Library of Things

If you’re an adult BPL card-holder, you can borrow these items for up to one week at a time. Contact the Reference Desk at (207) 947-8336 ext. 125 for more information.

Birdwatching Backpack

Get out to find some birds with this backpack kit, which includes a pair of 10×42 Rivmount binoculars, a bird […]

Digital Microscopes

Thanks to the Maine Charity Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, digital microscopes are available. Requires installing software, which allows you […]

Hominin Skull Kit for Educators

Originally created by The Human Origins Project from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, this kit may be checked […]

Kill-A-Watt Energy Meter

The Kill-A-Watt meter monitors the energy use of devices to help cut down electric bills by displaying the kilowatt per […]

Memory Card Readers

Transfer files between memory cards of many different formats and your computer via a standard USB cord. Check on availability […]

Orion Starblast Telescope

The Orion Starblast is a 4.5-inch reflective telescope. It comes with instructions about using the telescope, a National Audubon Society […]

Rigol Digital Oscilloscope

An oscilloscope lets you see changes in signal voltage. This digital device shows a graphic readout with advanced display and […]

T-Mobile Wifi Hotspots

These portable hotspots provide Wifi access that you can connect to using your phone, tablet, or computer, anywhere that cell […]


That’s right! We’ve got two ukuleles that are available to check out, one per family. They were donated by the […]