1790-1940 Census data, passenger lists, birth, death, & marriage records.
In-Library use only. Remote access is not available.
ConnecticutHistory.org connects you to the people, traditions, innovations & events making up the rich history of the Nutmeg State, through primary source images, documents, and objects.
Launched by a math teacher in 1997, Coolmath4Kids is an amusement park of math, games, and more, designed to teach math and make it FUN, for ages 12 and under.
Over 1,400 in-depth instructional videos for all creative makers from basic instruction to advanced techniques for fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing, and much more.
To access Craftsy, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on Craftsy.
Driving-Tests.org offers access to Connecticut DMV handbooks and practice tests to help you prepare for your learner’s permit, driver’s license, motorcycle license or commercial driver’s license
FamilySearch is the world’s largest repository of free genealogical records, based in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Records from over 130 countries include birth, marriage, death, census, probate, land, military, International Genealogical Index, and more. In-Library use only. Remote access is not available.
A streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.
To access iNDIEFLIX, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on iNDIEFLIX.
Khan Academy Kids makes learning fun with thousands of educational games, books, and activities that inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery for children ages 2-8. Explore math games, spelling activities, digital books, and more. Kids can learn reading, phonics, writing, and social-emotional development through fun educational games and lessons.
Tens of thousands of e-books and audiobooks in our digital collection as well as full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading.
PBS Kids makes learning fun and safe with over 250 educational games and videos from favorite shows, including Daniel Tiger, Wild Kratts, Rosie’s Rules, Curious George and more!
Unlimited access to hundreds of courses for lifelong learning and personal enrichment on subjects like history, food & wine, finance, travel and much more.
To access The Great Courses, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on The Great Courses.
Where creativity, imagination and learning meet! Access a robust collection of popular plays with everything needed to put on a production. Educators will love the lesson plans and extended learning pieces that help students become more fluent readers, understand core concepts, and internalize content.
Preschool & Early Elementary. For pre & emergent readers learning the fundamentals of reading and writing. Enforces early childhood curriculum with 350+ fiction / nonfiction read-aloud stories including fairy tales and nursery rhymes, printable activities and matching and tracing games. Includes short nonfiction videos with educator lessons & disguised learning activities.
Elementary School. Elementary age-appropriate articles that are easy-to-read with image-driven navigation and designed to build confidence and encourage creativity. Includes WebQuests, compare & contrast tools, biographies, inquiry-based activities, citations, educator tools and lesson plans.
Upper Elementary & Middle School. Multi-media articles with high-interest, readable content. Primary sources, “Behind the Headlines” summarized current events, Timelines database, over 10,000 Biographies, citation builder, recommended websites, educator tools and printable graphic organizers.