Newly Expanded Library                                              Bonney Memorial Library Collage by Scott Rowley  


Welcome to the Bonney Memorial Library located in historical Cornish Village across from the Inn of Cornish. We provide quality collections, resources, and services for all members of the community and visitors. Our doors are open to all who enjoy to read and learn. Visit us!

 Bonney Memorial Library Events  FMI contact library

  • Bonney Readers: Bonney Memorial Library's readng group.  Next meeting Thursday November 8 - The Little French Bistro by Nina George
  • Family Story Time - Wednesdays, 10:30 am. Themes:  October 17: Visit to Apples Acres; October 24: Pumpkins; October 31: Halloween.  A story time for children ages 5 & under and their parents or caregivers; encouraging children and their grown-ups to become actively involved in the stories & participate in finger plays, songs, movement and sometimes crafts. Complete list of October themes coming soon.
  • Rag Quilt with Cyndy - Saturday, October 27, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm. Interested in learn how to make a rag quilt as displayed on our library bench. Join us for a free demonstration on how to sew a rag quilt.
  • Paperback Crafts with Betty - Saturday, November 3, 11:30 am -1:00 pm. (for adults). Learn how to make a friendly hedgehog and tree out of recycled paperbacks. FMI contact library
  • Free Support Group for Weight Loss & Healthy Living -  Come meet with others in your community who seek weekly support & accountability to step on a scale or measure your own progress in whatever method you choose. Plan for meetings: weigh in or reflect on your own progress; to discuss successes and barriers, to meeting goals, to encourage others; & share information about weight loss and /or improving general health. No charge. No dues. Mondays, 6:00 to 7:00 pm.This is a community support group with no link to commercial interests. FMI contact Theressa Harrigan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or library. Everyone is welcome!
  • Knitters / Crocheters : gather with fellow knitters and crocheters - Enjoy time for knitting, crocheting - To create & be inspired. Thursdays 4:00 to 6:00 pm.




Newly Expanded Bonney Memorial Library

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GoFundMe campaign for Bonney Memorial Library expansion

We're on the last pages of our library expansion story - please help us finish the book, open the doors and welcome everyone into our new library! Show your support by going to our GoFundMe link and donate.

Share our GoFundMe campaign on Facebook, Twitter - email family and friends, etc. Every little bit helps! With your help, we can reach our goal! Thank you very much! From Age of Learning, Inc., the award winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with more than 8,500 learning activities across all major subject areas - reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it! Available at the library.


AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the Bonney Memorial Library (listed as Cornish Library Association). When you shop at  a portion of the purchase price is donated to the library or favorite charitable organization of your choice.

 Great American Read sponsored by PBS - America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). How many have you read from the list? Great list for summer reading.

 Hometown Maine - Cornish Cornish is one of a handful of towns which make up the Sacopee Valley region, and the fall may be the most picturesque time of year to visit. WMTW News 8's Norm Karkos takes us to the town of Cornish in this Hometown Maine.



: thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books available through this expansive online resource to all Maine citizens! Our geolocation feature makes it faster and easier for you to access the resources you need anywhere within the State of Maine. The Digital Maine Library may be accessed from any public, school or academic library in Maine. Access is also available from your home or business in Maine. Access from out of state is available with a valid Maine library card

  : online tools for job, career and computer training as well as skill-building courses, exercises and practice exams for ASVAB, Civil Service, Commercial Driver's License, EMT, Real Estate, SAT, and more. Available in the library or at home. Set up a user name & password, then return at any time.


Library Regular Hours:

  • Monday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Closed Friday & Sundays;

Summer Hours: July & August

  • Monday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm

Closed Friday thru Sundays

Closed Monday, November 12, Veteran's Day


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