Hope Library

443 Camden Road
(The Town Office)

The mission of the Hope Library is to provide the community with a resource of books, programs, and other library services to meet their cultural, educational, informational, and recreational needs. The Hope Library functions in a communal, quiet fashion that is comfortable in our very small, rural town.

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News From Hope Library

Living History with Hank Lunn Oct. 22

Hope Library will host a Living History program by Hank Lunn on Lydia Trask Putnam, a leading force in the settling of Houlton, Maine, on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2…

New to Our Collection

“Night of the Living Rez,” by Morgan Talty — fiction about indigenous teen boys living in Maine

“Stealing History,” by William D. Andrews — a Maine-based mystery

“Upstream,” by Mary Oliver — essays; a Maine memoir

“Inkspell,” by Cornelia Funke — a young adult fantasy

“Waking Up White,” by Debbie Irving —about concepts of race, and the author’s personal experience with racism

“The Adventures of Barney Tullus,” by Don D. Walker — a unique cowboy book

The library is open to the public during Town Office hours

Open: Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Volunteer on hand: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Open: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Volunteer on hand: 9 a.m. to noon 

Open: Thursday, noon to 6 p.m.
Volunteer on hand: noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. 

Open: Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Volunteer on hand: 9 a.m to 1 p.m. 

Volunteer hours subject to change without notice 

Looking for something we don’t have?

Hope Library is always interested in what our patrons would like to find in the library collection. If there are books, audio books or DVDs that you would like to see in the library collection, please let us know.

Brodis blueberry fields. Photo by Linda Moran.
Brodis blueberry fields. Photo by Linda Moran.
Photo by Jim Guerra.
Photo by Jim Guerra.

Call to Artists

The Hope Library invites full-time and part-time residents of Hope and neighboring towns who create fine art to apply for the exhibition of their works in our library. Preference will be given to work that fits our space and is suitable to a wide audience, including children. Exhibitions will be displayed for two months in the library’s main room and adjoining spaces. You can apply by email or by using the contact form on this website.