Stonington Public Library patrons can access local and statewide catalogs; over 100,000 ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming movies and series; and online databases, references, and research tools. Online resources are available 24/7/365.

Contact SPL, or (207) 367-5926, with any questions about how to access and get the most out of these resources. You can also visit us any time during library hours to request help.

MILS is a shared library system that brings together small libraries of all types from across the state. It compiles the catalogs of all member libraries, and SPL patrons can freely browse and request materials from all participating libraries. The MILS banner above links to SPL’s catalog home, where you can see our newest books and get started on any search.

  • 27 participating libraries
  • 200,000+ unique titles
  • Patron login with library card barcode and PIN
  • Online requests, renewals, reading lists, saved searches and more

MaineCat is a statewide catalog that combines and links library collections contained in 7 large online library systems, including MILS. Search MaineCat by title, keyword(s), or author for results from all across the state. Most items are available to request.

  • 100+ library collections, including research collections at Maine colleges and universities
  • 4.6 million unique titles
  • Online request forms—home library, patron name and barcode—for “AVAILABLE” items

CloudLibrary is shared between over 200 libraries. You can access titles using a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Users of the system can check out up to 3 books at a time with a loan period of 21 days.

  • 29,000 ebook and audiobook titles
  • Login with patron barcode (no password/no account setup)
  • CloudLibrary app available on most smartphones and tablets

Comics Plus offers digital comics, graphic novels and manga for all ages. You can access titles using a smartphone, tablet, or computer, and comics can be downloaded to multiple devices. There is never a wait to read! All items are available at all times to everyone.

  • 20,000+ titles
  • No holds, no wait lists, no borrowing limits
  • Patrons must set up an account to access (click banner above)
  • Comics Plus app available on most smartphones and tablets

Digital Maine Library provides every resident of Maine with access to online resources that include a collection of full text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference. It also provides students, business people, public library patrons, and higher education students and educators the ability to use online learning tools.

  • 64 databases
  • Free to Maine residents anytime, anywhere
  • access limited to use on library Wi-Fi network
  • No login required

Kanopy is a video-streaming platform dedicated to thoughtful and thought-provoking films. Kanopy delivers a diverse collection of enriching films, series, and children’s programming, available to stream anytime and anywhere—from desktop to TV to tablet. With an ideal platform for showcasing independent films that fuels lifelong learning, Kanopy is on a mission to ensure that everyone has access to enriching films that bridge cultural boundaries, spark discussion, and expand worldviews.

  • 32,000+ movies, series, and kids programs
  • Patrons must set up an account to access (click banner above)
  • Kanopy app available for most smartphones, tablets and smart TVs