Roberta La Monaca, Director of Library Services


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PROSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY

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Bloomfield's Prosser Public Library and P. Faith McMahon Wintonbury Library
are committed to enriching our community by providing opportunities to
acquire information and education while fostering inspiration and imagination.

 

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General Research & Reference


iCONN: Connecticut's Research Engine
A Service of the Connecticut State Library

Search articles, magazines, newspapers, health & science, business, history & genealogy, reQuest (the statewide catalog), and much more!
 

 

*****Access available onsite at library only*****

Ancestry® 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.


Reference USA

Provides access to 120 million residential telephone numbers and listings! Reference USA is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.
 


Global Road Warrior
Use this resource as a travel guide!

A comprehensive social/cultural, travel, and international business resource, covering 175 countries and territories. It includes everything you need to know about traveling!
 


Treasures of Connecticut Libraries

A digital collection of historical items
from 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.
 


Encyclopedia Judaica

A 26-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.
 

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Educational Tools


Universal Class

Choose from over 500 FREE online courses, including classes in computers and Microsoft Office applications, cooking, art, business, self-help, writing skills, and more!
 


Testing & Education Reference Center

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!
 



 

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.

*****Access to full database onsite at library only*****
(Create an account to assemble personal lists accessible from home/offsite)

CLCD helps educators and librarians find just the right books by providing over 2.1 million children's and young adult literature records containing professional reviews, as well as author and illustrator links. CLCD also includes Teaching Tools which shows links to hundreds of websites with lesson plans and teaching guides.
 


BookFlix

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.
 

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Job Resources


JobNow

FREE and confidential job assistance, including professional resume critique, proven interview techniques, up-to-date local and nationwide job search engines.
 

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Consumer Information


Consumer Reports

The world's largest independent product testing organization. It provides expert buying advice, recommendations, and ratings on thousands of consumer products each year.
 


Morningstar

An investment research center that can be used to track investments, access daily market news and commentary, view snapshots on investments, and interact on forums.
 


PriceIt!

Check the recent selling price of collectibles, or browse the article database for information on antiques and collectibles.
 

Federal & State Tax Forms

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