For Nonresidents

Don’t live in Avon? We can still help! (Psst! Live in Avon and need a library card?)

You should also check with your local library to find out what collections they have available to you.

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  • AudioBookCloud

    AudioBookCloud is an online database of 1400 audiobooks for schools and libraries. Titles range from classic literature, to science fiction, to contemporary blockbusters, and everything in between.

    From the Library & Home

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Practice Test

    CNA practice tests that have the same kind of questions you’ll be answering when you take the real written examination. All test questions are based on current course materials, including the 2016 National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP®), which is the written test that most states use.

    Website

  • Christian Science Monitor, 1988-present

    Searchable full text of this international newspaper from 1988 to present, provided by ResearchIt

    From the Library & Home

  • Connecticut Digital Archives

    CT Digital Archives is a collaboration between the University of Connecticut Library and the Connecticut State Library. Avon’s online local history collection is located here, as well as those of many other libraries, museums, and historical societies around the state.

    From the Library & Home

  • Connecticut Digital Collections

    CT Digital libraries provided by the Connecticut State Library, including books, letters, newspapers, photographs and more.

    From the Library & Home

  • Driving-Tests.org

    Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles handbooks and practice tests for driving permits, motorcycle licenses and commercial drivers licenses.

    From the Library & Home

  • findIT CT

    Statewide Library Catalog – a service of the Connecticut State Library

    From the Library & Home

  • Health Source: Consumer Edition

    Consumer health information providing access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books, including searchable full text for current health pamphlets. Covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics. Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women’s health, children’s health and more.

    From the Library & Home (Avon cardholders)

    From Home (non-Avon cardholders)

  • Journal Inquirer

    The Journal Inquirer newspaper serves Manchester Connecticut, a service, retail, employment and residential center for the eastern part of the Hartford region.

    From the Library & Home

  • Los Angeles Times, 1985-present

    Searchable full text articles from every available issue from 1985 to present, provided by ResearchIt CT

    From the Library & Home

  • MagillOnLiterature Plus

    Produced by Salem Press, MagillOnLiterature Plus combines all of the quality content of both MagillOnLiterature and MagillOnAuthors in a fully integrated and enhanced single database. Contains biographical essays of the 2,500 most studied authors. More than 8,500 writers of fiction, poetry, drama, and essays are featured. More than 400 comprehensive essays on specific literary genres, themes and settings round out the collection. Includes a cross-referenced glossary of 1,800 literary words and phrases.

    From the Library & Home (Avon cardholders)

    From Home (non-Avon cardholders)

  • New York Times, 1985-present

    Searchable full text and images from every available issue between 1985 and the present, provided by ResearchIt CT.

    From the Library & Home

  • Professional Development Collection

    Professional Development Collection includes full text for more than 500 high-quality education journals, provided by ResearchItCT.

    From the Library & Home (Avon cardholders)

    From Home (non-Avon cardholders)

     

  • RB Digital

    This collection is provided by the CT State Library

    RB Digital has the largest collection of digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers. RBDigital now has e-book content as well. The collection includes classics, novels and selections from the ever-popular For Dummies series.

    3 week loan, up to 10 checkouts at a time

  • Small Business Reference Center

    Offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Business videos include interviews, “lessons learned” features, lectures and how-to videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.

    From the Library & Home (Avon cardholders)

    From Home (non-Avon cardholders)

  • State Library’s List of Foreign Language Collections

    The Connecticut State Library maintains lists of public libraries in Connecticut that have collections in languages other than English. Libraries are included if they have what they consider substantial, active, non-English language print collections.

    From the Library and Home

  • TeenBookCloud

    TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.

    From the Library & Home

  • Tumble Book Library

    This K-6 children’s ebook collection has over 1100 titles and includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels, playlists, and books in French and Spanish.

    From the Library & Home

  • TumbleMath

    For grades K-6:

    Educators have long known that one of the most effective ways to teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners, is by using stories and literature.

    TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration.

    The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

    From the Library & Home

  • UConn Healthnet

    Research service for consumers with personal medical questions. For Connecticut residents only. Also provides resource guides and helpful tips for doing your own research.

    From the Library and Home

  • Wall Street Journal, 1984-present

    Searchable full text articles from every available issue between 1984 and the present, provided by ResearchIt CT.

    From the Library & Home

  • Washington Post, 1987-present

    Searchable full text articles from every available issue between 1987 and the present, provided by ResearchIt CT.

    From the Library & Home

 


No Library Card Needed

  • AudioBookCloud

    AudioBookCloud is an online database of 1400 audiobooks for schools and libraries. Titles range from classic literature, to science fiction, to contemporary blockbusters, and everything in between.

    From the Library & Home

  • BarPrep Hero

    The Multistate Bar Examination, which is prepared and administered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, covers material relating to seven legal practice areas. They are Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Real Property and Torts. The following practice exams incorporate those subjects into the hypothetical problem-solving, multiple choice questions.

    Website

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Practice Test

    CNA practice tests that have the same kind of questions you’ll be answering when you take the real written examination. All test questions are based on current course materials, including the 2016 National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP®), which is the written test that most states use.

    Website

  • Connecticut Digital Archives

    CT Digital Archives is a collaboration between the University of Connecticut Library and the Connecticut State Library. Avon’s online local history collection is located here, as well as those of many other libraries, museums, and historical societies around the state.

    From the Library & Home

  • Connecticut Digital Collections

    CT Digital libraries provided by the Connecticut State Library, including books, letters, newspapers, photographs and more.

    From the Library & Home

  • Driving-Tests.org

    Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles handbooks and practice tests for driving permits, motorcycle licenses and commercial drivers licenses.

    From the Library & Home

  • findIT CT

    Statewide Library Catalog – a service of the Connecticut State Library

    From the Library & Home

  • Medline Plus

    Medical encyclopedia & dictionary, health information in Spanish, prescription & nonprescription drug information, links to clinical trials, including information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other health-related agencies.

    Website

  • State Library’s List of Foreign Language Collections

    The Connecticut State Library maintains lists of public libraries in Connecticut that have collections in languages other than English. Libraries are included if they have what they consider substantial, active, non-English language print collections.

    From the Library and Home

  • TeenBookCloud

    TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.

    From the Library & Home

  • Tumble Book Library

    This K-6 children’s ebook collection has over 1100 titles and includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels, playlists, and books in French and Spanish.

    From the Library & Home

  • TumbleMath

    For grades K-6:

    Educators have long known that one of the most effective ways to teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners, is by using stories and literature.

    TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration.

    The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

    From the Library & Home