Information About Current Maine State Library Services

Library Services Remain Available at New Location

Walk-in Service

A temporary location at 242 State Street, Augusta, Maine .

Curbside Service

Library patrons can also continue to check-out books through curbside service at our temporary location.

Requesting Materials Through Curbside Service

To make a request, call or email us using the contacts listed below:
(207) 287-5600

When requesting items, please allow up to 24 hours for curbside delivery. You will be notified (by email or phone) when the materials are ready to pick up and you will be able to choose a specific pick up time slot then. Requests received on Friday will be available on Monday.

Curbside pickup will be available at our temporary location at 242 State Street, Augusta, Maine between 10am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Unless it is necessary for patrons with mobility concerns, staff will not put items into cars. If you need assistance, please let us know when you call to say you have arrived.

Checkouts and Holds

All items loan for six weeks.

Interlibrary loan services resumed on Monday, June 14. The Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program remains suspended until further notice.

All returns of library materials will be done via our book drop. Items are quarantined for 24 hours before check-in, and will show up on your record until then.

No fees or fines will be charged during our closure. If you receive a notice, please contact us by email or call (207) 287-5600.

Returning Library Materials

Please use the library book drop when you are ready to return your loaned materials. Keep in mind that the library book drop has also moved to our temporary location 242 State Street, Augusta, Maine.

Reference Services

Our reference librarians will continue to be available at the library and via online video conferencing, email, and phone weekdays between the hours of 9am 5pm. To speak with a reference librarian, please email or call (207) 287-5608.

Get a Maine State Library Card

If you need a library card please use our online form at . If you have difficulty using your card, please contact us by email or by calling (207) 287-5608.

Digital Services

To access our online resources please visit our website at .

Outreach Services

All Outreach Services remain operational. For Books By Mail, Talking Books, and Large Print, call (207) 287-5650 or 1-800-762-7106.