Maine’s Award-Winning Small Libraries Considering Getting Rid Of The Last Few Books They Have To Make More Room For All Their Patrons

Rockland Public LibrarySix small Maine libraries have been recognized for their success in connecting with their communities in a big way. The library industry’s leading trade magazine, Library Journal, designated six Maine libraries as Star Libraries. Nationwide, 262 out of 9,225 public libraries studied by the Library Journal gained the recognition. In Maine, the Rockland Public Library, Camden Public Library, Southwest Harbor Public Library, Guilford Memorial Library, Skidompha Public Library in Damariscotta and the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine gained recognition. “This is about connecting with your community,” said Amy Levine, Rockland Public Library director. “Libraries can create a sense of place. People need and want the human connection,” Levine said. (read more at Bangor Daily News)

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