Adult Resources

Lithgow Library is closed to the public until further notice, due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns. 

For parents with children at home, check out our Youth Services page for ideas & free resources.

For adults, here are some resources to help you

Remain a Reader
Project Gutenberg   (60,000 free ebooks to download or read online)
DigiLibraries   (50,000 free ebooks)
ManyBooks   ((50,000 free ebooks)
PlaneteBook   (only 80 classic titles, quality over quantity)
Junior Library Guild   (free ebooks for kids, organized by grade level)

Learn in Your Spare Time
How to Code  (free computer coding courses for adults & kids)
Wonderopolis (questions for the creative & curious family)
Center for InterActive Learning  (produces content for homebound school kids)
Babbel  (learn a language in 15-minute lessons)
DuoLingo  (learn a language by a games-based approach)
National Digital Equity Foundation (learn some basic technology skills)
Ancestry (free access by clicking the link on the Digital Maine Library website)


Explore Arts & Culture
Visit a Museum  (virtual tours of world class museums)
Google Arts & Culture  (experience cultural sites using a variety of Google tools)
Opera Anyone?  (New York’s Metropolitan Opera streams performances)
PBS Video  (over 4,000 free TV shows from Public Broadcasting)