyous and peaceful holiday season!
Happy holidays from the Elihu Burritt Library at CCSU!
The Elihu Burritt Library will be on a shortened hours winter intersession schedule from 12/20/19 through 1/21/20 as follows:
Monday through Friday: 8am-4:45pm Saturdays & Sundays: CLOSED
The library also will be closed for the following holidays:
Wed., December 25 (Christmas Day) Wed., January 1, 2020 (New Year’s Day) Mon., January 20, 2020 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday)
Regular Spring Session hours will resume on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
Please stop by the Library next week for delicious treats, courtesy of Sodexo. 1st floor, Tuesday – Thursday at 7PM
End your semester with a clean slate! Take advantage of the library’s fine waivers / amnesty week, from 12/4/19-12/11/19.
At this time, we will waive overdue fines on all circulating materials, with a few exceptions. The exceptions are:
Any materials already billed at the Bursar’s that are returned will not have their fines waived. Fines for overdue Course Reserves
The library will be open for extended hours during the final weeks of the semester:
Monday-Wednesday, 12/2-12/4 & Monday-Wednesday, 12/9-12/11, 8am-11:45pm Sunday, 12/8, 2pm-10:45pm
Review the full end of schedule of library open / closed hours.
Paws for Finals
Please come visit our furry
friends on the first floor of Burritt Library!
Monday, December 2 , 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Barkley the Black lab and Ripple the Lab/Spaniel mix [Cancelled due to inclement weather]
December 9, 12-1pm, Barkely [RESCHEDULED!]
December 11, 12-1pm, Annie the Pitbull
The Fall 2019 newsletter is available now. Its new name is The Burritt Connection.
In this issue we have:
From the Desk of the Library Director Elihu Burritt Library Recognizes Donors in First-Ever ‘Huey Awards President of The Republic of Poland visits CCSU, the Burritt Library, and the Polish Studies Program Faculty Book Discussion Group Forms New Semester, New Beginnings: Meet our New Librarians DH100 – Introduction to Digital Humanities Open and Accessible for All Trick or Treat at the Library! CCSU’s Open House New Features Added to CentralSearch! The New Stack 7 Donors to the Burritt Library Fund
Many thanks to all who have contributed!
The Elihu Burritt Library at CCSU’s hours will be altered for the Thanksgiving Break as follows:
Wednesday, 11/27/19: 8am-4:45pm Thursday-Sunday, 11/28/19 through 12/1/19: CLOSED
fall semester hours will resume on Monday, 12/2/19.
The library and university wish you a very happy holiday!
of the Burritt Library & The Italian Resource Center
Present a lecture by
Dr. Felice Italo Beneduce
of Italian at Columbia University
December 5 th, 2019 at 6:30PM
nd floor, Burritt Library
scholarly interests include the fantastic in contemporary Italian literature
and cinema; Italian-American literature and cinema; Immigrant Literature in
Italy; Cultural and Translation Studies; Primo Levi and Judaic Italian Studies.
Dr. Beneduce earned his Ph.D in Italian Literary and Cultural Studies from the
University of Connecticut. He also holds a laurea in Italian/English
Translation Studies from the University of Trieste (Italy).
Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.
directions and parking go to: