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Free resources

Available 24/7! Some of the resources listed below are always free to use, some are temporarily free,and some require a Willimantic Public Library (WPL) card to access. If you have any questions or problems accessing these resources, please email us at We hope you will find the information below useful. Jump to ebooks & more, Online learning, Resources for kids and teens

Getting a library card

If you are a Windham/Willimantic resident and do not have a library card but would like to access our online resources, please fill out a Library Card Registration Form (also available in Spanish). We will issue you a temporary card good for one year and email you the number. You can pick up your card at the library with your photo ID and proof of address.

eBooks, audio books, movies & music


Download and stream audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies, and TV for FREE with your WPL card.

OverDrive / Libby

Download free audio books and eBooks with your WPL card from the Overdrive website or from the free Libby app.

Palace Project

Read and listen to thousands of free eBooks and audio books. This app combines the CT State Library's large collection and our library's OverDrive collection with the Palace collection. Log in with your Willimantic Public Library card. Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Online learning

America's News

News and information from reliable news sources spanning the U.S., including The Chronicle and 75 other Connecticut sources, updated daily. Use your WPL card to access.User Guide

AtoZ World Culture

Information about 175 countries, with cultural overviews and topics such as climate, food and recipes, history, language, maps, money, and much more. Use your WPL card to access.

Job Now

Learn how to write a resume and prepare for job interviews. Provides live expert assistance for resumes, interviews, and searching and applying for jobs.

LearningExpress Workforce Solutions

Contains hundreds of resources to help users achieve high school equivalency, explore jobs and careers, prepare for occupational certification exams, and develop the core knowledge and skills that are essential to workplace success. Includes Spanish-language resources.

LinkedIn Learning

Learn at your own pace with over 16,000 courses in areas like business, technology, and marketing, and courses to help you sharpen your job search and interview skills. Use your Willimantic Public Library card to access.

Mango Languages

Learn over 70 languages with this award-winning language learning resource. Use your WPL card to access.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

A fun and interactive learning program offering early literacy lessons in math, science, social studies, art, music and more for children ages 3-6. Use your WPL card to access.

Peterson's Test and Career Prep

Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. Research undergraduate and graduate programs, find tuition assistance, and explore and prepare for careers. Use your WPL card to access.

researchIT CT - Connecticut's research engine

Search online databases, access magazine and newspaper articles, search the catalog of all Connecticut libraries, and more. Use your CT public library card to access.

Universal Class

Take online continuing education classes for FREE with your WPL card. Over 500 classes available including computer training, personal finance, GED training, pet and animal care, language learning, music and painting, and much more!

The World Almanac for Kids Online

A great resource for kids doing homework, research, and learning for fun. Read articles, watch videos, take quizzes, do puzzles, and more, on many different topics. Use your WPL card to access.


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