Genealogy & Historical Resources

Ancestry Library Edition, access at home® Library Edition (home access)

Access Ancestry at home with your Bloomfield library card for a limited time!

Ancestry Library Edition (on-site access)® Library Edition is a genealogy resource that delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

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)

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.

Treasures of CT Libraries

Treasures of Connecticut Libraries

A joint project of the CT State Library and the Library Connection consortium, this collection of items comes from libraries and their partnering cultural institutions across Connecticut and has been digitized and made available online. Includes: historical photographs, maps, postcards, films, and more.

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