Getting to Know Us
Simpson Memorial Library, 8 Plymouth Road, Carmel, would like to invite you to check us out! We are open from 11am- 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9am -1pm on Saturdays. Along with a constantly updated collection of adult non-fiction and fiction books, we have many Large Print books, Do it Yourself books, recent magazines and puzzles to check out or do right in the library. Our children’s room is cheerful, cozy and full of great children’s books for all reading abilities from toddlers to high schoolers. We recently received the Pilcrow Children’s Book Grant and the Bates College Diversity Grant enabling us to buy over 100 new children’s books. In addition, we invite requests and do our best to procure any book asked for. Our library is part of the Maine InterLibrary Loan Program, enabling us to obtain any books requested from many other Maine Libraries. A free Library card at our Library entitles the holder to be part of “ICloud Library”, a statewide ebook catalog – books can be downloaded to your personal reader such as Kindle, Ipad, Nook, etc. free, giving access to 1000’s of free ebooks. We have free Wifi and computers available in the library and Wifi is free in the parking lot. Library cards are free and available to both non-residents and residents. Information: 207-848-7145, email email@example.com , or Facebook Message us. Website: https://www.simpsonmemorial.org/
Our regular hours are
Tuesday- 11-7, Thursday 11-7
and Saturday- 9-1
Please do not
enter if you do
not feel well.
Summer Reading 2022
Programs for adults and children. Call 207-848-7145, Facebook Message us or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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New StoryWalk® book at the Rec Field Trail:
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VIRTUAL STORY TIME
Click on book picture to hear and see a different book read each week. Also available on Facebook page. For archived books, click
WANT TO KNIT or CROCHET?
The craft group meets on Thursday afternoon starting at 1.00. If you just want to chat or need help, come join them.
Any one interested is welcome.
Donations of 8-10 books or a small box or bag are accepted whenever we are open. Due to space constraints, please contact us PRIOR to bringing in larger donations. Call 207-848-7145 or come in and see us.
Please do not crush bottles and cans as they are thrown into the trash at the recyclers.
We thank all of you who donate. The proceeds help the library to continue to provide its services.
HOME BOUND SERVICES
If you or someone you know if home bound and needs books, audio books, jigsaw puzzles or other library materials, call the library at 848-7145 to arrange service.
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See "Get Involved" page to learn how to help the Library when you shop.
ANNUAL BOOK AND PLANT SALE
The annual book and plant sale is held the second Friday and Saturday of May. Donations are accepted year round.
DOWNLOADING FREE E-BOOKS and AUDIO BOOKS
The Library now offers patrons access to free downloadable books at Maine InfoNet. See catalog page ("read more"}for details.
CHECK OUT GREAT BOOKS
Want to see what books are being reviewed for awards? Click to check out the Maine Readers Advisor website.
Proud of our Past ~ Building our Future
The Campaign for Simpson Memorial Library
Proud of Our Past ~ Building Our Future is a capital campaign that supports the construction of a new addition and renovations to the existing library building located on Plymouth Road in
Construction is complete!. See pictures and read more on the Building page.