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Genealogy & History Resources

Ancestry Library Edition, access at home® Library Edition® 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. Available for in-library use only (either using a library computer or library Wi-Fi).

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Hartford Courant

Access the full digital archive of the Hartford Courant from 1764 to the present. In-library access is available for all patrons. Offsite access is available with a Bloomfield Public Library card. (Partial access to the Hartford Courant database is offered through researchIT CT using any CT public library card.)

research IT CT: Genealogy Resources

researchIT CT: Genealogy Resources

Use researchIT CT to access free genealogy resources, including newspapers. ResearchIT CT is a service of the CT State Library and Bloomfield Public Library.

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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