Library Closed Wednesday, June 19th

The library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. We reopen on Thursday at 9:30am. 


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American Ancestors

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Founded in 1845, the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the country’s leading resource for family history research.

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Artdesigncafé maintains a growing archive of writings on contemporary art, design, and business publicity, all related to Meriden.
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AtoZ Databases

AtoZdatabases is used to search for information such as a phone number, business name, or address, or to job search.
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Beanstack makes it easier for you to help kids track their reading, keep kids motivated to read, and provide feedback and insights into their reading habits.
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BookPage is a recommendation guide for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres as chosen by their editors. 

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CareerOneStop Mission's is to deliver integrated, easy-to-understand workforce information that helps job seekers, students, workers, workforce intermediaries, and employers develop their capacity and make sound economic decisions in the new

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Creativebug has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
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CT DMV Practice Tests

Prepare for your CT car, motorcycle, or commercial driver's license exam with free practice tests, and downloadable manuals.
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CT Historical Society Museum & Library

Explore Connecticut's history: reflecting on the past, engaging with the present, and innovating for the future.
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CT Public - PBS Kids At-Home Learning

At-Home Learning: CT Public’s Learn-at-Home website pulls together timely, high-quality content from trusted shows from PBS KIDS, World at Home, PBS LearningMedia, and more.
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CT State Library

Access to CT history, public records, magazines, newspapers, digital collections, eContent, and more.
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Cyndi's List of Genealogy websites

A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
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Educate Station

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Ready-to-use, hands-on learning plans, worksheets, and activities for kids from Pre-K through 5th grade to do at home or at school.

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Ellis Island Passenger Search

Ellis Island Passenger Search database: home to 65 million records of passengers arriving to the Port of New York between 1820 and 1957.
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Family Search

Bring to life your family’s history by exploring the lives of those who came before you.
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