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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.)

Legal Forms

Legal Forms

Gale LegalForms explains common legal procedures and provides access to thousands of customizable legal documents as well as an Attorney Directory. Using the downloadable form templates, individuals can create accurate, reliable legal documents specific to Connecticut.

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 for FREE! 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 for FREE.

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

research IT CT Free Online Resources

researchIT CT: Connecticut’s Research Engine

Use researchIT CT to access free academic articles for all age groups, newspapers, popular magazines, and e-book/e-audio titles. Additionally, access quality resources for genealogy, law, health, small business, and job seekers… and much more! ResearchIT CT is a service of the CT State Library and Bloomfield Public Library.

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) provides FREE access to U.S. listings for residential telephone numbers, addresses, and household information. Additional profile listings include U.S. businesses, physicians and dentists, job/internship postings, and more!

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