Call for Same-Day Browsing Appointments 

Our most popular collections for adults are now available for in-building browsing. The first-floor landing, home to the latest new titles (fiction, non-fiction, large print, DVDs, audiobooks & graphic works), as well as the general DVD & audiobook collections in the Historic Wing, & the paperback collection, are all available for limited browsing. Make a same-day appointment to schedule your half-hour visit (On-the-hour, between 10-4,  Monday-Friday. Click HERE for details.

Online title requests and Lithgow-to-Go are available for contactless curbside pickup.


Your contactless curbside library service!

  • Use the Minerva online catalog to find the items you want & place an online request
  • Or phone to have a librarian help you find & reserve the items you want
  • We’ll notify you when we have the titles in-hand and they’re ready for check out
  • When you’re parked in our lot, phone us (207.626.2415)
  • Wait in your car while we place the items in a bag on the table outside the front door
  • Once the staff has returned to the building, pick up your order

Lithgow Library is virtually there for you

While in-building browsing and in-person programming have been suspended , we do offer limited in-person computer, print & photocopy service.  Reference & Virtual Services are also available. You can:

  • Phone us at 626.2415
  • Email a librarian (,
  • Live Chat quick reference weekdays from our website (lower right page corner)
  • Explore our website to check out Hoopla, CloudLibrary & DigitalMaine streaming & online services, participate in a virtual program, or get recommendations for a growing number of youth, adult & small business resources to keep you informed, educated, or entertained while you stay safe.
  • Our free public wifi (Lithgow_Public) is available, password-free, 24-hours from our parking lot & library grounds.

Click HERE for a list of organizations in the Augusta area that are providing food & transportation during these difficult times. The list, compiled by the City of Augusta, has locations, hours, and contact phone numbers.



Click HERE to get the latest updates from the City of Augusta. Reach out for 24-hour response:
Phone: 207.620.8001

Click HERE for the latest City of Augusta coronavirus press release.

Click HERE for the latest updates from the Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC).


Click HERE to get accurate information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for individuals & communities to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus.) 


Click HERE for the latest updates from the World Health Organization (WHO).