Hours & Directions

The Maine State Library will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

The Maine State Library will be closed all day Thursday, May 30 for staff development.

Maine Cultural building with Library, Museum and Archives

  • Monday - Friday : 9 am - 5 pm
  • Closed on all holidays observed by the State of Maine.

Call us at (207)287-5600 for service during business hours.


The Maine State Library is temporarily located at 242 State Street, Augusta while the Maine Cultural Building undergoes renovations.

  • Physical Address: 242 State Street, Augusta, ME 04333-0064
  • Mailing Address: 64 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0064


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From the South

  1. From I-95, take Exit 109 (first Augusta exit).
  2. Bear right toward downtown Augusta, merging onto US Route 202-East (Western Avenue).
  3. At the 4th traffic signal (about ½ mile) turn right onto Armory Street (following dark blue and white sign for "State Offices West").
  4. At the second traffic signal, turn right onto State Street.
  5. 242 State Street is located just past the State House Complex in a red brick building on the right side of the road.

From the North

  1. From I-95, take Exit 109A (the third Augusta interchange).
  2. Follow steps 2-6 of "From the South".