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Useful Websites

​​​Career & Employment

CTHires (temporarily offline as of 7/15/22)

JobNow with your library card

Job & Career Accelerator (provided by the State Library)

Career coaching from Goodwill of Western and Northern CT

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Occupational Outlook Handbook (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Cars & Transportation


CTRides - public transit, carpooling, and more

Consumer Information

Annual credit report

Energize CT - resources about saving energy

COVID Assistance

Windsor Locks Resources

Financial advice

COVID Testing

Interactive map of testing sites

Order a set of free at-home tests through the Post Office


Personal finance websites (organized by topic)

Personal finance for service members and veterans

Free credit counseling

Resources for CT businesses

Start up business resources

Affordable Connectivity Program


Find Something to Read (AKA Reader's Advisory)

Whichbook: search by mood, character, plot and more

New York Times Bestsellers


Health & Wellness

Health has information written for the public about health topics, medical tests, and drugs and supplements. Multiple languages available. MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Mental Health
60 Digital Resources for Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides information about mental illnesses.
The Network is a local organization dedicated to helping families and individuals who have experienced domestic and intimate partner violence.


Connecticut Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Learning and Test Prep

Adult Learning Center (JobNow) with your library card

Driver's Manuals (DMV)

Khan Academy

Legal Research

The CT Judicial Branch Law Libraries have created guides for legal research:

Need help with your research? You can contact law librarians by phone or email.

Looking for legal help? This list includes advocacy groups, attorney directories and referral services, public defender offices, lawyer association, and legal aid.


U.S. Census


Windsor Locks Senior Center

Social Security Retirement Benefits

Retirement planning

Assisted living in CT

North Central Area Agency on Aging

Learn technology basics from DigitalLearn and GCFglobal

Learn about social websites and apps

Device and internet tutorials

Alzheimer's Association and Alzheimer's Foundation of America

LiveWell Dementia Specialists, based in CT

State of Connecticut

State Government

General Assembly

Department of Labor


Small Business Development Center

Aging & Disability Resources

Access Health CT

CT Fair Housing Center

Town Profiles


State Forms

Connecticut tax center

Ways to request CT tax forms & assistance

Federal Forms

IRS FreeFile

Federal tax FAQs

VITA program: tax help for households with income less than $58,000

Free federal tax assistance by telephone (based in CT)

Free filing for service members and veterans


Technology basics from DigitalLearn and GCFglobal

Excel tutorials

Social websites and apps

Zoom tutorial


Federal Benefits

State Benefits

Contact info for district advocate (Windsor Locks is in District 1)

Health care for US veterans - pages one and two. (Note: The library does not endorse the businesses hosting these websites.)

VA housing assistance

Job preparatory program for those unemployed 6 or more months

Personal finance resources & Military Saves initiative

Veterans crisis line

Windsor Locks

Town of Windsor Locks

Social Services

Senior Center

Bradley Regional Chamber of Commerce

Windsor Locks Public Schools

Windsor Locks Art Council Quarterly Newsletter - Winter 2021

Windsor Locks History

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