Simsbury Public Library


  • ancestryAncestry
    Ancestry only allows searches of the database from within the library only. In library access only..
  • db_consumerreportsConsumer Reports
    Product reviews and Ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.
  • db_foundationFoundation Center
    In library access only.

  • db_freadingFreading
    Access to nearly 22,000 titles from over 100 small and independent publishers, with new titles added regularly.
  • HeritageQuest Onlineheritagequest
  • db_hooplaHoopla
    Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.
  • db_ibdInvestor’s Business Daily
    A comprehensive stock rating and investment system. IBD® provides fact-based ratings for all domestically traded stocks and alerts readers to stocks showing signs of strength. This database is only available for use in the library.
  • db_brainfuseJobNow!
    Free Expert resume assistance, live interview coaching and tips and resources to help start your job search. Login with your Simsbury library card.
  • db_learningexpressLearning Express Library
    Learning Express provides interactive online practice tests and tutorial courses for academic and licensing tests. Note: Users must sign in with user name and password. If using this database from home, your Simsbury Public Library barcode number is your user name.
  • db_lernerLerner eBooks
    A great collection of fiction and non-fiction books for children.
  • Libby
    Download thousands of ebooks and audiobooks for offline reading, or stream them to save space. It takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title. All your loans and holds are consolidated on a single shelf. You can keep track of your reading history in the Activity tab. Or, if you prefer reading on your Kindle, Libby can send your library books to it.
    Learn a new business, technology, or creative skill online, on your own time. Requires a valid Simsbury Library Card.
  • db_mangoMango Languages
    71 languages to choose from. Pick one and conquer the world.
  • db_morningstarMorningstar Investment Research Center
    Includes comprehensive information on more than 260,000 securities. The depth of information on each security is extensive. From the library or From home.
  • db_overdriveOverdrive
    Downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and magazines.
  • db_plunkettPlunkett Research Online
    Information includes: Industry analysis, market research, profiles of thousands of leading companies (public and private, U.S. and international), industry statistics, industry contacts, and industry glossaries. From the Library or From Home.
  • proquest logoProquest: Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1991)                               This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. From the Library or From Home.
  • rb digitalrb digital
    Download hundreds of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines all in one place to your mobile device or computer with the new rbdigital, combining the collections of OneClickdigital and Zinio for Libraries.
  • db_refusaReferenceUSA
    Contains detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 95 K High Tech companies. Use the database in the library or access this database from home Simsbury residents only with valid Library card.
  • CT Newstand
    Includes Hartford Courant, New York Times, Wall Street Journal
    Use the database in the library or access from home by entering your current & valid Simsbury Library card number at the password prompt.
  • db_estatementRMA Annual Statement Studies
    A database of industry averages and benchmarks, taken directly from the annual statements of actual companies. This online portal includes two publications – Financial Ratios Benchmarks and Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures.
  • db_universalUniversal Class
    Over 500 free online continuing education courses. Requires valid Simsbury Library Card & valid email.