Lewiston Public Library

Our Mission

Preserving our history, connecting our community, and enriching the life of the mind

Responsibilities & Services

The Lewiston Public Library provides resources and services to meet the cultural, educational, and information needs of children, teens, adults, seniors, families, and organizations in our city.

The library’s mission is broad in scope and identifies the three major overall goals for the department. This mission is carried out in collaboration with a wide variety of community partners - the many educational and cultural institutions working to address similar community needs.

Related Service Responses

The Library Board of Trustees has adopted the following six service responses for the library to follow in carrying out the mission:

  • Acknowledge and celebrate Seniors
  • Connect to the online world
  • Focus on teens
  • Nurture young readers
  • Promote and support lifelong learning
  • Support integration into American life

Additional Resources

  1. Marcela Peres


  2. Physical Address
    200 Lisbon St.
    Lewiston, ME 04240

    Phone: (207) 513-3004 or (207) 513-3007 TTY


    LEWISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSURE:  Due to the increase in positive COVID cases in the community, effective 12-20-21, the Library is closed to the public for general access. LPL To Go door pickup will still be offered throughout the day. Please call 513-3134 or email lplcirc@lewistonmaine.gov for assistance. For more information about LPL To Go, head to https://lplonline.org/services/lpltogo/

    The LPL Kids Department is available during normal open hours for browsing at a limited capacity. Please call 513-3133 or email LPLKids@LewistonMaine.gov to make an appointment.

    Hours will be re-evaluated prior to January 8, 2022, and updates will be communicated to the public.

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