Looking for an ebook? Trying to figure out which lawn mower to buy? Been wanting to get your hands on your 4x great grandfather’s Civil War pension file? We can offer you all of these services for free with your library card, through our website. Whenever a database asks for a barcode, patron ID or a password, type the number on the back of your library card. No card? Not to worry. You can get a digital library card.
Overdrive, Libby, Hoopla, and RBDigital have e-books and e-audio books, e-graphic novels, magazines, music and television. It’s all free! Download the apps to your phone or tablet and create free accounts. You can also sign up through their websites using your Suffield library card.
Bookflix is an interactive Scholastic site for children. It pairs fiction titles with non-fiction. It will even read to you! No app required.
Consumer Reports is an independent non-profit organization, which provides product reviews based on uniform testing and “rigorous research”. Did your fridge just kick the bucket? Check out their reviews before you buy a new one.
Fold3 offers you older military records. If you’ve been working on your family tree and discovered you have an ancestor who fought in the Civil War or Revolutionary War, you might be able to find their pension file.
Working on a research project? We also offer a variety of academic resources made available by the State of Connecticut Library through Research-It CT.
All you need to use any of these databases is an active Suffield library card. If your card is expired – we can renew it. If you can’t find your card – we’ll look it up. If you don’t have a card – you can sign up for one on our website.