Welcome to the Bethel Library. Our mission is to offer a welcoming environment for lifelong learning and literacy for local residents and visitors through resources, programs, and community engagement.

Nestled in "Maine's Most Beautiful Mountain Village," the Bethel Library has been the hub of the community with programs, events and services for all ages since 1879.


6 Broad Street, Bethel, Maine 04217

Tel: 207.824.2520

Visit Us




Billie enjoyed the story walk so much that she came back and checked out the book!

Video on how to find and reserve a book at the library.

We are closed on the following days:

  • SAD44 snow days

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • Presidents' Day

  • Patriot's Day

  • Memorial Day

  • Juneteenth

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Indigenous People's Day

  • Veterans Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Thanksgiving Friday

  • Christmas Day

Monday 9-1
Tuesday 12-5
Wednesday 9-1
Thursday 12-5
Friday 12-5
Saturday 9-1



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In addition to our great selection of books and periodicals, we also offer a variety of online digital library services. Click on the images below to access the service:





You do not need a PayPal account to make a donation. Click on the "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" button at the bottom of the PayPal link. Minimum donation is $10. Thank you!


Staff & Trustees

Library Director

Michelle Conroy

Assistant Librarians

  • Jean Benedict

  • Lee Hughes

  • Nancy Stowell-White

  • Suzanne Givhan


  • Lucy Abbott

  • Nancy Brown

  • Amy Chapman

  • Tom Davis

  • Donna Gillis 

  • Marvin Ouwinga

  • Susan Parker

  • Martha Siegel 

  • Dean Walker

  • Paula Weisberger



Bethel Library Association

6 Broad Street, Bethel, Maine 04217

Tel: 207.824.2520 


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