LIMERICK PUBLIC LIBRARY
55 Washington Street, Limerick, ME 04048
207-793-8975: Fax: 207-793-8443
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 drop-in 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 have some tax forms now and are able to print the forms you may need. We are still providing curbside pickup as well. Reserve your books by calling 207-793-8975, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or use our library card catalog at https://limerickme.booksys.net/opac/lplme/inde.html#menuHome. If you are unsure what book you would like, please use our Google Docs form at http://bit,ly/3h8DKBn to provide us with information so we may choose the books/DVDs for you.
Face coverings must be worn and must cover both your nose and mouth.
Please check our Facebook page
The Library is handicapped accessible and is located on the second floor of the Limerick Municipal Building.
Cindy Smith Librarian/Director
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.
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. http://bit.ly/3h8DKBn
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.
Link 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
Large Print Books
Inter-Library Loan Service
Free internet access
Wireless Internet access
Preschool Story Time
Summer Reading Program
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 CloudLibrary 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 here 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. http://www.gutenberg.org/
* Free eBooks - https://manybooks.net/
* Sesame Street Caring - Your friends at Sesame Street are here to support you https://www.sesamestreet.orb/caring
* Audible books - https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
* Government - FEMA - https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control
* Health - National Institute of Health - https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus
* Education - Gale/Thorndike Education Resource - https://www.gale.com/covid19access
* Education - Lynn Plourde Children's Book Author and MUCH MORE - https://lynnplourde.com/index.php/events
* Scholastic free online courses - https://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 Kids. Click on the links below for the games.
Earning It: Follow the paths of characters Grace, Emma, and Kenji to see how their childhood interests translate into successful careers and opportunities.
Balance 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.
Money Trail: Starting with $500 in your bank account, make decisions about how to earn and spend.
Let's Deal: Hear from buyers and vendors at a farmer's market as they swap goods and learn about money.
Please email us (email@example.com) 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.
Our Children's Room at the Library.