LIMERICK PUBLIC LIBRARY

55 Washington Street, Limerick, ME  04048

207-793-8975: Fax:  207-793-8443

Email:  ll-cs@limerick.lib.me.us

  Regular Hours:  Monday - 1:00pm-5:00pm; Tuesday - 9:00am - 6:00pm; Wednesday - 9:00am-noon and 3:00pm-8:00pm;

Friday - 1:00pm-5:00pm; Saturday - 9:00am-1:00pm   


 The Library is  OPEN for visits (no appointments required).  If you would like a special appointment, please call 793-8975, and we will try to accommodate you.  Come in and browse the shelves and pick out your books, use a computer, use the fax or the copier.  We are still providing curbside pickup as well.  Reserve your books by calling 207-793-8975, emailing ll-cs@limerick.lib.me.us, or use our library card catalog at External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://limerickme.booksys.net/opac/lplme/inde.html#menuHome.  If you are unsure what book you would like, please use our Google Docs form at External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://bit,ly/3h8DKBn to provide us with information so we may choose the books/DVDs for you.

 Following CDC guidelines, face coverings are optional for those who have been vaccinated.  Unvaccinated patrons should wear a mask.

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 2021 ADULT NEW BOOKS                        2021 CHILD/TEEN NEW BOOKS     


Click Here for the Library Newsletter and Calendar

Click Here to see Books That have Read Alike Books


     


     

            


The Library is handicapped accessible and is located on the second floor of the Limerick Municipal Building.

 

Staff

Cindy Smith                     Librarian/Diretor

Susan Higgins Prior       Technology Librarian

Anne Marie Crowley      Substitute Library Aide

Valerie LePage                Library Aide


To search our Library card catalog, including reserving your books/DVDs, click on the link below.

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If you are unsure of which books/DVDS you would like, please click on the link below for our Google Doc Form and provide us with information to choose for you. External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://bit.ly/3h8DKBn

 

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Library Internet Policy


Download popular eBooks and eAudiobooks for free to your computer, portable player, eBook reader, tablet and smartphone from the Maine Infonet Download

powered by Bibliotheca/3M Cloudlibrary and offered in partnership with Maine Libraries.

 

The Digital Maine Library provides every resident of Maine with access to many online resources that include a collection of full text articles and abstracts from Maine newspapers, journals and reference.  It also provides students, business people, public library patrons, and higher education students and educators the learning tools and Gale Legal Forms -  wills, estates, bankruptcy, divorce, tenant/landlord and many more legal forms.

External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://library.digitalmaine.org/

External link opens in new tab or windowLink to Learning Express - (part of DigitalMaine.org)  Find tests, tutorials, ebooks, etc. for all ages.  Example:  GED tests, College Prep tests, prepare for different career tests, etc.

 

Wi-Fi -  Open Wireless Internet Access is now available at the Library. The signal is functional inside the Library, anywhere inside the Municipal Building and parking lot.


Limerick Public Library is a "PAL" (Partner Library) with Portland Public Library.  You can get your Portland card here which will give you Portland Libraries and access to their on-line databases and services (including audio and e-book downloads).

 

Interlibrary Loan, If this library does not have the book you want, the librarian may be able to get it for you from another Library.

 

    

Library Holdings and Services

Books

Magazines

Large Print Books

Audio Books

Videos/DVD

Puzzles

Inter-Library Loan Service

Free internet access

Wireless Internet access

Photocopying

Preschool Story Time

Meeting Room

Art/Cultural Exhibits

Book Discussions

Fax
Summer Reading Program
Downloadable e-Books
Proctoring exams

Art/Cultural Exhibits: The Library hosts monthly, rotating exhibits that include art, commemorative displays, cultural collections, photography and collections of interest.

Overdue Policy: ****No Fines Will be Charged at this Time**** Library patrons will be fined 10 cents per day per overdue item. Fines are based on a seven day week including holidays. For your convenience there is an outside book drop next to the handicapped accessible entrance. Please put items in a plastic bag before putting them in the book drop and include your fine payment if one is due.

 

 

 Our "Digital Library" is open 24/7.   Please check our website for online resources.  Your library card works even if the building is closed. 

 

We encourage you to use our ebook External link opens in new tab or windowCloudLibraryExternal link opens in new tab or window  or explore our many and varied eResources from our website.  As new free online services become available, we will be updating our website and social media channels.

 

 If you would like to open a temporary library card for the Portland Public Library, click hereExternal link opens in new tab or window https://portlandlibrary.com/using-the-library/ or please go to their website at portlandlibrary.com.\


Below is a brief selection of items from our website.  We encourage you to use and explore our selection of eResources from our website!


* Download eBooks and much more for free with your library card.

* Free ebooks from Project Gutenberg.  External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://www.gutenberg.org/

* Free eBooks - External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://manybooks.net/

* Sesame Street Caring - Your friends at Sesame Street are here to support you External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.sesamestreet.orb/caring

* Audible books - External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://stories.audible.com/start-listen

* Ancestry -  External link opens in new tab or window

* Government - FEMA - External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control

* Health - National Institute of Health - External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus

* Senior Car and Assisted Living Guide in Maine - External link opens in new tab or window

* Education - Gale/Thorndike Education Resource - External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.gale.com/covid19access

* Education - Lynn Plourde Children's Book Author and MUCH MORE - External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://lynnplourde.com/index.php/events

* Raising Readers Resources - External link opens in new tab or window 

* Tumblebooks -  External link opens in new tab or window

* Scholastic free online courses - External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html


* The American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, has released a collection of free online games to teach children basic financial skill related to earning, saving and spending money.  This is part of a series called Thinking Money for KidsClick on the links below for the games.

External link opens in new tab or windowEarning It: Follow the paths of characters Grace, Emma, and Kenji to see how their childhood interests translate into successful careers and opportunities.

External link opens in new tab or windowBalance My Budget:  Make choices about how to meet basic needs and treat yourself with a splurge here and there, while sticking to a monthly budget.

External link opens in new tab or windowMoney Trail:  Starting with $500 in your bank account, make decisions about how to earn and spend.

External link opens in new tab or windowLet's Deal:  Hear from buyers and vendors at a farmer's market as they swap goods and learn about money.



Please email us (ll-cs@limerick.lib.me.us) if you have any questions, or if you need anything specific that you do not see on our website.

Thank you for your continued support.

 

We have partnered with an organization that allows patrons to do Maine DMV driver's license practice tests as well as download driver's manuals.


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Our Children's Room at the Library.

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