The Essex Library will be closed on Monday, January 17th in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Any items checked out to your account that are due that day will not incur fines as long as they are placed in our book drop by 10 a.m. the following morning.


24/7 Services

Hoopla Digital Streaming Service
Libby eBooks, Audiobooks, magazines and films
researchIT CT Online Research
Homework Help
Practice Driving Tests



Career Support Services

JobNow Employment Assistance provides you with practical tools to help you get a job, including career resources, a resume builder, and interview coaching.


LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator gives job seekers the most comprehensive collection of job search and career exploration tools anywhere — all in one place and always available online.

Reference Solutions provides data on businesses, consumers, healthcare providers, new movers & homeowners, as well as historical business information.


VetNow provides tailored support for veterans and their families with navigating the Veterans Affairs bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance.