Services We Provide

The Bangor Public Library provides numerous services. We provide guided library tours to give everyone an opportunity to learn about our collections and services, equipment rentals, and ancestral discovery!

 
 

Computer Training

BPL offers a variety of technology and computer classes for people of all skill sets.  We offer classes on how to use email, our Ebook/Audiobook service, Transparent Language and all of our other great databases, Facebook, Google Drive, and more! All of our courses are FREE! For any questions or inquiries call the Reference Department at 947-8336 ext 126.


Library Tours

The Bangor Public Library is filled with exciting things to see! We offer guided tours to our patrons, giving them the chance to explore all that the library has to offer!  We have tours for all ages, giving everyone an opportunity to learn about our collections and services!  We will demonstrate how different parts of the library can be used as a tool to further your academic, professional, or recriational lives! 


equipment/pass lending

Did you know we offer a number of unusual items for you to check out? This includes digital microscopes, a telescope, State Park Passes, and a variety of Maker Kits and DIY Electronics.

All of these items are available to be checked out from the library for a week at a time (with the exception of the State Park Pass).

 


ancestry

BPL offers the opportunity to dig a little deeper into your family's history! We have two popular online resources where you can hunt for ancestors. Visit our local history and genealogy rooms on the second floor of the library. Contact us at 947-8336 ext 106 or localhistory@bpl.lib.me.us. 

For more information - visit our Local History page!


Even more services:

  • Book delivery to home-bound patrons
  • Notary
  • Meeting and Event Spaces
  • Business Center
  • E-books/Downloadable Audio Books
  • DVD's
  • Large Print Books
  • Research resources
  • Learning programs including language learning, and basic skills
  • Inter-library loan
  • Research help - ask a reference librarian!
  • Local history resources
  • BDN Archives
  • Music and other enrichment programming