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Porter Memorial Library

Welcome to Porter Memorial Library

Porter Memorial Library was originally established as a Library Society in the early 1800s. Membership and borrowing privileges were given only to individuals able to purchase a share in the library and pay an annual assessment.

The Machias Library Association was established in 1874. Porter Memorial Library opened to the public on September 15, 1893.

Selected Porter Memorial Library items: