Online Resources


Delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. (In library use only.)

Bangor Daily News

Access to the online edition of the newspaper. (Available only when in the library using library computers.)

Bangor Daily News: Archives

Full access to the Bangor Daily News archives (1832 to 2011) as digitized by (Available only when in the library using library computers.)


[Access this through Digital Maine Library.] Automotive maintenance, repair, and technical service bulletins. Step-by-step service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance and specification tables, troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, and ASE test prep.


CloudLibrary is your resource for ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video. You just need your library card to sign up!

CloudLibrary: NewsStand

NewsStand is the digital magazine and newspaper service with an expanding catalogue that currently contains over 7,000 titles in more than 60 languages.

Consumer Reports

8,000+ trusted reviews, investigative reporting, championing product safety and fairness for all. Use library card to access.

Data Axle Reference Solutions

The go-to resource for comprehensive data on both businesses and individuals, tailored to the needs of small business owners, marketing professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers, and job seekers. It empowers users to create marketing plans, conduct...


Connect with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers..

Digital Commons

Bangor Public Library’s online collection of photographs, books, maps, and more celebrating the history of Bangor, Maine, New England, and beyond. 

Digital Maine Library

Provides every resident of Maine with access to online resources that include a collection of full text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference. Also provides multiple online learning tools.


Gives business owners expertise covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

From MS Office and email to reading, math, and more, this site offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.


Full-text access to more than 1,400 journals in history, education, political science, literature and language. PLUS, primary sources such as letters and pamphlets.


Offers Maine specific “attorney forms” – officially approved forms actually used by law firms. Many of the forms and documents are available in Word and Adobe format.

Libby: The Great Courses

Offers engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and much more. Available from the Extras tab in Libby.

LibraryPass: Comics Plus

Provides access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga with library card. Available via web or Android or Apple apps.

Maine News

Search through the Bangor Daily News, Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel, Maine Times, Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal dating back to 1980.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families for reliable, up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Created especially for children and the adults who work with them. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools...

NoveList Plus

A database for reading recommendations to help readers of all ages find information on books. Includes expert recommendations, read-alikes, reviews, articles, lists and more. Also provides audiobook information and recommendations. 

Peterson’s Career Prep

[Access this through Digital Maine Library.] A resource for job seekers that helps people improve their chances of finding sustainable employment. Provides guidance and activities for job seekers and those investigating new careers.

Read It!

Created for anyone who has a good foundation in English grammar and reading skills. It is a place to find reading material about many subjects. Articles are short, and written to support your reading...

The New York Times

Your library card will provide access-it just requires logging back in every 72 hours. Click on the link, hit REDEEM, and create an account. Can renew when expired.

Value Line

Provides independent investment information, analyzing over 1,700 stocks. The Rating & Reports section details the history, current status, and projected performance of individual stocks.