Welcome to the South Berwick Public Library
This Library is a member of the Maine Infonet Library System (MILS), a consortium for small Maine libraries that links library patrons digitally to the larger library community. Members can request items from all over the state and have them delivered to their home library for pick up. Items in our collection can be used by others extending the reach of municipal tax dollars all over Maine.
Closed Sundays & Mondays
Get a Membership
Membership at the library allows you to borrow items from the South Berwick Public Library collection and other Maine Infonet Libraries for use at home. To apply for membership at the South Berwick Public Library please bring something to identify yourself with proof of residency. A driver’s license and utility bill will work fine. Paper documents or online documents can be shown to establish residency.
Driver’s license or state ID
Social Security card
Alien Registration card
Food stamp card
Acceptable Proof of Residence:
Printed checks/deposit slips
Cancelled mail with postmark dated within the last 30 days
Valid hunting or fishing license
Rent receipt, Lease, mortgage agreement or tax bill
SAD 35 student ID
Children 5-13 need a parent or legal guardian’s signature (and parental ID) to get a library membership.
Not a South Berwick Resident?
Residents of Berwick and North Berwick, Eliot and Rollinsford may get memberships at the South Berwick Library for free as part of cooperative agreements between our communities. The Tri-Berwick libraries are all members of MILS so we recommend you pick a “home library” when requesting books from the MILS system so that you always are picking up items at the correct ” Berwick!” Residents of other towns may purchase a membership for a $20 annual fee for a family account.
Anyone is welcome to visit the library and use the space for research, studying, or computer use at any time with or without a membership.
Checking Out Materials
- The loan period at the South Berwick Public Library is 3 weeks.
- Items may be renewed once for a total of 6 weeks unless someone is waiting.
- Items borrowed through MILS have a 2 week loan period and items through Maine Cat vary
- Late fees are 5¢ per day with a maximum of $5.00 per item.
Your Library Account – My Info
Using your library membership number you can access your account through the on-line catalog from this website. Go to the MILS Catalog and click on My Library Account in the upper right hand corner to use your on-line account. Please help us keep your information current so that you receive all available services.
Copier and Fax Machine
Black & White—10¢ per page letter size
25¢ per page legal or ledger
Color—————25¢ per page letter size
$1.00 per page legal
$2.00 per page ledger
Outgoing faxes cost $1.00 per page.
We are sorry for the inconvenience but we cannot receive a fax for you and we can’t fax out to an international number.
Scan printed pages to an email address. Free!
Computers and Wifi
Public computers and laptops are available for use in the library. Wifi is available throughout the building and on the patio. Children 13 and under must use a computer in a children’s area unless accompanied by an adult.