Winter Dinner – January 14, 2016

Our Winter Dinner will be at the Tuscany Grill in Middletown, CT on January 14, 2016. We hope you can join us!

Date & Time: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Tuscany Grill, 120 College Street, Middletown, CT 06457

Cost: $30.00 per person (Please bring cash or check to the dinner.)

Parking: Tuscany Grill has a parking lot adjacent to the building on College Street. There is also metered street parking available.

Menu: The menu options are listed below.

Appetizer (choice of one)

Soup of the day

House salad

Caesar salad

Entrée (choice of one)

Eggplant Tower – house roasted peppers, spinach, asiago and mozzarella cheeses, plum tomato sauce, penne

Chicken Tuscano – prosciutto, eggplant, Swiss cheese, parmesan whipped potatoes, broccoli florets, Marsala demi glace

Sesame Ahi Tuna – apricot ginger glaze, shredded carrot, zucchini, squash, soy sauce, linguine

Petite Sirloin – green beans, mashed potatoes, house demi glace, semolina dusted onion rings


Coffee or Tea



Iced tea and soda will be available in pitchers.

Please RSVP to by Monday, January 4, 2016. If you replied to the initial email to determine an estimate of attendees, please RSVP again to confirm your attendance.

If you have any questions, please contact Bonnie Gallagher at or 860-757-6574.

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Job Opportunity: Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Librarian

The Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a qualified individual to perform professional to advanced library duties which include providing legal reference and research guidance, instruction in database searching, and catalog and collection maintenance. In-state travel is required. Applications must be received by December 21, 2015.

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SNELLA’s Obiter Dicta – October 2015

The October 2015 Obiter Dicta is now available. Enjoy the issue!

                   Table of Contents

  •    Welcome Letter from the President – Page 2
  •    AALL Annual Conference Report – Pages 3-4
  •    Report from the LLNE Fall Meeting – Page 5
  •    Depository Library Council Meeting – Page 6
  •    Fall Brown Bag Event – Marketing – Page 7
  •    Transcription of the 2015 Legislative Session Delayed – Page 8
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Fall Brown Bag Event about Marketing in Law Libraries

Join us for the Fall Brown Bag Event about Marketing in Law Libraries!

The SNELLA Education Committee would like to invite all of you to this discussion about marketing efforts in law libraries.

When: November 18, 2015 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where: Yale Law School, Room 122, 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Parking: Metered parking ($1.50/hr) is available on Grove Street & other surrounding streets (but not on Wall St.). Public parking is available on Broadway (two blocks from Yale Law School).


Christine L. Graesser, Information Resources Manager at Robinson & Cole LLP
Jordan Jefferson, Coordinating Librarian for Reference Services and Chair of their Exhibits and Signs Committee at Yale Law School
Astoria Ridley, Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Librarian II and Co-Chair of the Law Library Services Unit Marketing Committee

Chris Graesser, Jordan Jefferson and Astoria Ridley will present information about their experience and efforts related to marketing in law libraries. This will be an informal event where discussion and questions are encouraged.

Following the presentation and discussion, Cate Kellett will provide a tour of the Yale Law School Library for any interested attendees.

Please RSVP to Bonnie Gallagher at by Thursday, November 12, 2015 if you are able to attend. Light refreshments will be served. We hope you can join us!

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