Orrington Public Library — disseminating good information since 1978.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday: 5 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Closed to Public – Open for Center Drive Middle School students only


Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed 12-12:30 for lunch)

Tuesday: 3 p.m- 5 p. m

Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed 12-12:30 for lunch)

Thursday: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed 12-12:30 for lunch)

The library is closed on weekends and town holidays.

NOTE: Check back for limited holiday hours and special closings.

15 School Street
Orrington, ME 04474
(In the Center Drive School complex)
(207) 825-4938


    Orrington Public Library is a small public library located in the Center Drive School complex. The library’s mission is to provide, free of charge, materials that support the educational, informational and recreational needs of all of Orrington’s citizens.  Daytime and evening hours provide patrons with efficient library service in an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming.

Getting a library card:

    Adult residents may register for free borrowing privileges by filling out an application card at the circulation desk and presenting a current piece of mail showing a street address as proof of residency.  A phone bill, cable bill, or a copy of a lease are also acceptable.

Students currently enrolled at Center Drive School may obtain free borrowing privileges by filling out a card and returning it with a parent signature.

Non-residents may apply for borrowing privileges by paying the current fee established by the Library Committee.

Circulation and Fines:

    All circulating materials including books, periodicals, audio books, puzzles, and older encyclopedias may be checked out for 3 weeks.  DVD’s are checked out for 1 week. We no longer charge overdue fines; however, for  those patrons so inclined, there is a guilt jar on the front desk.


    We will gratefully accept gifts of money, donations of new and used books, and other materials in good condition as long as no restriction is placed on their use.  We do not accept Reader’s Digest condensed books, textbooks, or back issues of National Geographic magazine.

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