May 18, 2022

Maine State Library Closed Due to Government Shutdown

UPDATE: State of Maine Government Shutdown is Over, Normal Services to Resume on July 5th.

From the Maine State Library:

As of July 1, 2017, the Maine State Library is closed due to the state government shutdown.

2017-07-03_16-03-17All services of the Maine State Library will be unavailable until further notice.

Books borrowed prior to the shutdown can be returned without penalties when the library reopens OR can be returned to the library book drop in front of the Maine State Library entrance.

See Also: Post From the Portland Public Library About Impact of Shutdown on PPL Services

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