Library Policies

Rice Public Library is a municipal department of the town of Kittery. 


Mission Statement

The mission of the Rice Public Library is to:

  •  Promote literacy and lifelong learning in a welcoming environment
  • Ensure access to local, national, and global resources for all individuals
  • Offer a collection that reflects the varying interests of our community through a variety of print, electronic, digital, and emerging media
  • Address the educational and cultural interests of the community
  • Collect, preserve, and disseminate Kittery and regional historical information



Collection Development Policy


Challenged Materials Procedures & Form


Exhibit Policy


Freedom To Read


General Library Rules


Intellectual Freedom


Internet and Public Computer Use Policy


Library Animal Policy


Library Bill of Rights


Meeting Room Policy


Mission Statement


Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials Form


Safe Child Policy