We have a public computer that has access to the Internet. Users are asked to limit their computer time to 20 minutes a session if others are waiting, and to be conscious of others who may be waiting for a turn.


Or bring your laptop or device in and connect to our high speed WIFI. The library offers wireless access FREE OF CHARGE.


The network is on 24/7, making the service available inside during open hours and accessible outside the building after hours.


Patrons are asked to review the Computer Use Policy available in the library before using the network.

We can’t possibly buy every book that might be of interest to our patrons, but we can extend the library shelves out into the world by using the Maine State Library interlibrary loan services to provide what you want to read.
If you don’t see it here, just ask. We will be happy to send a request for your book through the interlibrary loan system which connects thousands of libraries nationwide.

MARVEL! Provides every resident of Maine with access to a collection of full text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference books that are credible, reputable resources. Registration is required for home use. Please contact the library for assistance.

Through's Library Edition, you can do your family geneology - FOR FREE!
Ancestry® Library Edition is a history and genealogy resource that includes more than 7,000 databases with billions of historical records on individuals, families, and places.
Sources include censuses, vital records (birth, death, marriage), immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, and maps from around the world.
It is available to all public libraries in the state of Maine. To get started, review this tutorial video, provided by the Maine State Library. (The introductory video requires Flash®. If you don't have flash you will be quided to download it.
Or just come into the Library and we'll help you log on and get you started! 

Maine InfoNet Download Library is a collection of ebooks and audio books to “borrow” for use on your own devices free of charge using cloudLibrary. So grab your library card and click on the icon below to get started!


If you have misplaced your library card, or need assistance, give us a call and we can help you out.


Cloud Library by Bibliotheca is an application that enables you to access eBooks and audiobooks borrowed from the Maine InfoNet Download Library. Click on the icon below to download the cloud Library user guide and view tutorial videos.


Our library is available to you online so that you can search the catalog in many different ways from the convenience of your own device from wherever you may be. Just click on the LibraryWorld image below to get started.

We have a photocopier and printer for public use. There is a fee of $.25 per page for each.
We provide programs all year long including after school winter nature club for kids and various book talks throughout the year.

Chase Emerson Memorial Library
  PO Box 9

17 Main Street
  Deer Isle, Maine 04627-0009

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Monday 2PM - 6PM

Tuesday 1PM - 5 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 4PM
Saturday 9AM - 12PM