These online resources are available from home to Middletown residents and may require your library card number.
Databases are available to all patrons from the library’s public computers and from any device on our wireless network.
Try these recommended online resources for information, education & entertainment
Middletown residents can apply online for a Russell Library card. We will mail the card to you and also email you the card number so you can begin using it right away! Cards can be used to access all of our online services.
We also have many online tools for kids and teens that are both educational and fun! Many do not require a library card. Check it out!
Encyclopedia rticles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other resources. (Russell Library card required.)
From calculus to guitar for beginners, Coursera helps high school students everywhere keep learning. (No library card required.)
In order to provide more content to during this difficult time, hoopla presents the hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection with more than 1,100 top titles and hoopla favorites. (Russell Library card required.) Borrowing titles from this collection will not count against your regular monthly borrows!
Resume resources, job interview tips, career assessments, job & interview coaching. (Russell Library card required.)
Learn a language online! Mango is a self-paced learning program. Over 70 languages available. (Russell Library card required.)
Online reference databases for students and adults: newspapers, magazines, journals, genealogy, ebooks & more. (No library card required)
Just getting started? Russell Library has recommendations for internet safety, learning new programs, and staying current.
Fun things to do online or in your home. Also, tips on working and learning at home. All ages. (No library card required.)
Lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available. (Russell Library card required.)
Over 120 animated stories designed to strengthen early literacy skills. Click here to access from home.
Real estate and financial news for Connecticut and Rhode Island. In-library access only.
Online reference databases for students & adults: newspapers, magazines, genealogy & more!
Lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available.