Educational Resources for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and early primary

ABC Mouse

The award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. From Age of Learning, Inc.
*In-library access only*



An interactive literacy resource that builds a love of reading and learning! Children and adults can access thousands of classic books paired with a related non-fiction e-book. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Free DMV Practice Tests

CT DMV Practice Tests & Driver’s License FAQ

Use this FREE resource to practice taking CT DMV tests, as well as other great driving test resources, like road signs, fines and limits, and FAQ on getting a CT driver’s license.

Encyclopedia Judaica

Encyclopedia Judaica

A 22-volume English-language encyclopedia of the Jewish people and their faith, Judaism. This e-book covers diverse areas of the Jewish world and civilization, including Jewish history of all eras, culture, holidays, language, scripture, and religious teachings.

Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior

A comprehensive social/cultural, travel, and international business resource, covering 175 countries and territories. It includes everything you need to know about traveling!

Hartford Courant 1992-Present Button Hartford Courant 1764-1922 Button

Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant subscription is split into three different time periods. Note: the years of 1923-1991 are available onsite at the Bloomfield Public Libraries to all patrons, or offsite to Bloomfield library card holders only.

Hartford Courant (1992-Present)

Hartford Courant (1923-1991)

Hartford Courant (1764-1922)



FREE and confidential job assistance, including professional resume critique and live interview and resume coaching. Use the SkillSurfer Learning Library to access thousands of lessons, quizzes, and tests to help master academic concepts. View tutorials on basic to advanced math/reading/writing, as well as high school, college, and graduate school test prep…and more!

Kanopy. Featuring film festival, documentary, and foreign films

Kanopy & Kanopy Kids

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. See the library’s “Movies” page for more details on how Kanopy works.

Kanopy also includes access to Kanopy Kids, which highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Learn a new language today! Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for over 70 languages from around the world, including English as a second language.

research IT CT Free Online Resources

researchIT CT: Connecticut’s Research Engine

Search academic articles, including history, science, and biography information, as well as newspapers and magazines… and much more!

Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center

Over 300 FREE online practice tests for high school, college, and career success! Search information about college and career enhancement programs. Use the practice tests to help you prepare for a civil service test, the Praxis exam, SAT, GED, and more!

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