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Announcements

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Check out our Summer Reading Recommendations for adults – Escape the Ordinary!


Merrill Memorial is hiring a part-time Technical Services Assistant.


Maine Public Library Fund income tax check-off


Did you know we’re on Facebook?


Interested in using our newly renovated meeting space for your group?


Read the MML 2014 Annual Report


eBooks from your Library

Maine InfoNet has made a number of eBooks available for library users. Go to download.maineinfonet.org for more information. MML has three eReaders (Barnes & Noble Nook, Amazon Kindle, and Sony Reader Pocket Edition) available for patrons to see while in the library. Please ask at the Information Desk on the 2nd floor if you are interested in seeing one.  Click here for guides to downloading ebooks onto specific devices.


What will you read next?

If you’ve discovered a book that you like and are looking for something similar, try the following web sites for ideas:

  • whatshouldireadnext.com This site lists other titles by the same author as well as books that you may like within the same genre.
  • gnooks.com This site offers an interesting “Map of Literature” as well as suggestions of similar authors.
  • GoodReads This site offers users a bookshelf to organize books they are currently reading as well as books to be read.
  • NextReads This site offers users the chance to sign up for a weekly newsletter of reading suggestions in their favorite reading generic social posteric social poster

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Summer Reading begins June 18th for children of all ages – babies thru teens!  All registering readers get a free book bag and voucher for a Portland Sea Dogs ticket.  We will have drawings throughout the summer for local prizes!

Opening day ComicCon with mask & cape making, Superhero photo wall & other activities!  

3:00 pm June 18 Casablanca Comics workshop for children aged ten and older – learn to draw comics with Melanie!  

Click Here for a Calendar of Upcoming Events!