– Jorge Luis Borges

Welcome the to the LA Library!

Our mission is to empower LA community members to be passionate readers, curious researchers and ethical consumers and creators of information.

The new North Star YA Award list is here and we’ve got all the books in the library! Read three and you get to vote in the spring for Maine’s teen choice book award.

9th Grade Orientation Survey

Reading Recommendations

What have you read lately? What do you recommend? Share your recommendations with others!

Contact Information

Laura Phelps : Director of Library Services
Laura Phelps (207) 563-3596 ext.1109

Laura Phelps joins LA after 15 years as an elementary librarian in RSU1.  Prior to that she was a public librarian in Vermont and a high school teacher in Romania.  Laura is a National Board Certified Teacher and the 2019 Walter J. Taranko Maine School Librarian of the Year.  She practices yoga daily, loves the Red Sox and travels near and far as frequently as possible.  Laura lives in Wiscasset with her husband Iain and their two cats, Benny and Beatrix.

Academic Affiliations:

B.A. History, Haverford College

M.S. Library and Information Science, Simmons University


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Library Hours

M,T, Th, F: Open during school hours

All online resources are available 24/7

Ms. Phelps is Reading:

Hey, Kiddo
The Guinevere Deception
A Place to Belong
The Beckoning Shadow
We Hunt the Flame
Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black
Unnatural Disasters
Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson
The Last True Poets of the Sea
Hope Is Our Only Wing
The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe
The Apartment: A Century of Russian History
The Undefeated
The Iliad
Words on Fire
Where the Crawdads Sing

Latest Library News & Reviews

Back to School 2021

August 2: Registration portal opens
August 16: Preseason Sports begin
August 31: 9th grade parent orientation 6pm
September 1: 9th and 10th grade orientation
September 2: All grades begin school
September 6: Labor Day Holiday, no school
September 8: Open House for parents

To see the complete schedule and the 2021 parent letter, click here.

Lincoln Academy

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Newcastle, Maine 04553

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FAX: (207) 563-1067

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