Accessing Ancestry Library at Public Libraries

Ancestry Library Edition [Use is ONLY from within a public library] is a history and genealogy resource that includes more than 7,000 databases with billions of historical records on individuals, families, and places. Sources include censuses, vital records (birth, death, marriage), immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, and maps.

Publisher permissions allow in-building use of Ancestry at Maine public libraries that have registered for access, as well as authenticated access for Maine college and university libraries.


For tips on using Ancestry see the tutorials created by the Maine State Library. (yellow box top right)
For more information on tracing your family history in Maine explore the resources at The Maine State Library Genealogy Services or Contact the reference staff.

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Maine Public Libraries Offer Access to Ancestry Library
Library Name Library Town
Abbott Memorial Library Dexter
Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library Van Buren
Acton Public Library Acton
Albert Church Brown Memorial Library China
Albert F. Totman Library Phippsburg
Albion Public Library Albion
Alice L. Pendleton Library Islesboro
Andover Public Library Andover
Anna Field Fernald Library Detroit
Ashland Community Library Ashland
Atkins Memorial Library Corinth
Auburn Public Library Auburn
Bangor Public Library Bangor
Bass Harbor Memorial Library Bernard
Baxter Memorial Library Gorham
Belfast Free Library Belfast
Belgrade Public Library Belgrade
Berry Memorial Library Bar Mills
Berwick Public Library Berwick
Bethel Library Association Bethel
Bingham Union Library Bingham
Blue Hill Public Library Blue Hill
Bolsters Mills Village Library Harrison
Bonney Memorial Library Cornish
Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library Boothbay Harbor
Bowdoinham Public Library Bowdoinham
Bremen Public Library Bremen
Brewer Public Library Brewer
Bridge Academy Public Library Dresden
Bridgton Public Library Bridgton
Bristol Area Library New Harbor
Brooksville Free Public Library Brooksville
Brown Memorial Library - Clinton Clinton
Brown Memorial Library - East Baldwin Baldwin
Brownfield Public Library Brownfield
Brownville Public Library Brownville
Buck Memorial Library Bucksport
Calais Free Library Calais
Camden Public Library Camden
Canaan Public Library Canaan
Cape Porpoise Library Cape Porpoise
Caribou Public Library Caribou
Carrabassett Valley Public Library Carrabassett
Carver Memorial Library Searsport
Cary Library Houlton
Cary Memorial Library Wayne
Casco Public Library Casco
Case Memorial Library Kenduskeag
Charles M. Bailey Public Library Winthrop
Charleston Public Library Charleston
Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library Lovell
Chase Emerson Memorial Library Deer Isle
Chebeague Island Library Chebeague Island
Cherryfield Public Library Cherryfield
Cole Memorial Library Enfield
Community Library Lyman
Coolidge Library Solon
Cumston Public Library Monmouth
Cundys Harbor Library Harpswell
Curtis Memorial Library Brunswick
Cushing Public Library Cushing
D.A. Hurd Library North Berwick
Davis Memorial Library Limington
Denmark Public Library Denmark
Dorcas Library Prospect Harbor
Dorothy W Quimby Library Unity
Dr. Shaw Memorial Library Mount Vernon
Dyer Library Saco
East Millinocket Public Library East Millinocket
Edythe Dyer Community Library Hampden
Ellsworth Public Library Ellsworth
Falmouth Memorial Library Falmouth
Farmington Public Library Farmington
Faye O'Leary Hafford Library Allagash
Florence Sturdivant Public Library East Machias
Fort Fairfield Public Library Fort Fairfield
Fort Kent Public Library Fort Kent
Freeland Holmes Library Oxford
Freeport Community Library Freeport
Frenchman's Bay Library Sullivan
Friend Memorial Public Library Brooklin
Friendship Public Library Friendship
Fryeburg Public Library Fryeburg
Gallison Memorial Library Harrington
Gardiner Public Library Gardiner
Gibbs Library Washington
Glenburn Library Glenburn
Gray Public Library Gray
Great Cranberry Library Cranberry Isles
Guilford Memorial Library Guilford
Hamlin Memorial Library South Paris
Harrison Village Library Harrison
Hartland Public Library Hartland
Harvey Memorial Library Parkman
Henry D. Moore Library Steuben
Hollis Center Public Library Hollis
Hope Library Hope
Hubbard Free Library Hallowell
Isaac F. Umberhine Public Library Richmond
Islesford Library Islesford
Ivan O. Davis-Liberty Library Liberty
Jackman Public Library Jackman
Jackson Memorial Library Tenants Harbor
Jay-Niles Memorial Library North Jay
Jesup Memorial Library Bar Harbor
Jim Ditzler Memorial Library New Sharon
John B. Curtis Free Public Library Bradford
Julia Adams Morse Memorial Library Greene
Katahdin Public Library Island Falls
Kennebunk Free Library Kennebunk
Kezar Falls Circulating Library Parsonsfield
Laura E. Richards Library Georgetown
Lawrence Public Library Fairfield
Levant Heritage Library Levant
Lewis Dana Hill Memorial Library Lovell
Lewiston Public Library Lewiston
Libby Memorial Library Old Orchard Beach
Limerick Public Library Limerick
Lincoln Memorial Library Lincoln
Lincoln Memorial Library - Dennysville Dennysville
Lisbon Library Department Lisbon Falls
Lithgow Public Library Augusta
Livermore Public Library Livermore
Long Island Community Library Long Island
Long Lake Public Library St. Agatha
Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library Sanford
Louis T. Graves Memorial Library Kennebunkport
Lubec Memorial Library Lubec
Ludden Memorial Library Dixfield
Madawaska Public Library Madawaska
Madison Public Library Madison
Maine State Library Augusta
Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library Presque Isle
Martha Sawyer Community Library Lebanon
McArthur Public Library Biddeford
Merrill Memorial Library Yarmouth
Mexico Free Public Library Mexico
Milbridge Public Library Milbridge
Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library Appleton
Millinocket Memorial Library Millinocket
Milo Free Public Library Milo
Monhegan Memorial Library Monhegan
Naples Public Library Naples
New Gloucester Public Library New Gloucester
New Portland Community Library New Portland
New Vineyard Public Library New Vineyard
Newburgh Community Library Newburgh
Newport Public Library - Newport Cultural Center Newport
Norridgewock Public Library Norridgewock
North Bridgton Public Library North Bridgton
North Gorham Public Library Gorham
Northeast Harbor Library Northeast Harbor
Norway Memorial Library Norway
Oakland Public Library Oakland
Old Town Public Library Old Town
Orono Public Library Orono
Orrington Public Library Orrington
Palermo Community Library Palermo
Paris Public Library Paris
Parsons Memorial Library Alfred
Patten Free Library Bath
Peabody Memorial Library Jonesport
Peavey Memorial Library Eastport
Pembroke Library Association Pembroke
Phillips Public Library Phillips
Pittsfield Public Library Pittsfield
Porter Memorial Library Machias
Portland Public Library Portland
Portland Public Library - Burbank Branch Portland
Portland Public Library - Peaks Island Branch Portland
Portland Public Library - Riverton Branch Portland
Prince Memorial Library Cumberland
Princeton Public Library Princeton
Rangeley Public Library Rangeley
Raymond Village Library Raymond
Readfield Community Library Readfield
Rice Public Library Kittery
Ricker Memorial Library Poland
Robert A. Frost Memorial Library Limestone
Rockland Public Library Rockland
Rockport Public Library Rockport
Rumford Public Library Rumford
Rutherford Library South Bristol
Salmon Falls Library Hollis
Sangerville Public Library Sangerville
Scarborough Public Library Scarborough
Searsmont Town Library Searsmont
Shaw Public Library - Greenville Greenville
Shaw Public Library - Mercer Mercer
Sherman Public Library Sherman
Simpson Memorial Library Carmel
Skidompha Public Library Damariscotta
Skowhegan Public Library Skowhegan
Soldiers Memorial Library Hiram
Somesville Library Association Mount Desert
South Berwick Public Library South Berwick
South China Public Library South China
South Portland Public Library South Portland
South Portland Public Library - Memorial Branch Library South Portland
South Thomaston Public Library South Thomaston
Southport Memorial Library Southport
Southwest Harbor Public Library Southwest Harbor
Spaulding Memorial Library Sebago
Springvale Public Library Springvale
Steep Falls Library Steep Falls
Stetson Library Stetson
Stewart Free Library Corinna
Stewart Public Library North Anson
Stockton Springs Community Library Stockton Springs
Stonington Public Library Stonington
Stratton Public Library Stratton
Strong Public Library Strong
Swans Island Public Library Swans Island
Thomas Memorial Library Cape Elizabeth
Thomaston Public Library Thomaston
Thompson Free Library Dover-Foxcroft
Topsham Public Library Topsham
Treat Memorial Library Livermore Falls
Turner Public Library Turner
Underwood Memorial Library Fayette
Vassalboro Public Library Vassalboro
Veterans Memorial Library Patten
Vinalhaven Public Library Vinalhaven
Vose Library Union
Waldo Peirce Reading Room & Library Frankfort
Waldoboro Public Library Waldoboro
Walker Memorial Library Westbrook
Walter T. A. Hansen Memorial Library Mars Hill
Warren Free Public Library Warren
Waterboro Public Library Waterboro
Waterford Library Association Waterford
Waterville Public Library Waterville
Webster Free Library Kingfield
Weld Public Library Weld
Wells Public Library Wells
West Buxton Public Library Buxton
West Paris Public Library West Paris
Whitneyville Public Library Whitneyville
William Fogg Library Eliot
Wilton Free Public Library Wilton
Windham Public Library Windham
Winslow Public Library Winslow
Winter Harbor Public Library Winter Harbor
Winterport Memorial Library Winterport
Wiscasset Public Library Wiscasset
Witherle Memorial Library Castine
Woodland Public Library Baileyville
York Public Library York
Zadoc Long Free Library Buckfield