Other Services

Business & Career Services

The Russell Library offers a wide-array of job services.

Coursera: Free Courses for Career Development

From creative problem solving to leading the company of the future, here are courses to navigate the changing world of work.

Job & Career Accelerator

Assistance for Job Seekers


Resume resources, job interview skills, career assessment.


From the Governor’s Workforce Council CT: Free online learning licenses are available to recipients of unemployment insurance. This is an online learning management system that helps jobseekers upgrade their skills and gain certifications to secure employment.

Once the calendar opens, click on the category box in the upper right corner and chose Career & Business to see a listing of all job-related events.

Career Coaching, Practice Interviews, Resume Critiques

What do I need to do?
E-mail your resume to Christy Billings: cbillings@russelllibrary.org
to schedule a one hour appointment for a free one-on-one review or practice session. All inquiries are confidential.

Job Group / Career Workshops

Job and Career workshops are now all being held online. See our Events Calendar.

Career Center

Our Career Center, on the second floor of the Library, has computers available to aid in your job search. Please see one of the Information Desk librarians for reservation info.

Business & Career events are made possible by the generous support of:

A Middletown Community Development Block Grant

The family of Thomas J. Regan

The Liberty Bank Foundation

The Friends of the Russell Library

LinkedIn Photo Shoot

This sevice has been suspended for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local History Services

Most of the collection is housed in the Middletown Room. The mission of the Middletown Room is to identify, collect, organize, preserve, and provide public access to the materials that document the economic, natural, political, and social history of Middletown.

The Middletown Room is located on the second floor adjacent to the Information Department. Please click the Local History Resources button for more details.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Room 2 and Meeting Room 3 are available (via reservation)  

Please note: The Hubbard Room is not available at this time.

Notary Services

By appointment only.

You will be required to bring two forms of ID (State-issued and one other form). If your document requires one or more witnesses, you must provide your own. Once you submit your request, we will contact you to schedule an appointment. There is no charge for this service. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT notarize Wills, Death Certificates, or Prenuptial Agreements.

Did You Know...?

Russell Library has many other services available: In-house phone chargers, quiet study areas, book club kits, and so much more! Check out these resources.


Older Adult Services

Programs and Book Delivery.  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this service is currently unavailable.

Contact:  Anne Matthews at amatthews@russelllibrary.org 

Book Match

A personalized reading recommendation service for all ages. Fill out one of our online forms and our librarians will pick out books just for you!


Optelec Print Enhancer

The Optelec Print Enhancer magnifies any print material up to 50X. Available on the second floor of the library.