Genealogy & Historical Resources

Ancestry Library Edition, access at home

Ancestry.com® Library Edition (home access)

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

Ancestry Library Edition (on-site access)

Ancestry.com® Library Edition is a FREE 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

Access Hartford Courant issues from 1764 to the present day for FREE! 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 FREE access to a selection of historical Connecticut newspapers and recent issues of other popular newspapers.

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