The Library will be closed on Tuesday, October 17. We apologize for any inconvenience. Staff will be re-arranging, and preparing to welcome the public back for regular hours on Wednesday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm.

Library Services

The Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library provides the Boothbay Region with free access to information, literature, and learning opportunities; from the lending library to a year-round schedule of events and programs, there is something for everyone!

Patrons enjoy discount Museum Passes, public computers and WiFi,  and of course, access to all types of materials.  Other services include homebound delivery for housebound community members; by-request use of the lawn and community room; a community bulletin board, and the Children’s and Tween Rooms.

Physical Collections

BHML houses a lending library of over 24,000 items including books, audiobooks, DVDs, magazines, and a telescope.  BHML is part of the Minerva consortium, which enables our patrons to borrow from the collections of over 50 Maine libraries.  BHML can also make special and inter-state interlibrary loan requests via the Maine State Library.

Digital Collections

BHML membership unlocks online access to the statewide cloudLibrary » of e-books and e-audiobooks; the Hoopla Digital » suite of always-available streaming movies, music, comics, e-books and audiobooks; the online language learning resource Mango Languages »; and the MARVEL! » collection of authoritative sites for articles, journals, encyclopedias, online learning tools, investment tools, and more.