Ellsworth Public Library

Your library card offers access to an array of electronic resources!


Free access to lifelong learning and enrichment opportunities for Maine residents.  Curated by the Drucker Institute and Maine State Library.


Get free access to thousands of movies with your library card.  Simply add your Ellsworth Public Library card number and create an account. You get up to five borrows per month, with 72 hours to view each movie. Kanopy Kids is unlimited 30 day access. Thanks to the Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library for funding this service!


The Cloud Library allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks from your local public library for free!

Please note: If your library card number has fewer than 14 digits, please include the letters ell before your number when signing in.

Digital Maine Library

Magazines, newspapers, and reference books available to all Maine citizens through this expansive online resource.


Enjoy hundreds of thousands of songs in the Sony Music catalog.
The longer 14 digit library barcode number is required in order to access Freegal.


A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.

Career Resources

Employment Services for People Experiencing Homelessness

Resume Builder offers free, HR-approved resume templates to help you create a professional resume in minutes. Choose from several template options and even pre-populate a resume from your LinkedIn profile.

Career Options for the Visually Impaired

An educational guide on job and career options for blind or visually impaired individuals.

Community Resources

Assisted Living Assistance

Explore available assisted living communities, costs, and payment options in Maine.

Emergency Housing 
1. Emmaus Center, 51 Main Street Ellsworth, 207-667-3962, website
2. Downeast Community Partners, 207-664-2424 ext 5, website 

Free Community Meals
1. Everybody Eats St Dunstan’s Episcopal Church 134 State St. Ellsworth, Mondays 3:00-6pm
2. Welcome Table First Congregational Church, 2 Church St. Ellsworth, 207-667-8321
Wednesdays 2:30-4 pm Must call before 2 PM to reserve a meal.

Food Security
1. Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry , 137 Downeast Highway Ellsworth, (207)667-4363, website
Monday, Wednesday, Friday Hours 9:30 AM -12:30 PM Wednesday Evening 4:00-6:30 PM 
2. Emmaus Center Food Pantry, 52 Main Street Ellsworth, 207-667-3962, website
Hours Monday-Friday 10 AM-2 PM  Please call the shelter the day before to sign up.
Also offering food items from Shaw’s and Hannaford’s Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 AM -10 AM 
3. Bib and Tucker Christian Ridge Church, 53 Christian Ridge Road Ellsworth, 207-812 -5555, website
Hours: Monday 12-2 PM  Thursday, Friday 10 AM-12 PM

1. Emmaus Center 51 Main St. Ellsworth 207-667-3962 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 AM-2 PM, website 
2. Christian Ridge Church 53 Christian Ridge Rd. Ellsworth 207-812-5555, website
3. Community Closet, 25 Eastward Ln Ste 12, 207-266-7242, website

Vouchers that can be used for a free shower at the Ellsworth YMCA are available at the library, or you can contact Tina Vanadestine at Ellsworth City Hall tdyer@ellsworthmaine.gov

Downeast Community Partners 207-664-2424 free rides by appointment, website 


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