Looking for information? We subscribe to a variety of online services that you can use for free! A comprehensive list of databases provided by the Maine State Library for all library patrons in Maine can be found on the Maine Virtual Library page.  Everything listed on that site is available from home with your library card.


Need help with your genealogy research?

We offer free access to the following databases from within the library!

New England Historical Genealogical Society: (In-library access only) Access to one of the most widely used online genealogical resources in the world. Browse hundreds of unique searchable online databases, offering more than 1.4 billion searchable records.
Ancestry Library Edition: (In-library access only) Provides instant access to more than 1 billion names, more than 3,000 databases, primary-source document images and a variety of genealogical research features.


Explore all of our free databases, and get answers to your research questions!