For some digital services, you will need your library patron account number which is found on the back of your library card. If you need help getting your account number please contact the library.
The Wall Street Journal
A daily business and financial newspaper with high marks for factual reporting. Includes reports on politics, arts and world events.
The New York Times
Enjoy everything The New York Times offers. Start exploring News, Games, Cooking, Wirecutter and The Athletic. All access available using the library’s WiFi or from your personal device once logged in to NYT.
E-books & e-audiobooks
Hancock County Download Library
Access audio books, eBooks, and magazines on your Kindle or reading device with the Libby app.
Browse 800,000+ titles in six different formats—audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies, and TV. Instantly borrow up to 4 titles per month. There are no holds or waiting. You can access Hoopla through their website or download the app.
Unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from 100+ library-friendly publishers — without worrying about holds, wait lists, or monthly limits.
Ancestry Library Edition
Search for relatives and build family trees. The site has an easy-to-follow tutorial to help you get the most out of your searches. Access is restricted to in-house only and connected to the library’s network.
Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and resources that span the past five centuries. Remote access from home is allowed and it is and a mobile-friendly.
Maine State Library Databases
Digital Maine Library
Access online resources that include a collection of full-text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference books, online learning tools such as consumer information, genealogy sites, and do-it-yourself forums.