|JULY 2001||Volume 3 Number 3|
IN THIS ISSUE
The State Librarian's Column
The State Librarian s reflects upon the vast network of close collaboration between the State Library and all segments of the library community.
State Library Board Notes
Significant activities of the State Library Board as per the May 21, 2001 meeting.
Governor's Service Awards - July 2000 - July, 2001
Congratulations to four of our CSL employees for excellent service.
CSL Affirmative Action Plan 2001
The State Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) gave approval of the 2001 Affirmative Action Plan. A message from Kendall Wiggin to CHRO Director Cynthia Watts Elder confirms our commitment to affirmative action.
Employee Recognition Awards for Years of State Service
Employees were recognized for their years of state service in Memorial Hall, Museum of Connecticut History on June 11, 2001.
Eagle Scout Candidate Creates "Sensory Garden"
This "Sensory Garden" garden spans the entire front of the library comes alive for people with different disabilities. LBPH is grateful to James Dossot for leading the team to create this wonderful environment for its patrons.
- History Day Students and the Connecticut State Library
Students participating in the 2001 National History Day competition were shown the collections and resources the Connecticut State Library has to offer.
Connecticut State Library New Hours
The new hours of the Connecticut State Library starting July 28, 2001.
Honoring the Past
- Biographies of Judges & Attorneys
Selected biographies, obituaries and remarks of notable judges and attorneys can be found in the original early volumes of the Connecticut Report, including comprehensive information about Noah Webster.
From the Connecticut State Archives: Voices of the Past
Examples of letters from public officials and constituents, speeches and press releases, and letters from persons living outside the state which are relevant today.
Creating the Future
- Connecticut Digital Library
An update of iCONN's activities as well as the selection of databases newly added to the website.
- New State Library Facility
The Connecticut State Library has just completed negotiations to lease a building at 75 Van Block Avenue in Hartford. This facility will address a number of pressing State Library needs.
Legislative Update - July, 2001 - CSL Budget
Significant updates to the CSL budget per the regular 2001 session of the General Assembly
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