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Thousand of bestselling eBooks and eAudiobooks for your computer, tablet or phone.

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In addition to entertaining movies and children's programs, our video streaming service Kanopy offers instructional films and lessons including access to the Great Courses.

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Access digital magazines through Flipster using your Scarborough Public Library card number. These magazines can be viewed on your computer or tablet's web browser or downloaded to your mobile device using the free Flipster app.

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Thousands of courses in Business, Technology and Creative Skills taught by industry experts.

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Nearly 1000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.

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Online Tutorial

Normally only available while in the library, is temporarily allowing access to their Library Edition from home.

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Available through digitalmainelibrary, a service of of the Maine State Library.

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Online Tutorial

Part of digitalmainelibrary, Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides links to projects and how-to videos on a wide range of creative endeavors.

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Tumblebooks are e-books and e-audiobooks especially tailored for youth and teens, but also includes content appropriate for adults.

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If you are unable to log into into these services with your library card or need other assistance, send an email to askspl [at]

If you need a library card and choose not to enter the building, please email Mike Windsor at mwindsor [at] To obtain a free card you must be a Scarborough resident or property owner, employee of a Scarborough business, or student at a Scarborough school. Required documentation can be found here.

We've moved some of our regular programming online or outside. Check out Mrs. C's Online Story Time or Listen Up! with Connie. The weekly Knitting Group, and monthly meetings of Let's Talk America and our three book groups are meeting online via Zoom or outside. Check out the Events page for details on how to join.

If you have questions, please email askspl [at] or call the Reference Desk at 207-396-6276.

Updates on the status of library services will be posted on this website, our Facebook page, and at phone extension 207-396-6286. For more information on the coronavirus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s coronavirus website: or Maine's Center for Disease Control.