Don’t have a library card? The State Library has work with EBSCO to make their databases available to all: EBSCO Databases

Hamden residents can also request a library card number online to access all of our digital resources.

GCF Learn Free

World Wide WebGCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free is a program funded by the Goodwill Community Foundation and Goodwill Industries. It is a website of primarily self-paced and guided tutorials focused on the subjects of Technology, Job Training, Reading and Math. Particularly useful for beginners to Microsoft Office, the internet and technology in general.

Mango Languages

Mango LanguagesCard Required 

A unique way to learn a foreign language at your own pace, using a comprehensive teaching approach that actively engages audio and visual cues to assist in language retention. iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users can also download the Mango Languages app from the iTunes store. Android users can get the app from the Google Play store.

Open Culture

World Wide WebOpen Culture

Brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community.



The Library has ended its subscription to Pronunciator.  You can still use your library card to access Mango Languages for language instruction.