New Fall Reading

New Fall Reading

New Fiction Last to Die by Tess Gerristen Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar: A Novel by Suzanne Joinson Bones are Forever by Kathy Reiches Shelter by Frances Greenslade Dog Stars by Peter Heller Orchardist by Amanda Coplin Sunless Sea by Ann Perry Cities of the Plain by Cormac McCarthy An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline WinspearContinue Reading

New Books!

New Fiction Believing the Lie       Elizabeth George, Death of Kings                    Bernard Cornwell, The List        Martin Fletcher, 6th Man                               David Baldacci, Sweet Like Sugar                Wayne Hoffman, The Drop                             Michael Connelly,   New Non-Fiction Leningrad: the epic siege of WWII           Anna Reid, American Nations          Colin Woodard, The Idea of America: Reflections on the birth of theContinue Reading


        The library has many of the most popular periodicals. Open this post to see the list. Visit the library to find more. [table id=1 /]

eReaders to Loan

The library is proud to offer a Nook and 2 Kindles for loan to our patrons.  Each of these eReaders are loaded with books to read and we can add additional titles if requested.  The loan period is typically 2 weeks for these devices, unless special arrangements are made.  Many patrons have enjoyed taking theContinue Reading

Interlibrary Loan

Fiction and NonFiction books can be borrowed from other libraries through the ILL service. If we don’t have a book in the library collection, we can probably get it for you at another library. There is a fee of $2.00 per book for this service to help cover our postage costs. All you have toContinue Reading


Library materials including books, audio books, periodicals and videos are available for a three week loan period. Any material can be renewed for an additional 3 weeks if no other patron is waiting.  A modest overdue fine of .05 cents a day (that the library is open) is collected.  A book drop is located outsideContinue Reading


Any resident of Bowdoinham is eligible for a library card.  Children who can write their own name are also eligible, with parental approval.  Non-residents may be issued a library card for an annual fee of $7.50. The 14-digit barcode number on the back of each card is necessary in using the state’s downloadable audiobook and eBookContinue Reading

About Marvel!

Thousands of magazines, newspapers and reference books are now available online in all libraries and schools, and from any Internet- connected computer anywhere in the state of Maine. What is MARVEL!? MARVEL! provides every resident of Maine with access to a collection of full text and abstracts from magazines, newspapers and reference books that areContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Special service is only available on Library's Computer