Online Resources (Marvel, etc.)

Minerva, the online catalog

Orono Public Library's Online Catalog and Patron Record access.

Links to 65 other Maine Libraries. Access your account to renew and request.

Maine InfoNet

Download Audiobooks AND eBooks  

Browse hundreds of downloadable audio and ebooks! Borrow, then download, best-selling and classic titles to your computer and transfer to a portable device or download directly to your smart device, to enjoy anytime, anywhere . You might also want to check out for more free ebook downloads.

Marvel, the Maine Virtual Library
Thousands of periodicals and reference resources are available anywhere in the State of Maine through the online resources of MARVEL! Maine's Virtual Library, a service of Maine InfoNet.  Find read-alikes in NoveList and NoveList K-8.
Novelist with non-fiction options.  Included are all fiction content from the database Novelist and non-fiction titles for high school students to adults. It has Book Discussion Guides with questions and answers and suggestions for further reading; book cover images and first chapter excerpts; feature articles, and BookTalks. Covers fiction and nonfiction series.
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. In addition, you will find interactive popular software tutorials/courses that are video-based and allow you to learn at your own pace. 



Through the Bangor Public Library, you get free and instant access to the most popular magazines. Checkout and read the latest issues however you like - in the browser, on your phone, or on a tablet. Flipster is easy to use and super convenient. Use your free Bangor Public Library card to access Flipster.  Don't have an card with BPL?  You may apply for one at the Bangor or the Orono Public Libraries.

Ancestry library edition  is available for  in-library use only. Please join us at the library and find out more about those who came before you.
penobscot times

Digital scans of archived copies of the Penobscot Times, a local area newspaper, from 1888-1984.

Courtesy of Old Town Public Library


This directory contains the most up-to-date listing of local and state services for senior citizens in Greater Bangor. You will find the services and assistance that you need the most and new opportunities to enrich your life. Many of the services are offered to seniors for free or at a reduced cost, making the Senior Yellow Pages the best place to find what you are looking for.