• Free membership to all

  • Wide selection of periodicals and reference materials

  • Juvenile and Adult Fiction (For more information on Children's Services, see the Children's page)

  • Video Loans

  • Interlibrary loans (request through Simpson Memorial)

  • Special programming

  • Photocopier

  • Public internet access

  • A quiet and pleasant study space

  • 24-hr book return box

  • Wi-Fi and Fax services

  • Story Hour (2nd Saturdays September thru June)

  • Summer Reading Progam

  • Babies Love Books Hour for babies and toddlers

  • Online catalog

  • Ebook and Audio book loans

  • Book Discussions

  • Craft Group

  • Computer assistance

  • Home Bound Services

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Library cards are free and easy to obtain. Just bring something that shows your physical address and complete our application form – you do not need to be a resident of Carmel to receive a Simpson Memorial Library card.  Library cards are renewable every 3 years.  The cost to replace a lost card is $2.


  • The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

  • First Case by James Patterson

  • Royal by Danielle Steele

  • The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

  • Shadows in Death by J.D. Robb

  • A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

  • The Girls with No Names by Serena Burdick 

  • Choppy Water by Stuart Woods

  • Truly, Madly, Deeply by Karen Kingsbury

  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman


  • Rage by Bob Woodward

  • Detective in the Dooryard by Timothy Cotton

  • The Good Spy by Kai Bird

  • Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall

  • One Vote Away by Ted Cruz 

  • Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton



​If you are homebound in the Carmel 

area and need books, audio books, or movies, please let the library know. Materials will be delivered to your home. If interested, call Lee at the library (848-7145) and sign up for this service.

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Find us: 

8 Plymouth Road (Route 69)

Carmel, ME 04419


Tuesday  11am – 7pm
Thursday  11am – 7pm
Saturday  9am – 1pm

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