Hollis Center Public Library

The last summer reading program raffle starts Sunday, July 25!


Here are the prizes for the various age groups:


Birth-3rd:

LEGO Crazy Action Contraptions Kit

Hover Hockey Soccer Ball Set


4th-8th:

LEGO Chain Reactions Kit

Kanoodle 3-D Brain Teaser Puzzle Game


9th-12th:

$40 rock climbing gift certificate to Salt Pump Climbing Company

Drone with 720P HD Camera and 2 Batteries


Adults:

7 Piece Stainless Steel Hand Tool Gardening Kit

Star Wars 11-inch Yoda Baby Stuffed Character with Carrying Satchel

Toddler Story Time will be outside (weather permitting) starting Monday, May 17!


Monday, July 26 - inside


Look here or on the Library's Facebook page for weekly weather updates (if the next week's Toddler Story Time will be hosted inside or outside).


If held outside, please bring a blanket to sit on and a stuffed animal or other toy for Old MacDonald's Farm.

The 2021 Summer Reading Program starts Saturday, June 26!

Age categories include birth-3rd grade, 4th-8th grade, 9th-12th grade, and adults.

Earn raffle tickets for three separate raffles by reading, writing book reviews, and attending library programs.

Read an average of 15 minutes a day, totaling 630 minutes for the entire program, to win a $15 Amazon gift card for books. Read 1,260 minutes to win a $25 Amazon gift card for books. Read over 2,000 minutes, and a book of your choice will be donated to the Library collection in your name and you will also win the $25 Amazon gift card for reading 1,260 minutes.

Visit the Library to sign up or register online at holliscenterpubliclibrary.beanstack.org starting Saturday, June 26.


For more information, please visit Summer Reading Program 2021.

Congratulations to the winners of the Spring 2021 Digital Photography Contest:

Gianna (1st)

Paul (2nd)

Mackenzie (1st)

Stephen (2nd)

Barbra (1st)

Kevin (2nd)

Visit our Spring Digital Photography Contest Winners page to view the winning photographs.

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

July 12 :

Blue Summer by Jim Nichols


Click here to join

August 2 :

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer


Click here to join

September 13:

Landslide by Susan Conley


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.