Available to You
Library cards are available to all with a photo ID.
We have 3 Internet access computers in the adult room and 2 in the children's room. These are available for public use. If it is busy, we may have to initiate a time track system so the computers are available for all patrons in a reasonable time frame.
We have an open Wireless Internet Access (ProjectConnect by ITDRC) available at the Library. The signal is functional inside the Library, anywhere inside the Municipal Building and the parking lot.
The library offers print/copy/fax services. Color prints/copies are .25 cents a page, while black & white copies/prints are .10 cents a page. Faxes are $1.00 for the first page up to a maximum of $5.00. You can scan documents at no charge.
Limerick Public Library is a "PAL" (Partner Library) with Portland Public Library. Limerick Public Library patrons can get a Portland Public Library card. Portland Public Library cards allow you to borrow books directly from any branch of Portland's library, download audiobooks via their website, access many online subscriptions to databases such as Mango, a foreign language learning program ; Learn A Test, an online learning center full of practice tests, exercises and skill-building exercises ; Auto Repair and Small Engine Reference Center, which is stocked with repair manuals, diagrams, and other helpful information to assist with car repairs and maintenance; Genealogy databases to help with your family tree, and many others. Stop by the Limerick Public Library to apply for a Portland Public Library Card today! For a full description of these services, visit their website.
Looking for a title we don’t have? If you are a Limerick Public Library card holder, we will attempt to borrow it from another library for you through a reciprocal arrangement we have with other libraries to share materials not found in our own collection. Van service, currently once per week, ensures that materials arrive in a timely manner.
"Library of Things"
Check out an item from our of "Library of Things" for three weeks and see how you like it. Here are some of the "Things" we have: Vehicle Code Reader, Metal Detector, Kill-A-Watt Energy Detector, Backpacks for Birding, Nature, Night Sky and Bug Viewing, Telescope, Ukuleles, etc. "Things" may be added occasionally.
Maine InfoNet - Downloadable library
Download popular eBooks and eAudiobooks for free to your computer, portable player, eBook reader, tablet and smartphone from the Maine Infonet Download powered by Bibliotheca/3M Cloudlibrary and offered in partnership with Maine Libraries.
Maine InfoNet is a collaborative of academic, public, school, and special libraries that provides leadership in resource sharing, promotes cost effective solutions for quality library information services, and supports the cultural, educational, and economic development of Maine.
- Click here to go to Digital Maine Library
The Digital Maine Library provides every resident of Maine with access to many online resources that include a collection of tull text articles and abstracts from Maine newspapers, journals and reference. It also provides students, business people, public library patrons, and higher education students and educators the learning tools. Gale Legal Forms - wills, estates, bankruptcy, divorce, tenant/landlord and many mor legal forms.
Step-by-step auto repair tutorials, as well as recall notices and maintenance information. Everything is searchable by year, make and model.
Learning Express Libraries (part of Digital Maine Library)
Wherever you want to go, Learing Express can help! Learning Express offers free test and career preparation for students of all ages. This resource is available for anyone anywhere in Maine. If you are outside of Maine, you can access it with your Limerick Public Library card number.
Career Preparation helps you prepare for professional licensing exams such as nursing, teaching, real estate, civil service, law enforcement, ASVAB, and cosmetology.
High School Equivalency Center will get you ready to earn yor GED.
College Admissions prepares for PSAT, SAT, ACT, and all AP exams.
School Center has homework help for grade levels K-12.
College Students will find course-level placement practice as well as GRE, GMAT, MCAT and LSAT prep.
Adult Core Skills has personal enrichment courses, as well as preparations for becoming a U.S. citizen.
Find tests, tutorials, ebooks, etc. for all ages. Example: GED tests, College Prep tests, prepare for different career tests, etc.
Click Here for Learning Express Access.
Also available as an app- head to your app store and search 'EBSCO LearningExpress'.
BENDABLE MAINE: Bendable Maine allows residents of all ages and backgrounds to easily discover and access content that is just right for them on a wide variety of subjects and then acquire new knowledge and skills through online courses as well as local, in-person learning opportunities.
Free ebooks from Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for you to enjoy.
Manybooks has over 50,000 free ebooks waiting to be discovered. Search by genre or bestseller.
Your friends on Sesame Street are here to support you during the COVID-19 crisis. We know that these are stressful times, and families everywhere are coping with changing routines, anxiety, and loss. Our site is filled with rich content you can use with children to spark playful learning, offer them comfort, and help your whole family thrive. They have games, art, coloring pages and more.
Senior Care and Assistance Living Guide for Maine
This guide provides in-depth information on assisted living costs in Maine and how those costs compare to other long-term care services for seniors. Readers will also learn about the various financial assistance programs for older adults who need assisted living care as well as state rules and regulations that govern these facilities.
Raising Readers Book Resources
Making books and readingpart of growing up in Maine. Children who are introduced to reading at an early age tend to excel at school and are quicker to develop critical learning skills. Raising Readers partners with every hospital, midwife, and primary care provider in Maine to give a library of high-quality books to every child in Maine, starting at birth through age 5.
* The American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, has released a collection of free online games to teach children basic financial skill related to earning, saving and spending money. This is part of a series called Thinking Money for Kids. Click on the links below for the games.
Earning It: Follow the paths of characters Grace, Emma, and Kenji to see how their childhood interests translate into successful careers and opportunities.
Balance My Budget: Make choices about how to meet basic needs and treat yourself with a splurge here and there, while sticking to a monthly budget.
Money Trail: Starting with $500 in your bank account, make decisions about how to earn and spend.
Let's Deal: Hear from buyers and vendors at a farmer's market as they swap goods and learn about money.
We offer several hiking maps of trails in the area
Programs and Events
We offer a variety of special events throughout the year, including monthly book discussions, visiting authors, craft and hobby classes, writing, and guest speakers, and programs. Event calendar...