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Digital Services

To get started, you need online access. Anyone can search, however to reserve materials you will need your Witherle Library patron account number. If you need help getting your patron number, please contact the library desk at or call 326-4375 during regular business hours for assistance.

With Hoopla, you can browse 800,000+ titles in six different formats—audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies, and TV—and instantly borrow, then download or stream, the titles of your choice. You can access the title you borrow instantly on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. There are no holds or waiting. Patrons my borrow up to 4 titles per month. To register for and enjoy hoopla digital for free with your library card, please download the hoopla digital app from the Apple or Google Play store on your mobile device.


Mindful Making: Keep your hands active and your mind engaged with Creativebug.

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch their classes anytime, anywhere. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!

All you need is your library card to get started.


One of the most popular sites in the Digital Maine Library collection, Ancestry/Library Edition allows you to search for relatives and build family trees. The site has an easy-to-follow tutorial to help you get the most out of your searches. Now available through Digital Maine Library.

Ancestry Library Edition


You can view all the materials currently checked out to you as well as browse the Witherle catalog using this website. Click on Access Patron Account. Once logged in, you can renew and reserve materials. Select Witherle Memorial Library to search our library’s catalog. If we don’t have it, you can broaden your search by selecting All Minerva Locations.

 Access Patron Account

MinervaYou can go to Minerva directly if you like. Use this site for statewide searches. Minerva is a shared library system that brings together nearly 60 libraries of all types from across the state. This is the first place to start when searching for materials outside the Witherle collection.

 Search Minerva

MaineCat combines and links nearly 100 library collections contained in 7 large online library systems. This system includes Minerva along with Maine college library systems, Portland Public, and MILS. MaineCat is a good option when searching for more obscure or academic materials.

 Search MaineCat

Not on MaineCat? Contact the library desk,, and request an out-of-state search.

3M cloudLibrary

The 3M cloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks from your local public library for free using a downloadable app. This app includes a fully functional reader allowing users to read their eBook directly in the app, as well as bookmark and save the position of their book across devices. It also includes an Audiobook player, allowing users to download, play and listen to their books offline.

The library has produced and easy-to-follow video to help you get started. For a deep dive into all the features of the cloudLibrary check out biblioteca’s user guide.


There are six different versions of the CloudLibrary app depending on which device you use. Supported devices: iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android Phones, Android Devices, NOOK Tablets, NOOK eReader, Kobo eReader, Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HDX

Digital Maine Library

The Digital Maine Library (which replaces MARVEL) provides every resident of Maine with access to online resources that include a collection of full-text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference books. It also provides students, business people, public library patrons, and higher education students and educators the ability to use online learning tools such as consumer information, genealogy sites, and do-it-yourself forums.

 Digital Maine Library