It is Stuart Little’s 75th birthday and the Friend Memorial Library is celebrating with a banner. Thanks to Lyn Mayeweski, Ann Brayton and candle decorators!

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Roger Angell Day
Saturday, August 8 (10:30-11:30 AM) Please join us in celebrating Roger Angell Day for his 100th Birthday. Celebration includes balloons, brief remarks, music by the Treble Makers and mini parade with vintage cars & fire truck. Please park at the Baptist Church. Face coverings and physical distancing required.

Please call or email ahead for appointment based library visits.
Vestibule pick-up is still an option.
Phone (207-359-2276) or email (staff@friendml.org)
Please note, no public restroom at this time.
Staff are following COVID-19 precaution guidelines.
Thank you for your continued patience
everyone stay safe & healthy.

Programs & Events

Celebrating Roger Angell

Roger Angell Day Saturday, August 8 (10:30-11:30 AM) Please join us in celebrating Roger Angell Day for his 100th Birthday. Celebration includes balloons, brief remarks, music by the Treble Makers and mini parade with vintage . . . read more »

Programs & Events

Local authors

During the month of August we will feature local author photos, book lists, and bios in the side yard. We are using the StoryWalk® format and turning it into an Author Walk. For some authors . . . read more »

Programs & Events

Listen to the Stuart Little collaborative audio production

Chapters of "Stuart Little" by E.B. White in the collaborative read aloud project by Witherle Memorial Library & Friend Memorial Library are now available. Readers are from the Castine community and Friend Memorial Library Board.

Library News

Setting Sail in America by Alan Silken
Book Donation: Setting Sail in America

This book was given to the library for our collection from Seapoint Books + Media LLC in Brooklin, ME. “Setting Sail in America” by Alan . . . read more »

Donation in honor of Susan Lewis Dawson

Just before the COVID-19 crisis the library received a generous donation in honor of Susan Lewis Dawson, a dedicated educator and mother, from her daughters, . . . read more »

Digital Resources

eBooks & eAudio find your next read
freegal stream or download music for free
Mango Languages more than 70 languages to learn
Digital Maine Library statewide databases
Maine Memory Network a statewide digital museum
In the First Person collections of oral histories
American Memory Library of Congress project
HelpME Law legal help
Maine.gov state website

Library Hours

July & August
Tuesdays-Saturdays 10-6

September – June
Tuesdays 10-4
Wednesdays 10-4
Thursdays 10-6
Fridays 10-4
Saturdays 10-4