Research & Databases

 Resources Available With Your Cromwell Library Card



Find census, birth, marriage and death records, newspaper and historical stories, photos, historical maps and other media. Now accessible from your home!

consumer reports

Over 3,000 products tested annually, helping consumers to shop smarter. Expert product ratings, unbiased recommendations. Cromwell Library provides the subscription for this paid product, free of charge.


Creativebug is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos. You’ll enjoy award-winning HD instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking and more. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily.

job now

JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.


Create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle.


Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships, take practice tests, and use test prep eBooks.

research it

Provides all students, faculty and residents with online access to essential library and information resources. It is administered by the Connecticut State Library in conjunction with your local library.

Small Business Resource Center

A searchable collection of state-specific resources, including start-up kits, business plans, local demographic info, and e-book versions of the NOLO business and legal guides.

 Additional Resources



Author Alerts - Sign up to recieve notifications when items from your favorite authors arrive at the library!


Cromwell, Connecticut Cemeteries is a Cromwell Heritage Project of the Cromwell Belden Public Library. Search for your Ancestor's tombstone


Practice questions with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions Our resource is tailored to the learning Connecticut driver.


Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam.

Medline Plus

Contains searchable, high-quality health and wellness information, presented by the National Library of Medicine. Learn more about vaccines, prescription drugs, medical tests, and more health topics.


A list of The New York Times bestsellers divided into different categories.