Information & Resources - For Borrowers


The IRC loans books free of charge throughout the State of Maine to any Maine resident.


The IRC loans videos & dvds free of charge to organizations throughout the State of Maine. Schools, hospitals, treatment facilities, law enforcement agencies, churches, businesses, civic groups, self-help groups and other organizations can make use of these videos in their prevention, education, and treatment programs.


A collection of substance abuse periodicals is maintained at the IRC. Periodicals are not loaned. A list of current subscription titles will be made available upon request.


Informational pamphlets are free upon request to Maine residents and do not need to be returned to the IRC. Bulk copies of select titles are available. Call the IRC to discuss your pamphlet needs.


Publications issued by the Office and other selected agencies are available free from the IRC. Many can be accessed on the Office web site and electronic links in the Library Catalog. Requests for a printed copies can also be filled if supplies allow.

Video and dvd borrowers can schedule materials online. Contact the IRC for details: 1-800-499-0027

How to schedule videos online: Word | PDF

Lending Policies: Lending and distribution policies of the Information and Resource Center.

Search Tips

Videos (Word | PDF): Searching for videos and limiting to specific audience levels..

Pamphlets (Word | PDF): Searching for and ordering pamphlets.

Documents in PDF format require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Printouts of these documents are also available upon request.