If you’re interested in researching a particular topic or learning a specific subject, one of the online resources below may be helpful.
Some resources may require you to log in with your East Hampton Library Card number so have that handy.
Need more research help? Please reach out to us. We can help you find what you need!
Unrivaled collection of scholarly business information
Explore the amazing history of you. Discover your family history with Ancestry Library Edition. Immigration, vital records, census, family histories, court records, directories, photos, military records. Your ancestors left clues along the way. Now, you can trace them online.
Biography Resource Center
Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies.
Business Market Research Collection
The Business Market Research Collection provides company, industry, and geopolitical macroeconomic market research.
Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project
Digitized copies of 14 historic Connecticut Newspapers.
Provides timely ratings and reviews of household products. After logging in, click ‘Search within this publication’ to search for your needed product
Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft online video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Enjoy unlimited access to classes like: drawing, painting, photography, cooking and more all with your East Hampton Library Card.
Study for your learners permit, driver’s license, motorcycle or commercial driver’s license with practice tests, study guides and exam simulators!
East Hampton Newspaper and Yearbook Archive
A digitized collection of East Hampton news and yearbooks from 1881 forward.
Explora for Elementary Schools
An interface designed specifically for elementary students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles.
Explora for High Schools
An interface designed specifically for high school students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles.
Explora for Middle Schools
An interface designed specifically for middle school students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles.
Family search has digitized all of East Hampton’s, and many other towns’, vital records. This is a free service but you may need to create an account.
Hartford Courant (1992-current)
Access articles from the Hartford Courant from 1992 to present day.
Heritage Quest Online
Genealogy and family history resources that include census records, city directories and more.
Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1922)
Access articles from the Hartford Courant from 1764 – 1922.
History Reference Center
Great for school history papers and projects. Features almost 2,000 reference books, and encyclopedia articles.
Instantly borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to watch on your computer, phone, tablet or TV.
With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. You can stream titles instantly through your desktop browser or our mobile app. If you use our mobile app, you can also download titles to your device for offline playback later, where Wi-Fi may be unavailable. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.
Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music and more 24/7 with in three easy steps!1. Download the Hoopla app in your app store on any device including your smart TV.2. Register with your library card. If you don’t have a library card, you can register as a guest. You’ll have 4 weeks with the service before you’ll need to visit the library and get a card.
3. Borrow free digital movies, music and more! Everything is available right away and no more late fees!
LearningExpress | Workforce Solutions
LearningExpress Workforce Solutions (featuring Job & Career Accelerator) contains hundreds of resources ― such as resume builders, tutorials, practice tests, e-books, articles and flashcards ― to help users achieve high school equivalency, explore jobs and careers, prepare for occupational certification exams, learn Microsoft Office and Adobe software, and develop the core knowledge and skills that are essential to workplace success.
Legal Information Reference Center
Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis
Check out the Russell Library in Middletown, CT for a historical archive of the Middletown Press.
Newspapers of Connecticut
The newspapers of Connecticut collection includes a sampling of newspapers covering various towns, villages and topics ranging from 1821-1947.
Borrow eBooks, audiobooks and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.
ResearchIT CT OneSearch
A great all-purpose database of newspaper, magazine and academic journal articles for those doing scholarly research for school assignments.
The Rivereast has a 10 year digital archive on their website.
Science Reference Center
Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Great for students!