For general reference questions, ask one of our staff, who can likely recommend appropriate books or other published materials we have in-house or which can be obtained from another library.
The Internet, of course, is another valuable resource, but it can be intimidating to some at first. The links below can lead you to some of the most reliable, worthwhile, comprehensive, fun or informative sites we've found on the Internet.*
If you need help finding something on the 'Net, please ask one of our librarians for help--that's what they're here for!
Please let us know if any of these links are not working.
Maine's official home page.
The official U.S. gateway to all government information.
Serving the MidCoast Maine communities of: Alna, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta, Dresden, Edgecomb, Jefferson, Monhegan Island, Newcastle, Nobleboro, Somerville, South Bristol, Southport, Waldoboro, Westport island, Whitefield and Wiscasset
Find links to government and other kids' sites -- just use the navigation bar above to browse through our site. Explore, learn, and have fun!
Maine's Virtual Library. Thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books are available anywhere in the State of Maine through the online resources of MARVEL!
Find and reserve books in any of Maine's participating libraries.
Statewide library catalog
The Maine State Library facilitates access to and delivery of library services and collection resources for the State of Maine.
Web version of URSUS catalog listing holdings of University of Maine System libraries, plus Bangor Public Library, Maine State Library, Maine Law and Legislative Reference Library.
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.
Library of legislative information. Legislation, the Congressional Record, and committee information.
*Note: Inclusion of any link above is not a guarantee of the accuracy or appropriateness of material for all users, nor an endorsement of the web site or its content by Skidompha Library.