Interlibrary Loan is a way of extending our collection by borrowing from other libraries around the state and nation. Books are mailed to the library or delivered once a week by van from other Maine libraries. In the past, people paid postage to send their books back. That is no longer the case, although some restrictions may apply to the number of books requested each month, especially if they have to come from out-of-state libraries. . . . → Read More: Interlibrary Loan FAQ
Last year we had an energy audit performed under a grant from Efficiency Maine. There were several recommendations made for ways the library could save money and make more efficient use of energy. In the next few days, we will be starting on some projects, funded by a grant from Stephen and Tabitha King, which will make the library more comfortable and less expensive to operate. . . . → Read More: Director’s Blog: Energy-saving projects getting started
The library has a new NEC digital projector that will be available to organizations using the library facilities. The projector plugs into a laptop and projects what is on the computer screen. It will accept a USB flash drive, as well. Reserve the unit by calling the circulation desk during weekday hours. . . . → Read More: Digital projector now available to organizations using library space
The April Literary Group will be meeting at the Baker’s Market Cafe on Thursday, April 21. The meeting will start at 6:00 p.m. with soup and popovers served from 5:00 to 6:00. . . . → Read More: Literary Group back at the Bakery
Saturday, April 16 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Western Maine Expo Center [map] 128 Weld Street, Wilton, Maine BIG sale, with something for everyone. There are books for children and adults and everyone in between, best selling authors in hard cover and paperback, classics, nonfiction covering a broad range of subjects, plus audio books and videos and DVDs. . . . → Read More: Book Sale!
In the interest of ensuring our patrons’ safety, comfort, and unimpeded use of the library, we have implemented a new Patron Conduct Policy. The new policy details a process for informing patrons that their conduct is unacceptable, and the consequences of failing to heed accepted library rules. We have seen very few patron conduct . . . → Read More: From the Director: New Patron Conduct Policy