Hollis Center Public Library

Following her resignation, we would like to thank Caroline for her four years of service as Director of the Hollis Center Public Library and we wish her well in her next endeavor.

Please stop in to meet and welcome our new Library Director, Gus Hedden. Gus comes to us with over 30 years of Library experience, most recently as Director of the Parsons Memorial Library in Alfred. You may have last seen him pushing a book cart in the Alfred Festival Parade!

We hope to make this transition as seamless as possible and appreciate your patience and support during this time.



A HUGE THANK-YOU

to

The Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation

for the funds to expand the Library's parking lot!

The Library is now following CDC recommendations of current COVID-19 risk in the area.

A sign stating one of the 4 following levels of risk -

blue: low;

yellow: moderate;

orange: substantial;

and red: high -

will be posted on the inside alcove door daily.

Library Open Starting Monday, May 24

We are open during regular business hours with the following COVID-19 procedures as of May 24, 2021:


  • As of Monday May 24, 2021 we will no longer have a capacity limit in the library.

  • Please use hand sanitizer when entering the library, available on the desk.

  • Per State of Maine guidelines we are asking that adults and children over the age of two that are not vaccinated wear a mask.

  • Check outs and computer help will not be available from 10-10:30 on Monday mornings as the Director will be conducting Toddler Story Time.

  • Curbside services and Library to Door service will still be available.

Please see our COVID-19 Response page for more information.

Library to Door Delivery Service

Would you like to have library items delivered to your door?

The Hollis Center Public Library has a new service - Delivery!

Delivery is on the first and third Wednesday of the month.

For more information, check out

Library to Door Delivery

Toddler Story Time (outside weather permitting)

Every Monday from 10-10:30am

Book Group (in person; also on Zoom for members' comfort and convenience)

Typically the first Monday of every month from 3-4pm


December 6:

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Jane Goodall

Click here to join

January 3:

TBD

Click here to join



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Digital Resources

Check out our Digital Resources web page for links to educational and fun resources and activities for all ages.

Online catalog and cloudLibrary

The online catalog is available here. To reserve a title, log into your patron account in the upper right corner of the catalog using your library card number and your phone number (unless you've set a password). When you find something you want to borrow, click on "Reserve this item" and you will be put on reserve for it.

Hollis Center Public Library also provides eBooks and eAudiobooks that can be accessed from home via cloudLibrary. Click here and log in using your library card number and your phone number.