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Raymond F. Damato Library, Manchester (CT) Campus

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Borrow laptops, WiFi hotspots, graphing calculators and more for the entire semester.

Reserve a Study Room

Reserve one of the library's six study/collaboration rooms up to two weeks in advance. They can be reserved for up to two hours per day.

Borrow a Textbook

We have textbooks for many courses that can be borrowed on a short-term basis. Check to see if yours is available.

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Librarians can help you develop a search strategy and identify relevant research databases or websites for your topic-- in the Library, by chat/text or appointment.

News & Events

CT's Black, Indigenous and Women of Color

Please join us for a free program on Tuesday, March 5 at 2:30pm in GPA Community Commons. It will explore Connecticut women such as Fidelia Hoscott Fielding, who preserved the Mohegan-Pequot language, Ann Petry, who gave a voice to black writers, and Maria Sanchez, a strong advocate for the Puerto Rican community and the initiator of bilingual education in Hartford.

The Common Read

The Manchester Common Read is a program that recognizes the diversity of thought and experience on campus and brings the community together by creating a common ground for discussion and connection. Read about this year's selection, Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi and Joshua David Stein.

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Make a Vision Board on Tuesday, 3/5

Be your best self in 2024 by attending our Vision Board "Crafternoon" session on Tuesday, 3/5 (rescheduled from 2/13), at 12pm in the Raymond F. Damato Library, Room A121. The event is free and all supplies will be provided. Hope to see you there! Please contact Melissa Rivera ( with any questions.

Join CT State Manchester’s Damato Library in celebrating Black History Month by exploring this mini collection of books, music, art, films, talks, podcasts, and notable websites. Taking inspiration from Oakland’s Black Joy Parade, the Black Joy Storywindows, Kleaver Cruz's The Black Joy Project, and The Museum of Black Joy, this mini collection features books that center Black joy as an act of resistance.

New Guide: Understanding Gaza

This guide was created by Prof. Gina Ocasion and Debbie Herman to empower students, faculty and staff to learn and research the historical, political, and cultural context of recent events in Gaza and Israel. In addition to suggested readings and films, it includes a section for educators as well as links to campus supports.

Wall Street Journal

Get free access to the Wall Street Journal by registering with your campus email address. The WSJ membership includes unlimited digital access to and the WSJ apps. 

New Books in the Library