The Great Cranberry Library

Tel: (207) 244-7358

Address: POB 89, 251 Cranberry Rd, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
(note new P.O. Box number)

(note new e-mail address)

The following information is courtesy of Ingrid Gaither, Library Director:

The library welcomes residents and island renters to take out books, videos, and audio books.

We provide a free Wi-Fi hotspot with 24-hour high speed internet service inside or nearby the library. There is a power outlet for laptop recharging outside the library in the Emily Roberts Memorial Garden.

We have four public access computers, and offer color copier and FAX services.

The library is on Cranberry Road (the main road) next to the Longfellow Schoolhouse.

Opening Hours

Season Defined as... Open
Summer July and August Mon-Fri: 10 am - 2 pm
Off Season June and September Tue,Wed,Fri: 10 am - 2 pm
Winter October through May Tue: 10 am - 2 pm
Thurs: 12 noon - 4 pm

Online card catalog Card Catalog of all Maine libraries.  The Librarian can obtain any book listed through Inter-Library Loan.

The Robert Bloom Collection

The library holds a first edition copy (with accompanying CDs) of the Robert Bloom Collection, dedicated to the memory of world-famous oboist Robert Bloom.

2013-2014 Library Officers
Position Name Elected
President Eileen Richards 2013
Vice President Kathy Graven 2013
Treasurer Bruce Komusin 2010
Corresponding Secretary Kathy Graven 2011
Recording Secretary Ingrid Gaither (acting recording Sec'y) 2011

President or Vice President must be year round resident. Treasurer must be year round resident. By-laws require that officers take at least one year off after serving three consecutive years.

Library Board Members
Name Elected
Malcolm Donald 2013
Gigi Garnett 2013
Robin Freeman 2013
Louise Millar 2012
Karin Whitney 2011
Michael Richman 2011
Kathy Graven 2010
Bruce Komusin 2008
Eileen Richards 2007

Terms are 3 years. By-laws require that a board member take at least one year off after serving six consecutive years.

Official Library Documents

Mission Statement

IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter 29 Dec 1988, page 2
501(c)(3) status revoked 5/15/2010 (failure to file 990-N for 3 years)
IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter 9/4/2014 (retroactive reinstatement)

Publicly-Available Tax Returns
Fiscal Year Form Schedule
2013 990-N  
2012 unable to file due to revocation
2011 unable to file due to revocation
2010 990-EZ A O

Other Info

Federal Employer Identification Number (EID): 01-0353376
Maine Corporation Charter Number: 19770212ND
Maine Unemployment Insurance Acct. Number (UIAN): 0601126000
D-U-N-S Number: 968623590