Saturday library hours are

10:00 am-3:00 pm through Memorial Day.

The library has 1040 tax forms and instructions available.

As of March 16, 2020, AARP has cancelled all tax appointments. There are no exceptions.

The parking lot drop box is now closed for the winter.

  • 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.
  • Norway Memorial Library belongs to the Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program.

258 Main Street Norway, Maine 04268

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E-mail address:

Learning and Leisure for Life

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


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Current Displays

Morning Book Club
Tuesdays at 9:00 am

We Took to the Woods


We Took to the Woods

by Louise Dickinson Rich

May 19, 2020

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.


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.


November 2019

December 2019

February 2020

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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Do you need a library card? Here's how to get one while we are closed:

If you would like to access our digital resources during this period of closure but do not have a library card,
we can set you up with a digital library card. To receive a digital library card, please send an email to include your full name, address (residential and mailing if they are different),
date of birth, and phone number. We'll reply to you with a library barcode number and you will use your name and
the number you receive to access the cloudLibrary for e-Books and audio books. When we re-open, you can visit
the library in person to complete a registration form and receive a physical card.

April 1, 2020

Norway Memorial Library remains closed to the public. In compliance with Governor Mills' stay at home
announced on March 30, 2020, staff will discontinue working in the building until this order is lifted.

All other information shared in previous announcements (posted below) remains the same.

We look forward to seeing you when we are able to re-open.

March 25, 2020

Norway Memorial Library closed to the public on March 17 and will remain closed indefinitely.
We are following the lead and guidance of the Maine CDC, Maine State Library, Maine Library
Association, and the American Library Association. Any changes will be communicated on the
library website,, the library Facebook page, and on the entrances to the library.

Please be assured that we intend to return to normal services and programming as soon as safely possible.
Concern for the health and safety of all in our community remains our highest priority.

During this period, if you have items borrowed from the library, please retain them until we reopen. As
always, no fines will be charged on overdue materials.

The Norway Memorial Library staff is continuing to work on behind-the-scenes operations since we
can do this while maintaining physical distancing.

Please access resources available through the library website at or call
Monday-Friday, 10:00 am -5:00 pm.

We thank you for your understanding and look forward to seeing you when we re-open.

March 19, 2020

While the library is closed, staff is working Monday through Friday from 10-5 if you have questions or need
assistance please call and we will do our best to help.


If you have materials that are due, please keep them until we re-open. As always, there are no fines on overdue
items. If you have received a bill for an item please return it when we reopen. Thank you.

March 16, 2020
Norway Memorial Library will close Tuesday, March 17 until Tuesday, March 31 when we will re-evaluate. 
It is our intention to return to normal services and programming as soon as safely possible. This is a rapidly
changing situation that we are continuing to monitor.  Any additional changes will be communicated on the
library website,, the library Facebook page, and on the entrances to the library.

This is not an easy decision, but made with precaution and concern for the health and safety of all in our

During this period, any items borrowed from the library may be returned to the drop box on our front porch
or retained and returned when we reopen. As always, no fines will be charged on overdue materials. Long
overdue billed items should be returned as soon as possible after we reopen. 

The Norway Memorial Library staff will continue some behind-the-scenes operations since we can continue
to do this without risk to public health.

The safety of our community, library patrons, and staff is of the utmost concern. We thank you for your
understanding as this situation evolves.

COVID-19 Signed Letter

Don't forget to complete the census! Visit Everyone counts and being
counted is important for state and community services Now more than ever,
we should all respond to the Census online, by phone, or by mail.
Responses are kept confidential, and it’s easy to respond in 12 non-English languages.
The Census count directs federal funding for the next ten years to our
community. Visit

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Helpful and Fun sites for children and teens:

Imagineering in a Box (Khan Academy)

Resources for Learning at Home

Let's Keep Reading Links

Tumble Book Library

K-6 children's ebook database

Username: tumble735

Password: books

Tumble Math

K-6 Math ebook database

Username: tumble2020

Password: A3b5c6

Teen Books Cloud
Grade 7-12 ebook database

Username: tumble2020

Password: A3b5c6

Audio Book Cloud logo

All ages audiobook database

Username: tumble2020

Password: A3b5c6

Tumble Romance

Romance ebooks

Username: tumble2020

Password: A3b5c6

Visit our Facebook page for more interesting links!

Other helpful websites/contact information:

Maine Department of Labor: Re Employ Me (Unemployment)

Bureau of Employment Compensation Phone number: 1-800-593-7660


Book Discussion Groups

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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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