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Know your neighbor... Trend setting Fairfield Teen Librarian Nicole Scherer

March 10, 2017 |

But Scherer got the job, moved to Connecticut from Long Island and as she has built teen services at the Fairfield Public Library, teen librarian positions have spread through the area. After studying history ...

Jobs found with help of library program top 100

June 12, 2014

Since the library began tracking data in January 2012, 102 participants have found employment with help from the award-winning program, the library said. ... In 2010, the library received the Excellence in ...

Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

January 18, 2013

Stock up on reading materials for the cold months ahead this weekend at the mid-winter book sale at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., which starts Saturday and runs through Monday. ... Take in a one-man ...

'Art for Everyone' showcases WPA's painting for the people

April 16, 2013

The works at the Fairfield Museum were on display in courthouses, state hospitals, sanatoriums, post offices, schools and libraries. In total, 173 Connecticut artists participated in the federal program. The ...

Connecticut State Library launches World War I project

May 27, 2015 |

Photo courtesy of the Connecticut State Library. ... The Connecticut State Library is looking for stories and memorabilia from “The Great War.” ... This project, a partnership between the Connecticut State ...

Shelton libraries celebrate 'Library Card Month'

September 10, 2021 |

The project is made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the act, that were administered by the Connecticut State Library. ... To celebrate "September is Library Card ...

Salem schools to destroy old special education records

August 15, 2021 |

The files, which officials say are being destroyed in accordance with a state statute, have been held for the length of time required by the regulations and schedules of the Connecticut State Library and the Connecticut Public Records Administrator.

Echoes of Gettysburg resonate with Fairfield Warde students

November 20, 2011 |

Kevin Johnson, who works at the Connecticut State Library, cam with us on the trip and acted out this private's life story. ... It was moving to hear of the Civil War from the point of view of a real soldier ...

Hines Sight / Think before spending on projects

January 19, 2012 |

Our library system -- which includes the Fairfield Public Library and the Fairfield Woods Branch Library, and to a certain extent, the private Pequot Library -- is one of the finest in the state. Patrons are ...

'Bring this library into this 21st century': New Milford library nearing end of $8.5M renovation

September 11, 2021 |

Maria Bernier, statewide data coordinator at the Connecticut State Library, said the only other library in the state that hasn't reopened since COVID-19 is the Brainerd Memorial Library in Haddam. ... A state ...

Fairfield librarian is a 'mover & shaker' in tough jobs market

April 22, 2011 |

Additionally, the library received the 2010 Connecticut Award for Excellence in Public Library Service by the Connecticut State Library and the Connecticut Library Association for the program. Sparzo, who earned ...

Black soldiers from Fairfield fought for Union in Civil War

August 8, 2011 |

They left the state on the ship "Warrior" on March 19 and headed for Annapolis, Md. ... Harrison Mero, the president of the Descendants of the Connecticut 29th Colored Regiment C.V. ... Funds were raised through ...

In Pictures: New Haven Memorial Day ceremony

May 30, 2021 |

Robert Reed (far left) holds an umbrella over the featured speaker, Christine Pittsley, project director at the Connecticut State Library, at a Memorial Day ceremony on the New Haven Green on May 30, 2021.

Why is Connecticut called 'The Nutmeg State'?

June 8, 2021 |

Adriana Morga Officially the "Constitution State," Connecticut's unofficial nickname is the "Nutmeg State"- but why? ... However, the Connecticut State Library published an excerpt from a 1980s issue of ...

Shelton students accept reading challenge, help animals in the process

June 14, 2021 |

Ned Lamont, Connecticut Acting Commissioner of Education Charlene Russell-Tucker and Connecticut State Librarian Deborah Schander last month announced the launch of the 2021 Governor's Summer Reading Challenge - ...

Letter: Happy birthday to the Portland Library

May 3, 2021

If you have had the chance to make it into the library recently, you will have noticed some significant updates to the library's interior. ... This renovation was possible because of the Portland Library ...

Grant supports historical collection

January 1, 2021

The project was made possible through funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and administered by the Connecticut State Library on behalf of the Connecticut State Historical ...

SoNo library to host virtual Kwanzaa celebration

February 26, 2021 |

SoNo library branch to host virtual Kwanzaa celebration By Abigail Brone NORWALK - The SoNo branch of the Norwalk Public Library is hosing a virtual Kwanzaa celebration Saturday, with community leaders ...

E-resources available at NMPL

April 9, 2020

The Connecticut State Library has developed a statewide eBook platform for public libraries in Connecticut. Through this platform, both New Milford Library and the State Library's collection of eBook and ...

Experts: Women of color crucial part in CT suffrage movement

March 23, 2021 |

It was led by Yancy and Karen Li Miller, a research historian with the Connecticut Historical Society, and hosted by the Weston Historical Society, the Weston Library and the League of Women Voters of Weston. ...

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