The award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com 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.
Use this FREE resource to practice taking the CT DMV permit test, as well as other great driving test resources, like road signs, fines and limits, and FAQ on getting a CT driver’s license.
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.
A comprehensive social/cultural, travel, and international business resource, covering 175 countries and territories. It includes everything you need to know about traveling!
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.
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/graduate school test prep…and more!
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.
Learn a new language today! Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for over 60 languages from around the world.
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!
Additional educational resources:
- Free Online Classes
- GCF Learn Free (Microsoft Office, mobile devices, computer basics, and more!)
- Digital Learn (computer basics, job searching, social networking)
- TechBoomers (website tutorials)
- CT Higher Education for Seniors
(Tuition-free degree programs for seniors age 62+)
Call 860-566-8118 for more information
- CT “Drive Only” License for Undocumented Individuals
- Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
- Frances Perkins Program at Mt. Holyoke College
(full tuition scholarship opportunity for women age 25+)
- National Center for Education Statistics
- ConneCT Kids
- U.S. Citizenship Test Study Materials