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About RPL's Collections
Rice Building

Founded and built in 1888, over three floors our Rice Building is located on 8 Wentworth Street and contains:

  • Periodicals
  • Adult Non-Fiction, Reference, and Audiobooks
  • Young Adult Books, Audio and Magazines
  • All Holds and Reserves
  • Maine Room
  • Two Meeting Rooms 
  • Public Internet Computers
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Copier and FAX Service


Taylor Building

Across the street from the Rice building on the corner of Wentworth and Walker Street (12 Walker Street), our Taylor Annex houses the rest of our collection:

  • Adult Fiction
  • Large Print Books
  • DVDs
  • The Children’s Room
  • The Book Sale
  • Public Internet Computers
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Copier and FAX service



We also hold several evening events on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, and they are usually held in the Rice Building. Please see Events page and Calendar of Events


Online Services

We offer Audiobook and E-Book downloads for Nook, Sony Reader, iPad, and iPod from our webpage (see "Downloads" link at the top).

The MARVEL link on our webpage offers the EBSCO database for online journals, magazines and newspapers with a convenient search field (See Marvel Link at the top).

We have a page on Facebook where you may connect with other members.

A link to get a Maine State Library Card will open  up several online resources including online genealogy access .