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About the Peaks Island Branch

Peaks Island Branch opened in the Community Building at 129 Island Avenue in 1979 (1,200 square feet).

The annual Friends of the Peaks Island Book Sale is coming up Saturday, July 19, 8am-2pm in the Community Room. Find your next great read!

The branch is open 20 hours/week offering adult and children’s programs, public computer access, free wifi service, and collections of books, magazines, movies, music, and more for year-round and seasonal residents and visitors. Islanders may request materials from any Portland library location, MaineCat, or Interlibrary Loan for pick-up at the branch. The branch coordinates the production of “The Peaks Island STAR,” an island newsletter. See our Holiday Schedule for planned closings.

The branch has its own active Friends group that supports the library’s mission through programming and extra offerings, such as a Peaks Island Authors and Illustrators shelf, a weekly movie program on Saturday evenings, and a monthly Book Discussion group. The group hosts an annual Book Sale that is a highly-anticipated community social event as well as a fundraiser.

For Summer and Temporary Residents

To obtain a library card while you are on the island, please bring your driver’s license or other valid ID with your current address, as well as the address and phone number where you are staying on the island. Library staff will do our best to accommodate your library needs.

Peaks Island Community Links

Peaks Island Press: News on Peaks Island Authors
Peaks Island Land Preserve
Peaks Island Information including Community Calendar and island organization links
Peaks Island Children’s Workshop
Peaks Island School
Fifth Maine Regimental Museum

Peaks Island Branch

129 Island Avenue
Peaks Island, ME 04108

207-766-5540
peaks@portland.lib.me.us

Branch Manager, Priscilla Webster

Parking: Parking is available on the street.

Bookdrop: The bookdrop sits on the front deck of the Community/Library building.

1st floor wheelchair accessible


Hours:
Sunday
closed
Monday
closed
Tuesday
2pm-8pm
Wednesday
10am-4pm
Thursday
closed
Friday
10am-2pm
Saturday
8am-12pm
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