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New Titles For Mid May!

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Maine Readers’ Choice Award

About the Award:

The Maine Readers’ Choice Award, officially established in 2013 by the Maine State Library and the Maine Library Association, recognizes the best in adult  fiction published in the United States the previous year.  The aim of this award is to increase awareness and reading of literary fiction.  The Maine Readers’ Choice Award honors books that have exceptional writing and a compelling story that encourages reading and conversation among individuals and in Maine’s communities.

To be considered for the Maine Readers’ Choice Award, books must be:

  • Fiction
  • Published in the United States the previous year
  • Well written
  • Compelling story – you want to continue reading
  • Appealing to a wide audience


This year the finalists were chosen from more than 140 books and we have them all. They are:

Benediction by Kent Haruf

Transatlantic by Colum McCann

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt


Maine citizens will be able to cast their vote for their favorite book during the first two weeks of September.

Why Read Short Stories?

Learn why you should take a second look at these amazing books...

Young Adult Literature is Better Than You Think

Read why you should check out these books, regardless of your age!

April Showers Bring New Materials!

Step inside to see all the great books we've added to the catalog!

Is Amazon Bad for Books?

Read this interesting article from The New Yorker by clicking on the image below!

Holiday Closure & Books About Presidents

For those fortunate enough to have a long weekend, click on the image above to find some great books about Presidents to enjoy this weekend!

New Materials Added in January!

Take a peek at the new materials we've added to our catalog this month and stop by the library to check out these items for your own enjoyment!


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