Columbus Day Closing

The Farmington Libraries will be closed Monday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day.

Research Tools


ALSC Book & Media Awards Shelf


This collection of nearly 2,000 books, recordings, apps, and websites for children spans 100 years, reflecting the evolution of ALSC’s awards history AND delivering the latest, greatest materials for contemporary readers, listeners, learners, and

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AtoZ Databases

AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents.

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Connecticut Digital Archive

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The CTDA is part of the Digital Preservation Repository Program at the University of Connecticut.

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CreativeBug logo has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

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With you have access to following, Connecticut specific, resources:

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Encyclopedia Britannica

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Farmington Library card required.

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Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade

A public free databases recording 500,000 named captive people, designed by data scientists at Michigan State University and distinguished historians and researchers.

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Farmington Valley Herald

Farmington Valley Herald

Now access the Farmington Valley Herald from home! Access our digital archives of the Farmington Valley Herald. Browse by title, year, or key words to find articles and content from this historic publication.

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Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school.

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Fuel Economy Guide

Fuel Economy Guide


Up-to-date fuel economy information, environmental and safety data for many model years.

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Historic Hartford Courant

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This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

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Indie Author Project (IAP) Select

Indie Author Project

Self-publish with Indie Author Project Select! All accepted works are eligible for special contests and for inclusion in the Library Journal curated, best-of-the-best collection.

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Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique and proven interview techniques.

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Learning Express Library

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LearningExpress Library provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Farmington Library card required to register.

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The Morningstar Investment Research Center Online. Available at home here, please use password 06032 where you are asked for your card #.

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News & Newspapers


View stories from the Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Historic Hartford Courant, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

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