Beginning March 16, the Library will be reducing the maximum amount of fees that may be carried on your library card. If you owe more than $5.00, you will not be able to borrow or renew materials until the fees are paid or arrangements made. See more about this change on our Life of the Library Blog. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Healthy Maine Resources

Annotation:Supported by MaineHealth, the Learning Resource Centers provide locations and online help for accessing information specific to your needs.

Annotation:Offers a side range of health information.

Annotation:Making Portland a healthier place to live, work and play.

Annotation:Assess your health risks. Find where to get affordable health care resources and services.

Annotation:Compare doctors and hospitals. Be sure to check out on the "free health resources."

Annotation:From the National Library of Medicine, trusted in-depth information, videos, and tools, as a resource on health topics, diseases, & prescription drugs,

Annotation:Want to take a walk but you need to know where to go? Healthy Maine Walks is the most comprehensive listing of walking routes in the state.

Annotation:AMaine-based organization promoting human health and safer chemicals in a sustainable economy.


There's a lot of information about health - what to eat, how to exercise, advice for working with your doctor. There's good information and not-s0-good information. Here are some reliable sites to get you started.

Healthcare Guide