The parking lot book drop box will be closed for the winter beginning Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Saturday library hours are now 10:00 am-3:00 pm.

Congratulations to our Winter Book Bingo winners Kelly McElligott who won for the blackout card and Jan Ward who won for the regular bingo card.

Thank you to all who participated.

  • The library has 1040 forms and instructions.
  • Black and white copies are 10 cents per page/side. Color copies are 25 cents per page/side.
  • Faxing is 50 cents per page and scanning is free.
  • Passes to Maine Wildlife Park, Portland Museum of Art, and Maine State Parks are available to those with a valid Norway Memorial Library card. Please stop by the reference desk for more information.
  • The library has wireless that is available 24/7 and does not require a password.

258 Main Street Norway, Maine 04268

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Learning and Leisure for Life


View of Norway Library from Main Street

Mon., Tues., Fri. 10-5
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 12-5
Saturday 10-3 (10-1 in summer)
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Norway Memorial Library is a
Wireless Hot Spot


DVD Collection

Norway Library's
DVD collection


Friends of Norway Library

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Insightful Librarian Blog


Upcoming Programs


Morning Book Club
Tuesdays at 9:00 am

Tell the Wolves I'm Home

Tell the Wolves I'm Home

by Carol Rifka Brunt

April 16, 2019

Bring your own coffee or tea.
A breakfast snack will be provided.
This discussion is open to the public and there is no need to pre-register.

A list of upcoming dates and titles

Friends of Norway Memorial Library host
Cribbage Afternoons
1:00-3:30 pm

Come to the library on Monday afternoons to socialize and play cribbage.
All skill levels welcome!

This ongoing program is free
and open to the public.

Adult Coloring

If you want to get started on the latest form of relaxation, tap your creative side, or need a quiet space to do your coloring visit the library during open hours as materials will be available for patrons to use. Please ask if interested.


December 2018

January 2019

February 2019

Please look for Coming Attractions posters and if you see a fiction book or DVD you would like, please place a hold at the information desk.

The Teen Room has a Facebook Page!

"Norway Library Teen Page"

Amazing Resource:

Check out the UMaine Cooperative Extension's YouTube channel for a bunch of how-to & informational videos. Including topics such as how to prune a lilac bush, how to grow tomatoes, native plants in Maine, home composting bins, how to save on home energy and heating costs during Maine winters, gardening in limited space using container gardens, and many more.


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**Joanne MacDonald is working as a census recruiting assistant in the area and is in the library on the second and fourth Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 pm starting April 11 to assist people who may want to apply for Census 2020 jobs. Bear in mind these are not all door to door jobs but some include verifying addresses by telephone.

If you are interested, please stop by and see Joanne on Thursdays during this time. Thank you.


The Norway Memorial Library is seeking:

Teen Services Coordinator
Part-Time, averaging 15 hours per week

Norway Memorial Library, the public library for Norway, Maine is seeking a Teen Services Coordinator to  plan and provide quality programs for this age group while staffing the library’s teen room three afternoons each week and the library’s reference desk one Saturday a month.

The successful candidate will have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and experience and enthusiasm for working with the public, especially students in grades 7-12, a team-oriented approach, excellent communication and customer service skills, a solid understanding of teen development, awareness of community resources for teens and their families, proficiency in technology and social media and interest in and knowledge of current teen literature.

In lieu of library experience, applicants should demonstrate a willingness to learn and adopt library best practices in regard to serving the public, providing teen library services, and in representing the library’s mission and values.

This is a part-time position with pro-rated paid holidays. Rate of pay is dependent on the skills and professional experience of the candidate. To apply, submit a cover letter telling of your interest in this position and in working with teens, resume and two professional references to Beth Kane, Library Director at  Resumes will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled.

Spring Book Discussion Series Earl Brechlin_Holidays Past_____________________________________________________________________________________

Interesting websites:


CloudLibrary has replaced Maine InfoNet for downloading ebooks and

audiobooks. Please go to to download free apps

for your device and to learn more about this new software. You can also access

the following link that explains it as well: cloudLibrary brochure. If you have a

Kindle and not a Kindle Fire, the cloudLibrary will not work, so please check out

this article to find out how to download books: How to put free e-books on Kindle_



Set up an appointment with a librarian for a 45 minute one-on-one
to receive training or to discuss any of these topics below!

The Library Catalog (Minerva): Searching - Requesting - Renewing
Using the Internet
Better Google searching
MARVEL: Maine’s Virtual Library
cloudLibrary: Using the cloudLibrary for different devices
Learning Express & the Maine State Library’s Information Commons
Basic Word & other Office Applications: How to create basic documents
Photos: Basic Manipulation - Transferring from camera to computer
Email Accounts: Setting up - Sending attachments - Creating Lists

Other Topics available upon request

For more information or to sign up, visit the Information Desk
or contact us at 743-5309 or

Free & open to the public!



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