Library Hours

Monday            10am - 6pm

Tuesday            10am - 6pm

Wednesday      10am - 6pm

Thursday          10am - 6pm

Friday                10am - 3pm

Saturday           CLOSED

Sunday              CLOSED

Directions to the Library

The library is just off Route 201 in downtown Skowhegan. It is located at 9 Elm St. next to the Skowhegan Savings Bank.

Sign-Up for a Library Card

FREE library cards to any children in RSU #54 service area (Canaan, Cornville, Mercer, Norridgewock, Skowhegan, Smithfield) including home schools and private schools.


FREE library cards for all Skowhegan residents and/or Skowhegan property owners.


Adult non-residents and non-RSU #54 area students may checkout books for an annual fee of $25.00.


Proof of identification is required; with one item being a photo I.D., and the other a utility bill, tax bill, etc. with the person's correct mailing address on it. 

Library cards are not necessary for use of computers or for attendance to most programs.

Weather and Other Closures

When the schools are closed due to inclement weather, the library is also closed. The library may also close on short notice in an emergency. Notice will normally be given on our webpage and Facebook page.

Loan Periods

All items may be borrowed for three (3) weeks, except Reference and Genealogy items, which are to be used in library only. Any item, except new releases may be renewed.

Overdue Materials


But those who refuse to return overdue library materials will be billed for the item. They will also lose library privileges, including use of computers.