Serving our community since 1821.


Elizabeth Tarasevich, reference librarian, is available to answer all of your reference questions. Contact her at or by calling 829-2215.


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Digital Learning

Connect to the Maine State Library’s Digital Learning portal.


Local Special Collection

Local archives, vital records, photographs and many historic documents are available in our Maine collection.

Cumberland Books on Digital Maine

The Cumberland, Maine book gallery is a collaborative effort of Prince Memorial Library and the Cumberland Historical Society and includes digital book collections from each institution.58b124ecb97d7a5661a5d2c66baf8dc2


Offering proctoring services for exams and tests. Contact Elizabeth ( for more information or for an appointment.


Beyond Books and DVDs

You can borrow more than books at our library. Ask at the circulation desk for information about the following:
  • Orion StarBlast Telescope
  • Binoculars
  • Laptop computer
  • Printing from home

Museum Passes

Museum passes are available to library patrons. Call to reserve your pass to any of these Maine museums. With the exception of the Maine Wildlife Park, we can only give out one pass for each museum per day. Many thanks to the Friends of PML for purchasing the passes each year.
  • Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine (Portland, ME): Offering a 50 percent discount on general admission for up to four people. Includes all programs that are free with admission. The pass is not valid for main stage theatre productions. Passes are not accepted on the first Friday of each month when the museum offers $2 admission from 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Maine Maritime Museum (Bath, ME): Admits one family of up to eight people for free general admission to the museum.
  • Maine Wildlife Park (Gray, ME): This pass provides a $3 per person admission fee for up to 7 people (4 years and older). It covers all non-reserved events, exhibits, trails, wildlife programs and special events at the park. (The Maine Wildlife Park has agreed to our releasing more than one pass per day.)
  • Portland Museum of Art (Portland, ME): This pass provides free entry for up to two adults and six children and is valid for general and special exhibition admissions.
  • Tate House Museum (Portland, ME): A free tour of the museum for up to 4 people and 10% off gift shop items.

Passport Acceptance Services

We are a Passport Acceptance facility. Call us at (207) 464-4493 for an appointment.

Please be advised to apply early. For passport information, click here.

A word about routine passport application processing times:

The processing time for routine applications has been adjusted to four to six weeks. The processing time for expedited service is two to three weeks. For a guide to the application process and to check currect processing times, click here.

For more information about our services, contact us at (207) 829-2215.