Information about State Library Services During COVID-19 Crisis

The Maine State Library in Augusta is temporarily closed until further notice in response to COVID-19 pandemic.

Reference Services

During this time, our reference staff will be working remotely and will accept requests and answer queries by phone (207) 287-5609, email and via our website www.maine.gov/msl. Many resources are available online via Digital Maine Library along with ebooks, and audio books from the Download Library.

Library Cards

Need a Library Card? Go to https://www.maine.gov/msl/services/libcard.htm .

Books by Mail / Talking Books

The Talking Books and Books By Mail (contingent upon available titles) Programs will continue as long as there is no disruption to the US postal service.

Interlibrary / Loan Van Delivery

Interlibrary Loan and Van Delivery Services until further notice. We will reassess the current COVID-19 impact on library closures in the state to determine when the service should be restored. FMI: (207) 287-5600, or https://www.maine.gov/msl/.