Some fifteen years ago, New Portland’s first public library opened in an old school house in the North Village. Over time the building proved no longer suitable and, thanks to many grants, we have built a new library in the East Village, close by the Town Office and Fire Station. The new library has more space, a special children’s corner, a board-room and computers (with high-speed internet access) available to the public. We have books (including large print, hardcover and paperbacks), magazines, audiobooks, movies, music, and more!
Our hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4-6pm and on Saturday from 10-12am (except holidays). You can view our online catalog any time. The username is NPCL and the password is also NPCL. We can be reached by phone at 628-6561. Be sure to check out our library blog too!
The NPCL Book Club meets monthly on the second Thursday at 6:30pm.
Our New Portland and area authors:
Dr. Bill Hopkins: Kennebec: Part One, Into Maine
Gary Cobb: The History of Pierce Pond
Karen Bessey Pease: The Irregular column “Observations From the F.A.R. M.”
Laura Hall Dunham & Hazel Hall: No, We Weren’t Poor, We Just Didn’t Have Any Money
Laura Hall Dunham & Hazel Hall: No, We Weren’t Poor, We Just Didn’t Have Any Money, Part II