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Quick Tips for Navigating the Library

Discover how to find your way in the physical library and online.  You’ll find a wonderful world of resources to borrow, stream, listen to, and view online.

Surprise Bags
Library Fun Time Surprise Bags … are back!

Get your very own surprise selection of books, DVDs, VHS, CDs and/or LPs.  Send an email with the subject: SURPRISE BAG to  We’ll have your surprise bag waiting for you at the Stacks Circ Desk … More

MCAIts Been a Year

This online exhibit by the Maine Contemporary Archives, of which we are a member, documents life in Maine during the pandemic this past year.  Can you find the three contributions from COA community members?

Online Displays

Online Performance Displays

Online Performances

Stream recommended online performances from Digital Theatre+ and OnTheBoards.TV based on selected themes. Please note:  Digital Threatre+ is currently available from on-campus only.

Online Book Displays

Human Ecology Forum: Online Book Displays

Each week look for an online book display related to that week’s Human Ecology Forum.  You will find books that are in our library as well as some that may be available in our online databases. Find this week’s display.

Library Events

Read Aloud
The Exquisite Read Aloud Circle

Thorndike Library Reading Room Wednesdays 7-8 PM Weeks 2-9
Join Catherine Preston-Schreck, a library staff member, for a relaxing hour of being read to or sharing something meaningful to you   … More

Library Deck

30 Minutes with Jane

Tuesdays 4:30-5 PM  Weeks 2-8 on Zoom 
Join Jane Hultberg, library director, each week for a snapshot of what our library and library staff have to offer in a low stress setting … More


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ZoteroZotero - Your Research Assistant

Learn how to use this tool to collect, organize, cite and share research.

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Create an account in Thorncat to: see item due dates, renew your items online or place  a hold.  Login to My Account.