– 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.

Virtual Resources for the LA Community:

The library has TONS of online resources to support virtual learning.

Please visit  Research Resources  and  Resources for Virtual Learning

 and contact Ms. Phelps if you have any questions.

Upcoming Events

LA Library is taking part in the Global Read Aloud!  More info coming soon.

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

Laura Phelps joins LA after 15 years as an elementary librarian in RSU1.  Prior to that she was a public librarian in Vermont and HS teacher in Romania.  Laura is a National Board Certified Teacher and the 2019 Walter J. Taranko Maine School Librarian of the Year.  She received her BA in History from Haverford College and has an MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons University.  Laura lives in Wiscasset with her husband Iain and 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

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Lincoln Academy will begin fall orientation on August 31 and regular classes on September 14.

To see the complete schedule and the 2020 reopening plan, click here.

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