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Directions

The Library is located at 124 Depot Road, beside Belgrade Central School and the ball fields.

From the North: Drive South on Route 27, past the Town Office and Belgrade Canoe and Kayak. Turn right onto the Depot Road across from Route 8 and 11. Go .6 miles and Belgrade Public Library is on the left.

From the South: Drive about 8 miles North of Augusta on Route 27. Turn left onto the Depot Road at Hammond Lumber Co. Go .7 miles and Belgrade Public Library is on the right.

From Oakland: Drive South on Route 11. Cross Route 27 onto the Depot Road. Go .6 miles and Belgrade Public Library is on the left.


495-3508

belgrade@belgrade.lib.me.us


Year Round Library Events

  • Find us on facebook at Belgrade Public Library.
  • Belgrade Public Library hosts a monthly book discusion. Call the library at 495-3508 for information about times and current selection. This program is open to all interested in discussing books.
  • January 10, 2017 -- Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
  • February 14, 2017 -- Barkskins by Annie Proulx
  • March 14, 2017 -- Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • April 11, 2017 -- Negotiator by George Mitchell
  • May 9, 2017 -- Arab of the Future by Riad Sattouf
  • June 13, 2017 -- One in a Million Boy by Monica Woods
  • July 11, 2017 -- Head of Falls by Earl Smith
  • August 8, 2017 -- The Moth by Catherine Burns
  • September 12, 2017 -- Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

  • MineCraft events (every Thursday in the summer) 3pm-6pm
  • August 3rd
  • August 10th
  • August 17th
  • August 24th
  • August 31st

  • Weekly Story Time & Craft Themes every Thursday 10:30am year-round.
  • August 3rd -- Friends
  • August 10th -- Boats
  • August 17th -- Police
  • August 24th -- School
  • August 31st -- Lighthouses

    2017 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Wednesday, May 3rd -- Lawyers in Libraries -- 2pm-6pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, May 31st -- K.F. Griffin (Maine author) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, June 14th -- John Holt Willey (Maine author) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Tuesday, June 27th -- Mad Science of Maine -- 10am-11am at the Center for All Seasons
  • Wednesday, July 5th -- Leonard Kalkwarf (Maine author) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, July 12th -- Bruce Robert Coffin (Maine author) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Tuesday, July 18th -- Chewonki -- 10am-11am at the Center for All Seasons
  • Wednesday, July 26th -- Lee Ann & Thomas Mark Szelog -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, August 2nd -- Kevin Mannix & Linda Rota (Maine authors) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, August 9th -- Mac Smith (Maine author) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Thuursday, August 17th -- Child Identification Program -- 11am-4pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, August 23rd -- Richard Rubin (Maine author) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, August 30th -- Elizabeth Bischof -- 6pm-8pm at the Library
  • Wednesday, September 6th -- Paul Betit (Maine author) -- 6pm-8pm at the Library

    Past 2016 Events

  • Wednesday, March 2nd -- Candidates Night 6pm-8pm at the Library -- Come meet the candidates for Select Board and Road Commissioner

  • Wednesday, April 27th -- Maureen Milliken (Maine author and journalist) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, May 4th -- Lawyers in Libraries 2pm-6pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, May 25th -- JP Devine (Maine author and journalist) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, June 22nd -- Matt Scott (Garden Groups - Flowers and Bees) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Tuesday, June 28th -- Mad Science of Maine (Olympic Madness) 10am-11am at the Center for All Seasons

  • Wednesday, July 6th -- Ticks and Lyme Disease 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, July 13th -- Hank Lunn (From Foe to Friend - German Prisoners of War in Maine) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, July 20th -- Maureen Kibler (Maine author) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Tuesday, July 26th -- Chewonki (Animal Fitness) 10am-11am at the Center For All Seasons

  • Wednesday, August 3rd -- Joyce Lovely (Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, August 10th -- Travis Mills (Maine author) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, August 17th -- Paul Doiron (Maine author) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, August 24th -- Stuart Kestenbaum (Maine author & Poet Lauraete) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, August 31st -- Kevin Gardner (Discovering Stone Walls in New England) 6pm-8pm at the Library CANCELLED

  • Wednesday, September 7th -- Susan Pinette (Citizenship, the Border, and Franco Americans in Maine) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, September 14th -- Anne O'Regan (The Pacific Crest Trail) 6pm-8pm at the Library

  • Wednesday, October 12th -- Scott Andrews (Down-Mountain & Cross Country 140 Plus Years of Skiing in Maine) 6pm-8pm at the Library

    Past 2015 Events

  • Wednesday March 4th -- Candidates Night 6pm-8pm at the Library -- Come meet the candidates for Select Board and Road Commissioner (Snow date Wednesday March 11th)

  • Wednesday April 29th -- Author and Journalist George Smith 6pm-8pm at the Library -- Signing and selling books afterwards (Program provided courtesy of the Labun Estate)

  • June 18th to August 15th -- Children's Summer Reading Program "Every Hero has a Story"

  • Wednesday July 8th -- Mad Science of Maine 10am-11am at the Center for All Seasons (Program provided courtesy of the Maggie Schneider Fund)

  • Wednesday July 15th -- Authors John Ford and Mark Nickerson 6pm-8pm at the Library -- Signing and selling books afterwards (Program provided courtesy of the Labun Estate)

  • Thursday July 23rd -- Masonic Child ID Program 11am-4pm at the Library -- Free of charge (Program provided courtesy of the Oakland Messalonskee Lodge) CANCELLED

  • Tuesday July 28th -- Chewonki Hero Adaptations 10am-11am at the Center for All Seasons (Program provided courtesy of the Maggie Schneider Fund)

  • Wednesday August 5th -- Independent Publishing for Maine Writers 6pm-8pm at the Library -- Come learn about the publishing process and how to publish your own book (Program provided courtesy of the Labun Estate)

  • Wednesday August 12th -- Eric Hooglund will speak about "The Middle East in Down East: Waterville, 1900-1960" 6pm-8pm at the Library (Program provided courtesy of the Maine Humanities Council)

  • Wednesday August 19th -- Scott Erb will speak about "Children and War" 6pm-8pm at the Library (Program provided courtesy of the Maine Humanities Council)

  • Wednesday August 26th -- Seth Singleton will speak about "The Next Thirty Years: What Kind of World will our Children and Grandchildren Live in?" 6pm-8pm at the Library (Program provided courtesy of the Maine Humanities Council)

  • Wednesday September 23rd -- Author Daniel Tortora 6pm-8pm at the Library -- signing and selling books afterwards (Program provided courtesy of the Labun Estate)

    Past events (2013-2014)

  • Author Susan Poulin (July 8, 2014 at 6pm - Belgrade Public Library) * signing and selling books afterwards

  • Technology Petting Zoo (August 6, 2014 at 2:30pm - Belgrade Public Library) *Come learn about Kindle PaperWhites, Nook Simple Touch, Kindle Fire, Nook HD+, Apple iPad Mini, & Google Nexus devices

  • Author Paul Betit (August 12, 2014 at 6pm - Belgrade Public Library) *signing and selling books afterwards

  • Author Richard Beeman (August 26, 2014 at 6pm - Belgrade Public Library) *signing and selling books afterwards

  • Book Club (second Tuesday of every month at 10:30am year-round - Belgrade Public Library)

  • Dinoman (July 2, 2014 at 10am - Center for All Seasons)

  • Friends Book Sale (July 4, 2014 at 9am - Downtown Belgrade Lakes)

  • Mad Science of Maine (July 23, 2014 at 10am - Center for All Seasons)

  • Masonic Child ID Program (August 19, 2014 at 2pm - Belgrade Public Library)

  • Science Experiments (every Tuesday afternoon at 2:30pm during the summer 2014 - Belgrade Public Library)

  • Story Time & Crafts (every Thursday morning at 10:30am year-round - Belgrade Public Library)

  • MineCraft (every Thursday afternoon at 3pm during July & August 2014 - Belgrade Public Library)

  • Author Christopher Lockwood shared his new book "Tennis Ball Trees" during Story Time on April 24, 2014.

  • Author Barbara Walsh presented on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. She talked about her books "August Gale" and "Sammy in the Sky" illustrated by Jamie Wyeth.

  • Magic with Conjuring Carroll on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 6p.m. in the Library at 124 Depot Road. Come early and sign up for the summer reading program Dig into Reading

  • Dig into Science with Mad Science on June 26, 2013 at 9a.m. This free event will be held at the Belgrade Community Center gym to accomodate an enthusiastic crowd looking for explosive good fun!

  • Elizabeth Leonard, Chair of the History Department at Colby College and author of 5 books about the women and men of the Civil War, spoke on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 1 p.m.

  • Wesley McNair's book launch and reception Jan. 13, 2013.


    Town of Belgrade



  • Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, Me 04917
    207-495-3508             belgrade@belgrade.lib.me.us