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The Colby Memorial Library is committed to empowering and enriching our community by providing free and equal access to traditional and digital resources. We hope to promote lifelong learning, inspire creativity and enrich lives from the youngest to the oldest. 

Our regular programs include Mystery Book Club, Cookbook Club, Weekly Storytimes, Monthly Baby Storytime, Yearly All Community Reads, Special Community Programs, School Vacation Week Activites, Special Seasonal Storytimes, Olde Home Days, Summer Reading Program events and much more. 

Our dedicated and knowledgeable staff is committed to offering timely resources and programming that appeal to all ages and interests. 

Join us Tuesday nights at 6:30 PM for our knitters and textile group. Former director and knitter extraordinaire Dottie Billbrough is usually here to lend support. Mostly it is a chance for knitters to share their work, socialize, and have a bit of time to work on their ongoing projects. 

Fourth Annual Snowman Building Contest Winners

It was a disappointing year for snow but we still got some great snowmen! We are pleased to announce the Dennis Family won Best Creation, Lincoln Rousoopoulos for most creative with minature painted snowmen, and Will Ducette and friend Claire for Best Traditional. All will win gift cards to local businesses.  


In April our Cookbook Club will share recipes from a favorite read or novel that has a special recipe or recipes. There are more than you might think. Remember Fried Green Tomatoes or the ety?  Recommendation and books are available at the library. 

The Cookbook Club Meets the third Saturday of each month at 11:30 am. New members are always welcome! Members pick a theme for each month and then prepare a dish to be shared with the group. We have a large collection of cookbooks and magazines for inspiration. 

Call us and let us know what you are bringing!

Have you tried hoopla?

Over a million free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and music are available with no wait! 
Go to to get started. 
You will need an email address and your library card number. 
Selections may be viewed or listened to on your computer or on a host of digital devices. Items may be downloaded with WIFI and then streamed later on a device without a connection.
Borrow up to ten items a month and also Bonus Borrows that don't count against your total.

Curbside Pick-up Available on Request

Feeling under the weather or unable to come in? Just let us know and we'll be happy to bag up your books and bring them outside.