External Resources

Digital Maine logo Opens in new windowNo matter where you are in Maine, you're always at the library!

You'll find thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books available through Digital Maine Library, an expansive online resource to all Maine citizens! Our geolocation feature makes it faster and easier for you to access the resources you need anywhere within the State of Maine.

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Bendable Maine allows residents of all ages and backgrounds to easily discover and access content that is just right for them on a wide variety of subjects and then acquire new knowledge and skills through online courses as well as local, in-person learning opportunities.

novelist Opens in new windowNoveList Plus is a database for reading recommendations to help readers of all ages find information about books. Not sure what to read next? Need books of a certain reading level/grade? This is a great place to start! Includes expert recommendations, read-alikes, reviews, articles, lists, and more. Also provides audiobook information and recommendations.


LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform from Digital Maine Library 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. 

redriotsThe Digital Maine Repository has put some of our Orono High School yearbooks dating back to 1949 online! You can access these digital copies by clicking the link. The list is not complete and is a work in progress. Check back periodically to see which "new" yearbooks have been added to the digital repository from years gone by!


Check out the Maine State Library's use calculator! Type in how many items you check out each month and it adds up your estimated savings. Some of the library's frequent visitors save tens of thousands of dollars per year!


Ancestry.com library edition library edition is now available.

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World Newspapers
Newspapers, magazines, and news sites in English, sorted by country and region.

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Live and Work in Maine is a not-for-profit initiative designed to increase awareness about the great career opportunities that exist in Maine, and promote the world-class quality of life Mainers enjoy. Our mission is to show the world that in Maine, you can have it all when it comes to quality of life AND quality of career.