McArthur Public Library

270 Main St - Biddeford, Maine - 207 284 4181

Weekly Online Programs:

KIDS' PROGRAMS:
Tune in for these live readings (or watch them afterward) on the library's Facebook page. (You do not need a Facebook account to view these!)

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Children's Storytimes with John

  • Monday-10:00 a.m. - PreK Storytime
  • Tuesday-10:00 a.m. - Baby and Me

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Stories Under the Stars

  • Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Tune in for a bedtime story read by Deanna and friends!

How to Draw Nature Tutorials

How to Draw Nature Tutorials

  • Learn to draw birds, acorns, bees and more in these short tutorials created by author/illustrator Rebekah Lowell.
  • You can find downloadable versions of these how-to-draw guides here.

Cooking With Kids

Cooking with Kids

  • You can find past cooking demos here.

 

TEEN & ADULT PROGRAMS:

Booktalk Live

Book Talk Live

  • Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. on Facebook.
  • Join Danie and Melanie to hear about great books for adults and teens.

Mug Cake Mondays

Mug Cake Monday

  • Monday at 3:45 p.m. on Facebook.
  • Join Danie and friends for fun and delicious recipes and demos!
  • You can find past mug cake demos here.

McArthur Genealogy Online Meetup

McArthur Library Genealogy & Local History Help by Appointment

Eating Seasonally in Maine

Eating Seasonally in Maine

  • Seasonal food information, storage tips, preparations pointers and recipes.
  • You can find Eating Seasonally videos here.

 Yarn and Knitting Needles

Online Knitting & Crafting Group

 Local History Resources Demos

Local History Resource How-To Videos

  • Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays on YouTube.
  • Renee shows how to use the library's extensive local history resources.
  • You can find past demos here.

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Cemetery Scavenger Hunt

  • A history hunt for all ages!
  • Complete it online here.
  • Or download and print it out here.

 

Online Resources:

Minerva Online Catalog

REQUEST MATERIALS ONLINE

Request what you'd like to check out here.

We will notify you by email or phone when your material is ready.

Call the reference desk directly at 571-5207 to schedule a time to pick it up.

 

CLOUD LIBRARY

Download free digital books/audiobooks to your computer or other device with your library card!

https://www.yourcloudlibrary.com/

cloudLibrary Help Guide

Video Guides for cloudLibrary

 

Digital Learn - Learn Computer Skills

DIGITAL LEARN COMPUTER SKILLS

Free, self-paced courses on basic computer use skills.

https://www.digitallearn.org/

 

Digital Maine Library

DIGITAL MAINE LIBRARY

Access newspapers, magazines, genealogy information and much more!

https://library.digitalmaine.org/

 Hoopla digital

HOOPLA DIGITAL

E-books and digital audiobooks, movies, TV episodes, comics and music you can check out with your McArthur Library card.

https://www.hoopladigital.com/

 

 LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY

Educational resources for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. 

https://www.maine.gov/msl/lel.htm

 

BIDDEFORD DIGITAL LOCAL HISTORY & COLLECTIONS

Photos, archive information, local newspapers and much more.

https://biddefordhistory.com/

 

Zoom Guide for Parents & Caregivers

HELP GUIDES FOR USING ZOOM FOR ONLINE MEETINGS

A help guide for families using Zoom to connect to their children's schools.

A general help guide for Zoom. 

 

More Online Resources