The Gardiner Public Library now offers an online digital library that connects members to a number of streaming and education services for those who can’t make it into the library but still want to access its resources from the comfort of their home.

All residents of Gardiner, West Gardiner, South Gardiner, Farmingdale, Pittston, Randolph and Litchfield who have an active Gardiner Public Library card can sign up for any of the services in the digital library, according to a news release from the library.

These services are:

• Hoopla: stream movies, music, eBooks, comics and more. Items borrowed from Hoopla can be viewed on most internet connected devices.

• cloudLibrary: borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks that can be viewed on most internet connected devices.

• Digital Maine Library: access to resources such as Ancestry.com, hundreds of national & local newspapers, educational resources to support K-12 students, and much more (via Maine State Library)

• Digital Archives of the Gardiner Public Library: Free access to the historic newspapers of the Kennebec region.

Visit the digital library at gardinerpubliclibrary.org.

For more information, call Justin Hoenke, library director, at 207-530-0084.

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