Upcoming Events

11:00 am Bats! With the Maine Center for ...
Bats! With the Maine Center for ...
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Maine Center for Wildlife will join us to talk about bats!. Discover the amazing brown bat and learn what you can do to help save them. This program will be held in the children’s department and all ages are welcome.Email
3:00 pm Bookies Book Group
Bookies Book Group
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Open to all.  The title for the January 25th meeting is A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. The title for the February 22nd meeting is Sycamore Row by John Grisham. The title for the March 22nd meeting is The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner. [...]

Borrowing Policies

Obtaining a card
A free library card is available to any resident of Bridgton, as well as other non-residents. Proof of identity by valid photo ID with current address is required — a tax or rent receipt, or piece of mail are all acceptable proof of address.

Children may get their own library card at age 5 or beginning kindergarten, with a parent or guardian’s signature. Adult cards are issued at age 16. Please show your library card whenever you wish to check out materials.

Checkout Limits, Loan Periods & Fines
Books, audios, videos & magazines circulate for 2 weeks.
Fines are not charged for overdue materials but donations are gratefully accepted.

Material Type Adults Children
New Books no limit 3
Other Books no limit 5
Videos no limit 3
Audios no limit 3
Total Checkouts no limit 5
New card initial use total 5 5

Renewals & Reserves
Renewals may be made in person, over the telephone, by email or through the link on our website. No renewals for items on reserve.

Reserves: Up to five items may be placed on reserve. We will notify you by phone when the item comes in and you will have one week to pick it up.