CRPA Entertainment Showcase 2020

Attention Library Programmers!

CLC has once again partnered with the Connecticut Recreation & Parks Association to bring you members-only pricing on a full day of programming inspiration!



The 30th Annual Connecticut Recreation & Parks Association


Entertainment Showcase



Thursday, February 20, 2020

East Hartford Community Cultural Center

Registration 9:00am, Performances 9:30am - 3:30pm

CLC members pay the CRPA member rate - just $25 (save $10)! Registration info below!



  • Small Stage: 18 performance time slots featuring children's acts, individual performers, and musical duos.
  • Large Stage: 24 performance slots featuring large bands for concert series and festivals.
  • Exhibit Hall: Network with over 75 entertainers to discuss fees and availability.
  • Lunch and detailed program booklet included (Free registration also available - no lunch, no program booklet)



Register directly with CRPA. Select "CLC member" and include your CLC promo code.* 2 ways to register:

   Online - (if you wish to pay online, an invoice link will be emailed to you after registration)

   By mail - download form (coming soon)


*PROMO CODE: For CLC member rate you will need your CLC promo code. To access the code, log in to our members-only discount page, OR email Amanda Stern at


More Details:

   9:00 - 9:30: Registration
   9:30 - 3:30: Performances & exhibits (lunch available 11:30 - 1:00)

LOCATION: East Hartford Community Cultural Center, 50 Chapman Place, East Hartford, CT. DIRECTIONS


PARKING:  Parking is limited. Carpooling is encouraged. If registration numbers warrant, a shuttle bus from an alternate parking location will be arranged. Information will be sent to registrants via email.


SNOW DATE: Thursday, February 27, 2020 (only if there is an official CT State of Emergency)



Download a flyer/registration form (coming soon)



   CLC - Amanda Stern, Events & Special Projects Manager - 860.344.8777 x105 or

   CRPA - Valerie Stolfi Collins, Executive Director - 860.721.0384 or



CRPA logo


Thursday, February 20, 2020
9:00am - 3:30pm
Other location
CLC Events

To register for a DLD workshop or webinar, you must be a current staff member, Friend, or Board Member/Trustee of a library in CT. If you are an unemployed librarian in CT, please contact Gail Hurley ( or 860-704-2222) to register.

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend a workshop you have registered for, please remember to cancel at least 3 days in advance so we can give your spot to someone else. You can cancel via the link in your confirmation email, or by contacting Gail Hurley | (860) 704-2222.

Those who miss (without cancelling) 3 events within a 6-month period will be placed on the waiting list when registering for future events. Be sure to sign in when you arrive for any workshop.

Inclement Weather Policy

For all in-person workshops offered by the CT State Library, Division of Library Development:

If the public schools in the town where the workshop is to be held close due to weather, the workshop will be canceled. If the schools have a delay, the workshop will go on as scheduled.

For the most up-to-date information, call us at 860-704-2200.

IMLS logo
Continuing Education workshops and the professional development collection are funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library.