The following eLibraries 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.

Acorn TV  is available for streaming for anyone with a Scoville Library card thanks to the Friends of the Library.  Watch the best of British TV: mysteries, dramas, movies, comedies and more on your phone, tablet or TV.  

Acorn TV is made possible for libraries through RBDigital.  To get started, visit RB Digital, register with your library card and create a username and password.  Then, click on Acorn TV to get your pass for 7 days of unlimited viewing.  To activate the pass, click on any title and click checkout. You will be prompted to go to the Acorn TV website which is where you will actually borrow something to watch.  You will need to register and login at the Acorn TV site as well.  You will receive a welcome email from Acorn TV when your pass is activated.

Once you have your pass, you can go directly to Acorn TV  and login.  After the pass expires, you will have to get a new one from RB Digital.  We understand that this is complicated but we don’t make the rules. We are happy to help get you started; just ask.

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

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.

Download eAudios, eBooks and eVideo. 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.