Porter Memorial Library

92 Court Sreet
Machias ME  04654

Phone: (207) 255-3933

Porter Memorial Library

PML serves as a cultural center for the Machias area by promoting the enjoyment of reading, the value of learning, and the exploration of ideas.

Online Catalog
Three (3) Public PC's and WiFi
Local and National Newspapers; magazines
DVD, CD's and Books on tape

Children's play and learning center
Children's DVD and VCR collection
Playground and garden on South Lawn
Beginning books for Spanish reade

Show Map Website

Business Information


Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Library

Hours

Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm



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Past Events

Birding with Anne Archie

Birding with Anne Archie
05:00 pm - 11/02/2017

At Porter Memorial Library

Attention all birders and plant loving people! On November 2nd at 5:00 P.M. at Porter Memorial Library, at 92 Court Street in Machias, Anne Archie, well-known local...

Photography Exhibition

Photography Exhibition
10:00 am - 10/05/2017

At Porter Memorial Library

So excited to announce that there will be an exhibit of my photography at Porter Memorial Library in Machias for the month of October! The library is located at...

Sugar River Band to Play Contra Dance at Lubec Grange

Sugar River Band to Play Contra Dance at Lubec Grange
07:00 pm - 07/15/2017

At Porter Memorial Library

Porter Memorial Library is excited to announce a rare local appearance by a traditional New England contra dance band, The Sugar River Band, from Newport, New Hampshire....

Screening: What we do in the Shadows

Screening: What we do in the Shadows
07:30 pm - 06/17/2017

At Porter Memorial Library

Our regular film screening for the month of June is a fantastic vampire mockumentary from New Zealand. This sleeper hit follows a small group of vampires living...

Beautifully Bound: The Library of Early Maine Literature

Beautifully Bound: The Library of Early Maine Literature
04:00 pm - 12/14/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

On Wednesday, December 14 at 4 p.m., Porter Memorial Library hosts faculty member Gerard NeCastro from University of Maine at Machias (UMM), along with fellow UMM...

Kids Ice Cream Social

Kids Ice Cream Social
02:00 pm - 08/03/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

Porter Memorial Library and Bangor Savings Bank have teamed up this summer to add some excitement to summer reading for children and adults. Porter Memorial Library...

The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery - Author Talk and Book Signing

The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery - Author Talk and Book Signing
06:00 pm - 07/15/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

PROFILE OF LATTER-DAY OUTLAW FROM THE COUNTY On November 12, 1971, Bernard Patterson, a highly decorated Vietnam War hero, robbed the Northern National Bank in...

Jim Haskell and the Appalachian Trail - Author Reading & Book Signing !

Jim Haskell and the Appalachian Trail - Author Reading & Book Signing !
07:00 pm - 06/09/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

Author Pitching ‘Two Tents’ at Machias Library His hair-raising adventure of nearly falling to his death while scaling a cliff in the White Mountains will be...

Author Talk - Brenda Buchanan - a murder mystery set in Machias!

Author Talk - Brenda Buchanan - a murder mystery set in Machias!
06:00 pm - 05/04/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

Author Brenda Buchanan joins us for a reading of her latest Joe Gale Myster, "Cover Story", set right here in Machias Maine! Come for a reading from the author,...

Kite Fest! Kite Flying at Middle River Park

Kite Fest! Kite Flying at Middle River Park
11:00 am - 04/23/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

Let's leave the library for some fun at Middle River Park during Spring Break! Bring your kites - homemade or otherwise - to the windy hillside above Middle River....

Live Computer Help with John Michell

Live Computer Help with John Michell
01:00 pm - 04/20/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

Every Wednesday at the library, bring your questions and frustrations to our resident computer expert, John Michell. As always, all events at Porter Memorial Library...

Kite Fest! Kite Making Workshop

Kite Fest! Kite Making Workshop
11:00 am - 04/20/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

Spring Break is so fun at the library. Sign up to join children's librarian Angie Potter for a fun kite making workshop! As always, events at Porter Memorial...

Lego Club - New Challenges with Griffin & Max

Lego Club - New Challenges with Griffin & Max
12:00 pm - 04/16/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

All ages welcome at Porter Memorial Libary's Lego Club! In the coming weeks the club will be co-hosted by two teenage Lego masters, Max Bard and Griffin Dedmon....

Short Films by Jon Wing Lum

Short Films by Jon Wing Lum
07:00 pm - 04/15/2016

At Porter Memorial Library

On Friday, April 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Porter Memorial Library will screen short films by filmmaker Jon Wing Lum (“Wing”). The program will feature “The Year...

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