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Lending Library

We make it easy to get the information you need to make health decisions for yourself and your loved ones. We have a wide variety of resources available, including health and wellness books, eBooks and audio books.

It’s free and easy!

There are many books available — from healthy cooking to end-of-life care and everything in between.


  1. Browse books here.
  2. Let us know which books you’d like to borrow. You can borrow up to 4 at a time. You can:
    • Email us
    • Call us at 1-866-609-5183
    • Request the book online by clicking the “Status” of the book you want.
  3. We will mail your requested items to you with a postage-paid envelope.
  4. Return your borrowed items in 3 weeks using the pre-paid envelope.

eBooks and Audio books

  1. Browse e-books and audio books here.
  2. Email or call us at 1-866-609-5183 to get your library card number and password. We will need your email, mailing address and phone number.
  3. Download the books to your device. They will automatically return after 3 weeks, but you can return them early to free up space in your account and allow others to borrow them.

Technical Assistance

Need help downloading books to your device? Click to learn more about OverDrive, the app you can use to borrow and enjoy digital titles from our library. The OverDrive app is available for Android, Chromebooks, iOS, Fire tablets, and Windows 8/10.

For Providers

Are you a provider looking for clinical resources? The Maine Medical Center Library & Knowledge Services Department provides technical and content expertise in support of patient care, education and research.