McArthur Public Library

270 Main St - Biddeford, Maine - 207 284 4181

Online Resources

Some of these require you to login using your library card.


Digital Maine Library

DIGITAL MAINE LIBRARY: No matter where you are in Maine, you're always at the library! You'll find thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books available through this expansive online resource available to everyone in Maine!




MAINE MEMORY NETWORK: A statewide digital museum that provides unprecedented access to over 45,000 historical items from over 270 museums, historical societies, libraries, and other organizations from every corner of Maine. Many of the historical photographs from McArthur Library's own collection can be seen as part of this virtual museum.


Cloud Library


CLOUD LIBRARY: The Maine State Library's e-audio book and ebook borrowing program - you can use your McArthur card to check out digital books and audio books for your computer, tablet, mobile phone or e-reader!


Hoopla digital downloads


HOOPLA: McArthur Library card holders can check out digital books, audio books, comics, TV shows, movies and music to enjoy on a computer, tablet, smart TV, mobile phone or e-reader.


Digital Literacy Commons


DIGITAL LEARNING COMMONS: The Maine State Library's Digital Learning Commons offers resources and information on employment, health, e-government, business, legal assistance, digital literacy, classes, education and study guides.


Reference Solutions Database


REFERENCE SOLUTIONS(FORMERLY REFERENCE USA) Reference Solutions is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses (59 million) and U.S. residents (310 million). Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

To learn more about how to get a card, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Digital Sanborn Maps


DIGITAL SANBORN MAPS: A historical collection of fire insurance maps of Maine's towns and cities from 1867-1970. This database can only be used in the library.