Since 1928, the Camden Public Library has been our community’s nurturing space for reading, learning, social interaction, and personal transformation. Today the library serves 224,000 visitors annually, providing members and guests vital programs, resources, and state-of-the-art tools to read, connect, and discover. Thanks to your generous support, visitors to the Camden Public Library can borrow books and other media, conduct online research, and participate in hundreds of annual programming opportunities for children and adults in the library and on the grounds.The Camden Public Library and its grounds, including Harbor Park and the Amphitheatre, are recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. The Amphitheatre was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013.


Join the Millay Society, Bequests, Company Matching
Business Support
Stock the Stacks and Annual Appeal

Memorial Gifts

The library would be honored to receive “In Memoriam” donations.


Shelving, book sales, covering books, repairing books, assisting with events and programs are just some of the ways to help out!

Annual Report

The most recent - 2013 - report shows a breakdown of our funding.


We accept donations any time the library is open. For large quantities, please call ahead (207)236-3440. Thank you!

Please support the library’s annual appeal

It is both our honor and responsibility to maintain the library and public landscapes as gathering places for ideas, recreation, information and education. The biggest source of funding for the Camden Public Library is our Annual Appeal.