Using Online Resources
Databases are available to all patrons from the library’s public computers and from any device on our wireless network.
PLEASE NOTE: The companies that provide our databases often set residency restrictions. Russell Library cannot do anything to provide access to non-residents trying to use resources from outside the library.
Russell Library presents stories of Middletown community members, exciting library happenings, and book recommendations hand-picked by our wonderful librarians. Middletown Strong: Looking up with Russell Library is full of love and community spirit!
The Library Vault
We are the voices of Russell Library. Librarians and staff bring the inside stories of Russell Library to our community. This is a blog for people who love libraries.
Live Online Author Talks
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors. All events are recorded for viewing at any time after the event!
Fill out one of our online forms and our librarians will pick out books just for you! Once we have gathered your materials, we will call you.
Digital Conversion Station
By appointment only. Digitize home videos, from VHS, 8mm, Super 8 and VHS-C, photographs, and documents by using our converting devices.
Find a business or executive. Find a job. Find a person. Mailing Lists and Sales Leads.
A collection of Middletown residents recorded in 1976 as part of the Bicentennial celebration. Please note: We are in the process of digitizing the audio tapes. They will be uploaded as they become available.
Discover your family’s history. In- library access only.
Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.
Products ratings and reviews for consumers.
NEW! If you are new to computers or just need a bit of a refresher, DigitalLearn has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace.
Audiobooks, ebooks, magazines, music, movies & comics.
Genealogical records from all over the world. In-Library use only.
Statewide library catalog. Books, audiobooks, ebooks. No Library Card Required.
Information on U.S. grantmakers and their funding activities. In-library access only
- Online tutoring for all ages. Tutors are available 2pm-11pm daily.
Assistance for Job Seekers
Resume resources, job interview skills, career assessment.
Access a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms and resources across the most popular legal areas.
Learn a language online! Over 70 languages available.
We have uploaded digitized documents from the Middletown Room Collection to the Connecticut Digital Archive, including the Middletown Press Indexes and Penny Press Indexes.
1851 – 2014
Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post
Book reviews, sample chapters, suggestions & read-alike lists.
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.
Investment information and education.
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