A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.

~Henry David Thoreau

New Books


Explosive Eighteen
  - Janet Evanovich
The Next Always
  Nora Roberts


  -Down the Darkest Road, by Tami Hoag

No Higher Honor, by Condoleeza Rice

Steve Jobs

-Walter Isaacson





The Help




Sarah's Key

My Week with Marilyn

Downton Abbey

The Shunning


Breaking Dawn




For all recent additions to the Mexico Public Library Click here

Visit our History

View the history of the Mexico Maine Library

In the early 1920ís a small attempt was made at establishing a public library........................



 ~Mexico Maine Library Book Cafe~
The book for this month is:

Product Details

Left Neglected

By Lisa Genova

Discussion will be held on Wed., Apr.  4th at 5:45 PM.

For more information, please call the Library at 364-3281


Check out our library's latest public features.
Search our records and inventory anywhere at anytime.
Looking for material, need a book? Look at our resources online!

*NOTE: To reserve materials via our website, please stop by the Library first and obtain a PIN number.
Another of Mexico Maine's Free Public Library  resources.

Search Our Resources!!
Click on the link above. Then click on "display" to access card catalog.

 "CHILL OUT & READ!" Raffle winners:

Ages 1-5: Addison Libby

Ages 6-12: Noah O'Leary

Adults: Lynn Boothby & Angela Hille


The Library now offers Downloadable Books! for patrons!

This is a program through the Maine State Library.  To download a book for a set borrowing period, or to browse titles, go to:

You will need your Library Card to download an item(s)

If you need that info, please contact the Library at 364-3281 or


Mexico Public Library is now on Facebook!

If you're a Facebook user, Go to our page to

"Like" us!

For more info, please stop by the Library or call 364-3281.



Kids Corner

Click here to visit the Mexico Library Kids Section. Find information on Preschool Story & Craft Hour, Girls Book Club, Newbery Award Book listings, great links and recent additions to our Library.

  Go To Kids Corner

MARVEL! Maine's Virtual Library

Thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books are available anywhere in the State of Maine through the online resources of MARVEL! Maine's Virtual Library.


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Library Links


Maine State Library

Maine InfoNet

Outreach Services

State Library Web listing

The Library of Congress

Internet Public Library 

The Mexico Public Library attempts to offer a wide variety of books in  all areas.  In addition to the customary sections of Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, and Reference, we also display shelves of new arrivals, Classics, Short Stories, and a collection of books pertaining to Maine. 

 Downstairs, we have a growing collection of Children's and Young Adult books. picture books, fiction, nonfiction, and biographies. 

 We also try to acquire award winning books such As Newbery Award, Caldecott Award, and Maine Student Book Award books for children and young adults. The Library has a growing collection of videos, DVDs, and audio books, available for sign-out to patrons.  Also, we have periodicals available for sign-out. 

We have internet accessible computers for public use. These computers also have electronic encyclopedias, atlases, and several learning games for children.  Each computer also has an electronic card catalog available to patrons.  This enables our patrons to search the catalog by title, author, and subject to see for themselves what is available here in our Library.  We are completely automated in our circulation and card catalog.  Students in SAD #43 are allowed to print up to 6 pages of material relating to school research projects,  free of charge. Search Now!

Our goal is to serve the needs of the community. Please keep us informed as to how we can best serve you. 

Happy Reading!


Library Hours

Contact Your Librarian
Mon.    11:00 - 5:30
Tues.   10:00 - 5:30
Wed.    10:00 - 6:30
Thurs.  11:00 - 5:30
Fri.        12 Noon - 4:00
Sat       CLOSED
Sun.     CLOSED
Visit the Mexico Town office Web Site.

Valerie J. Messana
Library Director
Mexico Public Library
134 Main Street Mexico
ME 04257
(207) 364-3281

Mexico Free Public Library

Mexico Maine Library

Libraries are not made; they're grown. ~Augustine Birrell