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Be an educated and savvy auto shopper.

CT Driver Practice Tests
From, this site contains practice tests for car, CDL (Commercial Drivers License), and motorcycle licenses, as well as online driver’s manuals.


Edmund's Automobile Buyer's Guides

Car buyers start here to get new and used car prices and information.


Kelley Blue Book New & Used Car Price Reports

Offers users Blue Book values, used car values, and private party values.



National Automobile Dealers Association help with finding vehicle prices, dealers and online trade industry data.

This website is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation, and contains information for consumers, including driver safety, vehicle safety, and laws and regulations.






Annual Reports

The Report Gallery is the most complete and up-to-date listing of Annual Reports and related financial reports online today.


Bloomberg Online

Worldwide market data news and commentary.



Daily Stock quotes, data, and charts for investing ideas.

Newsletters, video, & watch lists for Business, Technology, Markets and more.


Hoover's Masterlist of U.S.Companies

Hoover's, Inc. delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence.


NASDAQ Stock Exchange 


New York Stock Exchange 


Small Business Administration

Starting, financing or managing your small business, business opportunities and disaster recovery.  Includes Connecticut State information.






2-1-1 Infoline is an integrated system of help via the telephone - a single source for information about community services, referrals to human services, and crisis intervention.


Connecticut Education Network     

Connecticut Library Resources that include free downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and podcasts.

ConneCT - the State of CT Home Page

Online access to Connecticut Government information.  A one stop spot for people working, doing business, learning about or visiting Connecticut.


Connecticut Economic Resource Center

CERC is a nonprofit corporation specializing in economic development and marketing for local, regional, state and utility economic development entities.


Connecticut Legal Resources

Click here to find Connecticut Legal Resources like Judicial Branch Law Libraries, Attorney tools for practice, as well as Connecticut Courts, Cases and Laws.  Connecticut legal forms are also available for download here.


Connecticut Statutes, Public & Special Acts

Public Acts & Special Acts and General Statutes of Connecticut with backfiles.


State and Local Government on the Net

A Directory of links to government-sponsored and controlled resources for all 50 states.




ConsumerSearch is featured in PC World's "Best of the Web 2001" cover story as the best consumer advice site on the Web.

Consumer Reports
Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.  Browse or search the publication through the library's subscription using the provided link.

Consumer World

Consumer World is a public service, non-commercial guide with over 2000 of the most useful consumer resources including, price checking, product reviews, email services and much more.


Credit Reports

Visit to get a free copy of your credit report from each of the nationwide credit reporting companies. You can receive a free credit report from each reporting company once every 12 months. You can also order your free credit report by phone or by mail.


Medicare Part D Prescriptions

Get Educated about Medicare’s Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)

Six federal agencies with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create -- a "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls. 


Smart Consumer

Tips for consumers of all ages from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection


Telemarketing "No Call" Request
Sign up for the DCP Telemarketing No-Call List.    



Community / Info


Board of Education Information 

Board of Education members, their home addresses and phone numbers.

Enfield Historical Society

Our mission is to preserve the history of Enfield, Connecticut and to educate the public about our town's history.


Enfield Public Schools

District information, public schools, cafeteria menu, special events, and school delays and closings.


Friends' of the Enfield Public Library

Friends of the Enfield Library support library activities.


Town of Enfield

Details information about the town of Enfield, Connecticut.  View a monthly calendar of events, the town charter, council member listing and contact information.






Your inside source for connecting students to college opportunities.



We provide here for your convenience over 1500 customized Internet admissions applications built for college and university programs.


College and University Rankings

From the University of Illinois, this site is a useful resource for identifying "top" colleges and universities.


College Scholarships

A gateway to 32 free scholarship sites on the Internet.


College Scholarship Directory-HFPG

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving offers many grant opportunities and scholarship to entering college students.


FinAid - Financial Aid Information Page

The smart student's guide to financial aid for higher education.


New England Board of Higher Education

The mission of the New England Board of Higher Education is to promote greater educational opportunities and services for the residents of New England.

If you need information about a particular college, trade school, or university.



Covers literature, U.S. History and poetry with study guides, research content and links. 

U.S. Department of Education

Promotes educational excellence for students, parents, teachers and administrators.





America's Job Bank

Visit our site and see how we can help you find the job that's right for you.  


Connecticut Job Bank

A comprehensive job bank promoted by the Connecticut Department of Labor. 

Connnecticut State Employment Opportunities

The Department of Administrative Services offers information on e-procurement, jobs, human resources, business services and much more.


Connecticut Works

CT Department of Labor info on jobs and job fairs, unemployment information, training, data, tax information and more.

Employees rank the best places to work. Glassdoor is a free inside look at jobs and companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions — all posted  by employees and other job seekers.

Whatever you're looking for in a job, Monster can help you find it.


Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information.




The largest collection of family history records on the Web.  The Enfield Public Library subscribes to this database.  Access it in the library by visiting our Online Resources. 


Connecticut Genealogy (U.S.GenWeb)

A single entry point for all counties and towns in   Connecticut, where collected data will be stored.


Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites

More than 205,000 links.


Ellis Island American Family Immigration History Center

Passenger search.



Search by name, location, or claim to fame.


National Archives & Records Administration

Government records and data.





Census Bureau

Statistical information based upon Census 2000.


Federal Register

The U.S. Government Printing Office and the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration work closely to disseminate the official text of Federal laws; Presidential documents; administrative regulations and notices; and descriptions of Federal organizations, programs and activities.   , the official government benefits website.  This is a FREE, confidential tool that helps you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive.


FirstGov - U.S. government resources 

The U.S. government's official web portal.


Internal Revenue Service Forms and Publications

Download needed Federal forms and publications.


Medicare Part D Prescriptions

Get Educated about Medicare’s Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)


State Tax Forms

A Directory of State Tax forms with links to individual states.


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

This is the only official website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


White House

News, links and information about the President, Vice President and world affairs.



American Hospital Directory

AHD gives you the ability to look up hospitals according to criteria you specify. On-line profiles provide important measurements of hospitals and their performance.


AMA Physician Select

AMA Physician Select provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions.


Connecticut Clearinghouse

Connecticut Clearinghouse is the state's resource center for information about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and related issues affecting mental health and wellness.


Family Doctor

This Web site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organization representing more than 110,600 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.


Food Nutritional Information Center

FNIC's web site provides a directory to credible, accurate, and practical resources for consumers, nutrition and health professionals, educators and government personnel.


Health Insurance Marketplace

Connecticut's official Health Insurance Marketplace.  Enrollment begins October 1, 2013.  Get information here about the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


Healthnet- CT Consumer Health Information

The purpose of Healthnet is to help make consumer health information available to Connecticut's residents through their local public libraries.


Mayo Clinic Online

Medical and health information for a healthier life from Mayo Clinic


Medicare Part D Prescriptions

Get Educated about Medicare’s Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)


Medline Plus

The National Library of Medicine created and maintains MedlinePlus to assist you in locating authoritative health information.  It includes the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia and the Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary, along with drug and supplement information and interactive tutorials.



The complete course for Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Medicine



Library Links


CT Community Colleges On-line Catalogs

Library resource information system for Connecticut's Community Colleges.


CT State Library

The Information Services Division, the principal library for all branches of state government, provides access to comprehensive collections in law and legislation; public administration and policy; state, federal and local government; CT history and genealogy; newspapers; and archives.


CT State University Library System

In addition to the catalog of the four CSU libraries, and the State Library of Connecticut, Consuls also provides access to a complete listing of U.S. and Connecticut Government documents. Many documents contain links to the full-text of these resources maintained on government web sites.


Hartford Public Library 

Special collections include the Hartford Collection which comprises works by Hartford authors, works published in Hartford, and works about Hartford. 

Library of Congress

The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge.


Springfield (MA) Library

Serving Springfield, Massachusetts and the Western Massachusetts region.






AT&T's Online directory with reverse lookups and maps.

Find Anyone. Check Public Records for Background, Bankruptcies, Criminal Record, Liens, Judgments, Corporate Affiliations.



Switchboard connects consumers searching for specific products and services with the merchants that provide them.


White Pages provides you with tools to search for people, businesses, phone numbers, addresses and area/ZIP codes.




Contains National and World news stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics, and more. - The Hartford Courant

Connecticut's breaking news, sports and entertainment news.  For access to Hartford Courant (1764-1985 and 1992 to present), please see the Resources Page



The Connecticut Weather Center, provides weather information including ozone and pollen reports.

Get the latest sports news.  Offers Spanish interface.


Journal Inquirer

Afternoon daily newspaper covering north-central Connecticut.  Please see a librarian for access codes. 


New York Times

The New York Times website allows non-subscribers to read a limited number of articles.  For more comprehensive access to New York Times (1980 to present), please see the Resources Page



Provides access to thousands of forecasts, images, and collection of weather links.





Chemicool Periodic Table

A periodic table providing element details, property graphs, a chemistry calculator and related site links.


US/Metric Conversion Tables

This site provides a variety of conversions tools for everyday living, such as currency, metric, and time conversion calculators. 


Internet Public Library

The natural and physical sciences and their practical applications.



National Aeronautics and Space Administration space information website.

Authoritative science information provided by U.S. Government agencies.






AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people over 50.


Administration on Aging 
The Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is one of the nation's largest providers of home & community based care for older
persons and their caregivers. 

Connecticut Elder Law Center was created to provide comprehensive, current information on elder law, government programs and legal assistance for residents of Connecticut age 60 and older.


Road Scholar

Formerly known as Elderhostel, Road Scholar is America’s first and the world’s largest educational travel organization for adults 55 and over.


Medicare Part D Prescriptions

Get Educated about Medicare’s Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)


NIH Senior Health

From the National Institute of Health, this is a user-friendly website designed to inform you on a variety of senior health topics. 


Senior Living Map

To view senior and assisted living facilities in a particular area, simply enter the city or zip and click search.


Social Security Online

The official website of the Social Security Administration






Nationwide index of cities by state offering the whole city or neighborhood at your fingertips.



It is the goal of the Connecticut Weather Center to provide accurate weather information to the public and her many institutions.


Currency Converter

Create and print a currency converter table for their next trip.



Build your own trip & find all sorts of travel details.


Fodor's supplements content from the popular Fodor's Gold Guide series with  for-the-Web features, advice from travel experts, discussion areas, links, and numerous planning tools.



Maps, driving directions and roadtrip planner.



Flights, hotels, car rentals, vacations and last minute deals.



UM Weather provides access to thousands of forecasts, images, and collection of weather links.


World Travel Guide & Atlas

Columbus guides to world travel, including language, travel insurance, brochures and weather.