The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will be open to the regular hours on Wednesday, November 25 and Saturday, November 28. Curbside pick up for holds or other materials is available. Please call 860-267-6621.

Homework Help

Do you need help with homework or a special project? We offer a variety of biographies and other educational resources in the Children’s Room, as well as online resources. Visit us and we will be happy to assist you in locating materials or teach you how to use our free databases and online resources.


Library Databases &  Helpful Resources

To access these resources, you will need to make sure to have your library card number available.

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ResearchIT CT

researchIT CT provides online access to essential library and information resources, including secured access to licensed databases.

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American Library Association’s Great Sites for Kids 

Has a great variety of resources that include animals, the arts. history & biography, literature & languages, mathematics & computers, reference and sciences.

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BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper

Offers help with English, Math, Science and computers!

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Explora for Elementary Schools

An interface designed specifically for elementary students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles. You can find interfaces for older students below:

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Khan Academy 

This site offers instructional videos, practice exercises and a personalized learning dashboard.

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USA Government for Kids

A kids’ portal to the U.S. government, this site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids sites along with kids sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.

What are you looking for?