|JULY 2000||Volume 2 Number 3|
IN THIS ISSUE
The State Librarian's Column
A summary of the library and preservation initiatives brought forth in the recently completed legislative session.
- State Library Board Notes
Significant activities of ACLPD and the State Library Board
- State Documents Librarians' Conference
The Connecticut State Library hosted a conference for State Documents Librarians from states east of the Mississippi River.
LBPH National Activities
Staff members of the LBPH have been participating in national activities that are influencing services to talking book patrons throughout the country.
Honoring the Past
- Observing the President
Letters depicting eyewitness accounts of two presidential appearances.
- Friends of CT Libraries
A short history of the growth and expansion of the Friends of Connecticut Libraries over the past 20 years.
Contribution from CT Author
An interview with Stewart O'Nan , the author of The Circus Fire
Creating the Future
- Children's Services Competency Survey
A survey used to define the role of librarians serving children is being circulated. The survey results will provide the basis for training in the most needed competencies.
- New Grant for CNP
The Connecticut Newspaper Project has received additional grant funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue preservation microfilming.
- Legislative Update
The General Assembly passes a host of new initiatives that will improve the way we deliver library service and preserve local records.
- Bill Tracking Project
The Bill Room is conducting a pilot project to explore the possibility of offering a bill tracking service to government agencies.
- Woodbridge Public Library
The Woodbridge Public Library is expanded and renovated.
The Digital Library
The Connecticut Digital Library will provide immediate and free access to full text information.
This newsletter is published quarterly in January, April, July, November. Your contribution and comments are welcome. The deadline for contributions is the 20th of the month prior to publication. Please send them to Editor, CSL, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106-1537 or email Bonnie Delaney.
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