Connecticut Library Catalogs
Below is a list of library catalogs in state that you are free to search as a guest. Some will tell you if the item you are seeking is available, others will only indicate ownership. Likewise, some will provide information for several libraries at once, others only the specific library of your choosing.
If there is a library in state whose location you would like to see added to this page, please e-mail Su at: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to add it.
For Colchester, Mansfield, Marlborough, Glastonbury & Manchester, see Library Connection : http://lci-mt.iii.com/iii/encore/?lang=eng (Clicking on any of these libraries will connect you to the general search page which searches ALL Library Connection libraries – please look carefully if you are looking for an item at a particular location)
For Bolton, Hebron, Lebanon, Willimantic & Windham, see: Bibliomation http://acorn.biblio.org/eg/opac/home (Clicking on any of thesee library should connect you to their specific search page. Clicking on Bibliomation should enable you to search ALL consortium libraries at once. Be sure to verify this by checking far end of the search bar where the drop down selects a library location.)
ALL libraries that are members of the Library Connection Inc. consortium can only be searched as a group. Once at the catalog website, select ADVANCED searching to attempt to narrow down to a particular location. (Note: this feature has not been reliable for library staff.)
Libraries searchable via this website are: Avon, Bloomfield, Bristol, Canton, Cheshire, Colchester, Cromwell, East & West Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Glastonbury, Granby, New Britain, Manchester, Mansfield, Marlborough, Newington, Plainville, Portland, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, Southington, Wethersfield, Windsor.
ALL libraries that are members of the Bibliomation Consortia can be searched at one time or you may select an individual library from drop down menu located at the end of the search bar.
This includes the following libraries: Bolton, Ellington, Franklin, Griswold, Hebron, Killingly, Lebanon, Putnam, Salem, Sommers, Sprague, Stafford, Suffield, Thompson, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Windham, (also many libraries in Litchfield and Fairfield counties)