Libraries often have large print books and audio formats of books, both useful for seniors. Some also offer daytime programs that are suitable for older people. Many welcome senior volunteers.

(207) 947-8336

145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME, United States

Services: Many free programs and classes suitable for older people including knitting nights, book clubs and discussion groups, art exhibits, and classes for learning to use electronic devices.

The Bangor Public Library issues library cards to all Maine residents upon presentation of proof of address.


(207) 989-7943

100 Main Street, Maine, United States

Services: Brewer Library offers many free programs suitable for older people including a weekly knitting club, visits from a therapy dog, and a book club.

(207) 581-1661

Munson Road, Orono, ME, United States

Services: Open to the general public.  Borrowers only need a library card from any local library.  As a state lending library, Fogler Library will mail books without a fee. Huge book collection.