The following Downloadable Libraries require that you have a Scoville Memorial Library card and create an account. Creating the accounts varies from one to another and if you are having trouble, we are happy to help; just give us a call at 860-435-2838. If you want one-on-one help, we can do that too, come in or call to schedule an appointment.

EBSCO and the Connecticut State Library are pleased to announce that all participating ResearchIT libraries will receive unlimited access to four EBSCO eBook subscription collections at no additional cost.  Each e-book collection contains a wide-range of subjects and topics designed to meet the needs of patrons, students, and faculty. Your e-book collection will now include:

  • Public Library E-Book Collection: Enjoy easy access to more than 45,000 titles for both adults and juveniles as well as best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers.
  • High School E-Book Collection: Offer high school students, educators and administrators e-books that align with their school’s curricula, as well as complement your library’s existing database resources. This robust collection includes more than 11,000 titles including classic literary works, important historical documents, general reference materials and curriculum resources for educators.
  • K-8 E-Book Collection: Give K-8 students across all subject areas a quality learning experience with this interdisciplinary collection of more than 14,000 e-books. Students will appreciate the full-text e-book coverage to support their curricula and educators will welcome the access to curriculum guides and other time-saving resources.
  • Cricket E-Book Collection: Support students in grades Pre-K through 8th with this e-book collection containing more than 700 e-books developed by Cricket Media, an internationally recognized education company with award-winning content for children, families and educators.

E-books which are always available–no wait lists. Apps available for most smartphones and tablets.

Start using Hoopla today to begin borrowing free digital video, music and audiobooks with your Scoville Library card. Apps available for most smartphones and tablets.

Start using Kanopy with your Scoville Library Card.  Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.  Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Over half a century of The Lakeville Journal and Western Connecticut News is now available online.  Lakeville Journal Issues published between 1897 and 2017 are now available to you.  In addition, the Western Connecticut News from 1871 to 1923 is also part of this digital archive.

Sign in with your Scoville Library card for the best selection. Apps available for most smartphones and tablets here.

Access downloadable ebooks and audiobooks for children and teens through Libby. Sign in with your Scoville Memorial Library card.

If you don’t have a  login, create one. If you are in the Library, login to have free unlimited access from our computers or on your device using our wifi.
From outside the Library, copy and past this link into your browser.
You will receive a code, click on REDEEM and you will be given a pass for 72 hours of unlimited access to You may continue to get more passes as you choose.
If you currently have home delivery of The New York Times or a current paid digital subscription, you are ineligible for free access.

E-audios. Apps available for most smartphones and tablets.

Transcripts of oral histories created from interviews by various members of the Salisbury Association over the past 30+ years. To date, there are a total of 354 interviews and new transcriptions will be added as they are prepared.

Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users. They also offer downloadable eAudios and eBooks.