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Maine Library Facts

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Library Score

Maine has tons of libraries!

Libraries

266
200 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Maine is a very small state

State Population

1,331,479

Library Programs Score

Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Maine!

Computers Available

1,957

Bookmobiles

1
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Books, Music, & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Programs
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Library Programs Score

Library Programs

170
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

95
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

11
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

9
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

12
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

55%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Maine!

Librarians

693

Average Librarian Salary

$37,186
Funds
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Funding Score

Maine libraries are funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$34
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Camden Public Library
#105 Nationally
55 Main Street
Camden, Maine 04843

#2 Portland Public Library
#216 Nationally
5 Monument Square
Portland, Maine 04101

#3 Bangor Public Library
#354 Nationally
145 Harlow Street
Bangor, Maine 04401

#4 Curtis Memorial Library
#388 Nationally
23 Pleasant Street
Brunswick, Maine 04011

#5 Southwest Harbor Public Library
#818 Nationally
338 Main Street
Southwest Harbor, Maine 04679

#6 Blue Hill Public Library
#853 Nationally
5 Parker Point Road
Blue Hill, Maine 04614

#7 Thomas Memorial Library
#1,016 Nationally
6 Scott Dyer Road
Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107

#8 Belfast Free Library
#1,025 Nationally
106 High Street
Belfast, Maine 04915

#9 Scarborough Public Library
#1,033 Nationally
48 Gorham Road
Scarborough, Maine 04074

#10 Rockland Public Library
#1,076 Nationally
80 Union Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

#11 Skidompha Public Library
#1,188 Nationally
184 Main Street
Damariscotta, Maine 04543

#12 Rockport Public Library
#1,309 Nationally
485 Commercial Street
Rockport, Maine 04856

#13 Auburn Public Library
#1,326 Nationally
49 Spring Street
Auburn, Maine 04210

#14 Freeport Community Library
#1,377 Nationally
10 Library Drive
Freeport, Maine 04032

#15 Jesup Memorial Library
#1,395 Nationally
34 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

#16 Northeast Harbor Library
#1,429 Nationally
1 Joy Road
Northeast Harbor, Maine 04662

#16 Topsham Public Library
#1,429 Nationally
25 Foreside Road
Topsham, Maine 04086

#18 Patten Free Library
#1,532 Nationally
33 Summer Street
Bath, Maine 04530

#19 Falmouth Memorial Library
#1,850 Nationally
5 Lunt Road
Falmouth, Maine 04105

#20 Kennebunk Free Library
#1,962 Nationally
112 Main Street
Kennebunk, Maine 04043

#21 Louis T. Graves Memorial Library
#2,143 Nationally
18 Maine Street
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046

#22 Merrill Memorial Library
#2,168 Nationally
215 Main Street
Yarmouth, Maine 04096

#23 Mcarthur Public Library
#2,186 Nationally
270 Main Street
Biddeford, Maine 04005

#24 Witherle Memorial Library
#2,194 Nationally
41 School Street
Castine, Maine 04421

#25 Norway Memorial Library
#2,237 Nationally
258 Main Street
Norway, Maine 04268

#26 Lithgow Public Library
#2,280 Nationally
45 Winthrop Street
Augusta, Maine 04330

#27 Rice Public Library
#2,349 Nationally
8 Wentworth Street
Kittery, Maine 03904

#28 Waterville Public Library
#2,444 Nationally
73 Elm Street
Waterville, Maine 04901

#29 Wells Public Library
#2,461 Nationally
1434 Post Road
Wells, Maine 04090

#30 Lewiston Public Library
#2,616 Nationally
200 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240

#31 York Public Library
#2,770 Nationally
15 Long Sands Road
York, Maine 03909

#32 Thompson Free Library
#2,822 Nationally
186 East Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine 04426

#33 Charles M. Bailey Public Library
#2,865 Nationally
39 Bowdoin Street
Winthrop, Maine 04364

#34 Rangeley Public Library
#2,882 Nationally
7 Lake Street
Rangeley, Maine 04970

#35 Calais Free Library
#3,046 Nationally
9 Union Street
Calais, Maine 04619

#36 Friend Memorial Public Library
#3,140 Nationally
1 Reach Road
Brooklin, Maine 04616

#37 Dyer Library
#3,149 Nationally
371 Main Street
Saco, Maine 04072

#38 Gray Public Library
#3,157 Nationally
5 Hancock Street
Gray, Maine 04039

#39 Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library
#3,226 Nationally
227 Main Street
Lovell, Maine 04051

#39 Paris Public Library
#3,226 Nationally
37 Market Square
South Paris, Maine 04281

#41 Southport Memorial Library
#3,321 Nationally
1032 Hendricks Hill Road
Southport, Maine 04576

#42 Alice L. Pendleton Library
#3,372 Nationally
309 Main Road
Islesboro, Maine 04848

#43 Swans Island Public Library
#3,450 Nationally
451 Atlantic Road
Swan'S Island, Maine 04685

#44 Prince Memorial Library
#3,467 Nationally
266 Main Street
Cumberland, Maine 04021

#45 D.A. Hurd Library
#3,475 Nationally
41 High Street
North Berwick, Maine 03906

#46 Old Town Public Library
#3,493 Nationally
46 Middle Street
Old Town, Maine 04468

#47 Jackson Memorial Library
#3,510 Nationally
71 Main Street
Tenants Harbor, Maine 04860

#48 Carrabassett Valley Public Library
#3,596 Nationally
3209 Carrabassett Drive
Carrabassett, Maine 04947

#49 Ellsworth Public Library
#3,638 Nationally
20 State Street
Ellsworth, Maine 04605

#49 Pittsfield Public Library
#3,638 Nationally
110 Library Street
Pittsfield, Maine 04967