Open W-F, 12-4pm, Sat 10am-2pm | (860) 364-5688

Open W-F, 12-4pm, Sat 10am-2pm | (860) 364-5688

Teaching Resources


View our extensive catalog of books and magazines for teachers and young readers or browse publications for readers of all ages. In addition to our print materials we have a number of videos available for your classroom use.

Also, visit our bookstore to browse a collection of publications by some of the premiere authors and illustrators of the area.

Additional Sites of Interest


Academic Research Databases available through ICONN, Connecticut’s Digital Library, which can be used at the library and from home. While ICONN offers more than 25 databases, those listed below are of particular value to college students

Information from magazines and journals

General One-File ICONN’s largest collection of articles from magazines, newspapers, academic journals and trade publications; currently including more than 76 million articles (consists of seven databases, including the college-level resources described immediately below)

Expanded Academic ASAP A collection designed to meet the needs of college and graduate students, offering access to more than 16 million full-text articles covering all academic areas

Academic OneFile an authoritative and comprehensive information collection, providing more than 27 million full-text articles from the world’s leading academic journals and reference sources; outstanding resource for professionals and students

Primary Sources

Biography Resource Center This comprehensive collection includes more than 400,000 articles from a combination of 135 biographical reference sources, 325 magazine and newspaper sources, and Marquis Who’s Who.

History Reference Center the “world’s most comprehensive” full-text history database designed for high school and college students; includes articles from 2,400 history books, references and encyclopedias; 130 history periodicals; 61,000 historical documents; 110,000 photographs and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical videos

iTunesU – “possibly the world’s greatest collection of free educational media available to students, teachers and lifelong learners”; more than 100,000 educational audio and video files (many of the separate educational resources listed below can be accessed through iTunesU)

Click here to download iTunes without charge; to access iTunesU from the iTunes home screeen, click on the iTUnes Store button on the upper left and choose iTunesU

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