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The Newsletter of the Connecticut Library Consortium

September 2008 VOLUME 6 y ISSUE 3

Highlights y Roundtable Highlights page 4

y WALDO Offers page 5

y Scenes from the Safety and Security Program page 6

y CLC News, Discounts and More page 6

y LROC Spotlight page 7

y CLC/OCLC Direct Training Calendar 2008-2009 page 8

In Every Issue y Library Happenings & Member News pages 2 and 3

y September Calendar page 3

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ummer's eight weekends have come and gone, and this fall brings many opportunities to learn, connect, and retool with your colleagues. Here is just a sampling of what we have to look forward to in Connecticut (besides the leaves and the high cost of fuel oil!). For a more complete list of 2008's continuing education opportunities go to www.ctlibrarians.org/events/calendar.html. The starter is CLC's Fall Management Conference for Public and Academic Library Directors on Tuesday, September 16 from 9:00 to 3:15 at the New Haven Lawn Club. We are bringing in the best of both out-of-state and homegrown talent for this one, with sessions on technology, human resources, leadership, and the future. Sign up at www.ctlibrarians.org/#homeManagement. CLC/OCLC Direct Training kicks off with the very popular Dan Ream, Director of Library Outreach & Distance Education at Virginia Commonwealth University. He will teach Google Advanced Tools from 1:00 to 4:00 on Tuesday, September 30 and MySpace, FaceBook, and Social Networking Tools for Libraries from 9:00 to noon on Wednesday, October 1. Both workshops will be held at Farmington PL. Go to www.ctlibrarians.org/services/ oclctraining.html to register. See page 8 for the complete 2008-2009 CLC/ OCLC Direct Training Calendar. On Thursday, October 2, from 8:00 to 11:00, help CLA and the ACLU celebrate Banned Books Week (Sept. 27 - Oct. 4) with the First Amendment Rock Off, a live performance of censored songs by the Teague McDonald Band at Black Eyed Sally's in Downtown Hartford. Go to www.acluct.org/ pressroom/bannedmusicoct2.htm for info. On Friday, October 24, from 10:00 to noon at CCSU, CLA's College and University Section sponsors Podcasts and Videos: New Instruction Techniques to Reach the Academic iPod Generation.

Jim Brown (Norwalk PL) and Cindy Wright (Groton PL), both of CLC/OCLC Direct's Training Team, work with Joni Cassidy of Cassidy Cataloging to put the finishing touches on the CLC/OCLC Direct Training Calendar.

On Friday, October 31, CLC's Database Committee has planned another of their popular Vendor Days at Middlesex CC, this time focusing on Business Databases. Featured vendors include Mergent, Hoovers, STAT-USA, CountryWatch, and ProQuest. On Monday, November 3 at the Stratford Library Association is CLC’s Children's Program Showcase. On Thursday, November 6, from 9:00 to 4:00 at Windsor PL, the Technical Services Section of CLA is presenting an Open Source ILS Technical Showcase. On Friday, November 7, at Middlesex CC, CLA's Support Staff Section (CLASS) presents its annual (and always successful!) all-day conference, this year entitled Expand Your Horizons with a Touch of Class! On Thursday, November 13 at Russell Library in Middletown, CLC's Reference and Technology Roundtables will kick off an "Open Source Speakers Series" with guest speaker Marshall Breeding of Vanderbilt University.


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Library Happenings and Member News The Danbury Directors, Mark Hasskarl (Danbury PL) and Ed O'Hara (WCSU) confer about Danbury's first One Book, The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri (also chosen this year by the Wilton Library Association). Events are scheduled from October 1 through November 5, 2008, with a special appearance by Mira Nair, film director of The Namesake, on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at Western Connecticut State University. Visit www.onebookdanbury.org for all of the details. The Silas Bronson Library has been awarded a $4,600 grant from The Connecticut Community Foundation to support The Big Read in Waterbury. The Fairfield Museum and History Center received a prestigious 2008 Museums For America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Additional congratulations go out to the four CT libraries selected to receive the IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf: the Ledyard Public Libraries, the Public Library of New London, Simsbury Free Library and Eastern Connecticut State University. Ferguson Library (Stamford) welcomed Overdrive's Digital Bookmobile in August. How popular was it? The library appeared on News 12 three times and had a nice article in the Stamford Advocate. The FLAG (Fairfield Library Administrators' Group) planning committee met in Newtown to plan for the year's programs. Pictured are the 2008-2009 officers: Treasurer Cynde Lahey of New Canaan, Secretary Kevin McCarthy of Perrot Library (Old Greenwich), VP Chris Bradley of CLC, and Prez Lauren McLaughlin of Wilton. The “One Book Too Many� bookstore donated a generous 25% of all sales on Saturday, August 16 to Bethel Library's Capital Campaign.

CLA and the American Civil Liberties Union-CT will co-sponsor a talk on censorship by author David Hajdu on Wednesday, October 1 to mark Banned Books Week (September 27 October 4). Hajdu wrote The Ten Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How it Changed America. The event will take place at R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison at 7 pm. CLA members are asked to bring finger food or hors d'oeuvres for the reception following the talk. Contact CLA Chair Peter Chase at pchase@libraryconnection.info to tell him what you are bringing. For more information on Banned Books Week, or to order posters and bookmarks, go to the ALA website at www.ala.org/ala/oif/bannedbooksweek/bannedbooksweek.cfm. Only Anita! Brookfield Public Library Director Anita Barney's cupcake program included copies of the book Hello Cupcake! for each participant, as well as the ingredients to make several creations like these Oreo sunflowers. Save the Date! On Wednesday, October 1, the CLA Public Library Section will present This Old Library: Richardson Libraries and Historic Library Renovations. The program will take place at the West Hartford Public Library from 10-12. Contact Liz Thornton at bentley@biblio.org to register. Due to August thunderstorms, the finale of the Southington Library and Museum's children's summer reading program was moved from the parking lot to inside the library. The library managed to make space for over 500 children and parents with some re-arranging of furniture. Ice cream was served, faces were painted and Carl the Circus Guy entertained everyone.


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Happenings and Member News Author Mickey Sherman will read from his new book, How Can You Defend Those People?, at Trumbull Library on Saturday, September 20 at 2 pm. Sherman is a criminal defense attorney and a media commentator on legal issues. His clients have included Michael Skakel and Alex Kelly. His books will be available for purchase. To register for this free event call 203.452.5197. Wynne Delmhorst has been promoted to lead the Information Services Team at Greenwich Library. Wynne has more than 30 years of library experience. New Haven Public Library's 2nd Annual Adult Services Open House will take place on Wednesday, September 17 at the Main Branch. It will be a full day of demonstrations, tours, classes and discoveries of resources and services. Library colleagues are invited to attend to take advantage of database demonstrations.Contact Carol Brown at 203.946.8835, or nhfplevents@gmail.com. The Cromwell Belden Public Library had a wonderful Fancy Nancy children’s program at the end of July. The event included reading Fancy Nancy and Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly, by Jane O'Connor. All of the girls dressed up in their fancy clothes and enjoyed "fancy" decorated cupcakes.

Send Us Your Latest Library Happenings & News! Send your library’s and staff members’ news, ideas, photos, etc., to CONNtext editor Kathy Charbonneau at kcharbonneau@ctlibrarians.org The deadline is the 20th of each month.

A 10th Anniversary Celebration was held August 26 to commemorate a decade of the Henry Carter Hull Library (Clinton). There were many fun activities, including a family picnic concert attended by 180 people. The children in the audience danced their hearts out! Bestselling author Mo Willems ( Knuffle Bunny 2) was at Oliver Wolcott Library in August for a special end of summer reading event attended by 297 children and parents. Kent Memorial Library (Suffield) held its first ever Adult Summer Reading Program this year. Called Feed Your Head, Man, it was a big success with over 120 participants who decorated themselves with 1960's themed headbands, love beads, glasses, tattoos and hats. Then they had photos taken in the "Love Bug" and particpated in a party and raffle.

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September 2008 Calendar of Events MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Children's Librarians' Roundtable: Northwest, Silas Bronson Library, Waterbury, 9:30

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 Library Managers' Roundtable Wallingford PL, 10:00

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Young Adult Librarians' Roundtable: Eastern CT Willimantic Service Center, 1:00

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 Management Conference for CTs Public and Academic Library Directors New Haven Lawn Club, 9:30-3:30

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 CLA Joint Children's Roundtable Wallingford PL, 8:30 Public Library Directors' Roundtable: Northwest UCONN Torrington Library, 9:30 Young Adult Librarians' Roundtable: Capitol Region, West Hartford PL, Teen Room, 9:30

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 Interlibrary Loan Roundtable: West, Wilton Library, 9:30

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Southeast CD, DVD, Cassette Swap East Lyme Public Library, 9:00

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Comings and Goings . . . Matthew K. Poland was appointed deputy administrator at Hartford Public Library.

Services to Older Adults Roundtable (SOAR), Bishop's Corner Branch Library, West Hartford, 9:30

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

James Patterson is the new library director at Northwestern CT CC (Winsted).

Interlibrary Loan Roundtable: East Welles-Turner Memorial Library Glastonbury, 9:30

Mary Hargan retired after 30 years of service at the Mark Twain Library (Redding).

CLC/OCLC Direct Workshop: Advanced Google Tools Farmington Library, 1:00-4:00

Mary Hogan is the new director at Cora J. Belden Library (Rocky Hill). The Derby Neck Library recently welcomed new head librarian Susan Garry.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1 CLC/OCLC Direct Workshop: MySpace, Facebook, and Social Networking Tools for Libraries, Farmington Library, 9:00-noon


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September Roundtable Highlights CLC's roundtables are a wonderful opportunity for people from different libraries but with similar responsibilities and interests to come together to share knowledge and ideas about a variety of professional topics. These roundtables are open to all member library staff regardless of geographic location or job title. Be sure to register online in advance at www.ctlibrarians.org.

Children's Librarians’ Roundtable: Northwest

Young Adult Librarians' Roundtable: Capitol Region

Chair: Martie Smolka (Gunn Memorial Library, Washington outgoing) and Marla Martin (Woodbury Public Library – incoming)

Co-chairs: Ann Marie Naples (West Hartford Public Library) and Chris Angeli (Scranton Memorial Library, Madison)

Join your colleagues for the next meeting of the CLR-NW on Monday, September 8 at the Silas Bronson Library in Waterbury. Registration starts at 9:30 and the meeting begins at 10:00. Agenda items include Summer Reading Wrap-Up, back-to-school ideas and topics for remaining meetings. Join us in welcoming Marla Martin, Children's Librarian at the Woodbury Public Library, as the new chair and thank Martie Smolka for all her years of tireless hard work. Here's wishing you both an exciting year!

Check out the newly renovated West Hartford Library when Capitol Region YA Roundtable meets next on Wednesday, September 17 to discuss summer successes and failures. Meeting begins promptly at 9:30 in the Teen Room. Parking is available in the Isham Garage (www.westhartfordlibrary.org/ about/directions_faq.htm).

Library Managers’ Roundtable

Join your colleagues on Wednesday, September 17 at the University of Connecticut Torrington Campus Library for the next meeting of the PLDR-NW. Doug Lord will speak to the group about Services to Older Adults (Doug chairs the Services to Older Adults roundtable.) The meeting will be held at UCONN's Torrington Campus library. Meet your colleagues at 9:30 for some networking and refreshments. The program begins at 10:00.

Co-chairs: Siobhan Grogan (Cragin Memorial Library, Colchester) and Meryl Farber (Case Memorial Library, Orange)

The Library Managers Roundtable will host "What's Next? Libraries as a Resource for 50+ Citizens" on Wednesday, September 10 from 10:00 to noon at the new Wallingford Public Library. Presenters will be Kate Cosgrove, Coordinator of the 50+ Transition Center at New Haven Public Library, and Carol Nardini, Director of Community Services for the Town of Orange. The focus of the program will be the demographic trends and the kinds of services, materials and programs that need to be addressed for this growing and dynamic group. Handouts and a bibliography will be available for participants. Library department heads, directors and administrators from all regions are cordially invited to attend this timely and informative program.

Young Adult Librarians' Roundtable: Eastern CT Chair: vacant (presently kindly led by Linda Williams at the CSL) Would you like to chair this roundtable? Please contact Linda Williams at lwilliams@cslib.org.

The next YALR-E meeting is on Friday, September 12 at 1:00 pm at the Willimantic Library Service Center computer lab. The focus will be on how to use iGoogle, blogs and other internet tools that can help with what we do! Let Linda Williams (lwilliams@cslib.org) know if you have a particular web feature you would like covered at the next meeting. For the latest info on the roundtable, or to contribute your YA-related musings, visit the ECYA Blog - http://ecya.wordpress.com/.

Public Library Directors’ Roundtable: Northwest Chair: Linda Senkus (Beardsley & Memorial Library, Winsted)

ILL Roundtable: West Co-chairs: Mark Gore (Housatonic CC) and Liz Pisaretz (Norwalk CC)

Join your colleagues for the next meeting of the ILL-West Roundtable on Thursday, September 18 at the Wilton Library. Registration and networking start at 9:30 followed by the meeting at 10:00. Email agenda items to co-chairs Liz Pisaretz (EPisaretz@ncc.commnet.edu), or Mark Gore (mgore@hcc.commnet.edu). Don't forget to check out the CT ILL NEWS blog for all the latest ILL news at (http:// ctillnews.wordpress.com)

ILL Roundtable: East Co-chairs: Kim Farrington (Elihu Burritt Library, CCSU) and Gail Avino (Hall ML, Ellington)

The next meeting of the ILL-East Roundtable is on Tuesday, September 30 at the Welles-Turner Memorial Library in Glastonbury. Do you have a burning issue you'd like to see on the agenda, or an idea/suggestion? Email Kim Farrington (farringtonk@mail.ccsu.edu) or Gail Avino (hallmlib@biblio.org). Registration starts at 9:30 and the meeting begins at 10:00.


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Specials from WALDO What's New at H.W. Wilson Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Education Resources Information Center is now searchable as a WilsonWeb database. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, ERIC allows searching of 1.1 million bibliographic citations and more than 100,000 full-text entries on education topics back as far as 1966—journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers and more. Education Full Text now expands with data from ERIC at no additional charge. Visit www.hwwilson.com/databases/ eric.htm for more information. Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective: 1900-1984 is a unique new resource that cites tens of thousands of essays from anthologies and other sources published back to 1900. For more information visit www.hwwilson.com/ databases/egl_retro.htm.

ACLS Humanities E-book ACLS Humanities E-book, from the American Council of Learned Societies, is a searchable online collection of scholarly books. It also includes links to online reviews of the collection's titles from Project MUSE and JSTOR. ACLS Humanities E-book's online digital collection has over 1,700 full-text titles offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twelve learned societies, nearly 95 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office. ACLS Humanities E-book was reviewed in the August 2008 issue of CHOICE. For more information visit the ACLS website at www.humanitiesEbook.org. Introductory pricing is available. Contact WALDO for pricing information.

Get More Information About WALDO Offers For discounted pricing and order information on products, contact Joanne Montgomery,

SAGE Websession SAGE will be presenting the Deep Backfile Package and eReference products to WALDO members on September 11 at 1:00 pm. This session will be a short presentation, demo and Q&A regarding the content, features and access to the eReference and Deep Backfile Collections. This will be an opportunity to see each product and ask questions. The presenters will be the technical people who have developed and support the products. To attend contact Joanne Montgomery at joanne@waldolib.org.

Project Muse 2009 For pricing information on Project Muse 2009 contact WALDO.

Columbia University Press Columbia University Press Electronic Resources Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) The world's largest full-text online resource for political science, diplomatic history, international law and business, policy formation, and country analysis. Columbia Granger's World of Poetry Online The largest collection of full text poems on the Web with 250,000 poems in full text with 450,000 poem citations. Columbia Earthscape An integrated, interdisciplinary resource that connects the Earth and environmental sciences with their social, political, and economic dimensions. Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online Provides users with access to authoritative information on more than 170,000 places and areas around the world.

Senior Electronic Resources Specialist, at 800.326.6495, ext. 2, or email joanne@waldolib.org. Send faxes to 617.327.5516. Visit www.waldolib.org.

For more information on these resources, visit the Columbia University Press website at http:// cup.columbia.edu/static/electronicresources. Contact WALDO for pricing.


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CLC News, Discounts and More Safety and Security Program Scenes

CLC Dues Are Due

The Library Safety and Security Program co-sponsored by CSL and CLC at (the all new and beautiful!) Wallingford PL was a big hit. Panelists representing mental health and law enforcement professionals as well as library personnel spoke with the sold-out audience about how to make the library safe for staff and patrons.

It's that time of year! Remember that CLC is a statewide library cooperative whose operations depend on both an annual state grant and member libraries' dues and fees. So do the right thing—be cost-conscious, be informed, be cooperative, and pay your dues today! The final deadline for 08-09 dues payments is September 17, 2008.

Photos (clockwise from top): Susan Hansen (West Hartford PL), Sarah Marek, Coleen Sturken, and Lynn Johnson-Corcoran (all of CCSU); Karen Worrall and Elaine Palmer (Torrington PL); Maura Ritz (Fairfield PL), Paula Keegan (Bridgeport PL) and Bernadette Baldino (Easton PL), who was also on the panel. Panelists Mike Daly and Jim Surless (Queens Borough PL) with Meryl Farber (Case Memorial in Orange).

Library Mini Golf Is Launched Since the inaugural event at the Trumbull Public Library in 2006, several libraries across the country have embraced the idea of transforming their library into a miniature golf course for a day as a fundraising event. The continuing enthusiasm for this idea has led to the formation of a non-profit organization dedicated to helping libraries host tournaments across the country. Library Mini Golf now offers to sell or lease miniature golf courses designed to be used in libraries and will supply all necessary equipment for every event. Course design services and full project management of your tournament are also available. There are no upfront costs and every library is guaranteed a substantial profit. Most tournaments yield between $10,000 and $25,000 for the library. For more information visit www.libraryminigolf.org, or contact Rick Bolton at 203.375.3432.

CLC On the Move CLC's Willimantic office has moved! Pattie Noren and Doris Nadile are still located at ECSU, but on the other side of campus in Winthrop Hall. Phone and fax numbers remain the same, but there is a small change to the address: CT Library Consortium, ECSU, Winthrop Hall Room 100B, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226

Exclusive for netTrekker d.i. Subscribers: Upgrade Today! Weekly Reader Express (WRE) is a new collection of ageappropriate K-12 articles and resources that teachers and students have loved and trusted for years, now available in a digital format and delivered through your netTrekker d.i. search results: y Over 300,000 educator-selected digital resources including videos, audio, learning games, podcasts, images and more. y netTrekker d.i. resources are aligned to the CT Curriculum Frameworks, and the CAPT and CMT documents. Adding WRE to your netTrekker d.i subscription offers your school and district an additional 7,000+ K-12 resources that promote literacy skills such as reading comprehension, develop critical-thinking skills, spark curiosity about the world around us and help with lesson planning. For information on special pricing and a free trial for your school or district contact Sharyl Barnes, Account Manager, at 877.517.1125, ext. 3023, or sbarnes@netTrekker.com.

10% Off Elsevier Ingram is offering an extra 10% off Elsevier (medical) titles from August 18 through October 15, 2008. See website for complete list of titles. To order via your established Ingram account call 800-937-5300.

How Green Is Our Valley? This fall the 18 libraries in Middlesex County will collaborate and cooperate on a public awareness campaign to develop, promote and host a series of educational “green” programming for their communities. Through this new partnership, participating libraries will be able to share resources and ideas, and capitalize on publicity generated from a regional marketing effort, leveraging their local programming budgets.


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LROC Performer Spotlight Eric and Dee Hansen

Author Mitali Perkins

Eric and Dee Hansen—Lute and Soprano. Dee is a soprano and Chair of Graduate Music Education at The Hartt School, University of Hartford. Eric was a professional bassist and lutenist for more than 12 years who performed with nationally known artists before he became the Electronic Resources Coordinator with iCONN.org. He continues to perform on the lute. Programs: A Renaissance Christmas—Eric and Dee perform Renaissance settings of beloved Christmas carols, and a few charming surprises too. Love Hath Wings: English Love Songs of Shakespeare’s Time—When set to music, luscious and provocative Elizabethan poetry come to life in these historically informed performances of works by Dowland, Campion, Johnson and others. Contact Eric or Dee at 860.533.9332.

Mitali Perkins has spent most of her life crossing borders. Born in Calcutta, India, she soon learned to live up to her name, which means "friendly" in the Bangla language— because her family moved so often. Reading always helped her adjust to new places. "Stories were my lifeline, my rock, my stability," she says. "They were what I clutched for balance in that sometimes narrow place between cultures." After studying political science at Stanford and public policy at U.C. Berkeley, Mitali taught at the middle school, high school and college levels. When she began to write fiction, her protagonists were often strong female characters trying to bridge different cultures. Mitali enjoys visiting schools and libraries to discuss "books between cultures" and the life-changing power of story. Contact Mitali at mitaliperk@yahoo.com, or visit her website at www.mitaliperkins.com.

This Month’s New Performers Check out these NEW performers (and hundreds of others) in CLC's Library Resource Online Catalog at www.ctlibrarians.org/listings/search/. y Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem—Rani Arbo and her band love nothing more than choreographing a jubilant mix of traditional, original, and contemporary sounds through a blend of roots music styles from blues to bluegrass to old-time folk, funk, and swing. y Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center—quality education programs that further the Center's mission: to inspire and nurture appreciation of the natural world and foster a personal environmental ethic. y Laurie Lynne Zlotowski: Funky Arts, Crafts and Jewelry-Making—Laurie Lynne brings over 14 years of teaching arts and crafts programs, including professional tie dye, polymer clay, jewelry-beading and craft classes. y Gerard Brooker, author of The Illustrator— Set in 1944 inside a German concentration camp, The Illustrator is a fictional representation of historical injustices and their human connections. A tale wrought with evil and hope, loss and love. y GABOSH— provides an interactive music and movement experience from infants to middle school children. Fun for the whole family. y Cain Communication, LLC — writing, public relations and consulting services to organizations large and small.

y Author Sarah Lamstein —The author of I Like Your Buttons shares her program "Let's Talk About Kindness." Storytelling and puppetry kick-off a discussion on kindness. y Jane Sarah Staffier—Author and illustrator of Casey the Beacon Hill Cat series, Jane offers children's programs about these tales. Jane also teaches adult art programs like "3 EZ Steps to Drawing" and "How to Draw a Quick Sketch of Anything!" y Shirley G. Webb—author of ten stories for children based on Native American tales learned from her grandmother. y Concert Artists Guild, Inc.—is an internationally recognized arts service organization, whose mission is to discover, nurture and promote young musicians. y Stacy DeKeyser—author of fiction and nonfiction books for middle graders and teens, Jump the Cracks, Sacagewea, and The Wampanoag. y Barbara Johansen Newman—author and illustrator of Tex Mex Rex: A Big City Kitty Ditty, published in April 2007. She has illustrated more than 15 books for children. Barbara offers programs for adults and children. y Earth Friends Discovery Yoga and Storytelling—A family friendly yoga program (ages 4 and up) for those who think yoga is for the crunchy granola crowd.


Connecticut Library Consortium CONNtext • September 2008 Board of Directors Roslyn Rubinstein, Chair Waterford Public Library rrubinstein@waterfordct.org

Carl Antonucci Capital Community College CAntonucci@CCC.Commnet.edu

Randi Ashton-Pritting

CLC/OCLC Direct Training Calendar 2008-2009 Tuesday, September 30, 1-4 Advanced Google with Dan Ream, Farmington Library Wednesday, October 1, 9-12 Social Networking with Dan Ream, Farmington Library Tuesday, November 4, 9:00 coffee, 9:30 to 3:30 (12:00 to 1:00 lunch) Introduction to Public Service, Harry Bennett Branch Library, Stamford Tuesday, November 18, 9:00 coffee, 9:30 to 3:30 (12:00 to 1:00 lunch) Serials Cataloging, Farmington Library Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 9:30 to 12:30 Dewey Decimal Classification Webinar

University of Hartford Libraries pritting@hartford.edu

Tuesday, February 3, 10:00 to 12:00 Basic MARC Webinar

Bernadette Baldino

Wednesday, February 4, 9:30 to 3:30 (12:00 to 1:00 lunch) Copy Cataloging, Naugatuck Valley CC

Easton Public Library bbaldino@optonline.net

Anita Barney The Brookfield Library abarney@brookfieldlibrary.org

Candice Brown

Tuesday, March 3, 9:00 coffee, 9:30-12:30 Copyright for Public, Academic and School Libraries, University of Hartford Tuesday, March 24, 9:00 coffee, 9:30 to 3:30 (12:00 to 1:00 lunch) AV Cataloging/Cataloging Digital Collections, Rensselaer, Hartford

New Britain Public Library cabrown@nbpl.info

Wednesday, April 1, 10:00 to 12:00 Library of Congress Subject Headings Webinar

Susan Burke

Tuesday, May 5, 9:00 coffee, 9:30 to 3:30 (12:00 to 1:00 lunch) Strategic Planning, Easton PL

Griswold High School sburke@griswold.k12.ct.us

Charles Marlor CCSU marlorc@ccsu.edu

Tuesday, June 9, 9:00 coffee, 9:30 to 12:00 OCLC Connexion Client, Manchester CC Tuesday, June 9, 1:00 to 3:00 OCLC Searching for Catalogers, Manchester CC

For course descriptions, or to register go to www.ctlibrarians.org/ services/oclctraining.html

Arthur Meyers Russell Library ameyers@russell.lioninc.org

Amy Plympton LIMRA aplympton@limra.com

Sandra Ruoff Guilford Free Library sruoff@guilfordfreelibrary.org

New CLC/OCLC Direct Training Pricing for 2008-2009 Full-day sessions (except webinars)—$50 for CLC/OCLC Direct participating libraries, $70 for CLC member libraries, $100 for non-members Half-day sessions (except webinars)—$30 for CLC/OCLC Direct participating libraries, $40 for CLC member libraries, $60 for non-members Webinars—$20 for CLC/OCLC Direct participating libraries, $30 for CLC member libraries, $50 for non-members

Keith Stetson Fairfield University kstetson@mail.fairfield.edu

Amy Terlaga Bibliomation aterlaga@biblio.org Janet Woycik Cyrenius H. Booth Library jwoycik@biblio.org

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