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.
    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_oneclickOneClickDigital
    Access to more than 5000 audiobook titles published by Recorded Books.
  • 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. Fom the Library or From Home.
  • 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.
  • db_zinioZinio
    The world’s largest digital library newsstand, offers full-color, interactive digital magazines.