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CONN-text: CLC's Member Newsletter

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About the Newsletter

CLC produces CONN┬Ětext, a newsletter for staff of CLC member libraries with the latest news pertaining to CLC, our members, and issues affecting libraries in Connecticut and nationwide. The most recent issues are available below.


Online Issues 

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September 2016

  • From Jennifer - How Can I Help?
  • New Book & Supplies Contracts
  • From Ellen - Back To School
  • Savings: Hotspots, Sign Holders, SCOLA, USI, Flash Drives, Internet Librarian
  • Roundtable Chair Training Session
  • LOTS of Roundtables
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July 2016

  • From Jennifer - Corkboard Strategy
  • Annual Meeting Wrap-Up
  • New Book & Supplies Contracts
  • Mystery Summer Camp
  • From Ellen - Summertime, and the livin' is ... energized!
  • Savings: Hotspots, Movie Licensing, DGI Cataloging, New England Photo Booth
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May 2016

  • From Jennifer - Get Your Group On
  • From Ellen - Listening, Helping, Saving
  • From Rachel - CLA Conference, Media Circuits, BIDS
  • Savings: Sign holders, Turnitin, AtoZdatabases, SCOLA, USI, AWE
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March 2016

  • From the Executive Director - Springing Ahead
  • From the Discount Desk - USI, SCOLA, APA Style Central
  • Savings: 11x17 sign holders, Kwikboost, Nutmeg Books
  • New Librarians Roundtable Survey

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January 2016

  • From the Executive Director: New Beginnings
  • Savings: Nonprint contracts, 11x17 sign holders, Computers in Libraries, BEA
  • Academic Book Expo
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day

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December 2015

  • From the Executive Director: What does change look like?
  • Savings: Demco supplies contract extended, AWE, Hill Donnelly
  • Events: Academic Book Expo - save the date!
  • Get your keyboard calendars!

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November 2015

  • From the Executive Director: Not Just a Number
  • Savings: LyndaLibrary, Demco supplies, Britannica Digital, LAT
  • Events: Maker Roundtable
  • Membership renewal time
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day 2016


Submission Guidelines

CLC welcomes news about Connecticut libraries and librarians, ideas for feature articles, and other content of interest to Connecticut library staff. All submissions should be emailed to Christine Sarrazin, Newsletter Editor, at

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