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The Library is open Mondays and Wednesdays 1-7 pm,

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 9 am - 3 pm.

We are closed on Fridays and Sundays,

as well as the following holidays:

New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, 

Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.


What's New

  What's New 

Library News


This Month's

Recommended Books


  What We Offer 

Library Services

Join the Library! Free to residents of Buckfield, Hartford, and Sumner! Patrons from other towns pay an annual membership fee of $10. It is our goal to provide materials and resources for information, entertainment, education, and enrichment, as well as an enjoyable place to spend time for people of all ages.

What's HERE Over 10,000 items in our local collection including DVDs, audiobooks, Large Print books, graphic novels; Fiction and Non-Fiction; children's picture books, story books, early readers, chapter books; nature kits and educational materials

Reader Advisory - ILL We would love to help you choose books for your learning, interests, and reading pleasure. If there is a book, audiobook, or movie that is not available at our library, we can request it through our Interlibrary Loan system. Materials arrive each week from libraries all over Maine and the United States.* *Note: delivery service for interlibrary loans is temporarily suspended, but we'd still like to help you satisfy your reading hunger


CloudLibrary - Digital Maine Did you know you can access over 26,000 downloadable e-books and audiobooks? Through the Maine State Library, our Patrons can enjoy the cloudLibrary digital collection. The Maine State Library also provides various informational resources on a variety of subjects via the Digital Maine Library, which is free to all Maine residents.


Computer - Printer - WiFi Visitors to the Library can use our public computers or access WiFi free of charge. We also have a printer that can be used to make copies or print from the computers: Cost is $0.25 per color page or $0.20 per black and white page.

Make Art - Read the Paper We have various art supplies available for use at the library, including crayons, markers, colored pencils and paper to use them on. In addition to being creative at our meeting table, you can relax, read, study, or chat with a friend. Our patrons may peruse our copy of each day's Sun Journal, courtesy of our neighbor, Tilton's Market.

Programs and Events In addition to physical and digital materials, your Library offers a variety of Programs and Events to attend throughout the year. From our Summer Reading Program, Book Club, and Morning Stories to author visits, educational programs, game nights, fiber arts meetings, and more! Check out the Events page for this month's Calendar and the Programs page for ongoing programs.

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