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E-Magazines & Newspapers

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

The world’s largest independent product testing organization. It provides expert buying advice, recommendations, and ratings on thousands of consumer products each year.

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Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant subscription is split into three different time periods. In-library access for all patrons (offsite access varies – see below).

Hartford Courant (1992-Present)
Access offsite with any CT public library card.

Hartford Courant (1923-1991)
Access offsite with Bloomfield Public Library card only.

Hartford Courant (1764-1922)
Access offsite with any CT public library card.

Get a 72-hour access code for New York Times online

The New York Times Online

Access accurate, up-to-date, trustworthy news from The New York Times online! To access content on remotely (from home), you must first redeem a 72-hour access code. First-time users will need to create a user account when prompted.

If you are in a library building, or have already activated a code within the last three days, go directly to to login and access content.

Download The New York Times app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store today!

OverDrive E-Magazines

OverDrive offers access to FREE digital magazine titles, in addition to e-books, e-audiobooks, and streaming movies. E-magazine checkouts are unlimited simultaneous use, and do not count toward the 10-item borrow limit. You will need your Bloomfield library card to login to OverDrive.

  • Read the e-magazine in your Internet browser, or download the issue with OverDrive’s Libby App (the Libby App is not currently compatible with Kindle or e-readers).
  • Check out our OverDrive/Libby instructional brochure on using OverDrive with your mobile device.
  • Visit the OverDrive Help page to learn more about accessing e-magazines and other digital materials from OverDrive on your computer or mobile device.

e-Magazines at research IT CT

researchIT CT: E-Magazines

Provides access to a variety of online magazine content formatted as text articles, including The New Yorker, Newsweek, People, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Time, Wired, and more!

Online Newspapers at research IT CT

researchIT CT: Newspapers

researchIT CT Newspapers provides access to a selection of historical Connecticut newspapers and recent issues of other popular newspapers.

Need Help?

Contact the library at 860-243-9721 to schedule an appointment for assistance downloading library materials.

Other Downloadable Media

Bloomfield Public Library offers a variety of downloadable media that you can access on your computer or mobile device (compatibility varies by service).