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Friday Closure

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Hubbard Free Library announced today it will close the library on Fridays beginning September 6, 2019, as part of efforts to reducing the operating deficit of about $18,000 it projects through June 20, 2020. 

In order to balance the budget, the Hubbard will have to increase revenues substantially and carefully monitor expenses.  As the year progresses, the Hubbard may need to consider additional cost saving measures including fewer staff, fewer open hours, a reduction in programs, fewer books, and other changes. 

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Onward and Upwards!


We have hit our target number of 1000 books we set as a challenge for our summer reading program. We are excited to see how far beyond this target we can go. There are two weeks to go in our summer reading program – plenty of time to see that number soar way up!

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We Will Miss You, Barb

May 30, 2019, was Barbara Rohrbaugh’s last day at Hubbard Free Library.

She dedicated over 26 years to the Hubbard Free Library, wearing many hats during that time. Barbara was considered the genealogy expert for Hubbard Free Library, with many residents coming to her for research on families and Hallowell history.

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Welcome Our Newest Staff Member

We are so excited to welcome Cate Molloy as our newest staff member at Hubbard Free Library!

Cate is currently studying for a degree in Information & Library Science at the University of Maine. She grew up here in the town of Hallowell and taught early childhood education for 20 years. Cate enjoys keeping up to date on upcoming children’s books.

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Strategic Planning Information Gathering Outcomes Survey

The final commentary and next steps from the Community Surveys and Community Forums.

As Hubbard Free Library looks to the future, we are excited to partner with the town of Hallowell to continue addressing the needs of the community, as well as innovating the services the library offers.

If you would like a physical copy, click below to download the file.

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