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Useful Links

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Common Favorites

Google (Web searching)
Yahoo (Web searching)
Gmail (Log in or sign up for a free email account)
Youtube (Browse videos and music)
Facebook (Social media)
Zoom (Web conferencing/video chat software)

Social Services in New London

211 Infoline
New London Homeless Hospitality Center
Covenant Shelter of New London
New London Senior Center
New London Area Food Pantry
TVCCA Thames Valley Council for Community Action, Inc.
OIC of New London
New London Community Meal Center
Sound Community Services
Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich, Inc.
Safe Futures (Formerly the Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut)
Centro de la Communidad
Salvation Army of New London
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut

Jobs and Careers

Indeed Job Search
USA Jobs
Connecticut Department of Labor
Career Builder
Careers.org
College Grad Job Hunter
Job and Career Connection
Monster.com
Simply Hired
Snagajob
Zip Recruiter

Citizenship & Immigration

USA.gov: How to Apply for U.S. Citizenship
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
IASC: Inter-Agency Standing Committee

ESL/Literacy

English Zone
Activities for ESL Students
ESL Cyber Listening Lab
U.S.A. Learns
Teach This
One Stop English
Your Dictionary (Foreign Language)

Genealogy and Local History

New London County Historical Society
New London Landmarks
Ancestry.com
Family History Library Catalog
USGen Web Project
Canadian Genealogy Centre
Connecticut Society of Genealogists
National Archives

Higher Education

Connecticut College
Mitchell College
University of Connecticut
Connecticut State University System
Three Rivers Community College
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Federal Student Aid
Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)
Connecticut State Loan Foundation

Small Business Resources

SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business
Advance CT (Formerly CERC)
U.S. Small Business Administration
Entrepreneur.com

City of New London

City of New London
New London Code of Ordinances 
New London Public Schools

New London Organizations

The Day Newspaper
New London Maritime Society
New London Main Street
New London Youth Affairs
FRESH New London
Cultured AF
Garde Arts Center
Griffis Arts Center
Hygienic Art Galleries
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Fort Trumbull State Park
Literacy Volunteers of Southeastern CT
Cross Sound Ferry Services
SEAT Bus
Spark Makerspace

State and Federal Information

Census Bureau
Connecticut State Homepage
United States House of Representatives
United States Senate
Internal Revenue Service
State of CT Department of Revenue Service
CT Department of Health
Health Finder
National Institutes of Health
USDA Nutrition

Reference

Databases available from the PLNL
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus
Your Dictionary (Foreign Language)
U.S. Census Data
Quotations Search from Bartleby
U.S. and Canada Area Code Locator
Internet Movie Database

What to Read Next

LitLovers
Goodreads
Bookish
Reading Group Guides
Historical Fiction Network
What Should I Read Next?


Link Addition Request Policy:

In keeping with our mission to provide our community with free and equitable access to a diversity of quality information, services, and ideas, the PLNL is selective in determining the links it adds to this list.

We do not wish to receive unsolicited SEO or marketing-related inquiries pertaining to this page, and we are unable to respond to them. Please be aware that we will unsubscribe from the sender’s messages and report them as spam. These include all requests related to: links to “article marketing” pages or to single-post blogs; links to paid reviews, or to search tools/guides ultimately aimed at selling specific products or services; requests for “guest blog” posts intended for SEO-related purposes; or other similar requests at our discretion.

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