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Harltand Public Library is a member of the Maine Balsam Consortium. To access our catalog from outside the library visit the Maine Balsam Libraries website and select catalog or simply click the link above.

To search our catalog follow the steps below:

Step 1:

Select the arrow next to the green SEARCH button. This will open a drop down menu. Select Hartland Public Library.

Step 2:

Enter a search term in the box to the left.

Step 3:

Click on the arrow in the next box over and select keyword, author, title or subject from the drop down menu. Make sure any author names are written as: Last, First. Author name also works for actor or director names for movies.

Step 4:

To select a specific material type click the arrow in the next box over and find the material type such as DVD and select it.

Step 5:

Hit enter or hit the green SEARCH button.

This will bring up a list of items related to that term or title. The title will be in bold green and underneath it will show how many of each particular title are available in the Maine Balsam Consortium, how many are available at Hartland Public Library, and whether it is in or not. To look at an item simply click on the title. To return to the list simply hit the back button on your browser or hit the green SEARCH RESULTS link just above or below the item record. To look at the next item on the list without returning to the list view, hit the next button above or below the item record to the right of the search results link.

Optional Step 6:

To limit your search more or to search multiple terms at once hit the advanced search options link at the top. Type in a title, author (Last, First.), Keyword or Subject in one or more of the search boxes shown. You can include one of each or multiple of each if necessary. Make sure that Hartland Public Library and not Balsam Libraries is selected in the drop down menu at the bottom of the Advanced Search page.


If you have any questions don't be afraid to call us at 938-4702 or visit us. You may also email the librarian at nickb@hartland.lib.me.us.

Updated 8/26/2016