Hours and Directions


Library Hours


Tuesday 10 - 5

Wednesday 12-8

Thursday 12-8

Friday 10-5

Saturday 10-2

Closed Sunday & Monday


Location & Parking

The library is located at 8 Wentworth Street in the heart of the Kittery Foreside, across the street from Gate 1 of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.  


Parking is available in the following designated areas:

  • Two public parking lots at the Rice Public Library (2-hr parking/Mon-Fri, 6 AM - 3 PM)
    • One entrance on Wentworth Street.
    • One entrance on Traip Avenue
  • Public parking (2-hr) in the Kittery Art Association (the old Taylor building) parking lot, when the KAA is closed.
    • Entrance is located on the corner of Walker & Wentworth Streets.
  • Public parking (2-hr) at the corner lot between Walker & Government Streets.
  • Public street parking (2-hr) along Wentworth, Walker & Government Streets, in designated areas.
  • There is no public parking along Traip Avenue, behind the Rice Public Library.


parking map