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Acton Public Library


Library of Things


  • Fishing Rods

  • Discs for Disc Golf

  • Ice Cream Makers

  • Power Washer

  • Food Dehydrator

  • Air Fryer

  • Snow Shoes

  • Puzzles!!

  • And More . . .

Computers & Wi-Fi

The library has two desk-top computers with access to the internet and a printer. Black & white printing is $.25 per page.

Our WI FI capability allows for Internet browsing inside and outside the building 24/7.  No password required.

Library Cards

Library cards are free. Please bring your driver’s license. Children as young as 3 years old may get their own card.

It's the perfect time to snuggle up with a good book!  Now you can access the Portland Public Library's digital catalog without leaving your home.  As an Acton resident, you are eligible for a PPL card - call the APL for information.  Then click on to learn how to download books directly to your iPhone/iPad, Kindle, or Android - and there are never any late fees!

Interlibrary Loan

If we do not have the material you are looking for, we interlibrary-loan with the following local libraries:

Springvale Public Library ~ 207-324-4624

Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library ~ 207-324-4714

Shapleigh Community Library ~ 207-636-3630

Photocopies, Faxes & Laminating

The library now offers laminating for $1 per item. Copying and printing are $.25 per black & white page. Faxing is FREE for the 1st ten pages. Both laminating and printing are limited to 8.5x11 or smaller. 


We proctor Exams. Call the library for more information ~ 207-636-2781​​

Book Groups

For information on Book Groups please call 207-636-2781​​.

Suggest a Title

The Acton Public Library welcomes purchase suggestions from library users. While we may not be able to acquire everything that is suggested, your suggestion will receive serious consideration. The factors we consider when deciding whether to buy items our users recommend include our collection development goals, whether the item is available through inter-library loan, its cost, our budget, and whether or not the item is still available for purchase.
Check the Library Catalog to see if the Library owns the item before submitting your request. Email the library with your purchase request. 

Audible Stories

Audible Stories can be accessed from virtually anywhere. On your computer, tablet, or
smartphone, just navigate to Make sure you are using the latest version of
Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browsers. No login, no payments, and no strings attached! 

Policies & Guidelines

Follow the links below to read library policies and guidelines.

Books and Materials Donation Guidelines


Computer Use Policy

Internet Safety Policy

Circulation and Borrowing Policy

Freedom To Read Statement

Library Bill of Rights

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